Host a French exchange student: August 5 - August 26: Frankfort and surrounding areas

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Greenheart Exchange


Greenheart Exchange, a nonprofit exchange organization, is seeking volunteer host families with one or more teens in the home for high school exchange students from France for 3 weeks from August 5 to August 26, 2019.

What is expected of me and my family?

  • Provide 3 meals a day and a secure and inviting home
  • Treat the student like a member of the family, which may include household rules, responsibilities and privileges
  • Optional participation in group activities

Who can host a student?

Greenheart Exchange host families represent the diversity of American culture. Our families are of varied economic, religious and racial backgrounds. On this program the host family must have one or more teens in their household. All host families complete an online application and each family member aged 18+ must clear a background check.

What will the students do?

  • Arrive with a group of students, accompanied by a bilingual adult chaperone.
  • Participate in weekly excursions and volunteer project
  • Share meals, traditions, and daily conversations with you
  • Come with his/her own medical insurance and spending money.

How do I host?

If you are interested, please start by completing our group online host family application, here:

Choose Emily Meszaros as the Local Coordinator.

For more information, contact her at:

Phone: 773-750-8115


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Mon Aug 05, 2019 - Mon Aug 26, 2019


Your homeFrankfort, IL 60423



  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Youth Services
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Relationship Building


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25

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