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 6 weeks from July 11th to August 22nd, 2020.
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: https://www.tfaforms.com/236744
712 N Wells St (National Office), Chicago, IL 60654, US
Greenheart Exchange offers life-changing cultural exchange programs in the U.S. that connect Americans with international students and adults. Our mission is to promote cultural understanding, academic development, environmental consciousness and world peace. We engage our participants in active community service and volunteering during their programs in the U.S.
Established in 1985, Greenheart Exchange is a nonprofit international education exchange organization dedicated to the promotion of cultural understanding, academic development, environmental consciousness and world peace. Based in Chicago, Illinois, Greenheart organizes high school exchange, short-term immersion homestays, intern and trainee, work & travel in the U.S. Greenheart connects people and planet through environmentalism, fair trade, social transformation and cross cultural understanding.