Host an exchange student for the 2020-2021 school year!

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Greenheart Exchange Seattle and Surrounding Areas


Greenheart Exchange, a nonprofit exchange organization, is seeking volunteer host families with one or more teens in the home for high school exchange students for the upcoming school year.

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
  • Other program requirements

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 and include working parents, couples with and without children, single parents, adoptive parents, and empty-nesters. All host families complete an online application and each family member aged 18+ must clear a background check.

  • Share meals, traditions, and daily conversations with you
  • Come with his/her own medical insurance and spending money.

Want more information?

For more information, contact Lydia at:

Phone: 206-537-5010


More opportunities with Greenheart Exchange Seattle and Surrounding Areas

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Greenheart Exchange Seattle and Surrounding Areas


712 N Wells, Chicago, IL 60654, US

Mission Statement

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.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Race & Ethnicity


We'll work with your schedule.


Your HomeSeattle, WA 98101



  • Youth Services
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • English
  • Relationship Building




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 26

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