Help make a dream come true & make a difference: Host an exchange student (Des Moines, IA)
ORGANIZATION: international Experience-USA (iE-USA)
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Share your world, raise global awareness in a personal way, and create friendships for a lifetime by hosting a high school exchange student.
We are CURRENTLY SEEKING host families in DES MOINES and surrounding areas for several fall 2023 exchange students, full year, semester for 5 months, or welcome families! You only need a spare bed and an open heart
These are just a few:
- Clara from Germany, age 15 - likes climbing, hiking and art
- Gonzalo from Spain, age 15 - likes roller skating, paddle tennis, playing guitar, and shooting drone videos
- Supat from Thailand age 17 - likes soccer, volleyball, voice, dance and drama
- Alexandra from Chile, age 17 - likes volleyball, golf, dance and yoga
Contact us to learn more and see if hosting is right for you!
iE-USA is a relationship-focused non-profit organization working with exchange students from across the world, U.S. host families, and host communities. In exchange for a bed, 3 meals a day, local transportation and the support of a family, you and your family will get an experience of a lifetime and the opportunity to learn about someone from another culture and country, share your America, and create a bond with someone from another country.
Traditional and non-traditional families welcome, including retirees, empty nesters, young couples, singles, single parents, same-sex families, multi-generational families, etc.
About international Experience-USA (iE-USA)
309 Division St., Suite 201, Northfield, MN 55057, US
International Experience is a team of dedicated people across the globe who want to promote education across international border lines, help develop learning opportunities, and encourage worldwide understanding, goodwill, and respect for human rights among all races and cultures.
iE-USA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational exchange organization that was founded in 2002. We are devoted to building and strenghthening relationships and understanding among the people of the world and believe that learning about other cultures, languages, and customs is the best way to eliminate fears and prejudices. We pride ourselves on providing individual care and direct support to our exchange students, host families, local schools, and iE team members, and we are certified by the Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET).
Visit our website to learn more!
Multiple locations Des Moines, IA 50309
January 23, 2023
- General Education
- English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
- Youth Services
- Cross-cultural Communication
- Relationship Building
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 25
- Orientation or Training