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ORGANIZATION: Greenheart Exchange

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Volunteer Opportunity: Host a J-1 High School Exchange Student with Greenheart Exchange!

About Us: Greenheart Exchange is dedicated to promoting cultural understanding, academic development, environmental consciousness, and world peace. Our programs aim to foster global citizenship and build bridges across cultures.

Opportunity Description: We are seeking compassionate and open-minded volunteers to host J-1 high school exchange students for the upcoming school year. Hosting an exchange student is a rewarding experience that allows you to make a positive impact on a young person's life while learning about another culture.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide a welcoming and supportive home environment for a high school exchange student.
  • Include the student as a member of your family and involve them in family activities.
  • Offer a separate bed, three meals a day, and transportation to and from school (if needed).
  • Serve as a mentor and guide, helping the student adjust to American culture and their new surroundings.

Benefits:

  • Experience a different culture firsthand without leaving home.
  • Form a lifelong bond with a student from another country.
  • Contribute to cultural understanding and global peace.
  • Receive support and guidance from your local Greenheart Exchange Coordinator throughout the hosting period.

Requirements:

  • Must be 26 years or older.
  • Pass a background check and home visit.
  • Demonstrate the ability to provide a safe, nurturing, and culturally sensitive environment.
  • No specific family structure is required - singles, couples, families with or without children are all welcome!

Inquire today: www.HostWithGreenheart.org

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About Greenheart Exchange

Location:

742 N. La Salle Dr. Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60654, US

Mission Statement

Greenheart Exchange is committed to cultivating leaders from all around the world through exchange programs in the United States.

Description

Greenheart Exchange is a nonprofit organization that offers cultural exchange programs in the United States for people all around the world.

284,000 Participants 12,000 Host Families 100+ Countries represented

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
International
Children & Youth, Community, International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

77008

(29.79959,-95.42014)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 26
  • Orientation or Training

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