I am a Local Coordinator for the non-profit Council on International Educational Exchange, and we are looking for host families for international high school students. There are great kids who want to experience the US for 5 or 10 months. The students come from many countries, including Germany, Austria, Brazil, Thailand, China, Spain and more.
HOST AN INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE STUDENT!!
Open your heart and your home to an International High School student for one semester or a full school year. This has proven to be the best tool of diplomacy and bridge building between nations.
After celebrating 64 years in international education as a non-profit organization, the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) remains highly committed to our mission: "To help people gain understanding, acquire knowledge and develop skills for living in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world."
Each student in our program is individually interviewed to ensure that they have the appropriate maturity level to be a successful participant in our program.
CIEE strongly believes that by volunteering their time to community service, our students will become more involved in the American way of life. Therefore, we require that they participate in a "Community Service Project" (8 hours per semester) to ensure that they reciprocate the exchange and benefits to their host family, school, and their community.
Students are between 15-18 years old, have their own medical insurance, and spending money. There is no better time than NOW to learn more about our neighbors in the world!!
Students will arrive in August 2013 for 5 or 10 months.
• Introduce the heart of America
• Unite our future leaders
• Strengthen mutual understanding
• Gain new insights and appreciation
for different cultures
• Affect attitudes over lifetimes
Please help us make a difference in the world!
Be sure to visit our website for more information and to access the Host Family application at http://www.ciee.org/h...
For more information and to participate in this rewarding intercultural experience please contact Beth at 901-755-6019.
Here are two of the students who currently need host families for August 2013:
YOU13061 - Girl Chiara is a 16 year old girl from Italy. “My friends describe me as friendly, talkative, organizer girl. I love to have fun with my friends” Chiara enjoys playing soccer and basketball watching films and listening to music. She is Catholic and regularly attends services in Italy. During her exchange year she is excited to play soccer, basketball, tennis and join photography and drama clubs. She has one older and one younger brother. She loves children and enjoys being around them GPA:2.8 SLEP: 57 Allergies: Program Length: 10 months Arrival: Aug 2013 DPOK SPOK
YOU13068 - Girl. Flaminia is a 16 year old girl from Italy. "This project for me is the best way to become a citizen of a small world." She likes to swim, ski, skate and practice gymnastics. She also enjoys hanging out with her friends and being healthy. Here she would like to join a dance and drama club. She has an older brother and younger sister. She is afraid of dogs. She is looking forward to improving her English and making lots of new friends. GPA: 3.0. SLEP: 58. Program Length: 5 Months. Arrival Date: August 2013. DPok.
We have many other exchange students who need host families, and we would be happy to match you with the perfect exchange student for your family!
Edited by Beth E. on Jul 12, 2013 7:29 PM