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English Conversation Volunteers Abroad Program in the News

​Emmy-winning investigative reporter and producer, Peter Greenberg recently featured CHI’s English Conversation Volunteers Abroad program​ (ECVA)​ on his ​website.  Peter is America’s most recognized, honored and respected front-line travel news journalist. Read what Peter had to say about CHI’s ECVA program in Paris, France. You might also like: ECVA Participant Teaches English in Madrid, Spain […]

 

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  • CHI participants have been enjoying many fun summer activities.  Recently CHI Coordinator Sandra Haglund invited local Short-Term Enrichment Participants as well as host families and friends to a concert in the park in Westlake Village, CA.  Everyone sat on blankets, ate good food and enjoyed live music.  Some of the students even went down to the front of […]

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  • CHI is sponsoring next months San Diego Travel Festival!  The festival runs from September 11th -14th and CHI’s own, Heidi Smith will be joining a panel in discussing cross-cultural understanding.  Heidi manages CHI’s English Conversation Volunteers Abroad program.  If you are in the area, please stop by and say hello!  Heidi would love to meet with you and […]

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  • This summer 20-year old Ekei Eyo participated in CHI’s English Conversation Volunteers Abroad (ECVA) program.  Ekei, a Clemson University college student from South Carolina, spent 1-month in Nancy, France living with her host sister who was just a few years older than her. Ekei and her host sister had a wonderful time together and in addition […]

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  • For a first-hand look at the Academic Year Program, read this heart-felt letter from past CHI host family about their experience with Celia, their high school exchange-student from Spain.  There is still time to host for the 2014-2015 school year.  Visit our regions page for more information! Original Blog Post: http://www.crystalkupper.net/i-didnt-want-her-then-i-didnt-want-to-return-her/ I opened the dishwasher, saw […]

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  • CHI Internship and Work & Travel participants gathered for some lunch and good conversation at the Hard Rock Cafe in St. Louis, MO. You might also like: Day Trip to the St. Louis Zoo Work & Travel Employer Testimonial – Johnny Rockets Work & Travel Participant Shares Photos from Chickie’s & Pete’s Crabhouse Internship and Training […]

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  • Ruben Portalatin is 29-years-old and lives in Florida. He speaks both Spanish and English natively, so Spain was an easy choice for him when it came to deciding where to go on his 2-month English Conversation Volunteers Abroad (ECVA) program. Ruben is currently staying with his hosts in Madrid and tutoring English to the entire family. […]

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  • This summer CHI Au Pair USA participants in the Bay Area were thrilled to attend a night game at AT&T Park in San Francisco to watch SF Giants beat the Miami Marlins. Clusters from the South Bay, East Bay and North Bay (along with CHI Headquarters) were invited to join the San Francisco Bay Area cluster […]

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  • In addition to the amazing fall discount we currently have running, CHI Au Pair USA is offering an additional $500 host family fall discount! We have compiled a list of au pairs who will be turning 27 years of age in the next few weeks / months. Their last chance of being an au pair […]

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  • Kendall Wilson, age 19 from New Jersey, recently returned home after participating in CHI’s English Conversation Volunteers Abroad (ECVA) program for two-months.  Kendall lived with a host family in Madrid, Spain and tutored  her 3-year old host sister and 7-year old host brother in conversational English for 15 hours a week. In addition to tutoring, Kendall was lucky […]

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  • CHI Internship and Work & Travel participants recently gathered together for a fun day at the St. Louis Zoo.  Looks like a great day!   You might also like: International Lunch at Hard Rock Cafe Summer Work & Travel Participant Highlighted by State Department Work & Travel Participant Shares Photos from Chickie’s & Pete’s Crabhouse […]

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  • CHI Work & Travel participant Ecaterina Covalenco, from Romania, was recently featured on the Department of State’s Route J1 blog!The Department of State’s Robin Lerner, as well as staff members, are currently traveling around the country visiting Summer Work & Travel participants, and recently passed through San Francisco to visit Ecaterina on one of her days […]

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  • A great representation of the cultural exchange and diversity aspect of the Au Pair program, with participants from around the world meeting for their four day orientation program before they make their way to their respective families. Following a successful completion of the comprehensive Orientation Program, led by CHI Regional Coordinator Chris Burbach, all participants […]

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  • CHI’s Developing Academic Program Administrator Janice Gale created these two wonderful drawings for our Academic Year Program students end of year memory books.  Thank you Janice!  They are beautiful. You might also like: Exchange Student and Host Family Complete 5k Run Academic Year Program Student Nominated for Student of the Month Exchange Student Makes High […]

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  • At the end of July CHI Short Term Enrichment Program (STEP) participants enjoyed a party at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Haverhill where they are currently interning. The party was held at Camp Tasker, located on the shores of Country Pond in Newton, N.H.  During the get together they ate good food, danced, swam and took boat […]

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  • ​Emmy-winning investigative reporter and producer, Peter Greenberg recently featured CHI’s English Conversation Volunteers Abroad program​ (ECVA)​ on his ​website.  Peter is America’s most recognized, honored and respected front-line travel news journalist. Read what Peter had to say about CHI’s ECVA program in Paris, France. You might also like: ECVA Participant Teaches English in Madrid, Spain […]

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  • CHI Internship and Hospitality participants from Chicago recently took a weekend trip to St. Louis for a bit of sightseeing.  The group took a bus and arrived early in the morning.  Their first top was the local International Market where they each purchased something from their home country to bring to a picnic later in […]

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  • Congratulations to Yoon Ji Shin of South Korea!  Yoon Ji studied with CHI’s Private High School Program at Cascade Christian High School in Medford, OR and graduated this spring. http://chinet.org/private-high-school/ You might also like: Jae Hyun Cho from South Korea Graduates from American High School Program Spotlight: Private High School Program

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  • For a limited time, CHI Au Pair USA is offering an incredible discount for new and repeat host families.  Match with an au pair during the months of September, October or November and you will receive $500 off the placement fee! Now is the time to open your doors to the world and experience the benefits of an au pair!  To take […]

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  • Have you considered hosting a high school exchange student? There are still students waiting to be placed for this next school year! Denise Lee, CHI’s Developing Academic Program Administrator in South Carolina made this wonderful video that really captures the heart of the Academic Year Program. Find an Academic Program Administrator near you: http://chinet.org/academic-year/regions/   […]

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  • CHI Internship participant Olesya Ten, from Uzbekistan, spent June 8th volunteering for The Color Run in Chicago, IL.  In addition to volunteering, Olesya ran the 5k race herself and had a great time!  Thank you for sharing these fun photos with us Oleysa!    You might also like: Internship & Training Program Testimonial Culinary Intern Enjoys Chicago […]

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