Story by Kamilla Silina, Work & Travel Department Omar Al Shamailh. from Jordan, visited Washington, D.C. this summer as one of CHI’s Cultural Ambassador Award winners. Before visiting D.C., Omar spent his summer as a Work and Travel participant at
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Category: Work Experience Programs
CHI Internship/Trainee participants in Columbus, OH are experiencing the best of the U.S. while they train and learn at the Hyatt Regency.
This August CHI brought together 16 exchange visitors from all around the world to participate in our Cultural Ambassador Award Conference. They were strangers when they met but they soon realized how much they had in common.
CHI Internship/Trainee participant Somnus, from China, recently volunteered to help with the grape harvest at CHI Founders Tom and Lilka Areton’s vineyard.
CHI recognized our devoted and long-term partnership with Smaller Earth at their 20th anniversary celebration recently.
“I’ve been doing the cultural exchange program through Camp Leaders to be a camp counselor for the past two summers and don’t have enough words to describe how much this program has changed my life.”
Story by Kamilla SilinaWork and Travel Department I recently returned from an inspiring job fair in Peru, where I met enthusiastic Work and Travel participants who will come to the U.S. in just a few months for the winter season.
CHI has nominated local community organizer Kathy Winfree of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for the 2019 Outstanding Leadership Award to be presented at the upcoming Community Support Group (CSG) Summit to be held in Branson, Missouri on November 12-14, 2019.
“My life won’t ever be the same after my experience working at Camp Carolina. Not only can I now raft guide, rock climb, mountain bike, kayak, turn around videos and photos on quick deadlines and run around camp with a camera and shoot on the fly like a superhero… I have made incredible friends from all over the world.”
Recently a check for $200 was presented to Karen Brown the director of FootPrints Food Pantry in Kittery, Maine on behalf of Summer Work and Travel participants.