The Gift of Hosting

A life-changing experience for the whole family

Hosting Opportunities:

Host an International Student

Become a volunteer host family and experience another culture in your own home. Extend the boundaries of your family to places all around the world while helping to make a students dream come true! This is an opportunity to create meaningful, lasting friendships. We are always looking for new host families to join the CHI family, and we hope you’ll join us!

Academic year

Program Duration

5 to 10 months

Participant's Education

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT

Seasonality

Fall and Spring

Enjoy 5 or 10 months hosting an exchange student! It is a great opportunity to create a bond which will last a lifetime.

Group Homestay

Program Duration

1 to 4 weeks

Participant's Age

14 to 17 years old

Seasonality

Year-Round

Learn about another culture by hosting an international exchange student for one to four weeks. Participants spend their days attending English culture classes and touring the community. Students are eager to meet you and share their culture.

STEP

Program Duration

4, 6, 8 or 12 weeks

Participant's Age

18 to 30 years old

Seasonality

Year-Round

Welcome an exchange visitor and have a cross-cultural experience. Teach them about American life while they volunteer in the local community. Your new friend will bring life and culture into your home.

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