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Chinese Exchange Student Reflects on Camp Experience

Haojing Gao, from China, shares what life was like for her to volunteer at a summer camp as part of CHI’s Short Term Enrichment Program. I spent a whole month in America and I learned a lot. I worked at a Boys

My American Experience – Living Like a Local

Short Term Enrichment Program participant Mengyi Lyu shares her experience living and volunteering in the U.S. this summer.  This is her American experience. It was a precious experience for me to participate in the international volunteer program in the United

Coming Together for Cultural Exchange

CHI celebrated the power of international exchange by joining fellow exchange organization Intrax at their J Day 2018 event recently.  Before joining CHI’s own J Day activity, CHI staff members and CHI Exchange Visitor Program participants worked together with Intrax

Exchange Students Volunteer in San Diego

CHI is proud to coordinate volunteer opportunities for Short Term Enrichment Program (STEP) participants at the prestigious Maritime Museum of San Diego and the USS Midway Museum.  Our exceptional volunteers help out in a variety of ways.  Last summer, CHI STEP

Volunteer and Explore the World!

Volunteering is an affordable way for people to see the world and make a difference. CHI’s World Explorers program offers meaningful volunteer opportunities in various countries around the world where volunteers become part of a local community and give back

Thank You Volunteer Participants

In honor of National Volunteer Week CHI would like to thank all of our exchange students who volunteer in the United States.  CHI’s Short Term Enrichment Program (STEP) matches exchange students with businesses where they can volunteer their time and

Thank You Volunteer Host Families

This week we celebrate National Volunteer Week.  A time to get out there, help your community and try and make a difference.  Every day we are thankful for our amazing volunteer host families who open their homes to exchange students

Experiencing American Culture

Wu Zhijin, from China, spent four weeks living and volunteering in Dover, MA as part of CHI’s Short Term Enrichment Program.  Realizing the importance of cultural exchange, Wu made a point to experience as much as possible during her stay.

Five Things I Learned While Volunteering in New Hampshire

Zhen Tao, from China, shares five things she learned while volunteering in Portsmouth, New Hampshire this winter.  Zhen participated in CHI’s Short Term Enrichment Program. One: Weather The weather here is totally different from where I live in China, I live

Chinese Exchange Student Volunteers at Monarch Thrift Shop

YiJing (second from the right) Monarch Thrift Shop in Chicago, IL was pleased to welcome CHI Short Term Enrichment Program, participant YiJing Hong, from China, to volunteer in their boutique shop.  Monarch Thrift Shop shared, “Quickly YiJing became a part of

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