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Au Pair Volunteers at Safe Haven

CHI Au Pair Elisabet Requena Gómez, from Spain, spends her free time volunteering at Safe Haven.  Safe Haven, housed through First Christian Church, in Falls, Church, VA, is a day shelter for people who are homeless, hungry or in need

Au Pair Volunteers at Local Church

We encourage all of our participants to experience the joys of volunteering while participating in their exchange program.  CHI Au Pair Wendy Motte, from Belgium, was staying with a host family in Memphis, TN when she was able to volunteer

My American Experience – Wang Xiangmin, from China

Chinese exchange student Wang Xiangmin is currently participating in CHI’s Short Term Enrichment Program. “My name is Wang Xiangmin. I am a junior student in Jiangsu University. My major is public service administration. It is my first time to go

Trainee Sees the Benefits of Community Service

CHI Trainee participant Alejandra Torres is making the most of her time in the United States.  Alejandra, from Bogota, Colombia, started her program with CHI in November 2015 after studying International Business Administration.  She joined the program because she was looking for

Exchange Students Help Stop Hunger Now

Three Academic Year Program participants in Petal, Mississippi spent the day volunteering with Stop Hunger Now.  The CHI exchange students helped pack over 20,000 bags of food for those in need.  The mission of Stop Hunger Now is to, “Distribute

CHI Volunteer Helps the Community with Seeds of Faith

CHI’s Short Term Enrichment Program (STEP) is a cultural immersion and volunteer program that has been expanding all over the world. STEP is a great way for international participants, local communities and host families to have a cross-cultural exchange experience. Peilin

CHI Exchange Students Volunteer at USS Midway

Imagine walking up the gangplank of a historic ship knowing you are going to be part of its history that very day.  Having the chance to explore below deck, experience flight simulators, climb up and down metal stairways as you

Au Pairs Volunteer at MedShare

CHI au pairs in Atlanta recently spent their Sunday volunteering at MedShare, a non-profit organization that delivers medical supplies and equipment to hospitals in developing countries.  The group sorted over 30 boxes of clean, unused needles that will be donated to Sierra Leone,

AYP Students Volunteer

AYP participants Beatriz Ramos Bevilacqua from Brazil and Saithan Rayabphand from Thailand take some time to volunteer at Cheadle Lake Park in Lebanon, OR. Along with 50 volunteers Beatriz and Saithan spent the day planting over 300 trees and shrubs in the local park. Read

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