Have your international travel plans been cancelled due to COVID-19? CHI is now offering various summer job opportunities to Americans right here in the USA!
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Tag: Work and Travel
We are relieved to see the progress in the fight against COVID-19. With early signs that the infection curve has improved in many places, cities are gradually starting to open back up. Summer is right around the corner and we are ready for it!
Across the country, CHI Work and Travel team members wake up every day, grab a cup of coffee and dive into their email inboxes from their homes in search for updates on ongoing processes, providing responses and assistance to those who need support.
CHI’s Jessica Pennewell recently visited Ukraine to meet with prospective Work and Travel participants. While there, Jessica and Ruslan, from our partner organization Youth Exchanges Center Dba BULATGROUP, arranged the next of our 40 Acts of Kindness Around the World: a Black Sea beach cleanup. Jessica shares her unforgettable experience.
Belen Vazquez and Ariadna Aranda, from Argentina, have embraced their time in the US as participants in CHI’s Work and Travel program. Upon arrival, they immediately set out to explore their host community of Des Moines, Iowa. They toured the city, visited the capitol building, and attended some local sporting events. It was a great start, but the friends still wanted to do more.
On a recent trip to Bulgaria and Montenegro, Kelly noticed some interesting cultural differences between the US and the countries she visited. Here is what she observed.
CHI representatives attended the 4th Annual National Community Support Group (CSG)
Summit in Branson, MO. The CSG Summit engaged communities, businesses, civic leaders, and designated sponsors across the U.S. to learn and build on the best practices for the Summer Work & Travel (SWT) program participants.
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.
We were so impressed by all of the Cultural Ambassador Award submissions that we decided to select 16 winners.