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Travel The World Without Leaving Your Home, Education, Travel & Culture, Portland, Oregon


Organization: Education, Travel & Culture
Contact Name: Sarah Rohler
Position Type: Virtual Volunteering (from home)
Address: 1029 SW Washington St
Portland, Oregon  97205-2613  
United States
Great For: Great for Families, Great for Kids, Great for Seniors, Great for Teens
Service Area(s): Teaching, Sports and Recreation, International Missions, Immigrants and Refugees, Hospitality/Greeting/Guest Services, Education, Directly Serving People, Computers / Technology, Children and Youth Ministry, Adult Ministry
Hourly Commitment:
0.0 per: Day
Number of Positions:
100
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
0
One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position
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How would you like to re-discover your town and become a tour guide for an exchange student? How about learning a new language or adding global recipes to your cookbook? Hosting an exchange student will give you these opportunities and so much more. Since 1998 Education, Travel & Culture has been dedicated to promoting world peace and understanding through intercultural education and student exchange. ETC places 400 students, from 15 different countries throughout the U.S. every year. Volunteer host families provide these foreign teens with a window in which to view and understand American life and culture. Students become a member of your family and participate in your family's daily activities, chores, bond with their host siblings, and join in family conversations all while sharing their favorite meals, traditions and culture with you. Our Students: Arrive with spending money and insurance Speak English Attend your local high school Want to share their exchange experience with you You *do* have something to offer. Help make these students dreams come true. Visit www.edutrav.org for more information Host Family Testimonials http://www.edutrav.org/index.php/host-a-student/host-family-testimonials/
Initially Posted: 05/05/2016
Last Updated: 03/13/2017