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CHI is looking for local families to host international exchange students
Published on Tue, Jun 10, 2014 (8:18 p.m.)CHI is a non-profit education program that brings students from all over the world to North American high schools and families.
The Academic Year Program (AYP) give local families the opportunity to share their way of life and their values with a high school school student from another country. By volunteering and opening their home and heart to the world’s young people, host families are donating the gift of friendship, a willingness to share themselves and their way of life, and a genuine interest in learning about culture and customs.
CHI is looking for volunteers families in Las Vegas to host students for the academic year 2014-15. CHI carefully screens for highly motivated exchange student candidates who demonstrate solid English ability, above average academic skills, maturity and of course, a strong desire to live and learn about life in the U.S.
The students arrive in August and will stay for 5 or 10 months. They have insurance and own spending money. The host families provide a home, meals and loving support. Students and families are supported by the local CHI team.
For over 25 years students and Host Families have enjoyed CHI homestay experience. CHI aspires to share the benefits of cultural interchange with the many nations of the earth in the deeply held conviction that such exchanges ultimately contribute to a more prosperous and peaceful world.
For more information on becoming a host family and on the CHI program please visit http://chinet.org or call (702) 826 1779.