BANGOR – Youth For Understanding USA (YFU USA) is seeking local host families to host high school exchange students for the next school year. Host families provide a place to live and three meals a day plus the encouragement, advice and love to help their new family member through a semester or year in a new home. The students bring their own spending money and good health insurance plus the willingness to be a good family member, follow family rules and help out with family responsibilities. YFU provides local representatives who support the students and families to ensure a good experience for all involved.
Call your local YFU Representative for more information to see if this might be right for you and your family. You can request profiles of students with interests similar to your own. Contact Jonathan Harrington toll free at (866) 493-8872 or via e-mail at JRHarrington@yfu.org
For more information, please visit Youth For Understanding USA on our website at
www.yfu-usa.org where families and volunteers can learn more about YFU USA programs and fill out an on-line application.
American students will also find information there about how they can become a YFU USA exchange student for a summer, semester, or school year. YFU offers more than 100 programs to 40 countries; including gap year/semester abroad programs for recently graduated high school students. YFU USA awards more than 300 scholarships each year. Adult volunteers are also sought who can serve as the primary YFU contact within the community. Volunteers support students, families, programs and other volunteers in a wide variety of ways.
Contact Name: Jonathan Harrington
Telephone Number: (866)493-8872