Host families play a critical role in making the world a kinder and smaller place. By hosting an international student, host families promote a positive image of America, expand their family’s worldview and cultivate international friendships.
Volunteer host families are anything but ordinary. They come from all over the United States and represent the depth and diversity of American culture.
International students have a profound impact on their host families, enriching their day-to-day life by exposing their family to new cultures, languages, and perspectives.
Host families impact international students by encouraging international goodwill, understanding, and closing the barriers between different worlds at home, in local schools and the larger San Diego community.
Some of the rewards of becoming a host family are:
We then carefully select a host family for the student to ensure that it is a good fit.