Our host families learn about a new culture by providing a place to stay for a foreign exchange student.
Local coordinators become part of the ETC team by mentoring exchange students and help recruit host families.
It’s time to have an adventure abroad. Choose your destination and have one of the best experiences of your life!
Our students are between 14-18 and come to America on a J-1 Visa. They are fluent in English and maintain a C or higher in all of their high school courses. They provide their own health insurance, spending money, and are eager to share their culture.
Give your family an understanding of other cultures and the ability to communicate cross-culturally.
- Room and board.
- Transportation or carpooling.
- Guidance and support for the student.
- Monthly contact with ETC representative.
That’s okay! Students can share a room with one host sibling of the same gender and similar age.
ETC will be there 24 hours a day for emergencies and support. Your ETC Local Coordinator will be in regular contact with you to help solve problems and offer support and guidance.
Living with a busy family is the best way for a student to learn about life in the U.S.