Education First Homestay Programs seeking host families for Chinese students

Education First Homestay Programs is arranging for 34 Chinese students and their chaperons to visit Redmond between July 15 and Aug. 5 and the organization still needs to place 10 students and their chaperons within the next couple of weeks.

  • Tuesday, June 4, 2013 3:56pm
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Education First Homestay Programs is arranging for 34 Chinese students and their chaperons to visit Redmond between July 15 and Aug. 5 and the organization still needs to place 10 students and their chaperons within the next couple of weeks.

Education First has a monetary incentive (referral) award of $25 for new host families. The referral fee could be kept or given to any organization of their choosing.

Host families may be eligible to receive a $250 discount or rebate from their participation in other Education First programs: Smithsonian Student Travel, Tours for Girl Scouts, Educational Tours and College Study Tours.

Education First will also give 15 hours per week of community hours/credit to the hosting “students.”

For more information, visit www.redmondexchangestudents.com

 

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