June 16, 2015 - Retired Diplomat, Bill Eaton, will give back to the organization that gave him his first experience abroad as a high school exchange student to Belgium in 1971.
May 11, 2015 - The story behind the AFS host family who won the AFS Reel Life Grand Prize.
February 4, 2015 - A 14 year-old New Jersey student beat out 500 teens across the country to win the Grand Prize in a highly competitive national essay contest.
January 22, 2015 - 65 schools across the country are being awarded for their commitment to fostering global competency among students.
December 5, 2014 - On International Volunteer Day, AFS-USA is especially grateful for the contributions of its 4,500 volunteers.
AFS Columbia Pacific is located in Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington, near the Columbia River and the Pacific Ocean. We have around 140 volunteers, and we're hosting 62 exchange students during the 2014-2015 hosting year.
Our Team here in Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington is passionate about the AFS mission of a more just and peaceful world through intercultural learning. Our lives have been enriched by the exchange experience, and we are happy to give back to AFS through our volunteer efforts. We would love to have you join the AFS family as an Exchange Student, a Host Family, or a Volunteer.
To speak with an AFS USA Representative, call: 1-800-AFS-INFO
In case of an emergency involving an AFS participant outside of our business hours, call the number above and choose option 9 to speak with the AFS Duty Officer.
Name: James Spears, Communications Coordinator