At AFS, we believe in the radical idea that young people can make a difference.
AFS's founders were young volunteers who ventured overseas to help those in need - and their spirit of volunteerism lives on today.
Now it's YOUR turn.
The 2017-2018 Project: Change contest's Grand Prize winner has been announced! Learn about Claire's volunteer project idea to help empower students in Kenya to succeed.
Global Competency is critical to the success of today's 8th-12th grade students, but we know it's hard to bring into an already-packed curriculum. AFS Project: Change lesson plans, created through a partnership with Scholastic Inc., make it easy to introduce contemporary, global issues in a unique and engaging way.
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Go abroad for 2-3 weeks and dive deep into today’s important topics.
Study, intern, volunteer, or teach abroad with programs for travelers 18 and up.
Expand your worldview by welcoming an exchange student into your home.
Help make your community more global by working with students and families.