Get Involved


Join a community to create a more just and peaceful world

Study Abroad

Explore your world for a year, semester, summer or two weeks

Host a Student

Welcome a high school exchange student into your home

Wondering how to get involved?

"I want to do something meaningful, but I don't have a lot of time."

No problem. Pitch in for a few hours to:
  •     Interview prospective students and host families
  •     Mentor an applicant
  •     Assist with a school presentation
  •     Accompany students on outings and orientations
  •     Post "Host a Family" flyers in your community - at coffee shops, schools, NextDoor, etc. 

"I'd like to put my professional skills to use for AFS."

We especially need people with experience in:
  •     Counseling
  •     Database management
  •     Marketing and PR

"I want to meet new friends."
  •     Join us for a bite to eat at one of our fun and casual monthly gatherings – all are invited.  Check our online calendar or Facebook page for information!

"I'm a good organizer."

Be a team leader for:
  •     Interviewing students and families
  •     Volunteer development
  •     School relations

"I want to connect with a student."

Provide friendship and support as a:
  •     Liaison, the key contact for the student and host family
  •     Temporary or emergency host family
  •     Aunt or uncle
  •     Mentor for students going abroad

"I'd like to help AFS and boost my resume at the same time."
  •     We will help you design a project or an internship that will build your experience and     showcase your talents.