Open Volunteer Positions
If you have enjoyed seeing the impact our international students have, and are ready to jump in, students are waiting for you. Contact Bill Nelli, Host Coordinator, to find out how.
If you are interested in exploring another culture on your own study abroad program, contact Bill Nelli to learn more. Note: many scholarships are available, with deadlines beginning in October.
AFS of Greater Charlotte is a group of volunteers committed to the mission of peace through study abroad experiences.
Are you interested in offering a skill or a little time to this diverse and engaged group? To share your interests, contact Susan Moon or Rebecka Nelli.
While all support is needed and welcome, we are actively seeking the following:
Social Media Manager
A Print Partner
Contact our Area Team
Please reach out to any of our volunteer leaders to find out more about the organization.
Marlene Cox, Partnerships Coordinator | [email protected]
Gayle Fox, Support Coordinator | [email protected]
William Nelli, Hosting Coordinator | [email protected]
Rebecka Nelli, Administrative Support | [email protected]
Susan Moon, Chair | firstname.lastname@example.org
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Letters to Future Exchange StudentsMay, 2018 — This past mid-May, dozens of exchange students across the Carolinas spent a few hours together to consider the year they are wrapping up and what it will…
Welcome, World! Hosting Foreign Exchange StudentsThirteen Greater Charlotte families welcomed a new son or daughter this week into their homes. Not babies, however. They are hosting foreign exchange students from nine countries around the world,…
National Volunteer Week brings worlds together in CharlotteApril 30, 2018 — Charlotte, NC– At the tail end of Charlotte’s Do Good Week (National Volunteer Week), 14 exchange students and host family members of AFS Greater Charlotte joined…
Calendar of Events
AFS is the 2nd largest volunteer organization in the world. Which means everything we do relies on the support of people and partners dedicated to our cause – intercultural communication, diversity, college and career readiness, economic equality – a peaceful world for the future of our teens.
Thank you to the following sponsors of the 2018 #PassPeaceForward Fundraiser.
St Matthew Catholic Church
Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm
Thank you to partners and friends of AFS for your donation of resources, skill, and support.
Kate Weaver Photography
Powell Graphics & Communication
Southminster Retirement community
Dr Sterners Dentistry
Thank you to the following 2018 #PassPeaceForward Fundraiser silent auction donors:
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
Beehive Interior Design
Brazz Carvery & Brazilian Steakhouse
Camp Bow Wow
Cedarwood Country Club
Dance Center USA
Golf Club at Ballantyne
Kate Weaver Photography
Luciano’s Ristorante Italiano
Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Co.
Old Mecklenburg Brewery
Olea Massage & Bodywork
Pasta & Provisions
PF Chang’s Charlotte
Ryan Cornett, Artist
Sit Stay Play Dog Training
Sky High Sports
YMCA of Greater Charlotte
Yonahlossee Resort Lodge
Thank you to our host families, exchange students, and volunteers for all you do to create our next generation of leaders for peace.