Become an Area Representative!

for World Heritage Student Exchange!

What makes you the best person for the job?

We've found that some of our most successful representatives are school counselors. You like teens! You like to make a difference! You are perfect for this! This volunteer position pays a stipend and is very part-time. It can be easily be done around a full-time job and family commitments.

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What our local area representatives do...

  • Help recruit potential host families
  • Screen potential host families
  • Conduct a host parent orientation before the students arrive *
  • Conduct a student orientation *
  • Telephone once a month to check on the student and host family
  • Take the student out 3 times a year for an afternoon to do a cultural activity *

*Can be done as a group activity


Most of our local area representatives say they would still volunteer as an Area Representative even if a stipend wasn't provided because they enjoy it so much. As a program we want to thank our Area Rep volunteers for their commitment to the program and so a stipend is provided as a big "thank you" for helping us do what we do. We're a team, giving teens from all over the world a fantastic opportunity through our non-profit program.

The stipend is $700 - $1050 per student paid out over the space of the academic year. The bonus is up to $450 per student depending on when the student was placed and how many students you have in your area.

If you want to pay off a large credit card balance, or go on vacation somewhere exotic next summer, or pay for a house renovation, then this volunteer position with a stipend would be perfect.

You've already shown a huge commitment to caring about teens just through what you do for your occupation, why not make a difference on a global scale and expand your expertise? You'll be helping to give teens the opportunity of a lifetime and earning some extra cash at the same time.

If you're interested in becoming an Area Representative, please contact me!