WorldChicago seeks volunteer host families for international
youth leaders coming to Chicago on U.S. Department of State-sponsored
short-term exchange programs. Home hosts provide a bed and most meals, but more importantly introduce our youth to everyday American
life and culture.
WorldChicago provides all transportation, lunch, cell phones, and program activities weekdays from 9 to 5. Participants, ages 15-18, are proficient in English and selected for these distinguished programs via a competitive, merit-based process.
Programs focus on civic engagement, diversity, community service, entrepreneurship, and interfaith dialogue.
- JULY7-17:UnitedKingdomYouth Leaders-12 students,2 mentors
- AUGUST8-22:Japan-South Korea Youth Leaders -8 femalestudents, 2 teachers
- AUGUST 13-21: Pan-Africa Youth Leaders from Chad, Coted'Ivoire,the DemocraticRepublic of the Congo,Mauritania, and Togo-16 students,4 mentors French-speaking