Youth For Understanding

  • DC

Address

641 S Street NW
Suite 200
Washington
DC
20001
United States

About Us

Mission: YFU advances intercultural understanding, mutual respect and understanding through educational exchanges for youth, families and communities.

Description: Youth For Understanding offers youth exchange programs, students ages 15-19 from around the world live with a volunteer host family, immerse themselves in the local culture and form friendships that bring countries together. As these young people discover new worlds and become part of a community in another country, they not only learn about another culture and language, they also gain perspective on the world and develop a stronger sense of self.

YFU USA volunteers are typically the primary YFU contact within the community. Volunteers support students, families, programs, and other volunteers in a wide variety of ways. From conducting student orientations to making classroom presentations, problem solving with international students and their host families to arranging social activities, there is truly a place for everyone with YFU USA. Whether you are a returned exchange alumnus, a parent, a retired person, or a college student - we welcome people of all backgrounds to work with us. Whatever your skills and interests are, there is a volunteer opportunity to match them!

If you don't see a current opportunity listed, please contact us, as we are always accepting volunteer applications.

Latest Listings

Volunteer with Exchange Students and help change the world! (Volunteer Opportunity)

Volunteer with Exchange Students and help change the world! (Volunteer Opportunity)

Volunteer with Exchange Students and help change the world! (Volunteer Opportunity)

Volunteer with Exchange Students and help change the world! (Volunteer Opportunity)

Volunteer with Exchange Students and help change the world! (Volunteer Opportunity)

Share your heart, change the world! Volunteer with Exchange Students in Lafayette, IN. (Volunteer Opportunity)

Share your heart, change the world! Volunteer with Exchange Students in Colorado Springs, CO. (Volunteer Opportunity)

Share your heart, change the world! Volunteer with Exchange Students in Grand Haven, MI. (Volunteer Opportunity)

Share your heart, change the world! Volunteer with Exchange Students in Muskegon, MI. (Volunteer Opportunity)

Share your heart, change the world! Volunteer with Exchange Students in Ludington, MI. (Volunteer Opportunity)


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