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World Affairs Council: Overnight Home Stay Opportunity


The World Affairs Council is working with the U.S. State Department to host students who have been selected for the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program with families in July.

The students will be participating in a program Monday through Fridayfrom 9 AM to 5 PM. As a host, you will spend time with them during the weeknights and weekends. 

Expectations and next steps: The council looks for families willing to host two or more visitors, but other arrangements can be made. The hosts may be a family, a couple, or a single person. They are volunteers who are interested in meeting visitors and learning about their countries and their view, and in sharing their own perspectives and interests with the visitors. We ask that your provide each visitor with a separate bed and access to a bathroom (shared is okay). 

First time hosting? If this is your first time hosting with the council, please fill out our volunteer form, then someone from our office will contact you to do a "site visit" to your home. This includes a short (20 minute) visit of your home to confirm that the accommodations have been met and to answer any questions you may have.


Interested? Email James McManus or call (859)448-8984

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