Local Coordinator for High School Exchange Students - Independent Contractor

Greenheart Exchange

About the organization

Since 1985, Greenheart International has been a catalyst for global transformation through the facilitation of cultural exchange programs, personal development opportunities, volunteer service initiatives, and environmental advocacy projects. Our mission of connecting people and planet to create global leaders drives all that we do in Greenheart Travel and Greenheart Exchange.

Greenheart International is endorsed by the City of Chicago for the promotion of international education, environmental awareness, and citizen diplomacy. With an ardent commitment to sustainable practices, a steadfast dedication to expanding worldviews, and an abiding passion for planetary change, we are guided by our vision of a united and flourishing global family.


Find local families interested in volunteering to host exchange students

Assist families with the approval process

Conduct pre-arrival host family orientations

Conduct student orientations

Coordinate volunteer activities

Monitor students and host families throughout the school year

Be a mentor/friend to the greatest kids you'll ever meet

Local Coordinators have the opportunity for domestic and international travel to annual conferences and trainings

Partner with local public high schools to ensure exchange student placements are accepted


Must pass a criminal background check

Must be OVER 26 years of age

Must reside in the United States

Home/Office - Internet Access

Must pass Department of State test (Greenheart provides support/training)

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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