ANDEO (www.andeo.org), a Portland-based non-profit organization, is looking for great host families in the Brooklyn neighborhood to host a teen or college-age student from France, Spain, Germany, Japan, or China for a few weeks this summer. Learn about another culture, share your own, make a new friend, and create some fun summer memories together! The students are excited to learn more about American culture, practice their English, and discover the Northwest. Some students take classes in downtown Portland on weekday mornings and enjoy group activities in the afternoons. Others are free to follow the everyday flow of life with your family. Either way, your student would be treated as another family member, doing chores, biking around the neighborhood, and participating in your family’s favorite summer activities. ANDEO matches students and families based on age, gender, nationality, and shared interests. The final choice to host a particular student is always yours! The students bring their own spending money and are covered by health insurance. Hosting is free, and ANDEO provides a small stipend to help families cover activities, extra food or utility use.
For more information, or to apply to host, please visit ANDEO’s website at www.andeo.org, email Paulene Hedgpeth at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 503.274.1776.