EDUCATION TRAVEL AND CULTURE

Basic Information

Address: 11535 E. 6TH AVE. APACHE JUNCTION, AZ 85120
Phone Number: Tollfree - 866-541-1639
Fax Number: 480-380-5796
Director: Alix Nathan

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Additional Information

Causes Served: Non Profit Organization Providing Inbound/Outbound International Exchange Oppportunities for High School Students.
Clearances Required: Yes
Background Check: Yes
Population Served: Most of the US
Ages for Volunteer: 25+
Hours of Service: Host Families need to be available full time for students.
Mission Statement:

Our mission is to promote international understanding and good will by providing high quality educational and cultural programs. Students and families are exposed to diverse cultural experiences that foster awareness and interest in the exchange of culture, live style, language and ideas.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

This international exchange experience contributes to the development and education of today's youth and tomorrow's leaders.

Program History:

ETC was founded as a small, personalized organization in 1998

Additional Information:

ETC host families are volunteers who provide international students with a window in which to view and understand American life and culture. Students are welcomed as a family member and treated with the same anmount of respect and compassion as other family members. Students are expected to follow the family rules and assist with household chores the same way an American son or daughter might.

ETC students are between the ages of 15-18. They are carefully screened and have a strong command of the English language. Students come with a J-1 Visa and attend their local high school.

 

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