Ayusa is a non-profit high school student exchange organization headquartered in San Francisco, California, with Community Representatives in communities all over the United States and offices and partners overseas. Each year, Ayusa welcomes students from over 50 countries worldwide. Ayusa is a J-1 visa program and regulated by the U.S. Department of State.
Ayusa students have strong academic records and good English skills. They must demonstrate the personal motivation and maturity necessary to have a successful experience while in America. Students bring their own spending money and health insurance. They attend local public or private high schools across the United States.
Volunteer host families provide safe, supportive stable home environments, three meals per day, and a chance to become a part of an American family.
The CR role is designed to be part-time and involves networking, community outreach, marketing, being a brand ambassador for Ayusa, working with schools, recruiting host families, and matching families with the right student. Those best suited for CR work have the following skills/characteristics:
Up to $1,030 per student placed and supervised as well as travel and financial incentives