Make a Difference


Change the World One Family at a Time


ISE Area Representatives are community-minded individuals who help secure placements in their local high schools for exchange students, recruit host families in their communities, and provide support and guidance throughout the year.


As an Area Representative, you enable the people in your community to make friends from all over the world while changing the lives of our students forever. Each and every representative has the power to make a lasting, positive influence – whether you recruit one host family or one hundred.


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Enrich your community and help bring the people of the world closer together. Nationwide Opportunities Available.


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Explore the World

By matching exchange students with volunteer host families in their communities, Area Representatives can earn spots for themselves, friends, and family on our annual Celebration of Success trip - a vacation to some of the world’s most exciting destinations. Past destinations have included Ireland, Argentina, Germany, Spain, England, and many more!

Stories from the Field

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Ways to Recruit Exchange Student Host Families

Looking for ways to recruit volunteer host families in your area? This may seem daunting to a new Area Representative, but rest assured – ISE matches over 2,000 students each year with loving volunteer families across the US. Here are some of our most successful methods for finding great families for our exchange students…

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