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Local Area Representative Needed for High School Exchange Students

* By getting involved as an ASSE Area Representative, you will be making a difference in the world -- one young person at a time.

* As an ASSE Area Representative, you'll be that all-important point person for students placed in your area during their year abroad.

* Counselor, advocate and friend are just some of the roles you will play as you oversee the ASSE program in your area and help an international student get the most out of their year abroad.

* In addition, you'll help teenagers in your own community become ASSE exchange students abroad. Opening up the world of international, experiential learning to students in your area is an important role of being an ASSE Area Representative.

What Are Some of the Responsibilities of an ASSE Area Representative?

* As a trained ASSE Area Representative, you'll receive on-going support from your ASSE Area Coordinator and Regional Director as you take on a variety of challenging roles!

* Not only will you help young people from your own community and around the world, you will also get to know better the families in your own area. In addition, you will expand your circle of community contacts as you establish relationships with local schools, civic groups, clubs and religious organizations.

Take a look at just some of the skills you'll use and responsibilities you'll have.

Public relations:
Become a ''P.R.'' person for ASSE in your community

Recruit and screen prospective host families and students

Lead host family and student orientations

Offer support and guidance to exchange students and host families throughout the exchange year

Plan and organize social and recreational activities for exchange students

Join ASSE's 1,500 volunteers today and make a difference! By taking the time to help an international young person, you will know that you're doing your part to help achieve a more peaceful world. 

The Area Representative position is part-time and many of our representatives work other full time jobs. If this opportunity is appealing to you, for more information please click on this link http://www.asseweb.com/assenewfiles/new_latest/english/text_html/volunteer_form_505.cfm
so that we may discuss the program in further detail.

ASSE's mission is to foster international understanding through educational and cross cultural programs.

ASSE - International is a US Department of State designated Exchange Visitor Program sponsor.

We compensate every placement with $700 or $750 per student. 


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