( 2 or 4  weeks during the school year)

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Bakersfield ESL Program | Short Homestay | Host A Foreign Exchange Student

Short-Term Hosting with English Program & High School Shadow

Every year in October for 2 weeks or April for 4 weeks, Oui-Connect welcomes Highschool students from Thailand. We are currently looking for host families for this program in OCTOBER 2022. Please contact Judy Cohen our Orange County Coordinator at (949) 683-2529 or apply to host HERE.

This program works best for working host parents who want to host an international student but are not available during the weekdays

During these 2 or 4  weeks, international students will come to learn English In a classroom or at a local high school. They will go to classes in the morning & go on excursions in the afternoon.  These international students will be dropped off from 8 am to 5 pm every day during the week. In the evening and weekends, they will live with their host family. ( stipend available)


Applying To Host Is Easy!

STEP 1: Fill out the online host family application so we can get to know you.

STEP 2:  Our local coordinator will come to your home for a mandatory home interview/visit.

STEP 3: You get. to pick your international student!

*** Before approval, all families are visited by one of our Oui-Connect Program Coordinators. Host families must provide meals at home, a clean comfortable bed, and family interaction. A small stipend is available to help offset some of the cost of hosting. ***

ESL Bakersfield Thai Program | Host an Exchange Student | ESL Programs
ESL Bakersfield Thai Program | Host an Exchange Student | ESL Programs