World Education Program Australia (WEP) is an Australian not for profit organisation specialising in high school student exchange. They are looking for caring families to host students arriving from countries such as Belgium (French and Dutch speaking), France, USA, Italy, Finland, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Switzerland, Denmark and the Netherlands.

Enrich your family life by becoming a volunteer host family for high school exchange students.

BE INSPIRED! See why the Bacic family loves to host with WEP!

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You choose the student to host: In the WEP process, the host family selects the student they wish to host from viewing student profiles.

What does a host family provide? Host families are volunteers who provide 3 meals/day and a safe caring home environment. The exchange students pay for all their school costs, transport, medical costs and personal spending including when on outings with their host family. Students understand that their host family has generously volunteered to host. To show appreciation to their host family, students are expected to assist with chores, positively interact and share their culture with the host family. The student is to adapt to the host family life and there is no expectation for the host family to significantly change their lifestyle to accommodate the student. The aim of this cultural and educational exchange is to enhance intercultural understanding and tolerance between nations.

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