Basic Host Family Expectations:

  • Host must be willing to submit to a criminal background check performed by HSJ
  • Host must be interested in cultural exchange and willingmto integrate the student into some of their own daily and family activities
  • Host must be willing to help familiarize the student with public transportation, show the student the nearest bus stop and areas of interest around town, if necessary.
  • Host must communicate with the student in English only
  • Host must offer a safe and welcoming environment and also promise to treat student with courtesy and respect
  • Host must live in a clean home and offer clean accommodations in a private bedroom, with a bed, chair and desk with adequate lighting
  • Host must offer towels and linens to student
  • Host must carry home owner or renter’s insurance