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We are a non profit organization, focused on providing housing, English language instruction and cultural activities to internationals visiting New York City.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
Travelers will learn all about New York City, the most famous city in the world and many cultural activities to choose from, often free or low cost!
Native Speakers: interact daily with speakers of other languages and gain some knowledge of other tongues and cultures.
Daily interaction with people from all over the world.
English classes: There are FREE English classes you are welcome to attend!
****NEW FOR 2021***
NATIVE SPEAKERS: EARN YOUR TEFL CERTIFICATION WHILE STAYING AT OUR HOUSE!
SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES: EARN YOUR ENGLISH PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATION (SHOW OTHERS YOU CAN COMMUNICATE IN ENGLISH)
****WE HAVE AN URGENT NEED FOR SPEAKERS OF BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE AND FLUENT IN ENGLISH TO HELP WITH OUR ENGLISH IMMERSION PROGRAM****
We need help around the house, such as cleaning and house maintenance. Someone with handyman skills.
We need English teachers-someone who can develop, implement and market English language programs near our houses.
We need grant writing help
We have various research projects requiring online research and computer use
We need help with social media management and marketing
Special projects (We may bring you here for special projects, depending on your skills)
The main part of our program is English instruction/cultural exchange, we are developing an English/Cultural exchange program. We need help with paperwork, filings and computer work and research and organizing our living space
When you contact us, please let us know what you can offer to the project!
Flexibility is a must because our needs are constantly changing! If you are not flexible please do not contact us.
***WE HOST FOR ONE WEEK MAXIMUM STAY FOR A PROJECT UNLESS STAFF IS PRESENT TO SUPERVISE VOLUNTEERS. PLEASE LET US KNOW YOUR DATES WHEN YOU CONTACT US AND IT HELPS TO PROPOSE A PROJECT TO COMPLETE THAT IS HELPFUL TO OUR MISSION**********
single bed and community meals if you organize it.
We are within walking distance to transportation to Manhattan.
We are located in New Jersey, a different state, but very close to NYC. It is a very safe residential family neighborhood. It's the best of both worlds! Outside the hustle and bustle of the world's famous city but very easy to get to major attractions by public transporation.
You can also visit our location in Detroit if you are interested!
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
20-25 hours a week
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