Homestay hosts are needed in Calgary, Alberta!

The Canada Homestay Network has partnered with the Calgary Board of Education and Lycée Louis Pasteur to arrange caring homestay hosts for international students coming to study in Calgary, Alberta.

There are year-round hosting opportunities with students of all ages and nationalities. Hosts can welcome short-term or long-term students and are needed across Calgary. However, hosts are particularly needed in the areas surrounding:

Canada Homestay Network provides cultural and first language support to hosts and their students 24x7 and a generous allowance to help offset expenses.

To apply to be a host, click here. For more information about being a Canada Homestay Network host, contact 403-456-6426 ext. 2 or calgary@canadahomestaynetwork.ca.

Why host an international student?

Being a homestay host is a rewarding experience. When you make the decision to welcome an international student into your home, you make a lasting contribution to your family, your community and the student. [ learn more ]

Host families who welcome international students into their home:

  • Grow their understanding of the world and its peoples
  • Make life-long friendships
  • Get to share the beauty of their home and community
  • Ensure their local economy benefits from the booming international education industry
  • Receive a generous allowance to offset expenses ($800/month)

International students who live with Canadian families:

  • Learn language and Canadian culture in a healthy, caring environment
  • Get a positive introduction to Canadian family life, which encourages many to apply for permanent residency after graduation
  • Become valuable future partners in trade, political relations and global leadership
  • Bring a broader world-view to their communities back home

To apply to be a host, click here. For more information about being a Canada Homestay Network host, contact 403-456-6426 ext. 2 or calgary@canadahomestaynetwork.ca.

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