Homestay hosts are needed in Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam, British Columbia!

The Canada Homestay Network has partnered with School District 43 to arrange caring homestay hosts for high-school international students studying in Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam.

Groups from China aged 12 to 15 are studying for short-term stays (2 weeks in length) throughout July.

Canada Homestay Network provides hosts with 24x7 support, a generous allowance to offset expenses and the opportunity to bring the world to your front door!

If you are interested in hosting one or more students on a short- or long-term basis and within a 30 minute drive of Riverside School in Port Coquitlam, please click here to apply.

For more information about being a Canada Homestay Network host, contact Cheryl Wright at 778-327-6829 ext. 2030 or coquitlaminfo@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

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

For more information about being a Canada Homestay Network host, contact Cheryl Wright at 778-327-6829 ext. 2030 or coquitlaminfo@canadahomestaynetwork.ca.

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