Homestay hosts are needed in Guelph, Ontario!

The Canada Homestay Network (CHN) has partnered with the Upper Grand District School Board to arrange caring homestay hosts for international students studying in Guelph.

Hosts get 24x7 support and a generous allowance to offset expenses. If you are interested in hosting, please click here to apply.

For more information about being a CHN host, contact Michelle Fitt at 519-827-2123 ext. 2012 or ugdsb@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

To apply to be a host, click here. For more information about being a Canada Homestay Network host, contact Michelle Fitt at 519-827-2123 ext. 2012 or ugdsb@canadahomestaynetwork.ca.

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