Check out our hosting opportunities !
- Legacy is always looking for host families in Southwest Virginia. If you live in Bedford, Lynchburg, Roanoke, Blacksburg or Christiansburg and would like to become part of our network complete our Housing Questionnaire.doc.
- Community Connections : Educators from Tajikistan, Central Asia. Hosting Needed in ROANOKE, VA: January 10-28, 2014 -Hosting for all or just part of time is OK. To participate, contact Homestay Coordinator, Sandy Band , or call her at 540-769-3327, and please download the Housing_Questionnaire.doc.
- TechGirls from Middle East and N. Africa - Hosting Needed in DC METRO AREA: August 2014. To participate, download this TechGirls Host Family Questionnaire.doc
Homestay hosts play a critical role in the overall experience of international guests. Through their time with host families, visitors best understand U.S. cultural values and way of life. More than 300 Southern Virginia families, companies, and organizations have participated in home hosting and program activities for Legacy’s international visitors since 1994.
Families with children, couples, and single adults can become volunteer hosts.Typical hosting periods are 2-4 weeks in length. Legacy organizes the daytime program activites for your guest Monday- Friday.
The Indonesian youth in the Indonesia-U.S. Youth Leadership Exchange (IULX) who stayed with Roanoke/Bedford families expressed their enthusiasm for their homestay hosts. Read about their favorite moments with their homestay “family”.