The PAX Scholar Exchange system is currently trying to get host family members in San Diego and the surrounding spots (La Mesa, El Cajon, Santee, Poway, and Nationwide City)!

PAX college students are 15-18 yrs old, proficient in English, have their have overall health insurance plan, and are keen to experience what daily life is like in the US! Host families offer PAX learners with a bed, meals, a silent position to analyze, and a supportive natural environment wherever they can have interaction in every day American lifetime. In switch, PAX learners share their nation and culture in addition to delivering a fresh point of view. All forms of people are welcome to host, whether one moms and dads, retirees, or families with young children of their possess.

Households can pick out a college student based on a range of components, such as hobbies they may perhaps have in popular with host relatives customers. Host families are not obligated to just take learners on visits or entertain them. Potential host people need to total an on the internet application and track record test.

The area coordinator is the student’s advocate all through the home keep, provides support to the host household, organizes occasional gatherings for college students, and communicates every month with the university student and host spouse and children.

PAX also lets for “Welcome Families” for anyone who isn’t certain they want to host for the complete college calendar year. Welcome households greet pupils at the airport, enable them get acquainted with their new university and local community, and get to love the enjoyable of sharing so lots of “firsts” with the exchange pupil they welcome into their home. The PAX group coordinator then works to establish a different household in the very same faculty community–perhaps among the the exchange student’s new university friends–who are in a position to host the student for the remainder of the university year. Welcome households typically host for 6-8 weeks.

PAX also features a referral incentive to any non-earnings corporation of $150 for every family members referral that hosts a student.

If you or another person you know may possibly be fascinated in internet hosting a scholar or would like much more info, please make contact with me or check out our website at

Jasmine Lopez
PAX Neighborhood Coordinator
(858) 220-8731
[email protected]