What You Can Do

Have an idea for a program, event, or other initiative? Get involved! WorldChicago is always looking for new partners to collaborate with on new programs. Contact pparfenoff@worldchicago.org to see how we might work together.

Homestay Hosting

WorldChicago homestay hosts open their homes to our international adult and youth visitors for short-term homestays ranging from one week to one month. As a homestay host you take on a special role as a cultural ambassador, with a unique opportunity to share our American culture and at the same time learn about another part of the world.

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Dinner Hospitality

What better way to interact with international visitors than through a meal? Home hospitality allows you to make deeper connections by hosting an international delegation at your home for dinner.

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Volunteer

Experiencing another country is easier than you think. Through volunteering with WorldChicago, you can learn more about different cultures and meet with international visitors from all over the world, without leaving Chicago! We accept volunteers for certain programs, fundraising events, and through hosting.

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Job/Internship Opportunities

WorldChicago offers a unique opportunity for college students, graduate students, and recent grads with an interest in international affairs to gain hands-on experience and insight into citizen and public diplomacy initiatives of the U.S. government. Interns are integral members of the WorldChicago team. Through a mix of short- and long-term projects, interns develop their communications, research, events, nonprofit, and public diplomacy skills.

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