Step 6

Familiarize yourself with our students

Learn more about the countries our students come from and what their interests are. Think about which students would be a great fit for your community!

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Search for available students

Do you have a specific host family in mind? Filter students by interest and hobbies to narrow down the search. You can browse all our available students on our website. This is a tool where you, and our host familes, easily can filter students by age, country, interests and more.

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Promote hosting by sharing student profiles on social media

Once you find a student who might fit well in your community, share their profile on social media to generate interest in hosting them! Simply write a short summary, copy the link and post.⁤

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Make curated student lists and share with host families

Every community has activities and features that make it unique. You can share multiple student profiles that would be great for your community by creating a list of students sharing similar interests!

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How will you know when someone inquired from your contact page?

Your EF team will alert you when someone has submitted interest via your website. You'll want to follow up within 48 hours to learn more about their interest in hosting and which student profiles would be best to share.

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Getting started as an IEC

Step 6

Start sharing student profiles

Find the students you think would thrive in your area. Make student lists and share with your contacts and on social media.

 

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