School District 70 (Alberni)
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The Student Services Coordinator is a central figure in creating a positive and caring homestay environment and in promoting the overall well being of International Students within and outside of the school.  Homestays are carefully screened to ensure the best possible match between students and their host families.

      The Student Services Coordinator takes pride in enhancing the overall experience of International Students in recreational and social areas, and ensures:

  • Thorough screening and matching of host families
  • Orientation of host families to the program expectations
  • Orientation of arriving students to life in a western home
  • Ongoing monitoring of host families with home visits
  • Ongoing liaison with other program personnel
  • The organization of regular special social and recreational events
  • Exposure to unique West-Coast experiences such as: Skiing and Snowboarding, Whale Watching, Kayaking, Surfing and Hiking; Ice-Skating and Curling

Guidelines for the Homestay Family