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4-H Global Citizenship Program - International Exchange Programs
Ambassador Programs (for 4-H age youth)
Summer Inbound—Hosting Opportunities
Oregon families have the opportunity to host youth from other countries for 3-4 weeks during the summer.
Countries for 2014:
Year Long Inbound- Hosting Opportunties
Oregon families have the opportunity to host high school youth from another country for the school year.
Countries for the 2014-2015 school year:
* Japan- not available 2014-2015, please contact your county coordinator or 4-H office if interested
Oregon International Program Teen Counselor Progam
Oregon International Program is seeking youth in 8th-12th grade to assist with summer programs. May provide assistance at Japanese Delegate Orientation, Japanese camp, or/and Japanese Departure Program. Leadership duties vary by program. Japanese Delegate Orientation requires the most youth assistant which includes leading/teaching Japanese delegates. Applications dues June 15. For more information contact Chris McDonald, State Coordinator, email@example.com or call 541-737-1303.
Opporutnity for previous Japanese delegates and/or year long host sibling:
States' 4-H is seeking energetic, friendly, and mature teens between the ages of 16-19 to help with the 2014 Japan HS Arrival Orientation July 26-August 1 in Seattle. Ideal candidates will have participated in the S4-H Japan OB program and/or hosted a Japan HS or FLEX student. Applications are due to S4-H by March 15.
American Youth Leadership Program with Samoa
University of Wyoming 4-H is administering the American Youth Leadership Program to particiaptns for the Western Region (which includes Oregon). 4 Oregon Youth and 1 adult were chosen to participate in 2013-2014. Applications for 2014-2015 are due April 1, 2014. Information and applications from the University of Wyoming 4-H program are available at www.uwyo.edu/4-h/.
Outbound—Cultural Immersion Opportunities
4-H International Exchange Ambassador Programs are 2-8 week opportunities for young people to experience living with host families in other countries. These programs enable young people from around the United States to increase their global understanding and to improve their leadership and communication skills.
If interested in any of these programs for 2015, please contact Chris McDonald at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 541-737-1303.
See More - Nihongo (language/culture) Program
Orientation Materials—Costa Rica
See More - Education and Culture of Costa Rica, Houses, Festival of Fruits
See More - Article 1 Overview, Article 2 Overview, Article 3 Overview,
Melbourne/Sydney, Aussie Footie Match, End-of-Exchange Experience in Sydney
Youth Development Programs (for individuals 19-25+)
Youth development programs are being restructured and are not available until 2015.