Become a Homestay Host!

Welcome the world to your front door and share a wonderful experience.

We are looking for a caring and compassionate homestay family in Vancouver to be the host family for a student from Japan. The deep cultural exchange with students who are challenging and improving themselves in a new world will be a great asset to your family!

Why Host?

Hosting international students is a uniquely rewarding experience!

Benefits of Hosting International Students

  • Develop a deeper understanding of the world and culture by living with them
  • Improve your family’s social skills
  • Language learning opportunity
  • Form lifelong friendships around the world
  • Share and enjoy your adventures!
  • Collect rewards

Who Should I Host?

Help international students experience the real world beyond the classroom

International Students You Will Host

  • Japanese international students
  • Learning English and other languages
  • Motivated to gain deeper understanding of Vancouver life and people
  • Have a desire to broaden their world and gain experience in Canada
  • Interested in expanding their skills and opportunities by studying and working in Canada
  • Who wish to build international relationships

What Do I Need to Become a Host?

There are a number of requirements in order to become a host

Requirements for Host Family

  • Clean and sanitary environment
  • Secure private room with desk
  • Nutritious meals, 3 times a day
  • Home located in Greater Vancouver, less than 1.5 hours by transit from downtown
  • Patience, helpfulness and friendliness