Home host visitors from Laos, Philippines, and Indonesia for 30 days!

The U.S. State Department funded Young South East Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) program is seeing host families for a small group of international participants. These host families will provide room and board (and will receive a $650 stipend for these expenses) from April 28th – May 30th, 2016.

An SGA collaboration with Global Ties Arizona, A Council for International Exchange

Host families must be within proximity of SkySong on McDowell and Scottsdale Roads with access to public transportation or other access to the work-site at the Global Chamber, located in SkySong.

This is the community’s way to get to know visitors in the US, and engage in truly transforming conversations, by helping to assist and advance the professional development of these visitors.

Young South East Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is funded by the Department of State and administered by American Councils for International Education.

The goal of the program is to give promising young leaders an opportunity to gain first-hand experience in various aspects of the U.S. system and culture. Fellows are 25-35 years old and come from Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

They are competitively selected, fluent in English, and work at a fulltime professional fellowships for the duration of the program. Fellows receive a roundtrip ticket from their home country, medical insurance, a modest stipend, and an allowance for public transportation.

Host Family Responsibilities: Host family interested in this opportunity should be able to provide room and board and have accessibility to public transportation, proximity to work, or another situation for fellow’s transportation to the fellowship placement.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact SGA via email detailing your interest. Once vetted, interested residents will then have to complete a formal application process.