Forte International Local Representatives play a front line role in our exchange program.
You can change the world by bringing cultural exchange to your community by working as an LR. You will place
and supervise exchange students and host families in the United States.
What are the Benefits of Becoming a Forte Local Representative?
- You will earn extra income while working flexible, part-time hours from your home.
- You will develop international friendships personally and within your community.
Am I qualified to be a Local Representative?
Our Local Representatives come from every walk of life. Some are teachers, retirees, and stay-at-home mom, while others are financial professionals, business owners, and so on. What they all have in common is a love for working with people from different cultures and backgrounds and a desire to work flexible, part-time hours from home as independent contractors. Local Representative responsibilities generally include:
- Recruiting host families interested in international exchange
- Matching host families with international students
- Implementing orientations to host families prior to our students?arrival
- Supervising families and international students on monthly bases
FIEA will provide on-going support to Local Representatives with professional advice and a wide range of materials.
What Compensation Do Local Representatives Receive?
Local Representatives are paid $400-800 per student placement: $400 for recruiting a host family and $400 per student (10 months duration of stay) in his or her area of supervision. You are considered an independent contractor. During the term of agreement with our organization you are free to work for and receive compensation from any other person or business.
How can I get further information on becoming a local representative?
Here are further resources to get you acquainted with what it takes to be a local representative with Forte International.
Local Representative Handbook
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If you would like to become a local representative, simply fill out the application above and fax or e-mail it to us!
Forte International Exchange Association
National Press Building
529 14th Street NW, Suite 270
Washington, D.C. 20045, U.S.A.