With you all the way
Volunteering as a Local Coordinator can be a rewarding experience.
When exchange students come to Australia they embark on a journey that will enrich their lives through the bonds they will make with their Australian host family.
They will learn through participation in an Australian high school.
They will have the opportunity to take in some of our famous landmarks and customs, to feel not just part of a family but also a community and to feel like a real Aussie and return home with a head full of memories.
The role of a Local Coordinator – Committed to Safety
The safety and wellbeing of all our exchange students is a top priority at Southern Cross Cultural Exchange.
Our video, ‘The Role of Local Coordinators,’ introduces the basic principles of child protection and the associated legal and regulatory framework.
We require all Local Coordinators to view the video and understand their role in ensuring international exchange students have safe, happy and rewarding exchange experiences.
As a local coordinator you can make all this happen
You will be the facilitator for finding those perfect host families that will open their doors and minds to exchange students from another country.
You will be the catalyst for local families in your community who may not have realised the emotional rewards of this vocation.
You will help foreign students to grow in knowledge, spirit and character and to showcase Australia as a great place to live.
As a local Coordinator you are the most vital link in the exchange experience
By providing support and guidance to Host Families and Exchange Students you are the one that can fulfil the promise of the journey by understanding the expectations of the student, the school and the local community.
Drawing upon your life experiences, combined with S.C.C.E. 30 years in cultural exchange, you can make a real difference in your community as a S.C.C.E. Local Coordinator.
S.C.C.E. will train and support you through an annual training day and ongoing contact. Although this is a voluntary vocation S.C.C.E. does not want you to be out of pocket for expenses. You will receive a set amount to reimburse your expenses for each exchange student according to program lengths.
So please join us and the thousands of proud Local Coordinators around the world and apply today.