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Become a Homestay Family

VGC is looking for new host families for international students!

VGC is committed to providing students with not only a great education but also a unique and unforgettable Canadian experience in and outside the classroom. Staying in a homestay provides students a safe and comfortable environment, where they can practice their English and learn about the local lifestyle. Are you ready to welcome a new culture into your home?

We are looking for host families for international students who:

  • Want to learn about new cultures.
  • Wish to have an international experience with ESL (English as a second Language) students.
  • Are willing to help students adjust to a new culture.
  • Provide an English-speaking only environment.
  • Are located in Zone 1 or 2 and less than 55 minutes by public transportation from Downtown Vancouver.
  • Provide a safe, friendly and warm environment at home.
  • Are willing to include international students in family activities.
  • Are committed to spending time every day conversing with students.
  • Provide meals according to VGC meal standards.
  • Have a comfortable, furnished bedroom with bed, desk, closet, lights, internet, heat and window for each student.

Are you ready to become a homestay family?

If this sounds like you and you would like to learn more about being a host family for international students in Vancouver please fill out this form or contact us directly:

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VGC’s Homestay Department

If you would like to become a host family or if you have questions about hosting students in your home, please contact our Homestay Department:

Office Phone #: 604-620-9057