Become a Host Family

Host Family Evaluation

Below is a list of things you might have experienced as a host family. Please click the circle to the left of the appropriate rating to indicate how much experiencing the following items contributed to the growth of your family. The questions and statements marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

Having someone from a different culture live with my family.
Sharing how our family lives with someone from a different country.
Helping to care for someone who is a long way from home.
Learning to communicate with someone from a different culture.
Having opportunities to share with another person about the United States
Being a good representative of the United States.
Learning more about myself.
Having opportunities to try new foods.
Learning more about international events.
Learning to work through differences.
Providing a learning opportunity or the family.
Showing the IFYE delegate different places in my state and country.
Learning to be tolerant of differences.
Developing a better understanding of the value of global/international relationships.

Looking back on your experience as a host family, please indicate how hard it was to do some of the following things by clicking the circle to the left of the appropriate rating.

Living with someone from a different culture.
Learning to communicate with someone from a different culture.
Laughing at embarrassing situations.
Getting along with the IFYE delegate.
Dealing with problems with our IFYE delegate
Displaying good citizenship for our IFYE delegate.

Now that you have participated as an IFYE host family, please select the description that rates your family's comfort level by clicking the circle to the left of the appropriate rating.

Comfort level meeting new people.
Comfort level communicating with someone who speaks a language other than English.
Comfort level living with people I don't know.
Comfort level teaching people about me and where I live.
Comfort level working through misunderstandings.
Comfort level with responsibility for another person.

By hosting how do you feel it has helped your family develop skills in the following areas? Please click the circle to the left of the appropriate description.

Accepting differences in others?
Appreciating another culture.
Understanding that your family has a lot in common with people from other cultures.
Working in cooperation with others.
Being resourceful.
Making friends with new people.
Introducing another person to strangers.

Additional Questions

Overall, how do you rate your experience as an IFYE family. Please select one:
Is this your first hosting experience?
If not, how many IFYE delegates has your family previously hosted?
Has this experience encouraged the youth in your family to want to participate in the IFYE program as an IFYE Representative in the future?
If you included your name at the beginning of the evaluation, by submitting this form you're giving us permission to contact you.

If children have helped to host, please go to the Host Sibling(s) Evaluation. Each child/sibling is welcome to do their own survey.

Thank you for completing the survey!

November 1, 2018