Community Advisor Story: Jessica Efird

Community Advisor Story: Jessica Efird

Since I began working with BFF in 2018, I’ve been the Community Advisor for students from 23 countries across four continents. It’s expanded my worldview so much more than I could have anticipated. From learning about cultural norms to school systems to...
Community Advisor Story: Amy Wilch

Community Advisor Story: Amy Wilch

I love teenagers! Being a Community Advisor combines some of my favorite things: teens, travel, and cultures.  I get to be a part of our students’ dream to live an American life, learn all about their country & culture, and help them navigate the school year to...

Community Advisor Story: Paula Marie

Working for a nonprofit is filled with a mission to be of good service. Here at BFF I work with great people, that I feel connected to. Non-profits are incredibly motivating  when everyone is working toward the same goal for our students. Providing our Exchange...
Community Advisor Story: Amy Jones

Community Advisor Story: Amy Jones

I love meeting students from all over the world and learning about their different cultures, while at the same time showing them how so many experiences are universal. I also enjoy sharing my experience as a host parent and former teacher to help the families that I...
Community Advisor Story: Julie Doll

Community Advisor Story: Julie Doll

“I believe everyone in the world is valuable. Each person has unique gifts to share. An exchange is the best way to give and receive those gifts. Students and host families benefit from the exchange experience with BFF. My favorite thing is to hear that my...