Become an Advisor

HAMDEN EDUX accomplishes its mission of providing homestay opportunities for students through a network of local advisors who find qualified Host Families and provide support to families and students throughout the student's stay. Local advisors make the difference and define the experience the students and Host Families have during the program. For the Host Family, the local advisor “IS” HAMDEN EDUX.

Responsibilities of an Advisor

Recruit Host Families. Work with Host Families to find the best student match, and provide arrival orientation to students and Host Families

Commit to placing and managing a certain number of students

Monitor the student’s experience in his/her Host Family, and update the counselor as necessary, with a minimum of a monthly report

If the student cannot remain in the home of the original Host Family, place student in a new Host Family in the same school district if possible

Attend Students parents meeting as the representative of his/her biological parents


Accept the philosophy and objectives of HAMDEN EDUX, and be dedicated to furthering international understanding by promoting cultural exchanges

Demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills, facilitating rapport with Host Families, students and counselors

Possess leadership qualities and strong organizational skills

Have patience, flexibility, and objectivity in supporting both the Host Family and the student

Be able to perform well under pressure, and make sure commitments are met