New Homestay Hosts New Homestay Host Application Thank you for your interest in becoming a WorldChicago homestay host! Please complete the following application. Upon receiving your application, WorldChicago will contact you to schedule a required home visit to meet you and see the space where your visitor would stay. *Please note that Youth Leadership programs require background checks on all household members over the age of 18. WorldChicago will follow up your application with a direct, secure link to enter in your social security number for the screening procedure. Primary Host Full Name * Primary Host Email Address * Home Address (Street, City, State, Zip Code) * Home Phone * Mobile Phone * Employer Name & Title * Place of Birth | Country of Citizenship * Host Name 2 If applicable, please complete biographical information for second parent/guardian or head of household Email Address 2 Employer Name & Title 2 Mobile Phone 2 Place of Birth | Country of Citizenship 2 Please list all persons living in your household, including their age and relationship to you (children, relatives, roommates, etc). Note that for youth programs, all persons over 18 must pass a criminal background check. * I am interested in becoming a homestay host for: * Adult Exchange Programs Youth Exchange Programs Please describe why you are interested in becoming a homestay host and how you first learned of the opportunity to host with WorldChicago. * Tell us a little bit about yourself (and your family), including interests, hobbies, travel, education, your neighborhood, and your home. WorldChicago will share this bio with your international guest. * Do you have knowledge of any foreign languages? French Spanish Russian Arabic Urdu Turkish Japanese Mandarin Swahili Other If Other, please list here. Would you be willing to host a visitor with limited English language skills? Yes No Do you have a preference for hosting visitors from a particular country or region? If yes, please describe. Do you prefer to host a female or male exchange participant? Female Male No preference Would you be willing to host a smoker? Yes No Yes, but only outside Do you have any pets? No Dog Cat Other If Other please describe. Please share any additional comments.