A series of webinars have been held to help volunteers learn more about hosting processes. Below provides a list of available webinars and their description. To learn about upcoming national webinars, click here.
Click here for a 49-minute video on electronic Hosting Resources. This webinar from March 2019 walks through how to use Help & Learning, where to find available Marketing Resources, how to use Hosting Lead Management in Global Link, and the ins and outs of the MyAFS widgets related to Hosting (Placements, Team Directory, and Interviews).
Focus on Schools Webinar
Click here for a video on connecting and building relationships with schools. This webinar from April 2019, presented by Sarah Yancey, AFS-USA Board Member, and Jeff Burtner, Sr. Team Development Specialist, gives an in-depth look on making and maintaining connections with schools and educators.
In this hour-long video AFS volunteers and staff shared best practices on making successful hosting calls, finding and reading student and host family applications, deciphering program codes, entering placement requests, and sending electronic PAFs.
Host Family Orientation
AFS teams are expected to provide in-person host family orientation locally to help prepare host families for their hosting experience. Click here to learn more about these orientations and to watch a webinar on Host Family Orientation Best Practices.