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As a host, you will:

  • Connect with international students while making lifetime friendships

  • Experience different cultures and perspectives

  • Contribute to the community by adding greater diversification

  • Positively change the life of a student forever, they will have a first-hand experience in learning from a Canadian family and experience a great culture

  • Receive a monthly homestay fee for hosting the student


Are you fit to be a host? Ask yourself these questions:

  • Will you have enough time for hosting and providing care for the student during their entire stay?

  • Are you and your family ready to accept an international student into your home?

  • How will your schedule change? Are you ready for this change?

  • Will you be able to provide a police check?

  • Can you provide quality time and conversations with the student?

Expectations of a host:

  • A clean furnished bedroom with a bed, chair, desk and private storage (chest/ drawer/ closet)

  • 3 healthy nutritious meals per day Furnished room with window

  • Support, social interactions and supervision as you would normally do for a child

  • Host family support, social interactions, rules and adult supervision

  • Proximity to schools via public transportation

  • An English-friendly environment​

  • Have a successful background check




Maple Homestay Network is committed to supporting hosts through knowledge and information regarding best host practices to optimize your homestay experience. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us here.

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