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International Students Ministry

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This ministry exists to love and care for the international students and newcomers to Edmonton. There are over 6,500 international students in University of Alberta alone, and while studying overseas is a fun and unique adventure, it can also be lonely for students who are still getting used to a new culture and are probably missing their friends and family.

We are looking for volunteer Canadian families who can host and build friendships with international students! The minimum requirement for volunteer couples is to meet with your student for a meal or a recreational activity at least four times a year (ideally around Christmas, Easter and two other Sundays. International students usually don’t have family to celebrate the holidays with).

If you’re an international student in Edmonton and would like to sign up and experience being a part of a Canadian family, we’d love to meet you! Click here to join this program.

Interested in becoming a volunteer? Please fill out the appropriate form below and we will be in touch to give you more information about the program. We look forward to partnering with you!

Form for Volunteer Families
Click HERE if you attend Beulah
Click HERE if you are from a different church

Form for International Students