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International Exchange ・ Volunteer

International Exchange ・ Volunteer

Hiroshima YMCA Public Interest Incorporated Foundation
Hiroshima YMCA Global Community Center (GCC)

7-11 Hatchobori Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-8523 Hiroshima YMCA
TEL:082-228-1151
FAX:082-211-0366

Hiroshima YMCA is actively engaged in the worldwide YMCA movement that operates in 119 countries and territories. Hiroshima YMCA has links with many YMCAs abroad and works through these partnerships to foster international cooperation, conduct intercultural exchanges, enhance mutual understanding, and build global citizens and leaders. At the same time, many service programs and activities are conducted within the local community. People of all ages and walks of life are welcome to participate and volunteer. Hiroshima YMCA aims toward nurturing the development of youth, contributing to the formation of a caring community, and working for the realization of world peace as is stated in its mission. Hiroshima YMCA Global Community Center calls upon individuals and corporations to become Supporting Members and assist in putting these goals into practice.

Hiroshima YMCA is located in central Hiroshima city (Hatchobori), and is a 3-minute walk from Tatemachi bus and streetcar stops.

Ages:
Preschool・Infant & Parent Elementary Student Junior High Student High School Student Adult Senior
Area:
Hiroshima

Hiroshima YMCA Educational Foundation
Educational Travel ・ Study Abroad Center

7-11 Hatchobori, Naka-ku Hiroshima 730-8523 Hiroshima YMCA (Building 2)
TEL:082-222-3003

Educational Travel provides overseas homestay and language study programs for elementary, junior high school and high school students living in the Hiroshima area during spring, summer and winter school-break periods. YMCA staff or experienced leaders accompany participants during their stay abroad. There is a prior training for participants who naturally feel anxious before departing to travel abroad which will motivate and prepare them to take part in the intercultural experience. After returning to Japan, a follow-up program is conducted for participants. A report including a CD with program pictures is also provided to participants and their parents.

Study Abroad Center offers full support to individuals who desire to study abroad at a language school, college or university. An experienced YMCA staff will offer counselling and assist in selecting the location and school according to the purpose, budget and needs of the individual. Securing accommodations, acquisition of visa, airline tickets, pick up at airport, insurance, preparation of documents, etc. can all be provided to assure for a smooth and quality study abroad experience. Free consultation is offered upon request.

Hiroshima YMCA is located in central Hiroshima city (Hatchobori), and is a 3-minute walk from Tatemachi bus and streetcar stops.

Ages:
Preschool・Infant & Parent Elementary Student Junior High Student High School Student Adult Senior
Area:
Hiroshima