International, Foreign Affairs, and National Security
AFS-USA works toward a more just and peaceful world by providing international and intercultural learning experiences to individuals, families, schools, and communities through a global volunteer partnership.
Mr. Jorge Castro
120 Wall Street 4th Floor
New York, NY 10005 USA
Intercultural Exchange, Youth Exchange, Study Abroad
International Cultural Exchange (Q21)
Promotion of International Understanding (Q20)
International Student Exchange and Aid (Q22)
IRS Filing Requirement
This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.
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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?
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1. Volunteer activities- provides opportunities for people to gain the knowledge, practice the skill, and acquire the attitudes to live productively and harmoniously in a multicultural global society. Numerous affiliated community-based volunteer organizations engage in fund raising, sponsor students going abroad and support students from foreign countries and the families which host them. 2. Hosting programs- provides programs whereby students from other countries can live with a host family in the United States. These students utilize the same program offerings made available to U.S. students going abroad. In addition to the experiences related to attending an American school, the foreign student is also provided the opportunities which further expand his or her knowledge through orientations and visits to local and national historical sites. 3. Sending activities - provides programs whereby American young people can live in a foreign country with a host family. These program offerings include school year programs, school semester programs or summer programs which assist the participant in expanding his or her understanding of and experience in areas of personal interest.
Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)
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The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.
as of 12/15/2016
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Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?
Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?
Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?
Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?
Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?