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Social Sponsor

Become a Social Sponsor... Expand Your Network of Friends

What is a Social Sponsor?
A social sponsor is a dedicated friend to one specific Fellow before their arrival and during their stay in the U.S.

What does it entail?
Social sponsors will:

1. Answer questions for Fellows before and during their stay pertaining to:
Living in the United States
Navigating DC
Working at a U.S. non-profit
American food
Cultural adjustment, etc.

2. Contact Fellows at least once a week by phone, email and/or in person to check in with them and offer any assistance

3. Organize activities with Fellows (i.e. movies, bowling, dinner)

4. Serve as a point of contact during emergencies

5. Attend DC Friends of Atlas Corps events

6. Meet fun and interesting people from around the world and the U.S.

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