Professional & cultural exchange program for social workers and youth workers

Council of International Fellowship-United States of America

Become a CIF-usa member or renew your membership.

CIF-USA welcomes:


Candidates with:

  • At least two years of professional experience in social work or other human services field
  • The ability to work independently
  • An open attitude to new experiences
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Appreciation for other cultures


Members who:

  • Enjoy international contacts
  • Are sensitive to intercultural relations
  • Choose to continue friendships gained in exchange programs


Organizations that:

  • Promote training opportunities for staff
  • Are open to the value of experience derived from other cultures

get involved

As a member of CIF-USA, you will enjoy the following benefits:


  • The opportunity to experience the way of living and working in a different culture
  • Opportunities to gain professional knowledge abroad
  • A new perspective on one's own professional and personal qualities
  • People who value diversity
  • Challenging personal standards, values, and culture
  • International friendships