Local Coordinator-San Jose
Company: CIEE Inc
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 25, 2022
*Position: *Local Coordinator
*Department: *High School USA
*Reports To: *Regional Placement Manager
*Who we are: *
CIEE is a nonprofit study abroad and intercultural exchange
organization that transforms lives and builds bridges between
individuals and nations through study abroad and international
exchange experiences that help people develop skills for living in
a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world.
*Why work with us: *
* *You will change the world.* CIEE builds bridges between
different people, different countries, and different cultures. We
help young people participate in high-quality international
exchange and study abroad programs that bring the world together.
We change lives, our alumni change the world. Be part of the
* *You will be part of a fast-paced, international, diverse, and
collaborative team of professionals.* CIEE operates the largest
nonprofit network of study abroad locations, with facilities and
staff in 26 countries. Additionally, we help international
participants from over 130 countries come to the USA each year.
Committed to excellence and solving whatever problem the world
throws at them, CIEE professionals work on international teams, and
are dedicated to advancing our 75-year-old mission to make the
world a more peaceful place.
*Summary of Position: *
CIEE is seeking Local Coordinators in California. A Local
Coordinator helps coordinate school and volunteer host family
placements for international high school students in local
community. This position works with regional staff to coordinate,
supervision and support students/families throughout the duration
of the exchange program. The incumbent is passionate about bringing
the world closer together, increasing inter-cultural awareness, and
finding safe and welcoming homes in their community for
international exchange students.
*What you'll do: *
- Recruits and selects volunteer to host families in your area
- Matches students from around the world with host families
- Builds and maintains relationships with local schools
- Provides support/guidance to students and host families
throughout the experience
- Serves as a liaison between students, families, schools and the
CIEE support staff
*What you'll bring: *
- Creativity, patience, persistence, strong social skills, and the
ability to work with all people
- Ability to problem-solve, network, communicate effectively, and
act objectively, within CIEE and Department of State guidelines
- An understanding of cultural differences is helpful, as well as a
desire to work with international youth
*Must be 24 years of age to apply*
*Training and Support: *
CIEE provides comprehensive training for Local Coordinators to
prepare them for all aspects of the position including, but not
limited to: placements, supervision and support, conflict mediation
and resolution, outreach, and intercultural training. Regional
Managers work directly with Local Coordinators to guide them
through initial training modules and provide additional support and
training throughout the year.
*Hours/ Compensation: *
This position is not salaried; Local Coordinators are independent
contractors and earn financial compensation in the form of
placement & supervision fees, bonuses, and travel incentives.
Compensation is based on each placement and earlier placements earn
increased incentives. Earn as much as $1500 per placement +
supervision stipends + bonus incentives. As a Local Coordinator,
you manage your own schedule and have flexible hours; many of our
current local coordinators have full time jobs, are stay at home
moms and dads, or are retired.
*Diversity Matters: *
CIEE believes that diversity matters and that professionals with
diverse backgrounds provide diverse approaches and ideas to solving
problems and finding ways to advance our mission to bring the world
together. Candidates from underrepresented groups with diverse
backgrounds and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply.
_Due to federal regulations a background check will be conducted as
a condition of employment._
As a condition of employment with CIEE, all new employees must
comply with our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy which requires proof of
full vaccination status, subject to any local laws or
Job Type: Contract
Pay: Up to $1,500.00 per month
* Are you located in California?
* This position is not salaried or hourly; Local Coordinators are
independent contractors and earn financial compensation in the form
of placement & supervision fees, bonuses, and travel incentives.
Pay is based on task completion. Are you open to this?
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