Area Coordinator, High School Exchange Program
Greenheart Exchange Clear Lake, IA
- Posted: over a month ago
- $10,000 to $15,000 Yearly
Greenheart Exchange is seeking individuals with previous work experience within a high school exchange organization to be AREA COORDINATOR. Applicants without prior experience in the industry will not be considered.
Greenheart Exchange has J-1 designation by the U.S. Department of State to bring international high school students to the United States through our J-1 and Short Terms Programs, to live with volunteer host families. The Area Coordinator position is a crucial leadership position within the High School Programs department, by building and supervising a team of 2-5 Local Coordinators and 5-15 exchange students every year.
Must have previous experience working with a cultural exchange organization
Ability to build, lead and guide a team
Self-motivated, creative and organized
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Outgoing personality and enthusiasm for international exchange
Excellent computer skills, and previous database skills a plus
A genuine desire to contribute to an organization that promotes cultural exchange
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Build and supervise a team of Local Coordinators (independent contractors) to facilitate the timely placement of J-1 exchange students with host families, who will attend high school for a semester or full academic year.
Work with Local Coordinators and the Greenheart Short Term Programs department to ensure placement of all summer Independent Homestay and Group participants.
Provide support for field network in any on program student support issues, with the aid of the Greenheart office staff, including Program Managers and Student Counselors.
Work with your supervisor, the Regional Manager, to create a develop plans for the region.
Maintain compliance with Department of State regulations by ensuring local coordinators provide the necessary documentation via the database for all students placed in the region (proper host families, host family information forms and school permission forms, contact logs, etc.)
Work from home with a flexible schedule
National and international travel with Greenheart Exchange to regional workshops and annual incentive conferences
Bonuses provided for regional growth and meeting placement goals
Opportunity to change lives every day through international exchange, professional development and life-long friendships!
Note: this is a commission only position
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Established in 1985, Greenheart Exchange, is a non-profit international education exchange organization dedicated to the promotion of cultural understanding, academic development, environmental consciousness and world peace. Based in Chicago, Illinois, Greenheart organizes high school exchange, short-term group homestay, intern and trainee, work & travel in the U.S. and study, teach, volunteer, and language programs in over 30 countries around the world. In 2004, CCI adopted Greenheart as its environmental and social initiative. Greenheart connects people and planet through environmentalism, fair trade, social transformation and cross cultural understanding. Greenheart has been endorsed by the Mayor of Chicago and the City Council for the promotion of international education, environmental awareness and citizen diplomacy.
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