International Exchange Student Coordinator Job at Greenheart Exchange, United States

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  • Greenheart Exchange
  • United States

Job Description

Greenheart Exchange is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting cultural understanding and global learning through international exchange programs. Founded in 1985, it offers a variety of programs including high school exchange, short-term group exchanges, and professional development opportunities for educators and professionals. The organization aims to connect people from different cultures to foster global citizenship and personal growth. By participating in Greenheart Exchange programs, individuals gain valuable experiences that broaden their perspectives and enhance their intercultural skills.

Mission

Greenheart Exchange's mission is to foster global understanding and promote cultural exchange. The organization believes that by connecting people from different cultures, they can build bridges of understanding and create a more harmonious world. The mission is rooted in the belief that cultural exchange can lead to personal growth, increased global awareness, and a more interconnected world.

Vision

The vision of Greenheart Exchange is to create a world where people from all backgrounds can come together to learn, grow, and share their cultures. The organization envisions a world where cultural exchange is a fundamental part of education and where individuals are empowered to make a positive impact on their communities and the world at large.

The Role

Empowering Global Exchange Through Local Connections

Are you passionate about fostering cross-cultural connections? Join us as a Local Coordinator for our J-1 High School Program!

As an Independent Contractor, you'll play a crucial role in facilitating global exchanges by pairing foreign students with volunteer American host families, providing support, and organizing enriching cultural activities.

While much of your work will be done remotely, you will also engage in face-to-face interactions within the local community when necessary. This dynamic position blends remote support with personal connections to ensure a successful exchange experience for everyone involved.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit local families interested in hosting exchange students, fostering cultural understanding and friendship.
  • Engage proactively in marketing through social media and other platforms.
  • Guide families through the approval process with care and expertise.
  • Collaborate closely with local schools to facilitate smooth student placements.
  • Conduct engaging orientations for host families and student orientations.
  • Provide attentive monitoring and support to host families and students throughout the school year.
  • Coordinate volunteer activities to enrich the exchange experience.

What Greenheart Offers:

  • Generous monitoring and placement payments as well as bonuses to acknowledge your commitment and efforts.
  • A supportive team environment where your contributions are valued and recognized.
  • Comprehensive initial and ongoing training to empower you for success.
  • Exciting travel incentives, including our fall conference this year in Lake Garda, Italy.
  • Training and support to obtain the Department of State Local Coordinator Certification.
  • Flexible, part-time schedule as an Independent Contractor.
  • Referral program

Join us as a local coordinator today and become a crucial part of our global network! Together, let's bridge cultures, create lasting memories, and make a positive impact on the world, one student at a time.

Ideal Profile

  • You are a strong networker & relationship builder
  • You are highly goal driven and work well in fast paced environments
  • You are a self-starter and demonstrate a high level of resilience

What's on Offer?

  • Opportunity to make a positive impact
  • Work within a company with a solid track record of success
  • Flexible working options

Job Tags

Temporary work, Part time, For contractors, Local area, Remote job, Flexible hours,

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