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CIEE, Council on International Educational Exchange, is the nonprofit leader in providing cultural exchange programs. As a CIEE Local Coordinator, you help coordinate school and host family placements for international high school students in your local community. You also work with regional staff to coordinate supervision and support for students and families throughout the duration of the exchange program.
This is a contract position with flexible hours; many of our current Local Coordinators have full-time jobs, are stay at home moms and dads, or are retired. CIEE Local Coordinators are passionate about bringing the world closer together, increasing intercultural awareness, and finding safe and welcoming homes in their community for international exchange students.
Primary Responsibilities: a. Recruit and select host families in your area b. Match students with host families c. Build and maintain relationships with local schools d. Provide support and guidance to students and host families throughout the experience
Knowledge and Skills: Successful candidates for the Local Coordinator position possess: 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.
Hours / Compensation: This position is not salaried; Local Coordinators can receive financial compensation in the form of placement & supervision payments, bonuses, and all-inclusive international and domestic travel incentives. As a Local Coordinator, you manage your own schedule and have flexible hours.
Must be 25 years of age to apply. Due to federal regulations, a background check will be conducted as a condition of employment. For more information, please visit www.ciee.org/highschool