Foreign Exchange Student Local Rep


(38.2277,-86.6106)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

N/ASaint Croix, IN 47576


About

Nonprofit International foundation seeking part time COORDINATOR to: Serve as the liaison with the local high schools; locate, screen, & train volunteer host families; serve as mentor for international students. Qualifications: Affinity for teens, international interest, marketing abilities, & detail oriented. Work on flexible basis from home, receive support and training, earn travel incentives and supplemental income. The SHARE! Exchange Program Coordinator (EPC) An EPC is dedicated to the promotion of world peace and cultural tolerance. As an EPC, you proudly promote the SHARE! program in your community, the local schools and among prospective host families. Through a cross-cultural homestay experience, international teens come to communities throughout the United State and attend local public high schools. The EPC chooses families for these teens and communicates with the local schools so that they are ready for the students' arrival. During the students' stay, the EPC meets regularly with the teens and families, helping them with adjustments and assisting them in ways to make their cultural exchange the experience of a lifetime for everyone involved! Other EPC qualities include: commitment, persistence, flexibility, and the ability to work toward and accomplish established goals. Empathy, humor, understanding of human relationships, particularly those involving teens, counseling/mediation skills and being organized are also important. Join our existing network of dedicated and knowledgeable EPCs! Become the key person in your community in providing a quality program for everyone involved in the exchange experience. Lifelong relationships begin with you! How do I become a SHARE! EPC? The SHARE! program provides each EPC with ongoing information that covers all aspects of the exchange experience, ranging from screening and orienting host families and students and working productively with schools to student supervision, conflict resolution, and cross-cultural communication. EPCs work within the SHARE! team and report directly to Team Leaders, receiving support and encouragement along the way. If you are interested in joining the SHARE! team, please go to http://www.erdtshare.org/ and click on "BECOME A COORDINATOR" and then on the left click on APPLY NOW. Please fill out the "EPC Application" and "Authorization For Background Check" and e-mail to us. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to working with you!

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