Leadership Resident Program in Cambodia

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Phnom PenhPhnom Penh, 12158KH

Leadership Resident Lorena, former pro soccer player, organized soccer tournaments between the dorms for Harpswell Students.


We are looking for strong, independent young women to serve as Leadership Residents who will serve as role models for the Harpswell students. Leadership Residents must be self-starters with previous international travel experience who have the capacity to act resourcefully in a foreign environment. We ask Leadership Residents to join us for terms ranging from 3 to 6 month to live with the students at Harpswell’s two leadership centers, both located in Cambodia's capital city Phnom Penh. Leadership Residents are given free room and board and a modest stipend but must provide for their own travel to Cambodia.

All Leadership Residents will live in the dormitories with the students, and are expected to fulfill the following responsibilities:

  • Teach Harpswell’s core curriculum, with set topics designed to promote critical thinking and knowledge of Southeast Asia
  • Facilitate critical thinking discussions about current events, national and international
  • Mentor students in one-on-one sessions, teaching life skills, leadership and personal development
  • Provide one-on-one English language conversation sessions
  • Serve as role models

You are also encouraged to share your skills, talents, passions and interests with the students.


  • Tutoring
  • Critical Thinking
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Verbal / Written Communication

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Requirements & Commitment

  • up to 40 hours/week
  • Live in the dormitory with the students and provide mentorship, teaching and leadership training

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