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Foster Cultural Appreciation by Becoming a High School Exchange Student Coordinator

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ORGANIZATION: Youth For Understanding USA (YFU)

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A non-profit international educational organization with partners in more than 60 different countries, Youth For Understanding is one of the world’s oldest, largest, and most respected intercultural exchange programs. For 70 years and with more than 270,000 students worldwide supported by host families, volunteers, schools, and communities, millions of YFU participants have shared a vision for generations of empowered global citizens for a more peaceful and sustainable world. The YFU global network is united by the belief that full cultural immersion is the most effective means to gain the skills needed to thrive in an increasingly multicultural, interconnected, and competitive global society.

For learners of all ages who want a life-changing cultural exchange experience, Youth For Understanding (YFU) offers a wide range of opportunities to see the world up close. The global YFU network is united by the belief that curiosity about the world expands cultural awareness and acceptance of other ways to live, which leads to broader perspective and greater understanding. YFU’s unique intercultural exchanges open minds and hearts, enable learning that transforms lives, change the way you see the world and help to overcome stereotypes. Selected to administer more government and corporate scholarships than any other high school exchange program, YFU has remained a trusted leader of intercultural exchange programs since 1951 because of its commitment to safety, reputation for quality, and exceptional support services.

YFU is different from other intercultural exchange organizations because of our thorough preparation and program support that’s backed by a global team of volunteers, many of whom have been exchange students or host parents themselves. From the moment you become a part of the YFU family, we’re with you every step of the way. Thousands of parents across the globe trust YFU with their teenagers every year, and thousands of students every year choose YFU to help them discover their inner selves.

Let this year be the year you find out more about you.

YFU USA has multiple openings for new or experienced Local Coordinators in your community! Work from home set your hours, and allow your effort to determine your compensation! Local Coordinators with YFU USA will earn up to $1300 per student/family matched and supported annually.

As a YFU Local Coordinator, you will help students worldwide realize their dream of living in the USA for a year! Coordinate the placement of students with host families where they can share their stories, traditions, and customs while they discover a new culture right in their homes!

As an independent contractor, you will promote Youth for Understanding USA’s (YFU USA) programs to identify and match YFU volunteer host families with YFU exchange students. Assist the host family with completing the host family application and work with YFU staff to complete the vetting process and finalize the placement. Work with accredited public and charter schools to obtain approval for student admission.

As an independent contractor, you will Promote YFU hosting opportunities through phone, email, and written communication, face-to-face contact, personal networks, social media, attendance of local festivals/farmer’s markets, and other identified recruitment methods within the guidelines set by the US State Department and YFU USA.​​​​​

You will work with Community Manager to identify target communities and schools with growth potential. YFU USA Local Coordinators (LC) support the students and families throughout the school year.

For more information, check us out at yfuusa.org/become-a-coordinator

To apply for this position, you must complete our online application at the link below. Submissions must be made at the link below to be accepted.

https://form.jotform.com/220595648962166

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About Youth For Understanding USA (YFU)

Location:

National Office, 6856 Eastern Ave #310, Washington, DC 20012, US

Mission Statement

Youth For Understanding (YFU) advances intercultural understanding, mutual respect and social responsibility through educational exchanges for youth, families and communities. Learn more about YFU's Values! YFU USA is nationwide with volunteer opportunities across the country.

Description

A non-profit international educational organization with partners in more than 60 different countries, Youth For Understanding is one of the world’s oldest, largest and most respected intercultural exchange programs. More than 250,000 students and their host families have benefited from the support and expertise of YFU. The YFU global network is united by the belief that full cultural immersion is the most effective means to gain the skills needed to thrive in an increasingly multicultural, interconnected and competitive global society.


YFU USA helps provide opportunities for students by working in partnership with governments, corporations, foundations, schools and educators worldwide. Through creating global learning opportunities, YFU promotes international understanding and world peace. YFU has been selected to administer more government and corporate scholarships than any other high school exchange organization.


YFU is different from other intercultural exchange organizations because of our thorough preparation and program support that’s backed by a global team of volunteers, many of whom have been exchange students or host parents themselves. From the moment you become a part of the YFU family, we’re with you every step of the way. Thousands of parents across the globe trust YFU with their teenagers every year, and thousands of students every year choose YFU to help them discover their inner selves.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
International
Children & Youth, Community, International

WHEN

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WHERE

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SKILLS

  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Youth Services
  • Sales Process
  • Sales Coaching & Training
  • Retail / Sales
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training

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