Exchange Student Local Coordinator

Greenheart Exchange

About the organization

Greenheart is a 501c3 Non-Profit that connects people and planet through environmentalism, fair trade, social transformation and cross cultural understanding. At the heart of our organization are Local Coordinators! Local Coordinators (LCs) match foreign exchange high school students with volunteer American host families and assist them throughout the school year.

What Greenheart Has to Offer:

Supportive Team Environment!! (We're people people!)
Initial and Ongoing Training
Travel Incentives! (International Conferences - recent conferences were in Greece, Spain, and Argentina!)
Generous Monitoring and Placement Payments!
What Greenheart is Looking for in YOU

Duties

Local Coordinators (LCs) are Independent Contractors who place foreign exchange students with volunteer American host families and assist them throughout the year.

Responsibilities:
Recruit local families interested in hosting exchange students
Assist families with the approval process (prior to student arrival)
Partner with local schools to ensure exchange student placements are accepted (must be accredited school)
Host Pre-arrival Orientations with host families
Host Student Orientations with students
Coordinate Volunteer Activities
Monitor Students throughout the school year (contact via phone/email/in-person)
LCs have the opportunity for domestic and international travel to annual conferences
Be a Mentor/Friend to some of the greatest kids you'll ever meet

Qualifications

Home/Office - Internet Access
Must Pass a Background Check
Must Pass DOS Test (Greenheart provides support/training)
Must be OVER 26 years of age
Must live in the United States

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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