Group Programs & University Relations Assistant

Kaya Responsible Travel

About the organization

Kaya Responsible Travel is a provider of service-learning, volunteering, internship, and faculty-led programs, working together with communities in more than 25 countries across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. We are committed to our mission of promoting sustainable social, environmental, and economic development; empowering communities; and cultivating educated, compassionate global citizens through responsible travel.

Duties

The Group Programs & University Relations Assistant will work closely with our University Relations & Customized Groups Team based in our Northampton, MA office. This entry level role will focus on two central areas: helping to develop and implement customized group programs and assisting in university outreach strategy and implementation. This position requires an ambitious, organized individual who is willing to express their ideas with the goal of growing Kaya’s programs. The successful candidate must be passionate about international travel and service and willing to adjust to constantly shifting priorities. This position is perfect for an individual who is looking to break into the field of international education and who has a strong desire to learn and grow with the Kaya Team.

For a full job description and to apply, visit Kaya's careers page: https://www.kayavolunteer.com/kaya-job-vacancies

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

o International travel for work, pleasure, volunteering, or study abroad
o Bachelor’s degree (any field)
o Strong communication and interpersonal skills
o Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
o Strong organizational and time management skills
o Ability to work with a team and independently
o US driver’s license

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

o Experience participating in a service-learning/volunteer program abroad
o Travel experience in Africa, Asia, or Latin America
o Experience with study abroad or faculty-led programming
o Public speaking/presenting
o A strong understanding of diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice
o Experience engaging historically underrepresented students
o Experience with Google Suite & Mac Suite
o Strong desire to break into the field of international education

Salary

Entry-Level

Application instructions

- Submit your cover letter, resume, and two professional references, along with a short video (you’ll be prompted on application page) explaining why you’d like to work with Kaya in this role, via Kaya’s careers page: https://www.kayavolunteer.com/kaya-job-vacancies
- Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview
- No phone calls, please

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