International Health Coordinator | Ecuador, Panama, Dominican Republic

Global Glimpse

About the organization

Global Glimpse is an innovative non-profit organization working to inspire America's next generation to become responsible global citizens through after school programming and immersion in the developing world. We are committed to making transformational travel accessible to youth from all socioeconomic backgrounds.

Launched in the Bay Area in 2007 Global Glimpse has since expanded to New York, Chicago, Western Massachusetts, and Colorado. The organization has grown more than ten-fold to serve 1100 majority low-income students annually across 82 high schools.

Duties

Position Overview:

Global Glimpse is looking for motivated and passionate individuals who want to develop skills in health, wellness, safety, and risk management through a hands-on experience working with diverse high school students on international trips to Latin America.

The Health Coordinator will live and work for four months in the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, or Panama and collaborate closely with in-country program staff in each country. The Health Coordinator will manage health and safety for all of the delegations in an assigned region during the summer season. Each delegation of 18-22 students will be in-country for 16 days and supported by two in-country program staff members and two US educators. Through the program, Health Coordinators will gain valuable health and safety experience by working with diverse youth. The Health Coordinator will work closely with in-country program staff in their region and report to the Country Director and the International Health & Safety Operations Manager.

Beyond a job, this is an opportunity to support the execution of programs that inspire high school students to become responsible global citizens who take action to better their world.

Qualifications

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
At least 1-2 years of work experience in health, wellness, and safety
Able to communicate sensitively and professionally with medical professionals as well as parents/guardians around medically related situations
Fluency in English and proficient in Spanish
Experience with first aid preferred
Personal experience traveling internationally, preferably in a developing country
Appreciation for diversity in cultures and experiences and enjoys working with youth
Understands the value of experiential education and travel
Adaptable and flexible personality, personable with strong cross-cultural communication skills
Stays calm under pressure and is able to multitask and prioritize
Punctual and self-motivated and detailed oriented
Willing to work a non-traditional schedule, including nights and weekends

Salary

$600 per month + room & board

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To read the full job description and other benefits, visit https://globalglimpse.org/get-involved/careers

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