Local Coordinator

International Experience

About the organization

International Experience (iE-USA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational exchange organization that was founded in 2002. iE-USA is designated by U.S. Department of State (DoS) as a J-1 program sponsoring organization and is a fully listed member and accredited by the Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET) for its J-1 and F-1 programs . IE-USA places high school students from around the world in carefully vetted host families while attending local private or public high schools for a semester or full academic year.

Duties

Networking with the community to share the opportunity to become involved with iE-USA as a host family.

Vetting prospective host families to ensure they meet Department of State (DoS) guidelines to host.

Matching exchange students with host families and ensuring all placements are compliant with Department of State (DoS) and CSIET (Council on Standards for International Educational Travel)

Educating host families on cultural differences and ensuring they have an understanding of how best to build relationships and communicate with the exchange student they host, taking culture into consideration

Monitoring student placements during the exchange year, including advocating for the best interest of the student, ensuring compliance with all DoS and CSIET regulations, engaging in conflict resolution, and completing monthly documentation

Mediating any conflicts that arise between students and host families

Qualifications

- Be at least 25 years of age or older
- Pass a background check
- Possess a valid driver's license
- Have regular access to the internet and a phone
- Have reliable transportation
- Have effective communication skills and the ability to work with little supervision
- Experience interacting with people from other cultures is beneficial

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

FAQ's about the Local Coordinator position can be found here:
https://www.ie-usa.org/work-with-exchange-students/faq/

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