About the organization
Amerigo supports international students at U.S. high schools with a holistic and supportive approach that emphasizes success and growth.
We help international students seeking a preparatory education in the United States thrive both in and out of the American classroom. Combining a nurturing boarding environment, supplemental academic support, English language development, and an approach oriented around successful college outcomes, Amerigo prepares students with the skills, values, and care required to succeed in high school, at the college level, and beyond.
Do you remember your high school years? Are you someone that gravitates towards helping others? Do you have a passion for helping and mentoring youth? Amerigo is looking for individuals for our Part-Time Resident Assistant position to help guide, teach, develop, and mentor our international high school students.
Resident Assistants work with the campus team to maintain a safe, healthy, and engaging residential atmosphere for international students from around the globe. Developing strong relationships with the international students and members of the partner school teams is essential to this position. Residential Assistants must be willing to take a proactive, hands-on approach in working with students to solve problems and conflicts and to offer academic, disciplinary, and moral guidance as needed.
On a day-to-day basis, the Resident Assistants will:
Cultivate a safe, nurturing, structured, and comfortable environment for high school international students
Drive students to and from activities and events
Coordinate transportation services for students, as needed
Plan, organize, and lead social events, activities, and volunteer work
The successful candidate will be a caring, energetic member of the community with a love of working with people, particularly adolescents. This person will be organized and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Further, this person must be resilient and reliable while demonstrating an ability to build a strong community culture within a global environment. This candidate will demonstrate sound judgment and thoughtful decision-making skills.
Minimum Bachelor's Degree or a third year student at a 4 year institution
Must possess Valid US Driver's License with clean driving record
Excellent communication skills; strong interpersonal skills
Willingness and ability to work evenings, weekends, and select holidays
Experience working within a residential setting
Comfort working within a multicultural community
Familiarity with technology and social media applications (Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Contact email: [email protected]
Please submit your resume.
Equal Opportunity Employment
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