Summer Program Curriculum & Instruction Manager | Global Leadership Forum

United World College - USA (UWC-USA)

About the organization

UWC-USA is one of 18 UWC campuses on five continents. A two-year residential school, UWC-USA serves students age 16-19 who represent over 75 countries. They participate in a unique program that combines academic rigor with experiential, hands-on learning. UWC-USA distinguishes itself through its four signature programs: Arts & Culture, Wilderness, Constructive Engagement of Conflict, and Sustainability.

Global Leadership Forum (GLF) is a summer program located on our New Mexico campus. GLF empowers youth to foster social justice at the local and global levels. Over 23 days, participants internalize the UWC mission and core values by communicating effectively, growing as a person and citizen of the world, and by developing close relationships with peers from around the world. GLF builds on UWC-USA’s four signature programs to give participants leadership skills to plan and execute a community project that addresses a social justice challenge in their home community.

Duties

• Contributing, leading, and supporting the development, logistical planning, implementation, and evaluation of the GLF curriculum
• Supervising and managing 16 – 20 staff and all staff-led activities
• Inspiring staff and students to achieve their goals
• Planning, leading, and facilitating meaningful discussions and debriefs with staff
• Coaching staff and providing constructive feedback for professional growth
• Supporting staffs’ and participants’ social, emotional, and physical health throughout via integrating oneself in residential life, educational experiences, and all meals
• Collaborating with GLF Director on all activities
• Participating in all outdoor wilderness activities
• Establishing and modeling a positive learning environment and maintaining professional boundaries
• Facilitating and modeling non-violent communication
• Being available for any summer program-related emergency

Qualifications

Criteria to apply
• Be at least 21 years old by June 28, 2020
• Be available for virtual meetings to help plan and develop the GLF curriculum between April 1 – June 13
• Be present for staff training, the GLF program, and a post-GLF debrief session between June 14 – July 22
• Be physically able to participate in 2-3 hikes

Salary

$4,000

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

More information, go here: https://www.uwc-usa.org/programs-and-workshops/summer-youth-program-glf/join-our-staff-team/

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