On-Call System Communications Specialist

Job Type

Full Time Temporary


Minimum: $12.00
Maximum: $12.00
Details: Up to $12/hour



Start Date:


Application Deadline:



1800 West Loop South Suite 1325
United States


Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) is an international, nonprofit organization established in 1965. AMIGOS’ mission is to inspire and build young leaders through collaborative community development and immersion in cross-cultural experiences. During the summer of 2016, 521 U.S. teenagers and young adults served as AMIGOS Participants and Project Leadership in almost 300 host communities in Costa Rica, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, and Paraguay. AMIGOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are hiring for two On-Call System Communications Specialists from May 30th - August 23, 2018 (start and end dates subject to change).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two years of college
  • Basic computer and word processing proficiency
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Spanish proficiency
  • International travel and cultural exchange experience, preferably in Latin America as an AMIGOS Participant, Project Leadership person, or participant in a similar program
  • Telephone counseling and crisis management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in a leadership role
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously
  • Reliable attention to detail

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Takes the lead in responding to participants’ medical needs, parent/guardian inquiries, travel arrangements and other emergent situations
  • Documentation and follow-up of all participant-related information generated during the summer program. This includes, but is not limited to: communications with projects, Headquarters staff, parents/guardians and chapter personnel
  • Serves as information resource and support staff-person to summer On-Call Team members
  • Conducts data entry and ensures the quality of information being input into the Salesforce database by Project Staff and On-Call Team members related to all summer On-Call System communications

Job Relationships

  • Reports to the Health and Safety Manager
  • Works directly with the On-Call System Communications Assistant
  • Works closely with the summer On-Call Team (selected AMIGOS Headquarters staff, physicians and mental health specialists) and other staff of the AMIGOS Headquarters

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish proficiency preferred.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply