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$13.50/hour

Travel Support Specialist I & II

Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) is a leader in international youth development, creating a world in which young people realize their full potential as leaders and global citizens. We provide extraordinary opportunities for youth to design and lead projects in collaboration with U.S. and Latin American peers and partner organizations across the Americas. Our strong partner network, built over 55 years, enables authentic engagements in communities across the region. 

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a great opportunity for someone who is enthusiastic about the nonprofit mission of AMIGOS and wants to work with our Travel Team to ensure the safe and successful movement of our volunteers to Latin America. Reporting directly to the Travel and Administration Coordinator, this position will learn and handle a wide spectrum of travel logistics and interact with volunteers from a variety of our programs.


Headquarters: AMIGOS National Office in Houston, TX

Compensation: $13.50/hour

Work Schedule: This position should be available to work on the days listed below at Houston Intercontinental Airport.

Training: This position is expected to complete 1-2 days of training at the AMIGOS National Office in May or early June.


EXPECTED WORK SCHEDULE

The days below are the set Travel Days for AMIGOS Summer Immersion and Discover Programs. To be a successful candidate, you should be available on all of the dates listed. The Travel Specialists will be expected to be at the airport for approximately 8-12 hours on these days. However, these hours will depend on the travel itineraries of volunteers. On these days, mileage to/from IAH will be reimbursed up to 50 miles each way and food and parking will be covered by AMIGOS.


June:

Wednesday, June 10th

Tuesday, June 16th

Wednesday, June 17th

Tuesday, June 23rd

Wednesday, June 24th

Tuesday, June 30th


July:

Wednesday, July 1st

Wednesday, July 8th

Tuesday, July 14th

Wednesday, July 15th

Friday, July 17th

Tuesday, July 21st

Wednesday, July 22nd

Wednesday, July 29th


August:

Wednesday, August 5th

Wednesday, August 12th


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

·  Must be 18 years old by June 10, 2020

·  Detail-oriented personality with high level of self-direction

·  Ability to work well under pressure and handle emergencies in a calm, controlled manner

·  Ability to initiate and complete relevant tasks with minimal supervision

·  Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills

·  Transportation to and from the George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)

·  Successful completion of a background check


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

·  Previous AMIGOS experience

·  International travel or cultural exchange experience, preferably in Latin America

·  Experience working with youth ages 13-17


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·  Assist with travel day logistics at IAH, including but not limited to tracking flights and effectively communicating with gate agents

·  Provide support to AMIGOS volunteers traveling to country

·  Communicate with AMIGOS’ travel agency regarding any missed flights, severe delays, etc.

·  Communicate with the AMIGOS On-Call team of any emergencies that occur with volunteer travel

·  Assist with monitoring the AMIGOS Travel Phone line and communicate any issues that volunteers encounter

·  Any other duties as deemed necessary


JOB RELATIONSHIPS

·  Reports to the Travel and Administration Coordinator

·  Works closely with the Travel Team and On-Call Team


PERKS AND BENEFITS

·  Mileage Reimbursement

·   Parking costs paid by AMIGOS

·   Food provided on Travel Days at IAH

Travel Support Specialist I & II

Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) is a leader in international youth development, creating a world in which young people realize their full potential as leaders and global citizens. We provide…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule

Benefits

·  Mileage Reimbursement

·  Parking costs paid by AMIGOS

·  Food provided on Travel Days at IAH

·  Mileage Reimbursement

·  Parking costs paid by AMIGOS

·  Food provided on Travel Days at IAH

How to Apply

TO APPLY

Submit a resume with a cover letter highlighting qualifications to:

Elimarie Garcia-Cosme

Amigos de las Américas

Email: jobs@amigosinternational.org

For more information about AMIGOS, visit our website: www.amigosinternational.org

AMIGOS is an equal opportunity employer.

TO APPLY

Submit a resume with a cover letter highlighting qualifications to:

Elimarie Garcia-Cosme

Amigos de las Américas

Email: jobs@amigosinternational.org

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Location

Houston, TX

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