Service Learning Program Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Salary

Published

11/06/2018

Application Deadline

12/21/2018

Address

376 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02116
United States

Description

An exciting opportunity to work within two key areas of School the World’s operations. Reporting to the Director of Operations, assist in managing and growing our Service Learning Program with a focus on recruitment, fundraising strategies and logistics. Eager to travel? Travel internationally a minimum of 5 weeks a year, leading service groups in Central America. Work alongside Communications & Program Coordinator to develop cohesive messaging to present School the World as a high impact leader in the fields of global education and service learning. As a key employee of a young and entrepreneurial organization preparing for growth, she/he will act on a wide variety of initiatives and requests in order to make the organization flourish.

 

Requirements

  • 2 years relevant work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Legally able to work in U.S. without sponsorship
  • Proven project management experience with timeline-driven projects
  • Strong organizational, time management & public speaking skills
  • International travel experience
  • Confidence in leading similar groups abroad
  • Spanish speaking a plus

 

Skills

  • Highly collaborative style with sincere commitment to build relationships with all constituent groups, including staff, board members, volunteers, donors, beneficiaries and all supporters;
  • Passion for and commitment to the mission, philosophy, values and education strategy of School the World;
  • Excellent verbal communication skills as relationship building will be key to growth
  • Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurial; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives;
  • Real team player and team builder with positive attitude and willingness to roll up his/her sleeves to do what is most needed at any given time or moment to realize the mission and make the organization succeed.

 

 

Responsibilities:


Service Learning Program

  • Through a partnership with another local organization, work closely with low income students in support of reaching their fundraising goals & ensuring all logistical travel arrangements are met;
  • With the Director of Operations, develop and execute on a targeted recruitment plan & marketing strategy to achieve program growth & expansion;
  • In conjunction with Communications & Program Coordinator, assist in the preparation of electronic and print materials for our Service Learning Programs (high school, college & corporate level);
  • Research and improve all program curriculum for pre-trip seminars, ensuring that it complies with Global Competence & Service Learning requirements;
  • Assist in the development of Global Literacy curriculum for engaging youth (K-8) and working with teachers, parents & alumni to bring learnings into the classrooms;
  • Point of contact for participants to assist with fundraising activities;
  • Plan and execute on all logistical requirements for trip preparation with Director of Operations and Regional Director.
  • Willingness to travel on most to all service trips to Guatemala, often leading groups without Director of Operations in country;
  • Maintaining high level of performance during all group travel and adhering to internal policies to ensure participant safety and proper program execution

 

Other

  • Draft reports and other related materials as requested;
  • Manage student interns related to your responsibilities
  • Support all development initiatives as requested;
  • Perform a variety of tasks as requested and as necessary to allow the Founder & CEO to travel and both manage the program team in Latin America and market the organization to current and potential new funders.

Benefits

  • Minimum of 5 weeks of international travel per year, fully paid
  • Pivotal role in operational expansion into new country
  • Competitive paid time off package
  • Health & Dental insurance options, pending need


Level of Language Proficiency

  • Fluency in English
  • Spanish speaking a plus

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

natalie.hambor@schooltheworld.org
http://www.schooltheworld.org

Please email resume and cover letter to Natalie Hambor, Director of Operations.


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