Program Specialist - Live Abroad in Guatemala

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Stipend & Housing Provided




New York
New York
United States


For 22 years CCS has impacted many communities in 9 countries around the world.  Our Program Specialist team plays the important role of recruiting volunteers and preparing enrolled volunteers for their projects. You will have the opportunity to live abroad and work right out of the CCS Home-Base in an office with our expat team members.  


  • Supporting perspective volunteers pre-trip through our on-boarding and recruitment process via phone, chat, e-mail and text
  • Working with enrolled volunteers to get them prepared by phone, email, chat, and Facebook
  • Updating content & creating new materials for your program sites
  • Maintaining volunteer database, volunteer list, and processing volunteer paperwork
  • Provide support during in-country volunteer emergencies
  • Continuous training on program sites with interns


  • Previous experience in a sales driven role
  • Enthusiasm for international travel: demonstrated interest in different cultures
  • Proven leaders: have taken on leadership positions with clubs and other organizations
  • Passion for Volunteerism: track-record for volunteering locally or abroad
  • Good communicators: strong communication experience with diverse people of all ages
  • Tech-savvy: experience in google suite, social media tools, and a plus if you’ve worked within a CRM like SalesForce
  • Go-getters: a willingness to go above and beyond your roles to get the job done for our stake-holders without being micro-managed


  • Previous experience volunteering on a CCS program
  • Photography skills
  • Intermediate Spanish  
  • Storytelling experience
  • You spend your free time at home volunteering.
  • Graphic Design experience
  • Experience with Salesforce and Canva


  • Opportunity to live abroad and get real world field experience in international development work
  • Experience working within an established 22 year old international NGO from all aspects of operation
  • Spanish lessons and non-profit leadership training
  • Shared expat housing
  • 3 delicious home cooked meals per day at the CCS Home-Base
  • $550 Monthly stipend to support living expenses beyond your included room and board
  • $200 visa run stipend, if required
  • Flight to/from training week; if required
  • Flight to/from country with completed contract
  • Optional paid weekend shifts
  • Local SIM card
  • Travel Medical & Evacuation Insurance

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Please submit a copy of your resume and a 1-2 minute video cover letter to

Applications are considered on a rolling basis.