Exchange Student Local Coordinator
CCI Greenheart - San Antonio, TX

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Company Description:
Since 1985, CCI Greenheart has offered cultural exchange programs in the U.S. that connect Americans with international students. As the leading nonprofit cultural exchange sponsor that blends service learning and volunteerism into all of our programs, we are effectively creating a community of compassionate and conscious global citizens.

Job Description:
Become a CCI Greenheart Local Coordinator Today!

We are looking for individuals who:
Enjoy talking to anyone and everyone in their community about cultural exchange
Are interested in counseling international youth
Are self-starters who want to get part-time work and
Are passionate about wanting to change the world

CCI Greenheart offers two options for those interested in becoming a Local Coordinator (LC): 1) a Local Coordinator that monitors one or more exchange students for the academic year or one semester, or 2) a short-term groups local coordinator that monitors a group of students for up to 3 weeks.
CCI Greenheart Local Coordinators pledge to passionately and actively seek host families, to generously provide guidance and counsel to exchange students, to genuinely build relationships with schools, and to represent CCI Greenheart, along with other Greenheart programs, in a committed and professional manner.

Local Coordinator responsibilities include:
Identifying schools open to international exchange students and building relationships with school personnel.
Recruiting American families to host for an academic year or semester.
Matching host families with international students.
Providing orientations and group outings for international students and host families.
Acting as a support person and counselor for families and international students throughout the student’s stay in the U.S.

Local Coordinators not only build relationships with schools, and place and supervise international students and host families in the United States, but also act as a local source of information to American students wishing to study and travel abroad.

Payment:
As an independent contractor working part-time, you earn stipends (taxes not withheld). You can earn up to $1,000 for each exchange student that you place with a host family and monitor throughout the year. Stipends are split into four payments: 1) at the time of placement after the LC has secured a school opening and found a host family, 2) in the fall 3) in the winter and 4) after the student has left the program.

Qualifications:
Must be at least 26 years of age
Have access to a computer and the internet
Have access to a car or public transportation

By becoming a CCI Greenheart Local Coordinator, you will reap limitless rewards both personally and professionally. The benefits of working with CCI Greenheart include:

Develop lasting international friendships both personally and within your local community.

Earn extra income while working flexible, part-time hours from your home. CCI Greenheart Local Coordinators receive a stipend for each student placed and monitored or recruited to travel abroad. Competitive stipends are paid on an independent contractor basis and vary based on the length of stay and type of program. Multiple bonuses are also available.

Attend Annual Conferences in exciting domestic and international locations around the world. At these conferences, Local Coordinators attend presentations and workshops designed to enhance their existing recruitment and counseling skills. Attendees also often have the opportunity to gain unique perspectives on the world by meeting and mingling with representatives of our international partner offices. But perhaps most importantly, CCI Greenheart conferences are an incredible opportunity for sightseeing, as they take place all over the world in vacation destinations such as Hawaii, Italy, Aruba, and Argentina.

Receive a discount on Greenheart Travel Abroad Programs. CCI Greenheart Local Coordinators are entitled to up to 10% discount on all Greenheart Travel programs including our Group Programs, called the ‘Local Coordinator Scholarship’. Local Coordinators, spouses and their children are eligible to receive the special discount, provided the Local Coordinator has placed or recruited at least one participant within the last 12 months.

The only "Greenheart of Cultural Exchange"
As the cultural exchange branch of, Greenheart, we're set us apart from other cultural exchange organizations because we believe that we can bring peace to the world not only through cultural exchange but also through environmental sustainability, volunteerism, fair trade, and social transformation. That’s why CCI Greenheart is the “Greenheart of Cultural Exchange;” we are the only cultural exchange organization that infuses the elements of Greenheart --volunteerism and environmental awareness-- into every aspect of CCI Greenheart.

As a Local Coordinator, you can play a part! You can be involved in a variety of ways:
Plan a Greenheart volunteer project for your student that involves social volunteering or environmental service projects.
Encourage and help your exchange student participate in the Greenheart Club and Greenheart Trips opportunities.

As a CCI Greenheart LC, you will receive monthly emails that provide ideas to connect with your student, host family and community through Greenheart opportunities. Learn more about Greenheart.

Training and Development
Here at CCI Greenheart,we are committed to providing on-going support, as well as, professional and personal development opportunities. Read more about available training opportunities.

Please apply online at http://www.cci-exchange.com/arearepinquiry.aspx

Please, include "Recruited by Area Coordinator, Natalie Collins" in the comments.

Once you fill out the inquiry form, you will receive an email with log in credentials to complete your application and your Area Coordinator will contact you to begin working with you to place your first exchange student with a host family. Please check your spam or junk mail folder for this email with the log in credentials.

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