Duties And Responsibilities
& Minimum Requirements:
The Central American Youth Ambassadors Program (CAYA) provides short-term leadership exchange programs for young people from Central America and the United States. The project is funded by the U.S. Department of State. The Program Coordinator manages program logistics, assists with program design, and implements activities. The Coordinator provides on-going support to students to ensure that the group receives an excellent experience during their exchange. The Coordinator also oversees program recruitment activities and follow-on initiatives. Finally, the Coordinator travels with the group during their three-week U.S.-based study tours.
Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred)
Professionally bilingual English-Spanish
Experience managing and leading youth/student groups.
Exceptionally strong organizational and time management skills.
Ability to independently establish objectives, plan, direct and evaluate logistics/training activities.
Excellent writing and editorial skills for the preparation of program materials, manuals, administrative reports, correspondence and program text.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite software applications.
NOTE: This position requires significant travel and time away from the office (up to 3 weeks at a time/4-5 times per year). It also requires the ability to work extra hours nights and weekends during exchange periods.
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