Careers

We attract courageous, passionate, results-oriented professionals and provide exceptional opportunities for personal and professional development, in addition to competitive compensation. If you’re interested in exploring a career with us, we invite you to learn more about what we believe, our model, and our people.

Global Glimpse is an equal opportunity employer, and we strive for our staff to reflect the diverse communities we serve. Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Available Positions:
Vice President of Finance and Administration
Senior Communications Manager
Development Associate
Dominican Republic Program Coordinator
Ecuador Program Coordinator
Nicaragua Program Coordinator


Vice President of Finance and Administration

Do you have a passion for global education and international exchange?  Are you looking to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with talented people who share a global vision?

Global Glimpse is a visionary nonprofit that inspires America’s next generation to become responsible global citizens through after school workshops and 15-day immersion programs in Latin America.  Started in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2007, Global Glimpse has grown to partner with 65 high schools and serve 1,000 students annually across the Bay Area, Chicago, New York, and Western Massachusetts.  We run programs in 15 international sites across Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic, and Ecuador.  Through a sliding fee model, Global Glimpse works to make experiential global education accessible to students from all socioeconomic backgrounds; the majority of our students come from low-income families and underserved communities.  Our mission is to give all youth an opportunity to gain a broader perspective of the world and develop the motivation, skills, and confidence to tackle challenges in their local and global communities.

To continue stewarding the mission of the organization during this stage of growth and evolution, Global Glimpse is seeking a new Vice President of Finance and Administration join our leadership team.  The talented staff, committed Board of Directors, and leadership team are united under the shared values of Courage, Commitment, and Compassion, which are fundamental to Global Glimpse’s culture.

Position Summary
Global Glimpse is a thriving, stand-alone non-profit, with a $3.8 million annual budget, a strong earned income business model, and an engaged and diverse portfolio of philanthropic investors.  As you will read in detail below, this role is a core member of the leadership team and will play a crucial role in preparing the organization for the next stage of growth beyond 1,000 students.  The successful candidate will be an excellent manager and leader.  This is a full-time position based in our Berkeley, CA headquarters.

Global Glimpse is the only organization in the field serving majority low-income high school students.  This is an incredible opportunity to change the lives of thousands of young people by setting financial strategy, optimizing financial, administrative, information technology, HR, and legal systems.

Principal Responsibilities

Financial Strategy, Oversight, and Leadership

The VP of Finance and Administration is responsible for oversight of all financial aspects of the organization.  These include accounting, budgeting, financial analyses and reporting, annual audits, and strategic financial planning.  Global Glimpse is financially healthy, with strong systems in place, an earned income model, long-term major donors, and a history of clean audits.

  • Oversee all accounting and financial functions of the organization, ensure successful and responsible strategic development and management of Global Glimpse finances
  • Direct organizational annual budget preparation and administration in partnership with senior staff
  • Cash Management — Maintain positive cash flow and net assets available for operations. Monitor cash reserve. Assist Finance Committee in monitoring and making decisions about investments.
  • Annual Audit / Tax Reporting — Schedule audit, assist auditor, work with Audit and Finance Committees to report results to the Board. Oversee annual tax reporting and preparation of schedules.
  • Act as primary liaison to Board of Directors External Committee and Treasurer, as well as external audit, and tax contractors.
  • Strategic leadership to drive Global Glimpse’s earned revenue lines including financial analysis and developing systems to ensure effective financial oversight and management.
  • Lead collaborative process development and dynamic response to expanding revenue; drive strategic business growth that is both mission- and margin-aligned.
  • Collaborate with Executive Team colleagues in creating tactical plans for implementation of Global Glimpse’s business model and strategic plan, including performance monitoring.
  • Track and analyze financial impact of student recruitment goals, student acceptance numbers, and new school partnerships to ensure program revenue is maximized while still maintaining socioeconomic diversity of the program.
  • Manage Operations assistant on bookkeeping, office management, and special projects.

 Information Technology Leadership 

  • Manage cross-platform infrastructure development: hardware, software, network, e-mail, troubleshooting, repairs, other consultants (as needed), and recommendations on technology purchases and investments
  • Oversee all information technology platforms including Google apps, Salesforce, Global Glimpse custom back-end program management portal, international program and financial management platforms, QuickBooks, and Global Glimpse website.
  • Manage crisis and disaster situations including disaster recovery, business resumption, etc.

Human Resources & Legal

The VP of Finance and Administration oversees all aspects of Global Glimpse as an ongoing nonprofit business entity.  This includes working with administrative staff, office management, upkeep of IT systems, oversight and coordination of personnel matters, and oversight of corporate and legal obligations.

  • Responsible for managing all aspects of employee compensation and benefits, including health plan, PTO, disability, workers’ compensation.
  • Manage Zenefits platform
  • Review and approve payroll, payroll taxes, as well as annual state and federal tax filings
  • Maintain and update personnel files for all employees, and ensure that evaluations are executed on a regular basis.
  • Ensure Personnel Policy Manual is up-to-date and compliant.
  • Oversee risk management policies and maintain insurance coverage across all lines of business in the US and internationally
  • Manage office leases, organizational assets, and office set-up, and maintenance
  • Stay informed about changes in corporate and nonprofit law
  • Manage city, state, federal, and international compliance issues, including business licenses, etc.
  • Manage and negotiate legal, contractual, and governmental filings
  • Manage pro-bono legal partners and liaison to outside counsel for evaluation of legal issues and concerns

Executive & Institutional Leadership

  • Develop, embrace, model, inspire, and communicate institutional mission, vision and goals, sharing leadership of the entire organization
  • Strategic implementation of broad institutional decision-making, including strategic planning and capacity building
  • Strategic institution-wide thought leadership, planning, prioritization, and initiative creation such as advancement of diversity and procedural development
  • Contribute to the prudent and on-going monitoring of annual organization budget and financial demands to ensure a sustainable future
  • Nurture leadership throughout the organization
  • Represent Global Glimpse to stakeholders both internally and externally, including committees of the Board, neighbors, and partners

*As part of the Global Glimpse Leadership team you will support crisis management for high-level emergencies during the summer student travel months (June-August)

Expertise

  • A demonstrable record of success in financial management, fiscal sustainability, with a particular focus on nonprofit financial management and accounting standards, policies, and procedures
  • A demonstrable record of success in operations management and leadership
  • A skilled systems manager, including technology, safety, security, and emergency preparedness
  • Strong business analysis and management experience
  • A. degree, or equivalent, in relevant field such as financial management, accounting, business, operations, marketing, or non-profit management. Preferred: M.B.A. or M.P.A.
  • Innovative and forward thinking leader and change maker with strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrable achievement as a collaborator and a coach
  • A strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and a capacity for leading a diverse staff equitably
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office, Google Apps, Quickbooks, and Salesforce
  • Integrated technology systems knowledge including:
    • Web development
    • Content and data management
    • Customer relationship management
  • Experience directing revenue-generating educational programs or businesses across multiple U.S. regional markets
  • Ability to work effectively in a small team environment
  • Self-motivated
  • Highly organized, strong time management skills, ability to multitask
  • High level of professionalism
  • Experience with financial analytics, payment tracking, accounting, budget setting and budget management

Reports to: Executive Director

Salary: Compensation will be consistent with market for a comparably sized nonprofit organization, health benefits, Unlimited PTO, cellphone reimbursement & professional development.

Location: Berkeley, CA
Start date: January 10, 2018
Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

To apply
Please email your resume and cover letter detailing your reasons for wanting to work for Global Glimpse and qualifications for the position to [email protected] and please include “VP of Finance and Administration – Your Name” in the email subject line. In your cover letter, please indicate how you learned of the opening and provide 3 professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification, and only when/if a candidate is in the active interviewing phase.


Development Associate

Do you have a passion for global education and international exchange?  Are you looking to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with talented people who share a global vision?

Global Glimpse is a visionary nonprofit that inspires America’s next generation to become responsible global citizens through after school workshops and 15-day immersion programs in Latin America.  Started in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2007, Global Glimpse has grown to partner with 65 high schools and serve 1,000 students annually across the Bay Area, Chicago, New York, and Western Massachusetts.  We run programs in 15 international sites across Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic, and Ecuador.  Through a sliding fee model, Global Glimpse works to make experiential global education accessible to students from all socioeconomic backgrounds; the majority of our students come from low-income families and underserved communities.  Our mission is to give all youth an opportunity to gain a broader perspective of the world and develop the motivation, skills, and confidence to tackle challenges in their local and global communities.

Position Summary
Global Glimpse is seeking a motivated Development Associate to join our dynamic fundraising and development team. The Development Associate will support our individual and business contribution generation and management, grants management, and development operations. This position will work closely with our Executive Director and Corporate & Community Engagement Manager, and collaboratively with members of the programs team to help meet the organization’s ambitious fundraising and growth goals. This is a full-time position based in Global Glimpse’s Berkeley, CA headquarters and an opportunity for an ambitious and creative individual to get hands-on experience in a fast-paced, highly successful, growing international non-profit organization.

Principal Responsibilities

Foundation Grants

  • Research prospective foundation and institutional funding opportunities to develop and expand a strong grant pipeline
  • Support the full lifecycle of grants and institutional funders, including but not limited to, drafting funder updates, tracking deadlines, writing and submitting letters of intent, proposals, and reports, and pulling data for reporting purposes
  • Create and maintain an up-to-date grant kit with language and materials to support grant proposals across all Global Glimpse U.S. and international program regions

Individual Donors

  • Research and support Executive Director to source new potential donors, maintain a comprehensive list of individuals for the Executive Director to develop and cultivate
  • Support Executive Director to design and implement fundraising campaigns and steward all current donors
  • Write thank you cards to donors & supporters and prepare thank you letters/gifts for major donors
  • Track donor metrics quarterly and annually, help develop strong donor engagement strategies to drive a high percentage of repeat donors ○ Support with tracking all give-gets for regional Rising Leaders Councils, Global Leadership Council, and national Board of Directors in order to update constituents in a timely manner

Fundraising Operations

  • Ensure donors and funders are accurately listed in all collateral, organizational material, and on the website
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date donor database and records in Salesforce, including donation tracking and reporting and pulling lists for mailings
  • Generate all reports, queries, and data analyses to track fundraising efforts against organizational goals
  • Process donations and gift acknowledgement letters accurately and in a timely manner and assist with fulfillment of donor and sponsor benefits
  • Support with year-end fundraising and annual fundraising and appreciation campaigns through mailings, donor recognition, and drafting campaign correspondence
  • Support with major fundraising events; including but not limited to managing ticket sales, highlighting sponsors, day-of-logistics, and post-event follow-up Maintain and support Global Glimpse’s presence on third party fundraising platforms such as Razoo and Crowdrise

Qualifications

  • 1+ years of work experience with demonstrated success in fundraising
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in relevant fields
  • Passion for international education and youth development
  • Excellent writing, communication, and strong research skills
  • High level of professionalism
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and to work under time constraints and meet deadlines
  • Self-starter, strong work ethic, results-oriented and deadline driven
  • Team player, ability to motivate a team to engage in and support fundraising
  • Skilled in Google Apps, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Experience with Salesforce or similar donor database

Reports to: Corporate and Community Engagement Manager

Salary: Starting salary $45K annual or commensurate with experience, health benefits, Unlimited PTO, cellphone reimbursement & professional development.

Location: Berkeley, CA
Start Date: February, 2018
Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

To apply
Please send resume and cover letter detailing your reasons for wanting to work for Global Glimpse and qualifications for the position to [email protected]. Please have “Development Associate – Your Name” in the subject line of the email. In your cover letter, please provide 3 references. They will not be contacted until you have gone through a final interview. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.


Senior Communications Manager

Do you have a passion for global education and international exchange? Are you looking to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with talented people who share a global vision?

Global Glimpse is a visionary nonprofit that inspires America’s next generation to become responsible global citizens through after school programming and 16-day immersion experience in Latin America. Launched in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2007, Global Glimpse has grown to partner with 70 high schools and serve 1,000 students annually across the Bay Area, Chicago, New York, and Western Massachusetts. We run programs in 15 international sites across Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic and Ecuador. Global Glimpse works to make experiential global education accessible to students from all socioeconomic backgrounds and the majority of our students come from low-income families and underserved communities. We are committed to giving all youth an opportunity to gain a broader perspective of the world and develop the motivation, skills, and confidence to tackle challenges in their local and global communities.

Position Summary
The Senior Communications Manager will be responsible for generating high-visibility marketing and communication publications for Global Glimpse in print and electronic media, while ensuring marketing content upholds and amplifies the Global Glimpse brand internally and externally. The position will play an integral role in the organization by promoting all aspects of our programs and services including our partner school programs, international programs, fundraising initiatives, events, community partnerships, and much more. This is a full-time position based in Global Glimpse’s headquarters in Berkeley, CA and an opportunity for a creative and strategic individual to take a highly successful, growing international education non-profit to the next level.

Principal Responsibilities

Marketing & Communications Systems

  • Support the design and maintenance of Global Glimpse’s website (WordPress) and develop strategies to further leverage our website to increase brand awareness online, drive traffic, and increase conversion rates
  • Collect photo, video, quotes, program metrics, and impact data, and ensure content is well integrated into print and digital marketing materials and channels
  • Manage and maintain organization-wide marketing communication systems; including but not limited to MailChimp mailing lists and Flickr photo database
  • Develop and manage a ticketing system to support organization teams with marketing and design requests in a timely manner
  • Monitor website and email communication analytics and success measurements, and apply data to improve digital communications strategy
  • Manage a wide range of writing, design, and event projects, as well as assist in related areas including fundraising and press outreach
  • Source and manage external designers, videographers, and content contractors to develop and execute creative concepts and campaigns that attract and engage audiences

Social Media & Branding

  • Design strategy, manage content, engagement, and growth across all Global Glimpse social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Linkedin
  • Maintain a thorough and accurate understanding of Global Glimpse’s after school, international, and alumni programming as well as the organization’s fundraising and community initiatives – in order to regularly capture powerful content and effectively develop and promote content to a diverse community of stakeholders
  • Streamline organization-wide external marketing materials and maintain brand consistency across program, development and international teams
  • Manage the ordering of communication, branding, and print/ production materials; including but not limited to, t-shirts, brochures, postcards, water bottles, and various promotional outreach material, and ensure that external outreach materials are printed and stocked at all times

Design, Content Development, & Copy Editing

  • Identify, research, and write content for web, email campaigns, newsletters, annual report, and other marketing materials
  • Create engaging content for publication for print and digital media for all organizational departments; source, develop, and write content, curate articles/blogs, and edit photos
  • Draft and copy edit organization communications (blog, email, newsletters, print, etc.)

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience with a strong track record of project management and execution experience in communications, social, and/or marketing strategies
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Communications, Design, Marketing, Public Relations, or significant experience in an equivalent field
  • Professional experience creating content and driving engagement for a brand, company, or organization’s social media presence (non-profit experience a plus), and specifically tailoring communications to engage a diverse community of stakeholders
  • Knowledge of various marketing capabilities-including content creation, email marketing, social media, SEO/PPC, events, and partner marketing
  • Thorough understanding of social media platforms and established social footprint with a continuous professional presence in the social space, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn
  • Strong writing, copy-editing, design, and visual communication skills
    Exemplary organizational skills and attention to detail with a creative eye for design
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and be a strategic thinker by synthesizing complex information and recommend communications strategies based on data
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; must be able to interact with students, staff, volunteers, board members, and others in Global Glimpse’s diverse community of stakeholders
  • Detail-oriented, deadline-focused, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently, with a high degree of autonomy and pro-activeness
  • Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite with strong design experience and familiarity with InDesign, Photoshop, Lightroom, and Illustrator
  • Skilled in Google Apps, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Mailchimp, and SurveyMonkey
  • Proficiency in WordPress and working knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Photography and/or videography experience a plus

Reports to:   Chief Operating Officer
Salary:
  Starting salary $65K annual or commensurate with experience, health benefits, Unlimited PTO, cell phone reimbursement & professional development.

Location: Berkeley, CA preferred but open to remote location
Start Date: March 15, 2018
Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

To apply
Please send resume, a digital portfolio of work, external facing writing sample, and cover letter detailing your reasons for wanting to work for Global Glimpse and qualifications for the position to [email protected] Please have “Senior Communications Manager – Your Name” in the subject line of the email. In your cover letter, please provide 3 references. They will not be contacted until you have gone through a final interview. Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis.


Nicaragua Program Coordinator – León, Matagalpa, Estelí, Granada

Global Glimpse is a visionary nonprofit that inspires America’s next generation to become responsible global citizens through after school workshops and 16-day immersion programs in Latin America. Started in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2007, Global Glimpse has grown to partner with 65 high schools and serve 1,000 students annually across the Bay Area, Chicago, New York, and Western Massachusetts. We run programs in 15 international sites across Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic and Ecuador. Through a sliding fee model, Global Glimpse works to make experiential global education accessible to students from all socioeconomic backgrounds and the majority of our students come from low-income families and underserved communities. Our mission is to give all youth an opportunity to gain a broader perspective of the world and develop the motivation, skills, and confidence to tackle challenges in their local and global communities.

Position Summary
Program Coordinators will live and work in one of our headquarter cities for six months while developing and facilitating a transformational summer travel experience for diverse U.S. high school students. Two Program Coordinators per site will be supported by their Country Director and supporting permanent staff to create and execute 16 day itineraries for three delegations of students focused on global education, service learning, and leadership development.

Each delegation is comprised of 18-22 students, two traveling educators, and two in-country Program Coordinators. Program Coordinators will receive approximately 3 weeks of initial and follow-up training. The position runs from March 1, 2018 through the end of August 2018.

Program Coordinators gain both skills and experience benefiting careers in the private and nonprofit sectors, international development and education. Beyond a job, this is an opportunity to change the lives of youth and inspire them to become responsible global citizens who take action to better their world.

*Selected PCs in one of our 2 Matagalpa sites will have 4 total delegations.

Duties and responsibilities are, but not limited to:

March to May – Training & Program Development

  • Learn and implement GG specific program development tools, techniques, policies and procedures.
  • Attend 3 trainings during this time period: March Itinerary Training (1 week), Wafa and First Aid training (4 days) and May Pre-Trip Training.
  • Network in local communities, set-up field trips, speakers and educational activities.
  • Partner with local organizations to establish community-oriented projects and service- learning activities.
  • Develop a fully detailed itinerary for three delegations based on the educational GG themes (delegations arrive in June, July and August). Selected PCs in one of our Matagalpa sites will have 4 total delegations.
  • Manage site budget and use financial resources responsibly to ensure all activities are within budget.
  • Manage all program logistics (food, transportation, accommodation, health & safety, and relationships with providers).

June, July and August- Program Execution

  • Work as a team with your fellow Program Coordinator to execute the 16 day itineraries you built with your partner.
  • Co-facilitate program seminars, educational workshops, and student reflections (in English).
  • Attend to all participant needs. Global Glimpse staff is on call 24/7 while students are in country.
  • Ensure US students and leaders have a meaningful, inspirational, fun, safe and educational experience.
  • Mentor, guide and inspire personal development in participants.
  • Problem-solve using resourceful and creative solutions (i.e. changes in schedules, manage individual and group conflicts).
  • Abide by all Global Glimpse protocols in addressing all participant’s health and safety related emergencies.
  • Manage delegation budgets and track all delegation expenses.

Skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • English and Spanish fluency (certified* written and verbal)
  • Strong time management skills. Self-motivated and detail oriented.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills to elaborate Excel spreadsheets and documents in Word and Google Docs (and Google Drive).
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Experience working with diverse populations and ability to build and maintain community relationships.
  • Strong team player (compassionate, committed, supportive role model).
  • Enjoys working with and teaching youth (one on one and in group settings).
  • Adaptable and flexible to job needs.
  • Experience working in educational travel settings preferred, but not required.
  • Experience managing budgets preferred but not required.
  • For foreign applicants: Experience living and working in the developing world, preferably in (Nicaragua).
  • Experience with performing live interpretation and written translation (Spanish-English) preferable but not required.
  • Experience working with a multicultural staff team (leadership experience preferred)

Compensation: USD $600.00 NET

Additional Benefits:

  • Cell Phone and cell phone plan for work-related purposes.
  • You will receive a Wilderness Advanced First Aid Course, facilitated by certified international trainers with a worldwide 2-year validity.
  • All food and transport work related costs will be covered while you are with students in country (June – August).

To apply
This position is not right for everyone and requires committed individuals who can dedicate their full efforts to the program and are ready to learn. To apply, please upload your CV and a cover letter (between 1 and 2 pages) detailing your qualifications and interest in the position. Please send your information in English (if your native language is not English) or Spanish (if your native language is English) to (http://www.globalglimpse.net/aplica/) by December 20, 2017.


Dominican Republic Program Coordinator – Bonao, San Juan de la Maguana, Constanza

Global Glimpse is a visionary nonprofit that inspires America’s next generation to become responsible global citizens through after school workshops and 16-day immersion programs in Latin America. Started in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2007, Global Glimpse has grown to partner with 65 high schools and serve 1,000 students annually across the Bay Area, Chicago, New York, and Western Massachusetts. We run programs in 15 international sites across Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic and Ecuador. Through a sliding fee model, Global Glimpse works to make experiential global education accessible to students from all socioeconomic backgrounds and the majority of our students come from low-income families and underserved communities. Our mission is to give all youth an opportunity to gain a broader perspective of the world and develop the motivation, skills, and confidence to tackle challenges in their local and global communities.

Position Summary
Program Coordinators will live and work in one of our headquarter cities for six months while developing and facilitating a transformational summer travel experience for diverse U.S. high school students. Two Program Coordinators per site will be supported by their Country Director and supporting permanent staff to create and execute 16 day itineraries for three delegations will have an additional of students focused on global education, service learning, and leadership development.

Each delegation is comprised of 18-22 students, two traveling educators, and two in-country Program Coordinators. Program Coordinators will receive approximately 3 weeks of initial and follow-up training. The position runs from March 1, 2018 through the end of August, 2018.

Program Coordinators gain both skills and experience benefiting careers in the private and nonprofit sectors, international development and education. Beyond a job, this is an opportunity to change the lives of youth and inspire them to become responsible global citizens who take action to better their world.

Duties and responsibilities are, but not limited to:

March to May – Training & Program Development

  • Learn and implement GG specific program development tools, techniques, policies and procedures.
  • Attend 3 trainings during this time period: March Itinerary Training (1 week), Wafa and First Aid training (4 days) and May Pre-Trip Training.
  • Network in local communities, set-up field trips, speakers and educational activities.
  • Partner with local organizations to establish community-oriented projects and service- learning activities.
  • Develop a fully detailed itinerary for three delegations based on the educational GG themes (delegations arrive in June, July and August). Selected PCs in one of our 2 Bonao sites will have 4 total delegations.
  • Manage site budget and use financial resources responsibly to ensure all activities are within budget.
  • Manage all program logistics (food, transportation, accommodation, health & safety, and relationships with providers).

June, July and August- Program Execution

  • Work as a team with your fellow Program Coordinator to execute the 16 day itineraries you built with your partner.
  • Co-facilitate program seminars, educational workshops, and student reflections (in English).
  • Attend to all participant needs. Global Glimpse staff is on call 24/7 while students are in country.
  • Ensure US students and leaders have a meaningful, inspirational, fun, safe and educational experience.
  • Mentor, guide and inspire personal development in participants.
  • Problem-solve using resourceful and creative solutions (i.e. changes in schedules, manage individual and group conflicts).
  • Abide by all Global Glimpse protocols in addressing all participant’s health and safety related emergencies.
  • Manage delegation budgets and track all delegation expenses.

Skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • English and Spanish fluency (certified* written and verbal)
  • Strong time management skills. Self-motivated and detail oriented.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills to elaborate Excel spreadsheets and documents in Word and Google Docs (and Google Drive).
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Experience working with diverse populations and ability to build and maintain community relationships.
  • Strong team player (compassionate, committed, supportive role model).
  • Enjoys working with and teaching youth (one on one and in group settings).
  • Adaptable and flexible to job needs.
  • Experience working in educational travel settings preferred, but not required.
  • Experience managing budgets preferred but not required.
  • For foreign applicants: Experience living and working in the developing world, preferably in the Dominican Republic.
  • Experience with performing live interpretation and written translation (Spanish-English) preferable but not required.
  • Experience working with a multicultural staff team (leadership experience preferred)

Compensation: USD $700.00 NET

Additional Benefits:

  • Cell Phone and cell phone plan for work-related purposes.
  • You will receive a Wilderness Advanced First Aid Course, facilitated by certified international trainers with a worldwide 2-year validity.
  • All food and transport work related costs will be covered while you are with students in country (June – August).

To apply
This position is not right for everyone and requires committed individuals who can dedicate their full efforts to the program and are ready to learn. To apply, please upload your CV and a cover letter (between 1 and 2 pages) detailing your qualifications and interest in the position. Please send your information in English (if your native language is not English) or Spanish (if your native language is English) to (http://www.globalglimpse.net/aplica/) by December 20, 2017.


Ecuador Program Coordinator – Riobamba

Global Glimpse is a visionary nonprofit that inspires America’s next generation to become responsible global citizens through after school workshops and 16-day immersion programs in Latin America. Started in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2007, Global Glimpse has grown to partner with 65 high schools and serve 1,000 students annually across the Bay Area, Chicago, New York, and Western Massachusetts. We run programs in 15 international sites across Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic and Ecuador. Through a sliding fee model, Global Glimpse works to make experiential global education accessible to students from all socioeconomic backgrounds and the majority of our students come from low-income families and underserved communities. Our mission is to give all youth an opportunity to gain a broader perspective of the world and develop the motivation, skills, and confidence to tackle challenges in their local and global communities.

Position Summary
Program Coordinators will live and work in one of our headquarter cities for six months while developing and facilitating a transformational summer travel experience for diverse U.S. high school students. Two Program Coordinators per site will be supported by their Country Director and supporting permanent staff to create and execute 16 day itineraries for three delegations of students focused on global education, service learning, and leadership development.

Each delegation is comprised of 18-22 students, two traveling educators, and two in-country Program Coordinators. Program Coordinators will receive approximately 3 weeks of initial and follow-up training. The position runs from March 1, 2018 through the end of August 2018.

Program Coordinators gain both skills and experience benefiting careers in the private and nonprofit sectors, international development and education. Beyond a job, this is an opportunity to change the lives of youth and inspire them to become responsible global citizens who take action to better their world.

*Selected PCs in one of our 2 Riobamba sites will have 4 total delegations.

Duties and responsibilities are, but not limited to:

March to May – Training & Program Development

  • Learn and implement GG specific program development tools, techniques, policies and procedures.
  • Attend 3 trainings during this time period: March Itinerary Training (1 week), Wafa and First Aid training (4 days) and May Pre-Trip Training.
  • Network in local communities, set-up field trips, speakers and educational activities.
  • Partner with local organizations to establish community-oriented projects and service- learning activities.
  • Develop a fully detailed itinerary for three delegations based on the educational GG themes (delegations arrive in June, July and August). Selected PCs in one of our 2 Riobamba sites will have 4 total delegations.
  • Manage site budget and use financial resources responsibly to ensure all activities are within budget.
  • Manage all program logistics (food, transportation, accommodation, health & safety, and relationships with providers).

June, July and August- Program Execution

  • Work as a team with your fellow Program Coordinator to execute the 16 day itineraries you built with your partner.
  • Co-facilitate program seminars, educational workshops, and student reflections (in English).
  • Attend to all participant needs. Global Glimpse staff is on call 24/7 while students are in country.
  • Ensure US students and leaders have a meaningful, inspirational, fun, safe and educational experience.
  • Mentor, guide and inspire personal development in participants.
  • Problem-solve using resourceful and creative solutions (i.e. changes in schedules, manage individual and group conflicts).
  • Abide by all Global Glimpse protocols in addressing all participant’s health and safety related emergencies.
  • Manage delegation budgets and track all delegation expenses.

Skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • English and Spanish fluency (certified* written and verbal)
  • Strong time management skills. Self-motivated and detail oriented.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills to elaborate Excel spreadsheets and documents in Word and Google Docs (and Google Drive).
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Experience working with diverse populations and ability to build and maintain community relationships.
  • Strong team player (compassionate, committed, supportive role model).
  • Enjoys working with and teaching youth (one on one and in group settings).
  • Adaptable and flexible to job needs.
  • Experience working in educational travel settings preferred, but not required.
  • Experience managing budgets preferred but not required.
  • For foreign applicants: Experience living and working in the developing world, preferably in (Ecuador).
  • Experience with performing live interpretation and written translation (Spanish-English) preferable but not required.
  • Experience working with a multicultural staff team (leadership experience preferred)

Compensation: USD $780.00 NET

Additional Benefits:

  • Cell Phone and cell phone plan for work-related purposes.
  • You will receive a Wilderness Advanced First Aid Course, facilitated by certified international trainers with a worldwide 2-year validity.
  • All food and transport work related costs will be covered while you are with students in country (June – August).

To apply
This position is not right for everyone and requires committed individuals who can dedicate their full efforts to the program and are ready to learn. To apply, please upload your CV and a cover letter (between 1 and 2 pages) detailing your qualifications and interest in the position. Please send your information in English (if your native language is not English) or Spanish (if your native language is English) to (http://www.globalglimpse.net/aplica/) by December 20, 2017.