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:

 

Program Coordinator: Ecuador

Program Coordinators will live and work in our headquarter city, Riobamba, 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 the Ecuador Country Director to create and execute 15-day itineraries for three delegations of students focused on global education, service learning, and leadership development.  Riobamba will run 2 sites simultaneously throughout the 2017 summer.

Each delegation is comprised of 20-22 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, 2017 through the end of August 2017.

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 practice program development tools, techniques, policies and procedures
  • 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 (which arrive in June, July and August).
  • Manage site budget and use financial resources responsibly and spend wisely 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 3-week 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 in Ecuador.
  • Mentoring: Guide and inspire personal development in participants.
  • Problem-solving using resourceful and creative solutions (i.e. changes in schedules, 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 (proven* written and verbal)
  • Strong time management skills. Always on time, self-motivated and detail oriented.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills to elaborate Excel spreadsheets and documents in Word and Google Docs (and Google Drive). Intermediate to high expertise managing productivity tools such as Excel and Google Drive is a plus.
  • 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 International applicants: Experience living and working in the developing world, preferably in Ecuador or Latin-America region.
  • 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: $750 per month (see below for benefits)
Additional Benefits:

  • Prepaid telephone 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 costs will be covered while you are with students in country (June – August).

How to Apply:

This position requires committed individuals who can dedicate their efforts to the program and are ready to learn. To apply, please prepare your CV and cover letter (between 1 – 2 pages) detailing your qualifications and interest for this specific position in English (if you are an Ecuadorian living in Ecuador) or Spanish (for all non-Ecuadorian applicants). Please submit both documents and your information through our website by by November 28th, 2016. To apply, please: Click here to apply

Note Note: Applicants who haven’t submitted both CV and cover letters will not be taken into consideration.


Program Coordinator: Dominican Republic

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 15-day itineraries for three delegations of students focused on global education, service learning, and leadership development.

Each delegation is comprised of 20-22 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, 2017 through the end of August 2017.

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 and Program Development

  • Learn and practice program development tools, techniques, policies and procedures
  • 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 (which arrive in June, July and August)
  • Manage site budget and use financial resources responsibly and spend wisely to ensure all activities are within budget
  • Identify and train local youth ambassadors to support the students and staff
  • 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 15-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 in the Dominican Republic
  • Mentoring: Guide and inspire personal development in students and adult chaperones
  • Problem-solving using resourceful and creative solutions (i.e. changes in schedules, 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 (written and verbal)
  • Strong time management skills. Always on time, self-motivated and detail oriented
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills to elaborate Excel spreadsheets and Google Docs
  • 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 (between Spanish and English) preferable but not required
  • Experience working with a multicultural staff team (leadership experience preferred)

Compensation: USD $600 NET (after taxes)
Additional Benefits:

  • Prepaid telephone 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 costs will be covered during 3 weeks of training and while you are with students in country (June – August)

How 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 send 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) by November 28, 2016. To apply, please: Click here to apply

Note Note: Applicants who haven’t submitted both CV and cover letters will not be taken into consideration.


Program Coordinator: Nicaragua

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 15 day itineraries for three delegations of students focused on global education, service learning, and leadership development.

Each delegation is comprised of 20-22 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, 2017 through the end of August 2017.

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 and Program Development

  • Learn and practice program development tools, techniques, policies and procedures
  • 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 (which arrive in June, July and August).
  • Manage site budget and use financial resources responsibly and spend wisely to ensure all activities are within budget.
  • Manage all program logistics (food, transportation, accommodation, health and safety, and relationships with providers)

June, July and August- Program Execution

  • Work as a team with your fellow Program Coordinator to execute the 15 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 in Nicaragua.
  • Mentoring: Guide and inspire personal development in participants.
  • Problem-solving using resourceful and creative solutions (i.e. changes in schedules, 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. Always on time, self-motivated and detail oriented.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills to elaborate Excel spreadsheets and documents in Word and Google Docs (and Google Drive). Intermediate to high expertise managing productivity tools such as Excel and Google Drive is a plus.
  • 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 $500/month (Net Salary)
Additional Benefits:

  • Prepaid telephone 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 costs will be covered while you are with students in country (June – August).

How 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 send 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 )by November 28, 2016. To apply, please: Click here to apply

Note Note: Applicants who haven’t submitted both CV and cover letters will not be taken into consideration.


Communications Intern

Global Glimpse is looking for a motivated and passionate college junior, senior, or recent college graduate to become our Communications Intern! The intern will work closely with staff based in our Oakland, California headquarters to support the marketing and communications facet of our organization. The ideal candidate will strongly represent Global Glimpse and our mission to inspire a new generation of American high school students to become responsible global citizens.

Global Glimpse’s Communications Internship offers both professional and personal development with practical experience and mentorship in a highly successful non-profit organization that is rapidly expanding. Please note that this internship is ONLY open to college juniors or above. We will give preference to Global Glimpse alumni, but are open to applications from non-alumni who demonstrate exceptional skills and talent in marketing, communications, and design.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Support managing social media outlets such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn, as well as adding to our social media presence and impact.
  • Support with implementing updates on website content and marketing materials.
  • Collecting quotes, media, and content for use on marketing and outreach materials.
  • Support with designing external facing communications (newsletters, blogs, press releases, etc.)
  • Support with media research and outreach.
  • Support with the management of the organization’s photo database.
  • Help improve marketing strategies for alumni engagement.
  • Support with the marketing of our 10 Year Celebration campaign and events.
  • Assist with additional marketing and design projects as needed.
  • Opportunity to attend occasional weekend or after hours events, trainings, and leadership summits to capture photographs and content for marketing.
  • Opportunity for additional responsibilities to support programs and development.

Desired Skills:

  • A Global Glimpse alumni or experienced student in the field with a passion for pursuing a career in marketing/communications and is excited about our mission.
  • Displays maturity and is able to represent the organization with utmost professionalism.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate experience and interest in social media, design, marketing, and communications.
  • Prior experience in an internship, fellowship, or campus leadership role that involves social media, marketing, design, and/or communications work.
  • Experience working with youth, and an interest in global education and international issues.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Competency in graphic design and Adobe Creative Suites a plus. Must own a laptop that can be used throughout the duration of the internship.
  • Design, videography, and/or photography skills a plus.
  • Fast learner that is not afraid to be forward thinking and be a creative problem solver.
  • Aptitude to develop and maintain strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as a part of a close-knit, dynamic team.
  • Ability to work effectively under deadlines and manage several assignments at once.
  • Fluency in Spanish is a bonus, but not required.
  • Ability to work at least part time (10-15 hours/ week) out of our Oakland, CA headquarters.

Start date: Flexible for January 2017, based on school schedule.

Please note: This is an unpaid internship. School internship credit provided if arranged.

To Apply
YOU MUST BE A COLLEGE JUNIOR, SENIOR, OR RECENT COLLEGE GRADUATE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION.
Please send your resume, cover letter, and unofficial school transcript to [email protected] with “Global Glimpse Communications Intern” in the subject line. If you are a Global Glimpse alum, in your cover letter, please indicate what year you traveled with GG, where you went, and what partner school/organization you were in. You should also include your availability from January-May, and your desired hours for the role.

Deadline: Applications received by November 30th, 2016 will receive preferential review. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.