Careers

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.

Now hiring 4 positions!


New York Programs Manager

Global Glimpse is a nonprofit that inspires America’s next generation to become responsible global citizens through after school workshops and a 3-week summer immersion programs in Ecuador, Nicaragua or Dominican Republic. Started in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2007, Global Glimpse has grown to serve 900 high school students annually and we are building to serve 1000 students annually by 2017. Global Glimpse works to make global education accessible to all; our program delivers true socioeconomic, ethnic and experiential diversity.

Job Description

The New York Programs Manager will work closely with our VP of Strategic Partnerships to support our New York partner school programs by promoting global awareness, social responsibility, and youth leadership in 15+ high schools in the New York region. The Programs Manager will train and support a network of highly committed volunteer high school educators to recruit outstanding student leaders for the program, effectively run after school workshops in their schools, and prepare for a three week summer immersion in the developing world. This is a fast paced work environment in a highly successful, growing international non-profit organization. A minimum 2-year commitment is required.

New York Partner School Program:

  • Support all aspects of the regional Partner School Program and be responsible for full program lifecycle including leader recruitment and training, student recruitment, payment administration, afterschool workshops and preparing the students and volunteer educators for summer programs in the developing world.
  • Recruit independent trip leaders to support the Global Glimpse program if necessary
  • Manage all background checks and school regulations
  • Manage relationships with administrators and district level supervisors in partnership with the VP of Partnerships
  • Lead volunteer trainings, student recruitment presentations and parent orientations

Alumni Ambassador Leadership Program:

  • Help manage the New York Alumni Ambassador Program in which New York Global Glimpse alumni (high school Seniors) can apply and participate in a 9-month (5 Saturday workshop) leadership program that empowers them to support the programs at their high schools.

Office management

  • Organize and manage office duties including general organization and filings, expense tracking, mail, student payment tracking, admin email, and office phone, etc…

As you grow into the role, additional responsibilities will include:

Regional Fundraising

  • Support the planning and execution of our annual NY fundraising event
  • Grant writing
  • Individual donor outreach and stewardship

Advisory Board Management

  • Attend and facilitate Advisory Board meetings
  • Cultivate new members
  • Collaborate with Advisory Board members to reach their fundraising goals

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the regional Education systems, strong network in the region
  • Passion for international education and youth development
  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations, international education or Bachelor’s in an unrelated field with significant international experience
  • Master’s degree in international education or equivalent experience preferred, but not required
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Independent, can work successfully in an independent environment
  • Experience in the non-profit sector preferred, but not required
  • Management experience, especially volunteer management
  • Ability to work effectively in a small team environment
  • Self-motivated
  • Highly organized, strong time management skills, ability to multitask
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience living and working in the developing world
  • Ability to work with diverse students, teachers, and families
  • High level of professionalism
  • Fluency in Spanish strongly preferred
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Experience with payment tracking, accounting, and budget management
  • Ability to engage professionally with parents, educators, and administrators
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Salesforce

Reports to: VP of Strategic Partnerships

Salary: Monthly salary commensurate with experience, medical benefits, 20 days PTO, cellphone reimbursement & professional development.

Location: New York, NY

Start date: March 21, 2016 or as soon possible

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]. In your cover letter, please indicate how you learned of the opening and provide 3 references.


 

Program Coordinator – Nicaragua

 

The Program Coordinators will live and work in one of our headquarter cities for four months while facilitating a transformational summer travel experience for diverse North American high school students.  One Program Coordinator per site will work under one local Site Manager, the Nicaragua Country Director, Assistant Director, Financial & IT Manager and Program Manager to execute three-week itineraries for three delegations of students focused on global education, service learning, and leadership.

Each delegation is comprised of 20-22 students, two travelling educators, one in-country Site Manager and one Program Coordinator. Program Coordinators will receive approximately 2 weeks of initial and follow-up training. The position runs from May 1, 2016 through the end of August 2016.

Program Coordinators gain 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:

May – Training & Program Development

  • Learn and practice program components, seminars, policies and procedures.
  • Complete Wilderness Advanced First Aid Training course.
  • Collaborate with Site Manager to prepare itinerary components for student arrival.
  • Meet and make final preparations with community partners involved in a detailed 18-day itinerary.
  • Use financial resources responsibly and spend wisely to ensure all activities are within budget.
  • Manage all program logistics (food, transportation, accommodation, health, safety and relationship with providers).

June, July and August- Program Execution

  • Execute the 3-week itineraries with the support of a Site Manager.
  • 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.
  • Facilitate program seminars, educational workshops and student reflections (in English).
  • Mentoring: Guide personal development in participants.
  • Live interpretation (Spanish to English) for guest speakers and community contacts.
  • 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 health and safety related emergencies.
  • Manage delegation budgets and track all delegation expenses.

Skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • Bilingual: 100% English and Spanish fluency (certified written and verbal).
  • Strong time management skills. Always on time and self-motivated, detail oriented.
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Experience working with diverse populations and ability to build and maintain community relationships.
  • Strong team player (compassionate, committed, supportive role model).
  • Experience working with and teaching youth in educational travel settings preferred.
  • Adaptable and flexible to job needs.
  • Experience managing budgets preferred, but not required.
  • Experience living and working in the developing world, preferably Nicaragua (for foreign applicants).
  • Experience with written and live oral translation (Spanish- English).
  • Experience working with a multicultural team.

Compensation: USD $500/month

Additional Benefits:

  • Prepaid cell phone for work-related purposes.
  • You will receive a Wilderness Advanced First Aid Course, facilitated by certified international trainers with worldwide 2-year validity.
  • All food and transportation 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 email your CV and cover letter (between 1 – 2 pages) detailing your qualifications and interest in the position. Please send your information in English (if you are Nicaraguan living in Nicaragua) or Spanish (for foreign applicants) to http://www.globalglimpse.net/aplica/ by March 4, 2016.

 


Program Coordinator – Dominican Republic

The Program Coordinators will live and work in one of our headquarter cities for four months while facilitating a transformational summer travel experience for diverse North American high school students. One Program Coordinator per site will work under one local Site Manager, the Dominican Republic Country Director, Assistant Director, and Financial Manager to execute three-week itineraries for three delegations of students focused on global education, service learning, and leadership.

Each delegation is comprised of 20-22 students, two travelling educators, one in-country Site Manager and one Program Coordinator. Program Coordinators will receive approximately 2 weeks of initial and follow-up training. The position runs from May 1, 2016 through the end of August 2016.

Program Coordinators gain 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:

May – Training & Program Development

  • Learn and practice program components, seminars, policies and procedures.
  • Complete Advanced Wilderness First Aid Training course.
  • Collaborate with Site Manager to prepare itinerary components for student arrival.
  • Meet and make final preparations with community partners involved in a detailed 18-day itinerary.
  • Use financial resources responsibly and spend wisely to ensure all activities are within budget.
  • Manage all program logistics (food, transportation, accommodation, health, safety and relationship with providers).
  • Integrate local youth ambassadors to support the students and staff

June, July and August- Program Execution

  • Execute the 3-week itineraries with the support of a Site Manager.
  • 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..
  • Facilitate program seminars, educational workshops and student reflections (in English).
  • Mentoring: Guide personal development in participants.
  • Live interpretation (Spanish to English) for guest speakers and community contacts.
  • 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 health and safety related emergencies.
  • Manage delegation budgets and track all delegation expenses.

Skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • Bilingual: 100% English and Spanish fluency (certified written and verbal).
  • Strong time management skills. Always on time and self-motivated, detail oriented.
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Experience working with diverse populations and ability to build and maintain community relationships.
  • Strong team player (compassionate, committed, supportive role model).
  • Experience working with and teaching youth in educational travel settings preferred.
  • Adaptable and flexible to job needs.
  • Experience managing budgets preferred, but not required.
  • Experience living and working in the developing world, preferably Dominican Republic and ideally one of our headquarter cities.
  • Experience with written and live oral translation (Spanish- English).
  • Experience working with a multicultural team.

Compensation: USD $600/month

Additional Benefits:

  • Prepaid cell phone 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 transportation 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 email your CV and cover letter (between 1 – 2 pages) detailing your qualifications and interest in the position. Please send your information in English (if you are Dominican living in the DR) or Spanish (for foreign applicants) to http://www.globalglimpse.net/aplica/ by March 4, 2016.

 


Program Coordinator – Ecuador

The Program Coordinators will live and work in one of our headquarter cities for four months while facilitating a transformational summer travel experience for diverse North American high school students. One Program Coordinator per site will work under one Site Manager, and the Ecuador Country Director to execute three-week itineraries for three delegations of students focused on global education, service learning, and leadership.

Each delegation is comprised of 20-22 students, two travelling educators, one in-country Site Manager and one Program Coordinator. Program Coordinators will receive approximately 2 weeks of initial and follow-up training. The position runs from May 1, 2016 through the end of August 2016.

Program Coordinators gain 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:

May – Training & Program Development

  • Learn and practice program components, seminars, policies and procedures.
  • Complete Advanced Wilderness First Aid Training course.
  • Collaborate with Site Manager to prepare itinerary components for student arrival.
  • Meet and make final preparations with community partners involved in a detailed 18-day itinerary.
  • Use financial resources responsibly and spend wisely to ensure all activities are within budget.
  • Manage all program logistics (food, transportation, accommodation, health, safety and relationship with providers).

June, July and August- Program Execution

  • Execute the 3-week itineraries with the support of a Site Manager.
  • 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.
  • Facilitate program seminars, educational workshops and student reflections (in English).
  • Mentoring: Guide personal development in participants.
  • Live interpretation (Spanish to English) for guest speakers and community contacts.
  • 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 health and safety related emergencies.
  • Manage delegation budgets and track all delegation expenses.

Skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • Bilingual: 100% English and Spanish fluency (certified written and verbal).
  • Strong time management skills. Always on time and self-motivated, detail oriented.
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Experience working with diverse populations and ability to build and maintain community relationships.
  • Strong team player (compassionate, committed, supportive role model).
  • Experience working with and teaching youth in educational travel settings preferred.
  • Adaptable and flexible to job needs.
  • Experience managing budgets preferred, but not required.
  • Experience living and working in the developing world, preferably in Ecuador (or Latin America region) for foreign applicants.
  • Experience with written and live oral translation (Spanish- English).
  • Experience working with a multicultural team.

Compensation: USD $750/month

Additional Benefits:

  • Prepaid cell phone for work-related purposes.
  • You will receive a Wilderness Advanced First Aid Course, facilitated by certified international trainers with a worldwide 2-year validity.
  • Food and transportation costs will be covered while you are with students in country (June – August).
  • Cultural Visa up to 1 year validity

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 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 other foreign applicants). Please submit both documents and your information through our website http://www.globalglimpse.net/aplica/ by March 4th, 2016.