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:


NY Regional Program 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, results-oriented 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 a 15-day summer immersion program in Ecuador, Nicaragua or Dominican Republic. Started in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2007, Global Glimpse has grown to serve 1000 high school students annually. Global Glimpse works to make global education accessible to all; our program delivers true socioeconomic, ethnic and experiential diversity. The majority of Global Glimpse students receive significant scholarships to participate in the program. Global Glimpse gives youth an opportunity to gain a broader perspective on the world and develop the motivation, resiliency, and confidence to tackle challenges in their communities and in their lives.

Principal Responsibilities

The New York Regional Program Manager will work closely with our VP of Strategic Partnerships to support our New York partner school program and satellite program in Western Massachusetts by promoting global awareness, social responsibility, and youth leadership in 15+ high schools in the New York region. The Program 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 15-day 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 requested.

New York Regional Partner School Program:

  • Support all aspects of the NY, CT, NJ and Western Massachusetts Partner School programs and be responsible for full program lifecycle including leader recruitment and training, student recruitment, payment administration, after-school workshops and preparing the students and volunteer educators for summer 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 and Western Massachusetts Alumni Ambassador Program in which 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.
  • Plan and facilitate the 5 Saturday workshops throughout the 9-month program for 50+ high school seniors

Advisory Board Management

  • Attend and facilitate Advisory Board meetings with 20 multi-sector young professionals
  • Cultivate new members
  • Collaborate with Advisory Board members to reach their fundraising goals

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 may include:

Regional Fundraising

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

Regional Program Expansion

  • New school recruitment

Reports to: VP of Strategic Partnerships
Salary: Monthly salary commensurate with experience, medical benefits, unlimited PTO, cellphone reimbursement & professional development.
Start date: June 1st
Location: New York
Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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 and self-reflective
  • 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, Google Suite, Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Salesforce

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 “NY Regional Program 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 ongoing basis.


Administrative Assistant

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

The Administrative Assistant will manage all administrative aspects of Global Glimpse in the United States. This includes: office management, accounting, and fundraising as well as support of student programing, special events, and miscellaneous projects. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious individual to grow within a rapidly expanding nonprofit organization.

Principal Responsibilities

Organization Administration:

  • Handle [email protected] email address. Answer organizational questions and forward queries to appropriate staff
  • Handle organizational 1-800 number for administrative requests. Answer organizational questions and forward queries to appropriate staff
  • HR responsibilities including posting new job openings, managing incoming applications, filing and tracking hiring documents, and tracking current staff benefits and PTO
  • Keep organization’s insurance plans, IT packages, and business registrations up to date
  • Help to book flights, travel and support scheduling for senior staff members
  • Gather material for events including fundraising events, teacher trainings, alumni summits, and end-of-year celebrations
  • Keep organizational systems like Salesforce and Mailchimp up-to-date and ensure accuracy of information, regularly remove duplicates

Office Management:

  • Manage all incoming mail including bills, donations, and organizational paperwork. Distribute student payments to appropriate staff
  • Organize and manage all electronic and paper filing for the head office
  • Maintain office space and ensure that office has all supplies necessary
  • Help to manage organization’s interns

Accounting:

  • Review monthly staff expense reports to ensure accuracy
  • Input monthly organizational expenses into QuickBooks and ensure that accounting is accurate
  • Handle end of year tax reporting, info collection for 1099s, and coordination with outside tax professional
  • Write checks for vendors, students, and staff
  • Manage staff payroll

Fundraising/Development:

  • Track donations coming in to the organization in salesforce and process matching donations
  • Keep track of donor data and pull all donor & supporter addresses for annual mailings
  • Write thank you cards to donors & supporters & prepare thank you letters/gifts to support ED
  • Research fundraising opportunities
  • Support with grant preparation and reporting

Program Support:

  • Present the Global Glimpse program at parent information sessions at partner high schools
  • Help process tax forms for students applying for scholarships
  • Support airline negotiation by entering flight data into online system and checking flight itineraries and tickets for accuracy

Skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • Highly organized, strong time management skills, ability to multitask
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Experience with key systems including Quickbooks and Salesforce is a bonus.
  • Experience with payment tracking, accounting, and budget management
  • Experience in the non-profit sector preferred, but not required
  • Ability to work effectively in a small team environment
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • High level of professionalism
  • Ability to engage professionally with parents, students, and educators
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • Strong public speaking skills are a bonus
  • Fluency in Spanish or other foreign language is a bonus

Reports to: US Operations Manager
Experience Level: Entry level
Location:
 Berkeley, California

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 “Administrative Assistant – 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.


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). 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). 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 ). 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.