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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.
Program Coordinators (Dominican Republic, Ecuador , Panama)
Program Coordinators will live and work in one of our headquarter cities for six months while developing and facilitating a powerful 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 or four delegations. Itineraries will be focused on cultural immersion, leadership development, and service-learning.
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, 2019 through the end of August, 2019.
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 transform 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: Program Components training (1 week in March), Program Logistics Training (1 week in April), and First Aid and CPR training (1 week in May).
- 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 or four delegations based on the educational GG themes (delegations arrive in June, July and August).
- Manage site budget and use financial resources responsibly to ensure all activities are within budget.
- Manage and document all program logistics (food, transportation, accommodation, health & safety, and relationships with providers).
- *DR only: Engage Dominican Local Youth Ambassadors and English Tutoring Coordinators in four trainings and supporting itinerary development.
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 participants’ health and safety related emergencies.
- Manage delegation budgets and track all delegation expenses.
- *DR only: Create opportunities for Dominican Local Youth Ambassadors and English Tutoring Coordinators to support itinerary elements and develop leadership skills.
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 one of our sites.
- Experience with performing live interpretation and written translation (Spanish-English) preferable but not required.
- Experience working with a multicultural staff team.
- Dominican Republic: RD 37,300 (Dominicans) or USD $700.00 (foreigners) per month
- Ecuador: USD $830.00 per month
- Panamá: USD $700.00 per month
- Cell Phone and cell phone plan for work-related purposes.
- First Aid and CPR certification.
- Health insurance.
- 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 go to globalglimpse.net/aplica/ and carefully read the application instructions, upload your CV, a cover letter detailing your interest in the position and a short 1 minute video by January 15th, 2018.
Medical Fellows (Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama)
Global Glimpse is looking for motivated and passionate individuals who want to develop skills in health, wellness, safety, and risk management through a hands-on experience working with diverse high school students on international trips to Latin America.
The Summer International Medical Fellow (henceforth, Medical Fellow) will live and work for four months in the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, or Panama and collaborate closely with in-country program staff in each country. The Medical Fellow will manage health and safety for all of the delegations in an assigned region during the summer season. Each delegation of 18-22 students will be in-country for 16 days and supported by two in-country program staff members and two US educators. Through the program, fellows will gain valuable health and safety experience by working with diverse youth. The Medical Fellow will work closely with in-country program staff in their selected region and report to the Country Director and the Director of International Health and Safety.
Beyond a job, this is an opportunity to transform the lives of diverse young people from the US by supporting the execution of programs that inspire high school students to become responsible global citizens who take action to better their world.
May 1st-June 1st: Support Pre-trip Health and Safety Planning
- Review participant health forms for red flag cases
- Work with in-country program staff to prepare for, mitigate, or accommodate participant health issues
- Review and manage health and safety risk assessments for all planned activities
- Organize and prepare first aid kits
June 1st-August 31st: Support Student Health and Safety During Student Delegations
- Support all health (mental or physical) situations within the delegations as they arise
- Help manage the administration of prescriptions from local doctors and medications from first aid kits
- Manage and restock first aid kits as needed
- Work alongside in-country program staff to support and manage clinic visits for sick students
- Conduct daily health check-ins with all students and US educators
- Connect with students experiencing mental health concerns to help support them during the trip
- Administer basic first aid based on First Aid and CPR training received
- Support international and US staff in emergency situations based on the Global Glimpse Emergency Response Plans
Communication and Reporting
- Communicate with in-country and US staff and parents in a timely manner to provide comprehensive incident-related information and updates as necessary
- Collaborate with International SOS and other outside providers to coordinate care for students, staff, and volunteers
- Provide detailed reports via WhatsApp and the Global Glimpse reporting system regarding all mental and physical health and safety related incidents
- Create end of season safety and health reports
Other Duties and Responsibilities
- Manage a petty cash account for health and safety related expensesPerform other related duties as assigned
Desired Skills, Knowledge and Experience
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
- At least 2-3 years of work experience in health, wellness, and safety
- Experience responding to and managing medical incidents in international contexts
- Able to communicate sensitively and professionally with medical professionals as well as parents/guardians around medically related situations
- Fluency in English and proficient in Spanish
- Experience with wilderness medicine or wilderness first aid preferred
- Personal experience traveling internationally, preferably in a developing country
- Appreciation for diversity in cultures and experiences
- Enjoys working with youth
- Understands the value of experiential education and travel
- Adaptable and flexible personality
- Personable with strong cross-cultural communication skills
- Stays calm under pressure and is able to multitask and prioritize
- Punctual and self-motivated and detailed oriented
- Willing to work a non-traditional schedule, including nights and weekends
Reports to: Director of International Health and Safety
- $500 monthly stipend
- Lodging provided while in-country
- All meals covered when delegations are in-country
- All work-related transportation covered, including a round trip flight for those not currently residing in the assigned location
- Cell phone plan in-country
- Medical insurance coverage
- First Aid Training and Certification
- Scheduled time-off
- Opportunity to work, network, and collaborate with a diverse group of professionals from around the world
Location: the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, or Panama
Start date: May 1st
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.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Administrative Coordinator (Berkeley, CA)
Global Glimpse is seeking a motivated Administrative Coordinator. The Administrative Coordinator will manage all administrative aspects of Global Glimpse in the United States. This includes: accounting and bookkeeping, office management, 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.
Accounting & Finance (60%)
- Input monthly organizational expenses into QuickBooks Online and ensure that accounting accurately reflects operational revenue and expenses
- Review monthly US and international staff expense reports to ensure accuracy
- Issue checks for vendors and reimbursement checks for students and staff
- Support with year-end tax preparation and reporting, liaise with external tax professionals
Organization Administration (20%)
- Manage [email protected] email address. Answer organizational questions and forward queries to appropriate staff
- Manage organizational 1-800 number for administrative requests. Answer organizational questions and forward queries to appropriate staff
- Manage a range of HR responsibilities including posting and filing job applications, tracking hiring documents, running online background checks for candidates, and tracking current staff benefits and PTO
- Keep organization’s insurance plans, IT packages, and business registrations up to date
- Support travel coordination and scheduling for senior staff members
- Gather materials for external outreach and 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
Office Management (10%)
- Manage all incoming mail including bills, donations, and organizational paperwork
- Organize and manage all electronic and paper filing for the headquarters office
- Maintain a professional, clean and motivating office appearance
- Manage inventory of office supplies and order additional materials as needed
- Help to manage organization’s interns
- Help to manage student blogs during the summer
Program Support (10%)
- Process tax forms for students applying for program scholarships
- Review and manage student health forms, track red-flag health issues, contact red-flag students and parents to develop action plans
- Support airline operations by entering flight data into online system and checking flight itineraries and tickets for accuracy
- Manage post-program survey administration
- Review and edit international program materials for spelling, grammar, and formatting
- Organized self-starter with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
- 1-2 years of experience with budget management and expense tracking
- Experience with accounting packages, specifically QuickBooks Online preferred
- Ability to self motivate and work efficiently and effectively individually or in a small team environment
- Strong command of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google Suite (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides) applications
- Creative problem solver
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- High level of professionalism and interpersonal skills
- Keen eye for detail with ability to think big picture
- Experience in the nonprofit sector a plus, but not required
Reports to: Finance & Operations Manager
Benefits & Compensation:
- Competitive nonprofit salary commensurate with experience
- A comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision
- Professional development opportunities with stipend
- Monthly cell phone reimbursement
Location: Berkeley, California (HQ)
Start date: Mid-January
Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
To Apply: Please send your resume and a cover letter as a single PDF attachment to [email protected] Please have “Administrative Coordinator – Your Name” in the subject line of the email.
In your cover letter, please indicate your reasons for wanting to work for Global Glimpse, highlight your specific qualifications for the position, and provide 3 references. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Global Education Alumni Internship (Berkeley, New York City, Chicago)
Global Glimpse is looking for a motivated and passionate alumni to join our team as summer interns during our busiest and most exciting time of year. The intern will work closely with staff based in our Berkeley, California headquarters or one of our regional offices in New York City or Chicago to support many facets of the organization. The ideal candidate will strongly represent Global Glimpse and our mission to inspire a new generation of U.S. high school students to become responsible global citizens.
Duration: May/June-August (with possible extension, exact start and end dates are flexible)
Commitment: 10-14 week internship. Looking for full time and part time (20-25 hours/week) interns.
Location: Berkeley, CA / New York, NY / Chicago, IL
NOTE: This position is open to Global Glimpse alums who have already finished high school ONLY.
- Research to support program expansion including information about new countries, potential partner schools, organizations, and companies
- Manage social media including overseeing Global Glimpse’s trip blogs as well as adding to our social media presence and impact
- Support our partner school program with updating after school workshop curriculum and other materials for the upcoming school year
- Help improve and expand our alumni ambassador program for returning high school seniors including reading through surveys from current participants
- Prepare for and support fall fundraising events
- Assist with marketing projects when needed
- Administrative support including research on flights and office materials
- A GG Alum who is excited to share their Global Glimpse experience and represent the organization with utmost professionalism
- Motivation to make a difference in the lives of our students
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Experience working with youth
- Interest in global education and international issues
- Computer skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Aptitude to develop and maintain strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
- Ability to work independently, as well as part of a close-knit team
- Ability to work effectively under deadlines and juggle several assignments at once
- Fluency in Spanish is a bonus, but not required
- Ability to work at least two full days a week out of one of our 3 offices: Berkeley, New York City, or Chicago
A one-time stipend of $1,000 will be offered to part-time interns, and $2,000 for full-time interns. Stipends will be paid upon successful completion of the internship program.
To Apply: You must be a Global Glimpse Alum and finished with high school to apply for this position. Current high school seniors are not eligible to apply.
Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] with “Global Education Alumni Intern” in the subject line. In your cover letter, please indicate…
- What year you traveled with GG and where you went
- What partner school/organization you are from
- Your availability during the summer (which days you will be available and if you are interested in a part-time or full-time role)
Deadline: Applications received by January 31st, 2019 will receive preferential review. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.