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.

Open Positions:

Program Coordinators (DR, Ecuador, Panama)

Medical Fellows (DR, Ecuador, Panama)

Administrative Coordinator (Berkeley, CA)

Country Director (Panama)

Bay Area Programs Coordinator (Berkeley, CA)

Bay Area Programs Manager (Berkeley, CA)


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.

Compensation:

  • 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

Additional Benefits:

  • 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).

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 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 December 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.

Principal Responsibilities

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

Benefits:

  • $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.

Principal Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

  • 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.


Country Director, Panama

The Country Director will be responsible for overseeing all program operations, managing foreign and local staff, and leading the launch and expansion of the Global Glimpse program in Panamá. The Country Director will be the face of Global Glimpse in Panamá and will be responsible for developing and managing all programs in the country. This role will oversee the full country budget, develop and facilitate staff trainings, oversee health and safety, negotiate contracts, manage local partner relationships, and hire and manage full-time staff and seasonal staff. This is an opportunity for an experienced leader to develop strong skills in a fast-paced international non-profit organization.

Duties and responsibilities are, but not limited to:

  • Manage a full budget for program development and execution starting at $350,000 and growing to $550,000 by 2021
  • Continually conduct a comprehensive risk assessment in all program locations
  • Maintain and upgrade sustainable program infrastructure: legal, accounting, financial management and reporting, bank accounts, and payroll
  • Work with Panama Program Manager to negotiate contracts and maintain relationships with local providers including food, accommodation, and transportation
  • Hold all partners and providers accountable to Global Glimpse health and safety standards and contractual agreements
  • Support new site development by building and maintaining a local network of partnerships across sectors to ensure Global Glimpse has adequate connections and resources to execute highly impactful programs
  • Develop engaging 16-day itinerary templates for Global Glimpse programs in all program sites in Panamá
  • Manage the recruitment, hiring, and onboarding of seasonal Program Coordinators to develop and execute summer programs
  • Deliver trainings and prepare seasonal Program Coordinators to execute successful summer programs
  • Ensure that all students and teachers traveling to Panama have fun, safe and educational experiences and all local partnerships are stewarded and supported when delegations are in the country during the months of June, July, and August
  • Be available 24/7 during the summer season when delegations are in-country to problem-solve health and behavior issues, changes in schedules, staffing issues, and other emergencies
  • Review and analyze program evaluations and end of season reports and develop strategies to implement improvements for the following year

Skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • Bilingual: 100% English and Spanish fluency (professional-level written and verbal skills)
  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations, education, business administration or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience, preferably in the field of international education or tourism
  • Experience networking and building successful community relationships and development initiatives in Panamá
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently, strong time management skills
  • Strong computer and editing skills to elaborate Excel spreadsheets, Google Documents, contracts, emails, etc.
  • Passion for Panamanian culture and the Global Glimpse mission
  • Experience working with and managing diverse international  teams
  • Negotiation and partnership agreement skills
  • Experience overseeing projects with budgets exceeding $350,000+
  • Understanding of legal and financial oversight, especially as it pertains to NGOs in Panama
  • Enjoys working with others, strong team player
  • Committed, flexible to job needs- willingness to work long hours and travel extensively during the summer season

Ideal Start Date: Monday, December. 3rd (full time, at will employment). Seeking commitment to the organization.  

Location Chitre or Las Tablas, Panama.

Travel Required:

  • Fall-Spring: Travel within Panama 5-10 days per month
  • Summer (when delegations are in-country): Support summer program sites and staff. Travel back and forth visiting program sites.

Benefits: We provide a monthly cell phone plan, health insurance, 30 vacation days/ year.  Additionally, all work-related travel expenses are covered.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

To apply: Please upload a resume and a letter of interest in English introducing yourself and describing why you would be an excellent candidate for this position at [email protected]. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, but have a preferred date of November 10th.


Bay Area Programs Coordinator, Berkeley, CA

Position Summary

The Bay Area Programs Coordinator will work closely with our Bay Area Programs staff to support our partner school program by promoting global awareness, social responsibility, and youth leadership in 50+ public high schools in the Bay Area region. The Programs Coordinator 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 16-day summer immersion in the developing world. This is a fast paced work environment in a highly successful, growing international non-profit organization.

Principal Responsibilities

Bay Area 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, managing the after-school workshop program and preparing the students and volunteer educators for summer programs in the developing world. More specifically:
    • Respond with professional and timely email correspondence to all external stakeholders (parents, teachers, students, etc.)
    • Lead and facilitate fall student recruitment presentations and spring pre-trip parent orientations
    • Manage relationships with administrators and district level supervisors
    • Support the planning and execution of three weekend trainings for 70+ teacher volunteers
    • Manage background checks and school regulations
    • Manage volunteers to read and evaluate student applications
    • Process tax documents for students applying for need-based scholarships, and follow up with families for missing or additional information during the scholarship review process.
    • Log student payments into the program management system, contact students and parents regarding upcoming or missing payments
    • Recruit independent trip leaders to lead the Global Glimpse summer immersion program, if necessary
    • Manage Bay Area phone line to answer program-related questions and to forward queries to appropriate staff
    • Collaborate and network with external partners to encourage program growth and sustainability (companies, schools, districts, nonprofits, etc.)

Alumni Ambassador Leadership Program

  • Manage the Bay Area Alumni Ambassador Program (for high school seniors) including facilitating five Saturday Summits that empower students to support the programs at their schools and help them to continue to develop as young leaders.
  • Administer program assessments to evaluate program success and effectiveness
  • Track Alumni Ambassador commitment levels throughout the year and roll out creative initiatives to keep students engaged during their busy senior year.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the K-12 education system, a strong network in the Bay Area preferred.
  • Passion for international education and youth development
  • Ability to work with diverse students, teachers, and families
  • Ability to engage professionally with parents, educators, and administrators
  • Experience living and working in the developing world
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Ability to work effectively individually or in a small team environment
  • Highly organized, strong time management skills, ability to multitask
  • High level of professionalism
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Strong public speaking skills and comfortable speaking and facilitating in front of groups
  • Experience with payment tracking, accounting, and budget management
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Salesforce
  • Fluency in Spanish or another language is a bonus
  • 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 is a bonus

Benefits & Compensation: Global Glimpse provides great benefits, a fun and inspiring place to work and an opportunity to grow professionally. We offer:

  • Competitive nonprofit salary commensurate with experience. This is a full-time, exempt position.
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision.
  • Generous paid time off with paid vacation, sick and holiday leave.
  • Professional development opportunities w/ stipend.
  • Monthly cell phone reimbursement

Reports to: Senior Director of US Programs

Location: Berkeley, CA

Start date: January 7, 2019 is target start date but this might be pushed back based on needs of candidate and organization.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

To apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter as a single PDF attachment to [email protected]. Please have “Bay Area Programs 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.


Bay Area Programs Manager, Berkeley, CA

Position Summary

The Bay Area Programs Manager will lead the Bay Area program team to run our partner school program by promoting global awareness, social responsibility, and youth leadership in 50+ high schools in the Bay Area region. The Programs Manager will be the face of the program responsible for training and supporting 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 16-day summer travel experience in the developing world. This is a fast paced work environment in a highly successful, growing international non-profit organization.

Principal Responsibilities

Bay Area Partner School Program

  • Oversee all aspects of the regional Partner School Program and be responsible for full program lifecycle including leader recruitment and training, student recruitment, payment administration, managing the after school workshop program and preparing the students and volunteer educators for summer programs in the developing world. This person should be able to take full ownership of the program after onboarding. More specifically:
    • Respond with professional and timely email correspondence to all external stakeholders (parents, teachers, students, etc.)
    • Lead and facilitate fall student recruitment presentations and spring pre-trip parent orientations
    • Manage relationships with administrators and district level supervisors
    • Support the planning and execution of three weekend trainings for 70+ teacher volunteers
    • Be responsible for revenue of the Bay Area program as well as budget oversight
    • Manage background checks and school regulations
    • Manage volunteers to read and evaluate student applications
    • Process tax documents for students applying for need-based scholarships, and follow up with families for missing or additional information during scholarship review process.
    • Log student payments into program management system, contact students and parents regarding upcoming or missing payments
    • Recruit independent trip leaders to lead the Global Glimpse summer immersion program, if necessary
    • Manage Bay Area phone line to answer program-related questions and to forward queries to appropriate staff
    • Collaborate and network with external partners to encourage program growth and sustainability (companies, schools, districts, nonprofits, etc.)

Staff Management and Collaboration

    • Directly manage the Bay Area Programs Coordinator ensuring professional development and growth for that person.
    • Be the face of the Bay Area program and collaborate with other departments on fundraising, growth, and marketing initiatives.

Alumni Ambassador Leadership Program

  • Manage the Bay Area Alumni Ambassador Program (for high school seniors) including facilitating five Saturday Summits that empower students to support the programs at their schools and help them to continue to develop as young leaders.
  • Administer program assessments to evaluate program success and effectiveness
  • Track Alumni Ambassador commitment levels throughout the year and roll out creative initiatives to keep students engaged during their busy senior year.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years of program management experience including experience managing staff and volunteers
  • Proven experience successfully leading a program through its full lifecycle
  • Knowledge of the K-12 education system, strong network in the Bay Area preferred.
  • Passion for international education and youth development
  • Ability to work with diverse students, teachers, and families
  • Ability to engage professionally with parents, educators, and administrators
  • Experience living and working in the developing world
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Ability to work effectively individually or in a small team environment
  • Highly organized, strong time management skills, ability to multitask
  • High level of professionalism
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Strong public speaking skills and comfortable speaking and facilitating in front of groups
  • Experience with payment tracking, accounting, and budget management
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Salesforce
  • Fluency in Spanish or another language is a bonus
  • 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 is a bonus

Benefits & Compensation: Global Glimpse provides great benefits, a fun and inspiring place to work and an opportunity to grow professionally. We offer:

  • Competitive nonprofit salary commensurate with experience. This is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Sr. Director of US Programs.
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision.
  • Generous paid time off with paid vacation, sick and holiday leave.
  • Professional development opportunities w/ stipend.
  • Monthly cell phone reimbursement

Reports to: Senior Director of US Programs

Location: Berkeley, CA

Start date: January 7, 2019 is target start date but this might be pushed back based on needs of candidate and organization.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

To apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter as a single PDF attachment to [email protected]. Please have “Bay Area Programs Manager – Your Name” in the subject line of the email.

In your cover letter, please indicate your program management experience, reasons for wanting to work for Global Glimpse, highlight your specific qualifications for the position, and provide 3 references.