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:
Assistant Director, Dominican Republic (Full-Time)
Country Director, Panama (Full-Time)
Financial Administrator, Ecuador (Full-Time)
Bay Area Programs Coordinator, Berkeley, CA (Full-Time)
Bay Area Programs Manager, Berkeley, CA (Full-Time)

 


The Assistant Director will be responsible for overseeing program operations, staff management, and program expansion in the Dominican Republic. This role includes supporting staff trainings, negotiating contracts with local providers and managing seasonal program 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:

  • Negotiate contracts and maintain relationships with food, accommodation, and transportation providers for Global Glimpse programs in the Dominican Republic
  • 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 successful programs
  • Develop engaging 16-day itinerary templates for Global Glimpse programs in current sites and in new program sites
  • Manage the recruitment, hiring and onboarding of seasonal Program Coordinators and Local Youth Ambassadors
  • Support the Country Director to deliver program trainings and prepare seasonal program staff to execute successful summer programs
  • Ensure that students and teachers have a fun, safe and educational experiences and all local partnerships are stewarded and supported when delegations are in country during the months of June, July and August
  • Be available 24/7 when delegations are in country to problem-solve health and behavior issues, changes in schedules, staffing issues, and other emergencies
  • Support Country Director to review and analyze all evaluations and end of season reports and develop strategies to implement improvements and innovations 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 / tourism
  • Experience networking and building successful community development programs in the Dominican Republic
  • Self motivated, strong time management skills
  • Strong computer and editing skills to elaborate Excel spreadsheets, Google Documents, contracts, emails, etc.
  • Passion for Dominican culture and the Global Glimpse mission
  • Experience working with and managing diverse teams
  • Negotiation, de-escalation, and partnership agreement skills
  • Experience overseeing projects with budgets exceeding $500,000+
  • Understanding of legal and financial oversight, especially as it pertains to NGOs in the DR preferred but not required
  • Enjoys working with others, strong team player
  • Committed, flexible to job needs- willing to work long hours and weekends during the summer season

Ideal Start Date: Monday, Nov. 26th (full time, at will employment). Seeking commitment to the organization with opportunities for advancement / promotion.

Location: Jarabacoa or Constanza.  The ideal candidate will be living in Jarabacoa or be able to relocate there through summer of 2019.

Travel Required:

  • Fall-Spring: Travel within the Dominican Republic 5-10 days per month
  • Summer (when delegations are in-country): Support summer program sites and staff. Travel 10+ days/month visiting program sites.

Benefits: We provide a monthly cell phone plan, health insurance, 14 vacation days a year additionally all work related travel expenses are covered

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

To apply: Please upload a résumé and a letter of interest in English introducing yourself and describing why you would be an excellent candidate for this position at http://globalglimpse.net/aplica  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, but have a preference date of October 15th.


Country Director, Panama (Full-time)

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.


Financial Administrator, Ecuador

The Ecuador Financial Manager will be responsible for overseeing the administration and accounting for the Ecuador program. This role includes generating expense reports, paying local providers and partners, and managing and training seasonal program staff to manage their program budgets and expenses. 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:

  • Work directly with the International Finance Director and the Country Director on all administrative tasks for the Ecuador program
  • Compile and record expenses in the organization’s web application
  • Manage accounting, budget and generate monthly expenses and annual reports
  • Coordinate and work with Global Glimpse’s fiscal sponsor on all expenses, taxes and provider’s payments in Ecuador
  • Update, process and archive the organization’s legal, administrative and accounting documents
  • Negotiate contracts and maintain relationships with food, accommodation and transport providers
  • Travel to program sites around Ecuador to support administration and accounting for Global Glimpse staff
  • Manage funds sent to all Global Glimpse staff based on budget and administrative regulations
  • Manage a range of Human Resource responsibilities including posting new job openings, managing incoming applications, filing and tracking hiring documents, running online background checks for candidates, and tracking current staff benefits and PTO
  • Manage general maintenance of the local Global Glimpse offices in Ecuador
  • Support and advise seasonal staff  in the implementation of programs and budgets, to ensure they have what they need so that students and teachers have a fun, safe and educational experience.
  • Be available 24/7 when students are in country (June, July and August) in case of emergencies, schedule changes or any other inconvenience
  • Consistently communicate program, financial, legal and administrative updates in a timely and professional manner with the Director of International finances, Country Director, Program Managers and Local Coordinators 

Skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • Fluency in Spanish (required) and English (preferred, but not mandatory)
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
  • Work experience in administration, accounting and/or budget management
  • Experience working with non-profit organizations in Ecuador or other Latin American countries
  • Knowledge of the tax and labor laws in Ecuador
  • Advanced computer skills; ability to create Excel spreadsheets and manage Google Docs/ Google Spreadsheets
  • Skills in time-management and self-motivation
  • Creative visionary, able to make budgetary, administrative and accounting  recommendations
  • Detail-oriented, organized and able to work with little supervision
  • Ability to multitask
  • Enjoys and knows how to work in a team
  • Committed to the job and willing to travel nationally and work overtime and weekends if necessary

Ideal Start Date: November 2018 (full time, renewable 1 year contract)

Location Riobamba or Guaranda, Ecuador (Preference to applicants living in Riobamba or closer cities)   

Paid Expenses: All accommodation, transport, cell phone and meals are covered for work-related purposes and travel

Net Salary: US$ 900 net/ month commensurate with qualifications + legal benefits

To apply: To apply, please upload your CV and a cover letter (between 1 and 2 pages) detailing your qualifications and interest in the position to http://www.globalglimpse.net/aplica (applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled).


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.