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PROMOTE YOUTH LEADERSHIP ACROSS THE AMERICAS

AMIGOS staff believe in the power of youth to change the world. Join our community that works everyday to help young people do amazing things.

GREAT BENEFITS AND VACATION TIME

Hard work is important, but our staff are encouraged to have a great work-life balance.

GIVE BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

AMIGOS staff participate in bi-annual volunteer days to give back to our community, and have many other optional service opportunities throughout the year.

TRAVEL TO LATIN AMERICA

Many of our staff members regularly visit our programs and help with youth trainings in the US and Latin America. Take advantage of this opportunity to get out of your element!

POSITION SUMMARY

The Content Strategist is the voice of the AMIGOS brand. This role manages all marketing content, from recruitment materials and newsletters to articles and online ads.

As the chief storyteller for AMIGOS, the Content Strategist produces compelling content for various channels including print collateral, the web, email, infographics, advertising, social media, and video. This role serves as the liaison between AMIGOS and media, influencers, and cross-promotional partners. As the primary steward of the AMIGOS brand message, the Content Strategist considers stakeholder feedback to iterate on existing content and meet organizational objectives.

The ideal candidate is a marketing professional with a writing background who is a data-driven creative thinker and idea generator. They must stay current with marketing trends, best practices, and technologies, especially as related to AMIGOS target demographics. They must develop a deep understanding of our sales process in order to choose the message and medium that pack the biggest punch.

This role is based at the National Office in Houston, TX and reports to the Managing Director of Marketing and Communications. Excellent opportunity to learn, grow, and hone professional skills with a dynamic and passionate team.

 

KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Work areas include:

  • Build and maintain editorial calendar
  • Work cross-departmentally to develop messaging that sells and accurately describes the AMIGOS program
  • Lead the ideation and creation of compelling content for blogs, brochures, emails, web pages, videos, articles, interviews, infographics, online ads, etc.
  • Proofread and edit content before publication
  • Conduct regular content audits
  • Maintain multiple messages for segmented audiences
  • Track performance to gauge impact and act on lessons learned
  • Create and edit graphics, photos, and brand elements for print and web use
  • Maintain various content libraries
  • Conduct keyword and SEO research
  • Identify and maintain relationships with the media cross-promotional partners
  • Use content to generate and convert leads with calls-to-action
  • Ensure the AMIGOS brand is accurately represented organization-wide

 

Other tasks may be assigned in addition to the above.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Outstanding communication skills.  Must be able to relay the AMIGOS brand, experience, and vision
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Experience in document creation (Microsoft Word, Excel)
  • Positive attitude and a commitment to help AMIGOS meet its strategic goals
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Willing to work some evenings and weekends for events, meetings, and travel

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Academic or professional writing background
  • Experience with backend website management (WordPress)
  • Working knowledge of HTML
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • Knowledge of Spanish
  • Past experience in marketing
  • Experience with marketing automation software
  • Familiarity with SEO, SEM, and Online Advertising
  • Experience leveraging social media to grow a brand’s footprint

 

Location: Houston, Texas

 

HOW TO APPLY

If you’re passionate about data-driven storytelling for a high-impact organization, we’d like to meet you. Please submit your resume, a cover letter with salary requirements, and a writing sample to:

 

April Hearne

Managing Director, Marketing and Communications

Amigos de las Américas

Email: jobs@amigosinternational.org

 

AMIGOS is an equal opportunity employer.

POSITION SUMMARY:    
This candidate will be tasked with successfully opening the first AMIGOS Los Angeles local office with the main responsibility of developing relationships to meet enrollment targets of Amigos de las Américas’ programs. This position reports directly to the Managing Director of Regional Operations, and the department that is responsible for supporting our 25+ chapters across the country as well as the recruitment and admissions of all the AMIGOS Summer and Gap participants. This position also works closely with the fund development team to identify key alumni and donor engagement opportunities. The role will begin as a remote position with travel around the LA region for meetings.

This role will be the active and visible position representing AMIGOS in the region and will work closely with educators and administrators in secondary and higher education. The ideal candidate will have experience working with schools, parents, or stakeholder networks, as well as strong business development instincts and a demonstrated success in cultivating lasting relationships.

A successful candidate in this role will have excellent people skills, be goal oriented, have a passion for organizational operations, experiential education and nonprofit or business management, and the ability to both work on broader strategy and day-to-day needs of hitting successful targets.

 

LOCATION:           Los Angeles, California
TRAVEL:               Up to 10%, primarily in the United States
SALARY:               Commensurate with experience, excellent benefits

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Outreach and Partnership Development (80%)

  • Drive enrollment and hit recruitment targets by cultivating new non-profit, school and district partnerships in targeted geographies.
  • Usher prospective partners through cultivation process, preparing proposals and leading presentations in person or virtually with district and school contacts.
  • Convert leads by personalized follow up with educators, students and families in your region.
  • Support the execution of AMIGOS college outreach and identify key campuses for potential partnerships for AMIGOS Gap and College Programs
  • Identify opportunities to build the AMIGOS brand in collaboration with marketing and communications
  • Stay abreast of industry trends to ensure the continued competitiveness of AMIGOS programs
  • Ensure appropriate tracking system is maintained related to all outreach and relationships development via Salesforce
  • Represent AMIGOS externally to prospective students, families, partners and stakeholders.

 

Stakeholder and Alumni Engagement (20%)

  • Identify and work with local alumni to build an advisory council for the LA region
  • Mobilize the alumni advisory council for both resource mobilization, alumni engagement activities and connections to local schools
  • Host and lead bi-annual advisory council meetings
  • Support in regional fundraising efforts through alumni cultivation
  • Grow the AMIGOS alumni network of supporters, parents, educators and partners

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required and at least 6+ years of full time professional experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Must be able to capture the AMIGOS experience, mission and vision in words and to inspire interest in the organization.
  • Excellent people skills and demonstrated ability to cultivate partnerships and grow program enrollment
  • Ability to interface and engage diverse groups of stakeholders, educators, and donor groups
  • High energy level, organizational skills, professionalism, and attention to detail
  • Effective speaker and facilitator at meetings and in front of groups
  • Positive attitude and solution-driven approach
  • Adept at working with a diverse network of staff and volunteers both in-person and remotely
  • Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends for trainings, events, meetings and travel

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Past participation in AMIGOS programs, involvement with AMIGOS chapter network, Peace Corps or relevant experience with other education or nonprofit organizations
  • Experience in recruitment, business development, sales and/or fundraising
  • Strong analytical skills and effective at working efficiently and independently
  • Experience using Salesforce or equivalent CRM.

Submit a resume, LinkedIn page, cover letter (including minimum salary expectations) highlighting qualifications and summarizing motivation to apply for the position to:

Lauren Hauser
Managing Director of Regional Operations
Amigos de las Américas
Email: jobs@amigosinternational.org

 

To realize the AMIGOS vision and mission, we believe in the power of every voice and the wisdom of diverse voices.  AMIGOS embraces universal diversity, including race, nationality, ethnicity, socio-economic status, religion, age, gender and sexual orientation.  AMIGOS seeks to include different life experiences, belief systems, abilities and opinions throughout our work and aspires to eliminate barriers to inclusion and participation. AMIGOS is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are subject to background checks.

 

 

Location: Cuenca, Ecuador

Travel: 20% within Ecuador

Length of Contract: 11 months

Start and End Date: July 15, 2018 – June 15, 2020* (*Contract extension available in June 2019 contingent on strong performance).

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

AMIGOS is looking for a motivated and self-directed individual who has experience and passion for working with diverse high school and college-aged youth and collaborating with partner organizations.

The Associate Project Director will jointly plan for and implement an enriching program for gap students in Ecuador and provide general support for other AMIGOS priority projects in Ecuador. This person will be based in Cuenca and is responsible for maintaining partner agency relationships and supporting gap participants based in and around Cuenca.

The Associate Project Director works alongside two Project Directors to implement a comprehensive and enriching program in Ecuador and reports to the Program Manager who oversees operations in Ecuador. This is a full-time position with an after-hours on-call component and some weekend and evening work.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to):

Gap Semester/Year (85%)

  • Program Implementation and Management
    • Create and maintain relationships with partner agencies that are based on mutual respect, effective communication and collaboration, and shared visions of involving youth as actors in community development initiatives and cross-cultural exchange.
    • Develop and maintain regular contact with partner agencies to ensure adequate performance of Gap Program participants
    • Conduct follow-up interviews with families and partner agencies post participant departure in order to better evaluate program.
    • Hold bi-monthly check-ins with gap participants at their work sites, and fill out appropriate paperwork.
    • Provide timely and appropriate communication with a wide range of individuals. Ensure prompt follow up of inquiries and actions.
    • Track participant, project, and program progress using the appropriate paperwork
    • Manage and track expenses with bi-monthly reports and support the overall country program budget.
    • Manage program logistics for internship placement, briefing, debriefing, excursions, and workshops.
    • Facilitate workshops, trainings, and seminars in both English and Spanish.
    • Brainstorm creative and new ways to enhance the gap participant experience.
  • Health and Safety Management
    • Monitor participant health and safety and respond as needed.
    • Abide by and enforce the AMIGOS Standards of Conduct.
    • Agree to be on-call 24/7 for emergent issues that arise with participants for the duration of the Gap Program.
  • Other
    • Network and build strong relationships with host families, partner agencies, and all program contacts.
    • Serve as a public ambassador for AMIGOS within Ecuador through interactions with program participants, community contacts, and the entire network of AMIGOS stakeholders.

Other Programs (15%)

  • Support the Program Manager in the development of a custom program in Ecuador in January 2019 for American University.
  • Support the Program Manager in development of a new college or high school summer program in Ecuador, including building relationships with Ecuadorian universities and institutes of higher education.
  • Help coordinate additional AMIGOS projects in Ecuador.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in Spanish and English, including spoken and written Spanish fluency.
  • Experience working internationally in the developing world.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to delegate tasks.
  • Able to work in a remote environment.
  • Excellent group facilitation and training skills.
  • Adaptable and flexible to the needs of the programs and participants.
  • Previous experience working directly with young people.
  • Ability to problem solve in a culturally sensitive way.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, and willingness to learn customer relationship management software.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, international studies, or another related field.
  • Previous experience with the AMIGOS organization as a participant or Summer Leadership member.

JOB RELATIONSHIPS

  • Works alongside two Project Directors in Cuenca
  • Reports directly to the Program Manager who oversees operations in Ecuador.
  • Responsible to the Program Manager of Ecuador and to the Summer & Gap Program Manager in Houston, Texas, USA.
  • Interacts frequently with other National Office staff departments and with partner agency contacts in Ecuador.

Compensation: $1,000/month (This amount does not include monies that will be withheld for federal and state income taxes in the United States).

Additional benefits:

  • Assistance obtaining a visa
  • Pre-paid telephone for work-related purposes
  • First Aid Certification Course
  • All food and transport costs will be covered during participant briefing, debriefing, and excursions
  • Monthly lodging stipend ($100/month)
  • Up to $100/month in reimbursable health benefits when receipts are provided

 

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Abbie Gittinger by June 15, 2018:

Abbie Gittinger
Program Manager
agittinger@amigosinternational.org
Amigos de las Américas
1800 West Loop South, Suite 1325
Houston, Texas 77027

Colorado Chapter Recruitment Coordinator (PAID)

The Chapter Recruitment Coordinator (RC) recruit students to become lifelong change-makers and globally aware leaders with AMIGOS immersion programs! The RC’s role is to work with recent alumni and parents to recruit the next cohort of local participants into the chapter and national office. The RC will connect with local educators, partner agencies and more to spread awareness about the AMIGOS program and ultimately help the chapter reach their target goal numbers of leads, applicants and participants. This opportunity includes a national training with 24 other recruitment coordinators and meaningful hands-on experience in project management, marketing, communications, working with youth, and organization. 

Check out the full position description here. 

Interested parties please submit a 1 page cover letter that includes an idea of how to attract students to AMIGOS along with your resume to eaucar@amigosinternational.org.

Chicago Chapters Assistant Recruitment Coordinator (PAID)

The Chapter Recruitment Coordinator (RC) recruit students to become lifelong change-makers and globally aware leaders with AMIGOS immersion programs! The RC’s role is to work with recent alumni and parents to recruit the next cohort of local participants into the chapter and national office. The RC will connect with local educators, partner agencies and more to spread awareness about the AMIGOS program and ultimately help the chapter reach their target goal numbers of leads, applicants and participants. This opportunity includes a national training with 24 other recruitment coordinators and meaningful hands-on experience in project management, marketing, communications, working with youth, and organization. 

Check out the full position description here.

Interested parties please submit a 1 page cover letter that includes an idea of how to attract students to AMIGOS along with your resume to eaucar@amigosinternational.org.

D.C. Chapter Co-Training Director (PAID)

The Chapter Training Director (TD) will manage and evaluate the chapter training program and oversee the alumni training team while facilitating the AMIGOS core curriculum to students. Chapter TDs ensure that AMIGOS students are prepared for a safe, successful, and meaningful AMIGOS experience by training them to follow all standards, guidelines, policies, and expectations set forth by AMIGOS HQ. Chapter TDs play a vital role in the success of our student’s summer experience and provide an opportunity to develop skills as a leader, facilitator, and mentor.  

Check out the full position description here. 

Interested parties please contact president@amigos-dc.org.

 

Kansas City Chapter Training Director (PAID)

The Chapter Training Director (TD) will manage and evaluate the chapter training program and oversee the alumni training team while facilitating the AMIGOS core curriculum to students. Chapter TDs ensure that AMIGOS students are prepared for a safe, successful, and meaningful AMIGOS experience by training them to follow all standards, guidelines, policies, and expectations set forth by AMIGOS HQ. Chapter TDs play a vital role in the success of our student’s summer experience and provide an opportunity to develop skills as a leader, facilitator, and mentor.  

Check out the full position description here.

Interested candidates please submit a resume and cover letter/email conveying their interest and/or direct questions to amy.manske@gmail.com.

Fundraising Coordinator

Chapter Fundraising Coordinators oversee the success of annual fundraising activities with chapter students. The Fundraising Coordinator role helps to keep program costs low so that we can provide this experience to as many local families as possible. Fundraising activities can include but are not limited to online letter writing, product sales, and event coordination. Responsibilities include helping participants create and share their fundraising profiles, facilitating fundraising appeal training sessions with students, training participants in sales techniques, and monitoring the donation process for all chapter students.

Check out the full position description here.

Please direct all inquiries to president@amigos-marin.org.

 

Paperwork Coordinator

Chapter Paperwork Coordinators perform an integral function within chapter operations by assisting students and families in understanding the application and paperwork process. Paperwork Coordinators will answer any questions about the application process, assist students in completing paperwork by set deadlines, follow up with families who have not completed necessary paperwork, and work with AMIGOS HQ to ensure that all students and families are properly prepared for their experience with AMIGOS. 

Check out the full position description here.

Please direct all inquiries to president@amigos-marin.org.

 

Recruitment Coordinator (PAID)

The Chapter Recruitment Coordinator (RC) recruit students to become lifelong change-makers and globally aware leaders with AMIGOS immersion programs! The RC’s role is to work with recent alumni and parents to recruit the next cohort of local participants into the chapter and national office. The RC will connect with local educators, partner agencies and more to spread awareness about the AMIGOS program and ultimately help the chapter reach their target goal numbers of leads, applicants and participants. This opportunity includes a national training with 24 other recruitment coordinators and meaningful hands-on experience in project management, marketing, communications, working with youth, and organization. 

Check out the full position description here.

Interested parties please submit a 1 page cover letter that includes an idea of how to attract students to AMIGOS along with your resume to tmartin@amigosinternational.org.

 

Training Director (PAID)

The Chapter Training Director (TD) will manage and evaluate the chapter training program and oversee the alumni training team while facilitating the AMIGOS core curriculum to students. Chapter TDs ensure that AMIGOS students are prepared for a safe, successful, and meaningful AMIGOS experience by training them to follow all standards, guidelines, policies, and expectations set forth by AMIGOS HQ. Chapter TDs play a vital role in the success of our student’s summer experience and provide an opportunity to develop skills as a leader, facilitator, and mentor.  

Check out the full position description here.

Interested candidates please submit a resume and cover letter/email conveying their interest and/or direct questions to president@amigos-marin.org.

 

Webmaster

Chapter Webmasters assist chapters in all things tech. Webmaster responsibilities include maintaining and updating the chapter website, developing and curating the social media presence of their chapter, managing online fundraising, providing technical support to board members, and supporting the management of their chapter’s internal Board Site.  

Check out the full position description here.

Please direct all inquiries to president@amigos-marin.org.

Fundraising Coordinator

Chapter Fundraising Coordinators oversee the success of annual fundraising activities with chapter students. The Fundraising Coordinator role helps to keep program costs low so that we can provide this experience to as many local families as possible. Fundraising activities can include but are not limited to online letter writing, product sales, and event coordination. Responsibilities include helping participants create and share their fundraising profiles, facilitating fundraising appeal training sessions with students, training participants in sales techniques, and monitoring the donation process for all chapter students.

Check out the full position description here.

Please direct all inquiries to tgrogan@amigosinternational.org.

 

Paperwork Coordinator

Chapter Paperwork Coordinators perform an integral function within chapter operations by assisting students and families in understanding the application and paperwork process. Paperwork Coordinators will answer any questions about the application process, assist students in completing paperwork by set deadlines, follow up with families who have not completed necessary paperwork, and work with AMIGOS HQ to ensure that all students and families are properly prepared for their experience with AMIGOS. 

Check out the full position description here.

Please direct all inquiries to tgrogan@amigosinternational.org.

 

Treasurer

Chapter Treasurers develop, monitor, and report to the chapter board on the state of the chapter’s financial operations. They will lead the creation of the chapter budget, maintain chapter financial records, monitor fee payments, pay bills, and ensure copies of all legal filings are submitted to AMIGOS HQ in addition to the appropriate federal, state, and local agencies. This role is integral to chapter operations and provides an opportunity to develop skills in accounting and finance. 

Check out the full position description here.

Please direct all inquiries to tgrogan@amigosinternational.org.

Co-Training Director (PAID)

The Chapter Training Director (TD) will manage and evaluate the chapter training program and oversee the alumni training team while facilitating the AMIGOS core curriculum to students. Chapter TDs ensure that AMIGOS students are prepared for a safe, successful, and meaningful AMIGOS experience by training them to follow all standards, guidelines, policies, and expectations set forth by AMIGOS HQ. Chapter TDs play a vital role in the success of our student’s summer experience and provide an opportunity to develop skills as a leader, facilitator, and mentor.  

Check out the full position description here.

Please direct all inquiries to Steve Funk, New York City Chapter President, president@amigosnyc.org.

 

Recruitment Coordinator (PAID)

The Chapter Recruitment Coordinator (RC) recruit students to become lifelong change-makers and globally aware leaders with AMIGOS immersion programs! The RC’s role is to work with recent alumni and parents to recruit the next cohort of local participants into the chapter and national office. The RC will connect with local educators, partner agencies and more to spread awareness about the AMIGOS program and ultimately help the chapter reach their target goal numbers of leads, applicants and participants. This opportunity includes a national training with 24 other recruitment coordinators and meaningful hands-on experience in project management, marketing, communications, working with youth, and organization. 

Check out the full position description here.

Please direct all inquiries to Steve Funk, New York City Chapter President, president@amigosnyc.org.

 

Treasurer

Chapter Treasurers develop, monitor, and report to the chapter board on the state of the chapter’s financial operations. They will lead the creation of the chapter budget, maintain chapter financial records, monitor fee payments, pay bills, and ensure copies of all legal filings are submitted to AMIGOS HQ in addition to the appropriate federal, state, and local agencies. This role is integral to chapter operations and provides an opportunity to develop skills in accounting and finance. 

Check out the full position description here.

Please direct all inquiries to Steve Funk, New York City Chapter President, president@amigosnyc.org.

Co-President

Chapter Presidents keep the chapter focused on establishing and maintaining its goals.  The President is responsible for overseeing chapter officers and committees, encouraging teamwork among chapter leaders, and maintaining the operations of the chapter. Chapter Presidents will also work closely with HQ staff in developing plans for budgeting, recruiting, fundraising, and succession planning. Presidents act as an official voice for the chapter in all public matters, and represent AMIGOS in the chapter’s area. 

Check out the full position description here.

Please direct all inquiries to tgrogan@amigosinternational.org.

Recruitment Coordinator (PAID)

The Chapter Recruitment Coordinator (RC) recruit students to become lifelong change-makers and globally aware leaders with AMIGOS immersion programs! The RC’s role is to work with recent alumni and parents to recruit the next cohort of local participants into the chapter and national office. The RC will connect with local educators, partner agencies and more to spread awareness about the AMIGOS program and ultimately help the chapter reach their target goal numbers of leads, applicants and participants. This opportunity includes a national training with 24 other recruitment coordinators and meaningful hands-on experience in project management, marketing, communications, working with youth, and organization. 

Check out the full position description here.

Interested parties please submit a 1 page cover letter that includes an idea of how to attract students to AMIGOS along with your resume to eaucar@amigosinternational.org.

Treasurer

Chapter Treasurers develop, monitor, and report to the chapter board on the state of the chapter’s financial operations. They will lead the creation of the chapter budget, maintain chapter financial records, monitor fee payments, pay bills, and ensure copies of all legal filings are submitted to AMIGOS HQ in addition to the appropriate federal, state, and local agencies. This role is integral to chapter operations and provides an opportunity to develop skills in accounting and finance. 

Check out the full position description here.

Please direct all inquiries to tgrogan@amigosinternational.org.

Webmaster

Chapter Webmasters assist chapters in all things tech. Webmaster responsibilities include maintaining and updating the chapter website, developing and curating the social media presence of their chapter, managing online fundraising, providing technical support to board members, and supporting the management of their chapter’s internal Board Site.  

Check out the full position description here.

Please direct all inquiries to tgrogan@amigosinternational.org.

Recruitment Coordinator (PAID)

The Chapter Recruitment Coordinator (RC) recruit students to become lifelong change-makers and globally aware leaders with AMIGOS immersion programs! The RC’s role is to work with recent alumni and parents to recruit the next cohort of local participants into the chapter and national office. The RC will connect with local educators, partner agencies and more to spread awareness about the AMIGOS program and ultimately help the chapter reach their target goal numbers of leads, applicants and participants. This opportunity includes a national training with 24 other recruitment coordinators and meaningful hands-on experience in project management, marketing, communications, working with youth, and organization. 

Check out the full position description here.

Interested parties please submit a 1 page cover letter with resume to president@amigos-peninsula.org

 

Co-Training Director

The Chapter Training Director (TD) will manage and evaluate the chapter training program and oversee the alumni training team while facilitating the AMIGOS core curriculum to students. Chapter TDs ensure that AMIGOS students are prepared for a safe, successful, and meaningful AMIGOS experience by training them to follow all standards, guidelines, policies, and expectations set forth by AMIGOS HQ. Chapter TDs play a vital role in the success of our student’s summer experience and provide an opportunity to develop skills as a leader, facilitator, and mentor.  

Check out the full position description here.

Interested parties please submit a 1 page cover letter with resume to president@amigos-peninsula.org.

Recruitment Coordinator (PAID)

The Chapter Recruitment Coordinator (RC) recruit students to become lifelong change-makers and globally aware leaders with AMIGOS immersion programs! The RC’s role is to work with recent alumni and parents to recruit the next cohort of local participants into the chapter and national office. The RC will connect with local educators, partner agencies and more to spread awareness about the AMIGOS program and ultimately help the chapter reach their target goal numbers of leads, applicants and participants. This opportunity includes a national training with 24 other recruitment coordinators and meaningful hands-on experience in project management, marketing, communications, working with youth, and organization. 

Check out the full position description here.

Interested candidates please submit a 1-page cover letter that includes an idea of how to attract students to AMIGOS along with your resume to jeff@spaldingshome.com.

 

Training Director (PAID)

The Chapter Training Director (TD) will manage and evaluate the chapter training program and oversee the alumni training team while facilitating the AMIGOS core curriculum to students. Chapter TDs ensure that AMIGOS students are prepared for a safe, successful, and meaningful AMIGOS experience by training them to follow all standards, guidelines, policies, and expectations set forth by AMIGOS HQ. Chapter TDs play a vital role in the success of our student’s summer experience and provide an opportunity to develop skills as a leader, facilitator, and mentor.  

Check out the full position description here.

Interested candidates please direct inquiries to jeff@spaldingshome.com.

President

Chapter Presidents keep the chapter focused on establishing and maintaining its goals.  The President is responsible for overseeing chapter officers and committees, encouraging teamwork among chapter leaders, and maintaining the operations of the chapter. Chapter Presidents will also work closely with HQ staff in developing plans for budgeting, recruiting, fundraising, and succession planning. Presidents act as an official voice for the chapter in all public matters, and represent AMIGOS in the chapter’s area.

Check out the full position description here. 

Interested applicants should contact Vice President Jordan Verga at vicepresident@amigos-sandiego.org to discuss the opportunity.

 

Training Director (PAID)

The Chapter Training Director (TD) will manage and evaluate the chapter training program and oversee the alumni training team while facilitating the AMIGOS core curriculum to students. Chapter TDs ensure that AMIGOS students are prepared for a safe, successful, and meaningful AMIGOS experience by training them to follow all standards, guidelines, policies, and expectations set forth by AMIGOS HQ. Chapter TDs play a vital role in the success of our student’s summer experience and provide an opportunity to develop skills as a leader, facilitator, and mentor.  

Check out the full position description here. 

Interested applicants should contact Vice President Jordan Verga at vicepresident@amigos-sandiego.org.

Paperwork Coordinator

Chapter Paperwork Coordinators perform an integral function within chapter operations by assisting students and families in understanding the application and paperwork process. Paperwork Coordinators will answer any questions about the application process, assist students in completing paperwork by set deadlines, follow up with families who have not completed necessary paperwork, and work with AMIGOS HQ to ensure that all students and families are properly prepared for their experience with AMIGOS. 

Please direct all inquiries to president@amigos-sanfrancisco.org.

 

Fundraising Coordinator

Chapter Fundraising Coordinators oversee the success of annual fundraising activities with chapter students. The Fundraising Coordinator role helps to keep program costs low so that we can provide this experience to as many local families as possible. Fundraising activities can include but are not limited to online letter writing, product sales, and event coordination. Responsibilities include helping participants create and share their fundraising profiles, facilitating fundraising appeal training sessions with students, training participants in sales techniques, and monitoring the donation process for all chapter students.  

Check out the full position description here.

Please send inquiries for this role to Co-President Kelly Diggins at kellyd415@gmail.com.

 

Recruitment Coordinator (PAID)

The Chapter Recruitment Coordinator (RC) recruit students to become lifelong change-makers and globally aware leaders with AMIGOS immersion programs! The RC’s role is to work with recent alumni and parents to recruit the next cohort of local participants into the chapter and national office. The RC will connect with local educators, partner agencies and more to spread awareness about the AMIGOS program and ultimately help the chapter reach their target goal numbers of leads, applicants and participants. This opportunity includes a national training with 24 other recruitment coordinators and meaningful hands-on experience in project management, marketing, communications, working with youth, and organization. 

 Check out the full position description here.

Interested candidates please submit a 1-page cover letter along with your resume to tmartin@amigosinternational.org Please list your availability and experience pertaining to this role. 

 

Assistant Training Director (PAID)

The Chapter Training Director (TD) will manage and evaluate the chapter training program and oversee the alumni training team while facilitating the AMIGOS core curriculum to students. Chapter TDs ensure that AMIGOS students are prepared for a safe, successful, and meaningful AMIGOS experience by training them to follow all standards, guidelines, policies, and expectations set forth by AMIGOS HQ. Chapter TDs play a vital role in the success of our student’s summer experience and provide an opportunity to develop skills as a leader, facilitator, and mentor.

Check out the full position description here.

Interested candidates please send resume and cover letter, or if you have any questions send an email, to the Chapter Presidents at president@amigos-sanfrancisco.org.

The Silicon Valley Chapter of AMIGOS is looking to engage members of our community to join our Board of Directors. Each chapter of AMIGOS is run by a board of local volunteers that work together to prepare the participants for their AMIGOS summer abroad. We are currently looking to expand our board and hope to bring on a few new people who would enjoy joining our board in a volunteer or part-time paid role. Your time commitment will include attending our monthly board meetings and attending a monthly training event. If you join in a specific role your responsibilities would include those related to the success of that role.

How to connect with us: Let us know if you are interested by emailing us at president@amigos-siliconvalley.org and we will invite you to attend one of our upcoming monthly board meetings hosted in the San Jose area and talk to you more about the different roles/levels of commitment. We have bigger roles with more impact and even welcome at-large members with minimal responsibilities.

Open Board Roles: 

  • President – oversee the board, committees, training, recruitment, compliance, etc.
  • Vice President – support the president and overall success of the board
  • Alumni Coordinator – host local events to engage our alumni
  • Marketing Coordinator – strengthen website, social media, local relationships/marketing
  • Recruitment Coordinatorpaid/part-time, some daytime availability required, recruit the next cohort of Amigos into chapter August-December, work with alumni, parents, board and local educators
  • Fundraising Coordinator – support annual fundraising activities with participants
  • At Large Members – join board meetings and annual events

 

Recruitment Coordinator (PAID)

The Chapter Recruitment Coordinator (RC) recruit students to become lifelong change-makers and globally aware leaders with AMIGOS immersion programs! The RC’s role is to work with recent alumni and parents to recruit the next cohort of local participants into the chapter and national office. The RC will connect with local educators, partner agencies and more to spread awareness about the AMIGOS program and ultimately help the chapter reach their target goal numbers of leads, applicants and participants. This opportunity includes a national training with 24 other recruitment coordinators and meaningful hands-on experience in project management, marketing, communications, working with youth, and organization. 

Check out the full position description here.

Interested candidates please submit your resume and a 1-page cover letter with your availability and an idea of how to attract students to AMIGOS to president@amigos-tucson.org.

Recruitment Coordinator (PAID)

The Chapter Recruitment Coordinator (RC) recruit students to become lifelong change-makers and globally aware leaders with AMIGOS immersion programs! The RC’s role is to work with recent alumni and parents to recruit the next cohort of local participants into the chapter and national office. The RC will connect with local educators, partner agencies and more to spread awareness about the AMIGOS program and ultimately help the chapter reach their target goal numbers of leads, applicants and participants. This opportunity includes a national training with 24 other recruitment coordinators and meaningful hands-on experience in project management, marketing, communications, working with youth, and organization. 

Check out the full position description here.

Interested candidates please send a cover letter with resume to president@amigos-wisconsin.org.