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Thank you for your interest in working with AMIGOS. We are always looking for talented individuals, passionate about our mission. Explore available opportunities below.

JOIN OUR DYNAMIC TEAM

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 Managing Director of Programs at AMIGOS is responsible for the design, implementation, management, and evaluation of international youth leadership and service programs. This position will work closely with senior leadership in marketing, finance and recruitment to build and operate programs that support the organizational vision, ensure operational sustainability, and expand our reach.

Location: Preferred cities: Oakland, CA; Houston, TX; Washington DC. Qualified applicants from other locations will be considered.
Travel: 20% (United States and Latin America)
Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Qualifications:
• Graduate degree in relevant field and at least two years of full-time professional experience in youth program design – OR – Bachelor’s degree in relevant field and at least five years of full-time professional experience in international youth programs.
• Professional experience with youth leadership organizations and/or international service programs.
• Knowledge and experience in developing and evaluating new program models.
• Experience in supervising full-time professional staff and in developing and managing budgets and operational plans.
• Excellent verbal and written communication, in both English and Spanish.
• Understanding of current political, health, and economic conditions in Latin America.
• Creativity, flexibility and imagination.
• Experience with grant writing and management.
• Basic computer word processing, email and spreadsheet proficiency.
• Recent work experience in Latin America.
• Must be willing and able to travel and to work some evenings and approximately 15 weekends per year.
• During operation of the summer programs, must be available 24 hours/day.

Responsibilities:

• Directs the annual planning, implementation, and monitoring/evaluation of AMIGOS youth leadership and service programs for middle school, high school, and college students. Programs range from 1 week to 9 months in length.
• Assures programs are effective and relevant to the needs of volunteers, host partner agencies, and communities.
• Ensures effective and efficient management of the Programs Department and staff (8 direct reports, 12-person team, and all seasonal positions). Plans and oversees the departmental budget, ensuring appropriate expenditures within budgetary caps.
• Directs the planning, implementation, and evaluation of health and safety systems, and contingency plans. Oversees the Health and Safety Manager and serves on the Health, Safety and Risk team at AMIGOS HQ. Ensures program policies, procedures, and activities minimize health and safety risks for participants and staff.
• Creates and maintains relationships with Latin American partner organizations that are based on mutual respect, effective communication, and collaboration. Builds relationships with local universities and schools in the region for recruitment and new programming at the college level.
• Oversees AMIGOS operations and administration in countries in Latin America, with support of the Finance and Administration Department.
• Prepares timely and thorough reports regarding program management and benchmarks.
• Actively involved in the recruitment and selection of seasonal and full-time staff for international programs. Provides long-distance supervision to in-country program staff, ensuring adherence to policies and protocols and responding to inquiries about programs. Assists with the on-call system (24-hour emergency support and consultation for participants and program staff) and serves as primary back-up to on-call during summer program.
• Assists with development of fundraising proposals involving programs.

Job relationships:
• Reports to the President & CEO.
• Directly supervises program staff. Oversees staff managing Summer, Gap, Discover, Youth Ambassadors, and other partnership programs; health & safety; and participant training.
• Interacts frequently with partner agency contacts; adult volunteers who manage AMIGOS chapters; professional organizations; and medical on-call team members.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to jobs@amigosinternational.org. Please include salary expectations in the cover letter.

LOCATION: Cuenca, Ecuador

TRAVEL: 20% within Ecuador

LENGTH OF CONTRACT: 13 months, subject to renewal based on performance evaluation at end of Gap Year.

TIME: Full time position (40 hours/week + some evenings and weekends); 85% Gap Program & 15% other AMIGOS projects

START DATE: May 15, 2019

END DATE: June 15, 2020

AMIGOS DE LAS AMERICAS:

AMIGOS is a leader in international youth development, creating a world in which young people realize their full potential as leaders and global citizens. We provide extraordinary opportunities for youth to design and lead projects in collaboration with U.S. and Latin American peers and partner organizations across the Americas. Our strong partner network, built over 50 years, enables authentic engagements in communities across the region.

POSITION SUMMARY:

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

The Gap Director will 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 volunteers based in and around Cuenca.

The Gap Director works alongside two to three Gap Coordinators to implement a comprehensive and enriching program in Ecuador and reports to the Country Director 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 Year program volunteers.
  • Conduct follow-up interviews with families and partner agencies post volunteer departure in order to better evaluate program.
  • Hold bi-monthly check-ins with gap volunteers 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 volunteer, 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 volunteer experience.

Health and Safety Management

  • Monitor volunteer 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 volunteers for the duration of the Gap Program on a rotating schedule.

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 volunteers, community contacts, and the entire network of AMIGOS stakeholders.

Other Programs (15%):

  • Support the Country Director in the development of a custom program in Ecuador in January 2020 for American University
  • Help coordinate additional AMIGOS projects in Ecuador

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND 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 volunteers
  • 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 volunteer or Summer Leadership member

JOB RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Works alongside and directly supervises two to three Gap Coordinators.
  • Reports directly to the Country Director who oversees operations in Ecuador.
  • Responsible to the Program Manager of Gap & Custom Programs.
  • Interacts frequently with other Headquarters staff departments and with partner agency contacts in Ecuador.

Additional benefits:

  • Assistance in obtaining a visa
  • Pre-paid telephone for work-related purposes
  • First Aid Certification Course
  • All food and transport costs will be covered during volunteer briefing, debriefing and excursions
  • Health benefits

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Vanessa Fiedler by April 20, 2019:

Vanessa Fiedler

Program Manager

vfiedler@amigosinternational.org

POSITION TITLE: Gap Director

LOCATION: Montevideo, Uruguay

TRAVEL: 20% within Uruguay

LENGTH OF CONTRACT: 13 months, subject to renewal based on performance evaluation at end of Gap Year.

TIME: Full time position (40 hours/week + some evenings and weekends)

START DATE: May 15, 2019

END DATE: June 15, 2020

AMIGOS DE LAS AMERICAS:

AMIGOS is a leader in international youth development, creating a world in which young people realize their full potential as leaders and global citizens. We provide extraordinary opportunities for youth to design and lead projects in collaboration with U.S. and Latin American peers and partner organizations across the Americas. Our strong partner network, built over 50 years, enables authentic engagements in communities across the region.

POSITION SUMMARY:

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

The Gap Director will set-up, plan for and implement an enriching program for gap students in Uruguay. This person will be based in Montevideo and is responsible for maintaining partner agency relationships and supporting Gap Volunteers based in and around Montevideo.

The Gap Director works alongside one Gap Coordinator to implement a comprehensive and enriching program in Uruguay and reports to the Regional Director who oversees operations in Uruguay. This is a full-time position with an after-hours on-call component and some weekend and evening work.

This is the launch of a new 1-year pilot gap program in Uruguay.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to):

Gap Semester/Year:

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.
  • Design personal and professional development workshops for youth.
  • Plan culturally enriching excursions across Uruguay and Buenos Aires, Argentina for volunteers.
  • Develop and maintain regular contact with partner agencies to ensure adequate performance of Gap Year program volunteers.
  • Conduct follow-up interviews with families and partner agencies post volunteer departure in order to better evaluate program.
  • Hold bi-monthly check-ins with gap volunteers 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 volunteer, 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 and implement creative and new ways to enhance the gap volunteer experience.

Health and Safety Management

  • Monitor volunteer 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 volunteers 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 Uruguay through interactions with program volunteers, community contacts, and the entire network of AMIGOS stakeholders.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND 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 volunteers
  • Previous experience working directly with young people
  • Previous experience designing youth leadership programs
  • 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 volunteer or Summer Leadership member

JOB RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Works alongside one Gap Coordinator.
  • Reports directly to the Regional Director who oversees operations in Uruguay.
  • Responsible to the Regional Director of Uruguay and to the Managing Director of Programs in Houston, Texas, USA.
  • Interacts frequently with other Headquarters staff departments and with partner agency contacts in Uruguay

Additional benefits:

  • Assistance in obtaining a Visa
  • Pre-paid telephone for work-related purposes
  • First Aid Certification Course
  • All food and transport costs will be covered during volunteer briefing, debriefing and excursions
  • Health benefits

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Vanessa Fiedler by April 20, 2019:

Vanessa Fiedler

Program Manager

vfiedler@amigosinternational.org

POSITION TITLE: Gap Coordinator

LOCATION: Cuenca, Ecuador

TRAVEL: 20% within Ecuador

LENGTH OF CONTRACT: 10 months + 2 Weeks

TIME: Full time position (40 hours/week + some evenings and weekends); 90% Gap Program & 10% other AMIGOS projects

START DATE: August 1, 2019

END DATE: June 15, 2020

AMIGOS DE LAS AMERICAS:

AMIGOS is a leader in international youth development, creating a world in which young people realize their full potential as leaders and global citizens. We provide extraordinary opportunities for youth to design and lead projects in collaboration with U.S. and Latin American peers and partner organizations across the Americas. Our strong partner network, built over 50 years, enables authentic engagements in communities across the region.

POSITION SUMMARY:

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

The Gap Coordinator 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 Volunteers based in and around Cuenca.

The Gap Coordinator works alongside the Gap Director and up to two other Gap Coordinators to implement a comprehensive and enriching program in Ecuador and reports to the Gap Director 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 (90%):

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 Year program volunteers.
  • Conduct follow-up interviews with families and partner agencies post volunteer departure in order to better evaluate program.
  • Hold bi-monthly check-ins with gap volunteers 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 volunteer, 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 volunteer experience.

Health and Safety Management

  • Monitor volunteer 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 volunteers for the duration of the Gap Program on a rotating schedule.

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 volunteers, community contacts, and the entire network of AMIGOS stakeholders.

Other Programs (10%):

  • Support the Country Director in the execution of a custom program in Ecuador in January 2020 for American University.
  • Help coordinate additional AMIGOS projects in Ecuador where needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND 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 volunteers
  • 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 volunteer or Summer Leadership member

JOB RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Works alongside the Gap Director and up to two other Gap Coordinators in Cuenca
  • Reports directly to the Gap Director who oversees operations in Ecuador.
  • Responsible to the Country Director of Ecuador and to the Gap & Custom Programs Manager.
  • Interacts frequently with other Headquarters staff departments and with partner agency contacts in Ecuador.

Additional benefits:

  • Assistance in obtaining a visa
  • Pre-paid telephone for work-related purposes
  • First Aid Certification Course
  • All food and transport costs will be covered during volunteer briefing, debriefing and excursions
  • Health benefits

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Vanessa Fiedler by April 20, 2019:

Vanessa Fiedler

Program Manager

vfiedler@amigosinternational.org

Headquarters: Houston, Texas
Salary: Competitive pay, commensurate with experience
Application Deadline: April 19, 2019 (or until filled)
Time Period of position: May 27 – August 20, 2019 (subject to change)

Minimum Qualifications
• Two years of college
• Excellent computer and word processing proficiency
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills required in order to interact with a wide array of stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications
• Spanish proficiency
• International travel and cultural exchange experience, preferably in Latin America as an AMIGOS volunteer, Project Staff member, or participant in a similar program
• Telephone counseling and crisis management skills
• Experience in a leadership role, as well as patience and calm in challenging situations
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously
• Reliable attention to detail

Major Duties and Responsibilities
• Serving as an expert in AMIGOS Health & Safety Policy & Protocol
• Leading in the support of AMIGOS field staff and various other stakeholders
• General correspondence
• Parent/Guardian inquiries
• Travel arrangements
• Responding to calls and emails in a timely fashion
• Providing support in health & safety incidents
• Supporting the Health & Safety Manager in a wide-array of medical cases
• Documentation and follow-up of all volunteer-related information generated in various communications
• Conducting data entry and ensuring the quality and accuracy of all information being input into the Salesforce database by project staff and On-Call team members related to all summer On-Call System communications
• Processing cases with proper documentation
• Coordination with a wide-range of stake-holders in the resolution of all cases

Job Relationships
• Reports directly to the Health and Safety Manager
• Works directly with the On-Call System Communications Assistant
• Works closely with the summer On-Call Team (selected AMIGOS Headquarters staff, physicians, and mental health specialists) and other full-time staff

The On-Call System Communications Specialist is not a role for just anyone. This position requires stamina, perseverance, and diligence. Call volume will be high, and each case will present a unique challenge to the Communications Specialist. Managing the health & safety of youth across Latin America, as well as mitigating risk, the stakes are inherently high. Being well-versed in policy and protocol will simply not be enough. You must be a keen problem-solver, capable of parsing critical information from any conversation, identifying therein a solution, and converting particles of information into useful call-log data for the On-Call Team– all while maintaining calm. The Communications Specialist is a quick-study, who thrives under pressure and negotiates relationships diplomatically. The On-Call Specialist does maintain a great work/life balance, understanding that there are no failures, but learning opportunities.

The On-Call System Communications Specialist will receive a competitive hourly wage to work standard business hours (M-F, 9-5) in a dedicated office within the team suite. A comprehensive onboarding process will train the Communications Specialist in the On-Call system while also providing familiarity with the inner workings of the organization.

Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) is an international, nonprofit organization established in 1965. The mission of AMIGOS is to develop and inspire young leaders through collaborative community development and immersion in cross-cultural experiences. During the summer of 2018, over 500 U.S. teenagers and young adults served as AMIGOS volunteers and project staff in almost 300 host communities in Costa Rica, Uruguay, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, and Panama.

To Apply
Email cover letter and resume/CV to:
ATTN: David J. Gonzalez
Health & Safety Manager
Amigos de las Américas
(713)782-5290, Ext. 115
Email: jobs@amigosinternational.org

Headquarters: Houston, Texas
Salary: Competitive pay, commensurate with experience
Application Deadline: April 19, 2019 (or until filled)
Time Period of position: May 27 – August 20, 2019 (subject to change)

Minimum Qualifications
• One year of college
• Basic computer and word processing proficiency
• Basic spreadsheet proficiency
• Basic knowledge of Salesforce or comparable database/CRM
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications
• Two years of college
• Spanish proficiency
• International travel and cultural exchange experience, preferably in Latin America as an AMIGOS volunteer, Project Staff person, or participant in a similar program
• Telephone counseling and crisis management skills
• Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills required to interact with a wide array of stakeholders
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously, as well as a calm demeanor in challenging situations
• Reliable attention to detail

Major Duties and Responsibilities
• Assist the On-Call System Communications Specialist in the documentation and follow-up of all volunteer-related information generated during the summer program
• Serves as a resource for information related to health & safety policy/protocol and more in support of Project Staff and On-Call Team members
• Processes communications, including direct calls, message, and emails, related to participant medical needs, parent/guardian inquiries, travel arrangements, and other emergent situations
• Performs detailed yet concise data entry related to all summer On-Call System communications
• Monitor all project sites for natural disasters, political instability, security status, and other risks concerning the health & safety of AMIGOS volunteers
• Prepare briefing reports for the Health & Safety Manager

The On-Call System Communications Assistant is the lifeblood of On-Call operations at AMIGOS. It is a tremendous chance for a young professional to gain experience in the fields of nonprofit management, risk management, and emergency communications. This position requires stamina, perseverance, and diligence. Call volume will be high, and each case will present a unique challenge to the Communications Assistant. Managing the health & safety of youth across Latin America, as well as mitigating risk, the stakes are inherently high. Being well-versed in policy and protocol will simply not be enough. You must be a keen problem-solver, capable of parsing critical information from any conversation, identifying therein a solution, and converting particles of information into useful call-log data for the On-Call Team– all while maintaining calm.

The ideal candidate for the AMIGOS On-Call System Communications Assistant is a quick learner who thrives under pressure, takes initiative, and negotiates relationships diplomatically.

The selected On-Call System Communications Assistant will receive a competitive hourly wage to work standard business hours (M-F, 9-5) in a dedicated office within the team suite. A comprehensive onboarding process will train the Communications Assistant in the On-Call system while also providing familiarity with the inner workings of the organization.

Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) is an international, nonprofit organization established in 1965. The mission of AMIGOS is to develop and inspire young leaders through collaborative community development and immersion in cross-cultural experiences. During the summer of 2018, over 500 U.S. teenagers and young adults served as AMIGOS volunteers and project staff in almost 300 host communities in Costa Rica, Uruguay, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, and Panama.

Job Relationships
• Reports directly to the Health and Safety Manager
• Works directly with the On-Call System Communications Specialist
• Works closely with the summer On-Call Team (selected AMIGOS Headquarters staff, physicians, and mental health specialists) and other staff

To Apply
Email cover letter and resume/CV to:
ATTN: David J. Gonzalez
Health & Safety Manager
Amigos de las Américas
Email: jobs@amigosinternational.org

AMIGOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 (VOLUNTEER)

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.

 

Webmaster (VOLUNTEER)

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 (VOLUNTEER)

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 (VOLUNTEER)

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 (VOLUNTEER)

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.

 

Treasurer (VOLUNTEER)

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.

Webmaster (VOLUNTEER)

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.

Paperwork Coordinator (VOLUNTEER)

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 (VOLUNTEER)

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.

 

Assistant Training Director (PAID)

The Chapter Assistant Training Director supports the Training Director in the development and management of the training program which provides participants excellent preparation for the current Latin American programs, leadership development and a foundation of how to apply their community development tools abroad as well as at home.

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
  • Fundraising Coordinator – support annual fundraising activities with participants
  • At Large Members – join board meetings and annual events