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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!

About AMIGOS
Amigos de las Américas is a nonprofit organization that builds young leaders who are culturally aware, college and career ready, and committed to service. To accomplish this goal, AMIGOS offers international volunteer and leadership programs to high school and college students throughout the summer and academic year.

Over the last 54 years more than 28,000 young people have participated in our programs. Our specialization is offering experiences that incorporate extended immersion, host family stays, exposure to and involvement in local community development initiatives, and personal leadership development.

We firmly believe the world needs more young leaders who are adept at working with people from diverse backgrounds and who deeply value community. We believe that when our participants take that step out of their comfort zones to do an immersive and service focused experience with us, they truly discover what they are capable of and build relationships that will have a lifetime of impact.

AMIGOS is a diverse team of passionate and talented individuals committed to making a difference. We are a results-oriented organization that operates in an entrepreneurial environment deeply invested in continuous learning and growth. If you would like to become part of our team and join a talented group of individuals, or if you would simply like to learn more about what we do, please visit amigosinternational.org.

The Opportunity
The AMIGOS Chief Operating Officer will provide inspirational leadership, direction, and coaching to the following departments – Program Operations, Regional Operations, Marketing, and IT, ensuring the strength and sustainability of AMIGOS programs. The COO will manage up to five direct reports and oversee the work of operations in the US and Latin America.

Key responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Oversee the delivery of high quality programs and health and safety management, while managing for current and future growth.
  • Ensure that AMIGOS meets its recruitment goals for each program.
  • Securing the relevance of programs for today’s youth and partners in Latin America and fostering a customer-first mindset.
  • Providing strategic, operational, and tactical leadership by working with the CEO, Management Team, national Board of Directors and AMIGOS staff to realize the AMIGOS vision, strategies, and long-range goals.
  • Financial modeling to ensure viability of short and long-term operational and program plans.
  • Supporting the organization through the strategic planning process
  • Developing and overseeing the implementation of annual operating plans that support the organization’s strategic goals and objectives.
  • Serving as an external representative for AMIGOS as assigned by the CEO with various constituency groups, advocating for the importance of experiential learning for today’s youth.

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate will have the following personal and professional competencies and characteristics:

Operational Acumen
With an entrepreneurial spirit and growth mindset, the COO will bring experience running complex operations, preferably in an international context. A proven manager, the COO will also bring the ability and confidence to ensure that the operations of AMIGOS are run efficiently and effectively. The COO will be required to transition seamlessly between the “big picture” and minutiae, applying strong quantitative and analytical skills, diving deep into the details, and presenting complex operational information to constituents with varying levels of expertise.

A Passion for the Mission
The COO will bring a passion for education and share the belief that all young people need an opportunity to live in a culture other than their own, in order to reach their full potential and contribute to their communities and the world. This is a leader who understands and embraces that the operational strength of a youth organization is essential to serving the overall mission. In alignment with AMIGOS’ culture, this executive will be committed to effectively leading teams and serving as a strategic partner to the CEO and managers. This individual will bring a deep appreciation for the complex challenges facing AMIGOS and an excitement to be part of a team that is focused on identifying creative and strategic solutions to ensure AMIGOS continues to thrive.

Management and Leading Through Influence
The COO will foster trust and collaboration among team members and possess the ability to manage through complex situations with flexibility and poise. An individual with unquestioned integrity, ethics, and values; the COO is someone who can be trusted with highly confidential and sensitive information. With a demonstrated ability to develop staff and lead effective, high-performing teams, this leader will be an established manager with a proven track record of building and managing global teams across multiple locations. COO will be skilled at quickly establishing rapport and cultivating relationships across all levels of the organization.

Executing for Results
With experience managing a mixed portfolio of private, corporate, foundation, and US government resources, this leader will have the ability to understand and deal with complexities with ease and creatively overcome obstacles to achieve goals. The COO will have the ability to conceptualize and analyze problems and solutions in a proactive, constructive, and creative manner that will result in improved performance across the organization. A sound problem solver with excellent reasoning skills, the COO will execute for results with a high degree of responsiveness and motivation. This leader will possess the curiosity and drive to stay ahead of operational trends in order to identify new and unique opportunities to serve the mission.

Required Skills and Experience
A Bachelor’s in Business, International Relations, Education, or another relevant field is required. Master’s in Business Administration or Finance required. Fluency in the Spanish language.

Location(s)
Headquarters – Houston, Texas

To be successful at AMIGOS, you will:

  • Have passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact a dynamic nonprofit organization
  • Have the drive to meet recruitment and marketing targets
  • Be a proactive and innovative thinker who achieves results and creates positive change
  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness
  • Embrace diversity and a commitment to collaboration
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment

AMIGOS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds.

Application Instructions
If you’re passionate about leading a high-impact youth organization, we’d like to meet you. Please submit your resume and a cover letter with salary requirements to:

 

Sara Nathan
President & CEO
Amigos de las Américas
Email: jobs@amigosinternational.org

For more information about AMIGOS, visit our website: amigosinternational.org.

AMIGOS is an equal opportunity employer.

LOCATION: Houston, TX

TRAVEL: 5-10% in Latin America & the United States

START DATE: September 1, 2018

COMPENSATION: Entry level salary; excellent benefits; food, lodging & transportation expenses covered during periods of travel.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:         

The Program Operations Coordinator is a position within the Programs Department focused on supporting the efficient and effective implementation of all programs. We are looking for a highly organized individual who is committed to providing an excellent structure and support for the AMIGOS Country and Regional Directors. The Program Operations Coordinator is a Houston-based position designed to support the year-round work flow needed to keep Summer, Discover and Gap Programs moving. We are looking for a detail-oriented and experienced communicator who can organize and support various administrative and support processes. This position will include opportunities for career advancement and increased responsibility upon positive performance.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Seasonal Staff Recruitment, Selection, and Onboarding
    • Supports the implementation of a seasonal staff recruitment plan by coordinating the screening and selection process.
    • Supports the onboarding of seasonal staff and the planning and implementation of senior staff and project supervisor training.
    • Supports processes to update project staff resources for use in the field.
  • Program Support and Management
    • Assists Regional Directors in the annual planning, implementation, and evaluation of Summer, Discover and Gap Programs.
    • Ensures that collaborative agreements with partners are kept signed and up to date.
    • Updates project management resources for seasonal staff members.
    • Keeps abreast of political, economic, health and safety issues within Latin America.
  • Financial Management
    • Works closely with the Managing Director of Programs to develop, track and monitor Summer, Gap and Discover Program budgets and expenses.
    • Supports the annual departmental budget development process.
  • Monitoring & Evaluation
    • Ensures efficient, timely, and accurate implementation of all existing monitoring & evaluation tools.
    • Assists in the identification of recommendations for program adjustments based on data.
  • Marketing & Fund Development
    • Ensures the marketing and recruitment teams have accurate, detailed and up to date information about AMIGOS programs for the website and all promotional materials.
    • Coordinates the collection of multimedia and stories for recruitment and fundraising.
  • Health and Safety
    • Supports the Health and Safety Manager and Managing Director of Programs to ensure that health and safety protocols are integrated into all programs.
    • Supports the 24-hour emergency on-call system by assisting the Emergency Management Team and taking on-call shifts during the year.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Spanish and English
  • Recent, ongoing involvement with AMIGOS, including experience leading an AMIGOS project, and/or experience in program implementation with another organization.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent project management skills and previous experience working directly with diverse teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working with computer database, spreadsheets, and survey tools.
  • Must be willing to travel occasionally to Latin America and within the U.S.
  • Must be willing to occasionally work evenings and weekends throughout the year for program trainings, meetings and other events.

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Experience working with remote teams
  • Understanding of AMIGOS programming
  • Data analysis experience and a passion for data-informed programs
  • Creative approach to problem-solving and strong analytical skills
  • Adept at working within planning groups, including a sensitivity and commitment to effective group process
  • Sound decision making skills

JOB RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Reports to the Managing Director of Programs.
  • Collaborates regularly with other departments including Recruitment, Regional Operations, Finance, and Marketing & Communications.
  • Interacts regularly with other stakeholders.

Location: Houston, TX  

Department: Fund Development  

Compensation: Commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits. 

Deadline: Open until filled.  

 

Communications and Grants Manager:  

The position will support institutional and corporation/foundation giving at AMIGOS. The position will liaise closely with the CEO, VP of Finance, Development Associate, and marketing team. This position is ideal for professionals interested in working closely with senior management while gaining experience on all aspects of fund development and marketing. 

 

Responsibilities 

  • Communicate the AMIGOS story, impact, and financial needs both verbally and in writing. 
  • Lead development of proposals for corporations and foundations. Support institutional giving by maintaining an organized grants calendar.  
  • Write compelling cases for investment in programs and operations for inclusion in annual appeals, the website, general AMIGOS communications, and other venues. 
  • Develop cultivation strategies for corporate and foundation donor prospects and generate supporting material. 
  • Develop cultivation strategies for monthly giving, corporate matching gifts, and employee giving programs.  
  • Work cross-departmentally to develop content that accurately shares the mission and impact of AMIGOS including but not limited to areas of need, program outcomes, and alumni stories. 
  • Develop alumni donor relations cultivation, engagement, and stewardship strategies.  
  • Support CEO and Development Associate with individual donor prospects and major giving.  
  • Research funding trends and new strategies in order to apply best practices. 
  • Accurate and timely upkeep of Salesforce data, including: updating constituent data, activity, and projections; tracking donor relationships and actions; building donor profiles; and generating both scheduled and ad-hoc reports on moves management.  
  • Analyze data and run reports to show progress on donor strategies. Create tools and dashboards for donor solicitation and stewardship touch points.  
  • Support the team in managing AMIGOS fundraising events including but not limited to sponsorship outreach, materials production, communication, content creation and program ideation.  
  • Partner with Finance team to facilitate tracking of grant-funded project budgets and expenses for major grants across our network. 

Other tasks may be assigned in addition to the above. 

 

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Strong and versatile writing skills, including the ability to craft compelling communications for a variety of purposes and audiences. 
  • Attention to detail and project management skills. 
  • Capacity to manage multiple projects and priorities. 
  • Prior experience using a CRM database. 
  • Advanced Excel skills. 
  • Experience and ease with technology, fundraising software, and data analysis. 
  • Excellent relationship-building and communications skills, with strong follow-through and the maturity to engage with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Team player who thrives in an authentic, feedback-driven culture and an entrepreneurial, roll-up-your-sleeves environment. 
  • A demonstrated passion for the AMIGOS mission of helping youth realize their potential as global citizens. 
  • Willingness to attend meetings and networking events outside of normal work hours as needed. 
  • Professional experience in nonprofit development, grant writing and corporate donor outreach/ or highly transferable work experience. 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. 

 

Application process  

Please submit a resume as well as a cover letter highlighting qualifications, motivation to apply for this position, and salary expectations to jobs@amigosinternational.org. 

 

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: 

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 prospective employees must pass criminal background checks.  

 

The application for 2019 summer project staff will open this fall. For more information about open positions, project locations and dates, and other information, please see this page.

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 (PAID)

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 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
  • 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.