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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
AMIGOS is looking for a dynamic self-starter with an interest in working with the next generation of young global leaders committed to service. This position will be based in our office in Houston, TX and reports to the Admissions Manager. The Admissions Officer works closely with a cross-departmental team to recruit, enroll, and support all participants entering the AMIGOS program. This is a role is perfect for someone with excellent communication skills, attention to detail and a desire to learn.

Location: Houston, TX
Salary: Based on experience. Excellent benefits and training
Perk: You may land in Latin America!

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Admissions Officer will be responsible for applicant management for our Discover AMIGOS program. Throughout the cycle they will speak with interested parents and participants, walk students through the enrollment process, and work to engage all alumni upon their return from Latin America. They will also play a key role in the administrative side of the Admission department, working closely with the Admissions Manager to track paperwork submissions and ensure a smooth enrollment process for all AMIGOS volunteers.

This is a very collaborative position, as the Admissions Officer will work with nearly every department to successfully enroll and prepare all AMIGOS volunteers. This role will also work with the Admissions Manager to analyze applicant data to help identify trends and improve our admissions processes for future years.

Key work areas include:

Discover AMIGOS Admissions and Alumni Engagement (30%)
• Accept Discover AMIGOS volunteers through National Chapter and supports with parent preparation through individual calls and group webinars
• Ensure low drop and attrition rates by providing excellent pre-departure support to families
• Manage Welcome Home series to all Discover AMIGOS volunteers and their families to successfully transition relationships to the National Outreach Manager, who oversees alumni engagement
• Conduct outreach campaign to past Discover AMIGOS volunteers to convert to repeat participation in program
• Assist in interviewing and selecting applicants for Discover AMIGOS adult mentor position

Admissions Administrative and Application Support (40%)
• Works with Admissions Manager on applicant paperwork, payments, and health screening, including paperwork submissions review and follow up
• Maintain applicant and participant tracking on Salesforce
• Send welcome packets and materials to families
Summer Program Administrative Support (30%)
• Takes 2-3 overnight or weekend shifts on the On-Call system throughout the summer
• Main staff support at airport for Travel and Administrative Coordinator on Discover AMIGOS program travel days
• Support online chat service for incoming questions and needs on the website
• Supports implementation of other departmental projects, as needed

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s degree
• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to enthusiastically capture the AMIGOS experience, mission, and vision that inspire interest in the organization.
• Creative approach to problem-solving and strong analytical skills
• Excellent time and project management with exceptional attention to detail
• Willing to work some evenings and weekends for events, meetings, and travel
• Positive attitude and a commitment to help AMIGOS meet its strategic goals

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Past participation in AMIGOS programs
• Experience in Salesforce (or equivalent CRM) and application systems (Gravity Forms, FastForms)
• Experience in sales, marketing, or customer service
• Knowledge of Spanish

HOW TO APPLY
Submit a resume with a cover letter, including qualifications and salary requirements to:

Meghan Ford
Admissions Manager
Amigos de las Américas
Email: jobs@amigosinternational.org

AMIGOS is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are subject to background checks.

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: Houston, Texas
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.

HEADQUARTERS: Houston, TX

TRAVEL: 15% in Latin America & the United States

COMPENSATION: Based on experience. Excellent benefits and training; food, lodging & transportation expenses covered during periods of travel.

Amigos de las Américas (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:
The Summer Programs Manager is a position within the Programs Department responsible for the efficient and effective implementation of Summer and Discover AMIGOS Programs. We are looking for a highly organized individual who is committed to providing an excellent structure and support for programming. The Summer Programs Manager is a Houston-based position designed to lead the year-round work flow needed to keep Summer and Discover AMIGOS Programs moving. We are looking for a detail-oriented and experienced communicator who can lead various administrative and programmatic processes.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Seasonal Staff Recruitment, Selection and Onboarding

  • Leads the department in ensuring highly qualified staff members are hired for Summer and Discover AMIGOS Programs.
  • Leads the onboarding of seasonal staff and the planning and implementation of Senior Staff and Project Supervisor training.
  • Leads processes to update project staff resources for use in the field.

Program Management

  • Leads Regional Directors in the annual planning, implementation, and evaluation of Summer and Discover AMIGOS 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 and Discover AMIGOS Program budgets and expenses.
  • Supports the annual departmental budget development process.

Health and Safety

  • Supports the Health and Safety Manager and Managing Director of Programs to ensure that health and safety protocols are integrated into Summer and Discover AMIGOS Programs.
  • Supports the 24-hour emergency on-call system by serving as a member of the Emergency Management Team and taking on-call shifts during the year.

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Spanish and English
  • Previous involvement with AMIGOS, including experience leading an AMIGOS project or program.
  • 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.
  • Direct Reports: Regional Director(s) for Summer and Gap Programs, Seasonal Summer Program Project Directors.
  • Collaborates regularly with other departments including Recruitment, Regional Operations, Finance, and Marketing & Communications.
  • Interacts regularly with other stakeholders.

 

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

Position Summary: AMIGOS is looking for a creative, organized and enthusiastic self-starter with the capacity to build relationships to drive AMIGOS program enrollment in Houston, Texas. This position reports directly to the Managing Director of Regional Operations (based in the Bay Area) as well as a dotted line to the Houston Chapter of AMIGOS. The Outreach Manager will focus on strengthening existing and developing outreach markets in the Houston area primarily with educators, administrators, parents, middle and high schoolers and AMIGOS alumni in the region. The ideal candidate will have experience working with these types of stakeholder networks as well as demonstrated success in meeting growth targets. We are looking for a dynamic, outgoing, and goal-oriented individual with a passion for AMIGOS and youth leadership development. Come join this dynamic and passionate team!

A successful person in this role: You are a social organizer among your friends. When you get inspired by something, you tell everyone you know. You thrive in goal oriented environments and have experience tracking data and actions. You appreciate creative thinking, quick turnaround times, and a team that follows deadlines. You have no problem taking initiative when challenges arise. You’re active on social media and digesting compelling content, and enjoy talking to people about AMIGOS and its programs. You are driven by creative ideas and achieving goals. You are adept and comfortable at working with a remote team and can set your own schedule with confidence. You like to learn new systems, programs and processes to further your knowledge and strengths in a role. You enjoy collaborating with others on projects.

Location: Houston, Texas
Travel: Up to 25%, mainly in Texas and some domestic
Salary: Based on experience. Excellent benefits and training.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

Outreach and Leads Management
• Drive enrollment and hit targets by cultivate existing and new non-profit, school and district partnerships in targeted geographies
• Attend Houston chapter welcome home party, regional fairs, school presentations, conferences and workshops to build visibility and build AMIGOS brand awareness.
• Plan and host local informational sessions, a fall and spring country expo and alumni house parties to generate momentum.
• Build relationships and mobilize the AMIGOS alumni network through attendance at local trainings and developing connections to recent alumni and parents.
• Track key outreach activities and provide reports to Director of Regional Operations and the Houston Board on a monthly basis.
• Manage and follow up with generated leads on a regular basis (phone calls, chat and emails) and track in Salesforce and support the interview process as participants come in.
• Ensure appropriate tracking system is maintained related to all outreach and relationships development via Salesforce.
• Stay abreast of industry trends to ensure the continued competitiveness of AMIGOS programs.
• Take initiative and actively brainstorms new and creative solutions to bring in new participants.
• Attend Houston Chapter Board meetings on a regular basis

Other Duties:
• Identify and engage potential key alumni in region to engage in chapter leadership
• Participate on training teams for AMIGOS participants prior to summer. Requires a supervisory role of minors.
• Represent AMIGOS externally to prospective students, families, partners and stakeholders.
• Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree required and minimum 2 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.

How to Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@amigosinternational.org. In your cover letter include your LinkedIn account if applicable.

Project staff applications for summer 2019 are open now! Please apply by October 28th for senior staff positions. To apply, click the orange “APPLY” button and then select “Project Staff 18+.”

For more information about open positions, project locations and dates, and other information, please see this page.

Headquarters: Houston, Texas

Salary: Competitive pay, commensurate with experience

Application Deadline: April 12, 2019 (or until filled)

Time Period of position: May 27 – August 20, 2019 (start and end dates subject to change)

Amigos de las Américas (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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two years of college
  • Basic computer and word processing proficiency
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Spanish proficiency
  • International travel and cultural exchange experience, preferably in Latin America as an AMIGOS volunteer, Project Staff, or participant in a similar program
  • Telephone counseling and crisis management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in a leadership role
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously
  • Reliable attention to detail

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Takes the lead in responding to volunteers’ medical needs, parent/guardian inquiries, travel arrangements and other emergent situations
  • Documentation and follow-up of all volunteer-related information generated during the summer program. This includes, but is not limited to: communications with projects, Headquarters staff, parents/guardians and chapter personnel
  • Serves as information resource and support staff-person to summer On-Call Team members
  • Conducts data entry and ensures the quality of information being input into the Salesforce database by Project Staff and On-Call Team members related to all summer On-Call System communications

Job Relationships

  • Reports 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 staff of the AMIGOS Headquarters

How to Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@amigosinternational.org.

Headquarters: Houston, Texas

Salary: Competitive pay, commensurate with experience

Application Deadline: April 12, 2019 (or until filled)

Time Period of position: May 27 – August 20, 2019 (start and end dates subject to change)

Amigos de las Américas (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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • One year of college
  • Basic computer and word processing proficiency
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Spanish proficiency
  • International travel and cultural exchange experience, preferably in Latin America as an AMIGOS participant, 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, and calm in challenging situations
  • Reliable attention to detail

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists the On-Call System Communications Specialist in the documentation and follow-up of all participant-related information generated during the summer program. This includes, but is not limited to: medical and travel-related information, as well as communications with projects, Headquarters staff, parents/guardians and chapter personnel.
  • Serves as information resource and support staff-person to summer On-Call Team members
  • Processes communications related to participants’ medical needs, parent/guardian inquiries, travel arrangements and other emergent situations
  • Conducts data entry related to all summer On-Call System communications

Job Relationships

  • Reports to the Health and Safety Risk 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 of the AMIGOS Headquarters

How to Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@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 (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