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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 TITLE: Chapter Operations Coordinator
LOCATION: Houston, TX (AMIGOS Headquarters)
TRAVEL: Up to 20%, primarily in the United States
SALARY: $36,000/year. Excellent benefits and fun travel perks to Latin America!
DEADLINE: Open until filled. Ideal start date June 2017

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is with the Amigos de las Americas’ Regional Operations Department. This department is responsible for supporting our 25+ chapters across the network as well as the recruitment and admissions of all the AMIGOS Summer and Gap participants.  You will be one of two team members responsible for half of the AMIGOS Chapters and will work closely with the department to support, improve, and enhance chapter processes ranging from fundraising, chapter board compliance and training of board leadership. A successful candidate in this role will have excellent people skills, be goal oriented, have a passion for organizational operations and non-profit or volunteer management and have the ability to balance various needs in a fast paced and passionate team oriented environment. Come join this dynamic and passionate team!

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Chapter Operations & Support

  • Manages relationship between AMIGOS headquarters and assigned chapters, promoting and developing collaboration and advancement as an entire chapter network.
  • Supports chapters through application process of program participants, applicant travel processes, fundraising, accounting, budget management, IT infrastructure, database management, organizational policies, state and federal compliance, board sustainability, board member orientation, and chapter board succession planning.
  • Researches both internally and externally to develop strategies to improve organizational functionality, alignment and cohesion.
  • Improves chapter model to maximize potential of each separate nonprofit organization.
  • Creates tools for developing chapter board members as successful nonprofit board members and managers, including detailed written guides and live/recorded webinars for various chapter board roles.
  • Maintains routine communication with chapter leaders in assigned regions.
  • Ensures the submission of chapter state and legal filings in assigned regions.
  • Contributes to the development of data management systems for chapter and volunteer management.
  • Utilizes and maintains Salesforce and Box to document pertinent communications.
  • Tracks and reports on major chapter benchmarks in assigned regions.

Other Duties

  • Assists in the design, logistics and meeting content planning, and facilitation of conferences and various organizational trainings for volunteers and chapter leaders.  May require taking on a supervisory role of minors when necessary.
  • Participants in regular cross-departmental meetings so collaboration and communication between HQ departments are smooth.
  • Participates on training teams for summer participants.
  • Takes summer on-call shifts as required.
  • Supervises interns as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience or demonstrated interest in nonprofit management and/or volunteer management or services
  • Project and data measurement
  • High energy level, organizational skills, professionalism, and attention to detail
  • Basic computer database, spreadsheet, and word processing proficiency
  • Positive attitude and solution-driven approach to supporting AMIGOS in reaching its strategic goals
  • 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:

  • Experience with federated organizations  or nonprofit boards of directors
  • Past participation in AMIGOS programs, involvement with AMIGOS chapter network, Peace Corps or relevant experience with other youth service organizations
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience using Salesforce or equivalent CRM, email service providers
  • Proficient in Spanish

How to Apply:

Submit a resume and a cover letter highlighting qualifications and motivation to apply for the position to:

Rachel Nolley
Chapter Operations Manager
Amigos de las Américas
Email: jobs@amigosinternational.org

POSITION TITLE: Admissions Officer
LOCATION: Houston, TX or Oakland, CA
SALARY: Based on experience. Excellent benefits and training
PERK: You may land in Latin America!

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 can be based out of our office in Houston, TX or Oakland, CA, 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.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Admissions Officer will be responsible for leads and applicant management for our Summer and Discover AMIGOS programs. Throughout the cycle they will speak with interested parents and participants, conduct interviews, walk students through the enrollment process, and work to engage all alumni upon their return from Latin America.

This is a very collaborative position, as the Admissions Officer will work with nearly every department to ensure the successful enrollment and preparation of all AMIGOS participants. 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:

Summer Applicant Management (40%)

  • Interview and accept all summer participants through the National Office
  • Manage applicant paperwork, payments, and health screening
  • Support with parent preparation through individual calls and group webinars

Leads Management (35%)

  • Work with the Digital Marketing Coordinator to create a robust automated email system
  • Set up calls with prospective applicants and parents
  • Lead monthly information sessions about each AMIGOS program
  • Manage the website chat
  • Convert leads to applicants; responsible for monthly deposit goals

Application and Admin Support (15%)

  • Manage the application support email account, troubleshoot student and parent issues
  • Maintain applicant and participant tracking on Salesforce
  • Send welcome packets and materials to families

Alumni Engagement (10%)

  • Lead welcome home webinars for all National Participants
  • Create and implement a system for year-round alumni engagement alongside recruitment; grow alumni networks

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.
  • Experience in document creation and spreadsheets (Microsoft Word, Excel)
  • 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:

Katie Hulting
Admissions Manager
Amigos de las Américas

Email: jobs@amigosinternational.org

Overview of the Role:

The chapter recruitment coordinator’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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 4 day National Office led training offered to collaborate with local board to establish recruitment targets, identify key local relationships and develop a recruitment action plan
  • Train and manage recent alumni participants and parents to support with presentation coordination and outreach to new students / schools
  • Contact local educators and set up recruiting presentations to be co-led with alumni if possible. Brainstorm and reach out to new avenues for recruitment (service clubs, church groups, fairs etc)
  • Coordinate Lead Management: Make sure all collected leads are entered into Salesforce in a timely manner. Encourage all leads to attend planned information sessions through periodic phone calls, texts and emails to leads and parents coordinated between HQ and the RC.
  • Application Management: Contact all incoming applicants in a timely manner to schedule their interview. Set up the interview dates and locations for applicants with support from the training team and additional board members.
  • Report progress, plans and goals to chapter board at monthly board meetings and develop detailed handover report and evaluation at end of season.

Supervision: Overseen and advised locally by chapter board members including chapter president and board recruitment committee members. Managed and trained by AMIGOS HQ professional regional staff with bi-weekly check-ins with regional staff manager to discuss progress, challenges and upcoming bodies of work.

Qualifications: We are looking for a candidate with an outgoing and engaging personality; leadership and organizational skills; ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally with various audiences; sales or marketing skills advantageous; ability to work well with youth and delegate responsibilities to young people, comfort with speaking in public. Knowledge of AMIGOS, experience in local high school system/youth organizations and experience with Salesforce are a plus!

Time Commitment:  August – December: Chapter Recruitment period. 10-15 hours per week. Some daytime availability is needed to recruit in schools. January: Evaluate recruiting process with chapter and document any proposed changes for the following year. February- May: Optional continuation of position with additional compensation provided to recruit for National Office and deepen chapter relationship in the area.

Training: Training offered in Oakland, CA July 27-30th. All travel expenses covered by chapter.

Compensation:  Expected compensation package of $1,000 for completion of responsibilities to the fullest ability.

How to Apply: Submit a 1 page cover letter that includes an idea of how to attract students to AMIGOS along with your resume to Chapter Vice President Joe Landavazo at jlandavazo.amigosabq@gmail.com

Duties will be to:

    • Oversee annual cadence of fundraisers
    • Lead committees that run each fundraiser
    • Track fundraisers and identify underperformers
    • Suggest and trial new fundraisers
    • Streamline fundraising processes and donation collection

Interested applicants should email Austin Chapter President David Loose at president@amigos-austin.org

Duties will be to:

  • Track finances for the chapter
  • Propose an annual budgeting and work with board to finalize
  • Produce monthly reports on budget
  • Have tax filings prepared and filed on time
  • Send 501(c)3 cards to donors
  • Accept, track and deposit all donations and other funds
  • Pay monthly bills to AMIGOS headquarters and others as needed

Interested applicants should email Austin Chapter President David Loose at president@amigos-austin.org

Overview of the Role:

The chapter recruitment coordinator’s role is to work with recent alumni and parents to recruit the next cohort of local participants. 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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 4 day National Office led training offered July 27th-30th to collaborate with local board to establish recruitment targets, identify key local relationships and develop a recruitment action plan.
  • Train and manage recent alumni participants and parents to support with presentation coordination and outreach to new students / schools.
  • Contact local educators and set up recruiting presentations to be co-led with alumni if possible. Brainstorm and reach out to new avenues for recruitment. (Service clubs, church groups, fairs etc.)
  • Coordinate Lead Management: Make sure all collected leads are entered into Salesforce in a timely manner. Encourage all leads to attend planned information sessions through periodic phone calls, texts and emails to leads and parents coordinated between HQ and the RC.
  • Application Management: Contact all incoming applicants in a timely manner to schedule their interview. Set up the interview dates and locations for applicants with support from the training team and additional board members.
  • Report progress, plans and goals to chapter board at monthly board meetings and develop detailed handover report and evaluation at end of season.

Supervision: Overseen and advised locally by chapter board members including chapter president and board recruitment committee members. Managed and trained by AMIGOS HQ professional regional staff with bi-monthly check-ins with regional staff manager to discuss progress, challenges and upcoming bodies of work.

Qualifications: We are looking for a candidate with an outgoing and engaging personality; leadership and organizational skills; ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally with various audiences; sales or marketing skills advantageous; ability to work well with youth and delegate responsibilities to young people, comfort with speaking in public. Knowledge of AMIGOS, experience in local high school system/youth organizations and experience with Salesforce are a plus! Driver’s license and access to a car required.

Time Commitment:  August – January: Chapter Recruitment period. 10-15 hours per week. Some daytime availability is needed to recruit in schools. February: Evaluate recruiting process with chapter and document any proposed changes for the following year.

Training: July 27th – July 30th (Recruitment Coordinators Training Workshop in Oakland, CA)

Compensation: Total estimated compensation package of $3,500 for completion of responsibilities to the fullest ability.

How to Apply: Submit a 1 page cover letter that includes an idea of how to attract students to AMIGOS along with your resume to bostonchapteramigos@gmail.com

Position Overview:
This part-time contract position will be based in the Chicago area and will work in collaboration with the local chapters and be managed by the Amigos de las America’s headquarters’ Recruitment Department. The department is responsible for the outreach and engagement of new high school and college students to our summer and Gap year programs as well as support the local Chapter Recruitment Coordinators in their work. We are looking for a dynamic, outgoing, thoughtful self-starter who thrives in goal oriented environments with a passion for AMIGOS, cross cultural immersion, experiential education and youth leadership development. Candidates should feel comfortable setting their own schedule. This position will report remotely to team members in the San Francisco/Bay Area, Washington D.C., and Houston, TX.

A successful person in this role: Adaptable, driven and a social organizer among your friends. When you get inspired by something you tell everyone you know. You have experience setting project plans and tracking your actions. You appreciate out of the box and creative thinking as well as a team who follows deadlines. You are adept at working with all types of volunteers and stakeholder and taking initiative if challenges arise. You’re active on social media and digesting compelling content and enjoy talking about AMIGOS and its programs. You like to learn new systems, programs and processes to further your knowledge and strengths.

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Travel: Opportunity to attend recruitment coordinators training in Oakland, CA July 27-30, 2017 with travel expenses paid.

Compensation: average of 15 hrs/week, $15/hour. Must be available for daytime hours.

Position Start: Flexible. Regular hours begin Aug. 1

Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills.  Must be able to capture the AMIGOS brand, experience and vision in words and to inspire interest in the organization.
  • Outreach, sales, marketing or communications skills and experience
  • Comfortable speaking in public and building relationships with local schools and non-profit organizations
  • Experience and understanding of the Chicago area, particularly in education or youth leadership development

Desired Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • Knowledge of AMIGOS and/or past participation in AMIGOS programs
  • Relevant experience with other youth service organizations and/or with federated organization, chapter development and/or alumni relations.
  • Abilities in providing effective supervision, technical assistance, team leadership training, and support to teenagers, young adults and parents.
  • Creative approach to problem-solving and strong analytical skills.
  • Experience using Salesforce or equivalent CRM as well as email tools such as Exact Target
  • Graphic design, photography, videography (interest in learning and developing skills)

Responsibilities:

  • Meet recruitment goals and quotas as set by Managing Director of Recruitment and Partnerships.
  • Collaborate with Chapter Recruitment Coordinators to develop local action plans and tasks
  • Organize teacher and school partnerships alongside chapters and attend recruiting presentations
  • Attend regional fairs, school presentations, conferences and workshops to build visibility and market AMIGOS programs to the public.
  • Work with recruitment team and chapters to manage and follow up with generated leads on a regular basis (phone calls, chat and emails) and track in Salesforce.
  • Cultivate existing and new non-profit, school and district partnerships in targeted geographies.
  • 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.

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

Overview of the Role:

The chapter recruitment coordinator’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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 4 day National Office led training offered to collaborate with local board to establish recruitment targets, identify key local relationships and develop a recruitment action plan
  • Train and manage recent alumni participants and parents to support with presentation coordination and outreach to new students / schools
  • Contact local educators and set up recruiting presentations to be co-led with alumni if possible. Brainstorm and reach out to new avenues for recruitment (service clubs, church groups,fairs etc)
  • Coordinate Lead Management: Make sure all collected leads are entered into Salesforce in a timely manner. Encourage all leads to attend planned information sessions through periodic phone calls, texts and emails to leads and parents coordinated between HQ and the RC.
  • Application Management: Contact all incoming applicants in a timely manner to schedule their interview. Set up the interview dates and locations for applicants with support from the training team and additional board members.
  • Report progress, plans and goals to chapter board at monthly board meetings and develop detailed handover report and evaluation at end of season.

Supervision
Overseen and advised locally by chapter board members including chapter president and board recruitment committee members. Managed and trained by AMIGOS HQ professional regional staff with bi-weekly check-ins with regional staff manager to discuss progress, challenges and upcoming bodies of work.

Qualifications
We are looking for a candidate with an outgoing and engaging personality; leadership and organizational skills; ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally with various audiences; sales or marketing skills advantageous; ability to work well with youth and delegate responsibilities to young people, comfort with speaking in public. Knowledge of AMIGOS, experience in local high school system/youth organizations and experience with Salesforce are a plus!

Time Commitment
August – December: Chapter Recruitment period. 10-15 hours per week. Some daytime availability is needed to recruit in schools.
January: Evaluate recruiting process with chapter and document any proposed changes for the following year.
February- May: Optional continuation of position with additional compensation to recruit for National Office and deepen chapter relationship in the area.

Training: July 27th – July 30th (Recruitment Coordinators Training Workshop in Oakland, CA)

Compensation
Compensation commensurate with experience for completion of responsibilities to the fullest ability. Opportunity for additional recruitment activities in the spring with additional compensation. Compensation increase for return coordinators.

How to Apply
Submit a 1 page cover letter that includes an idea of how to attract students to AMIGOS along with your resume to recruitment@amigos-colorado.org.

Overview of the Role:

The chapter recruitment coordinator (RC) role is to work with recent alumni, parents, schools and other community organizations to recruit the next cohort of local participants for the East Bay Chapter. 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 numbers of leads, applicants and participants. This opportunity includes a national training with recruitment coordinators from 24 other local chapters and meaningful hands-on experience in project management, marketing, communications, working with youth, and organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 4 day National Office led training offered to collaborate with local board to establish recruitment targets, identify key local relationships and develop a recruitment action plan
  • Train and manage recent alumni participants and parents to support with presentation coordination and outreach to new students / schools
  • Contact local educators and set up recruiting presentations to be co-led with alumni if possible. Brainstorm and reach out to new avenues for recruitment (service clubs, church groups, fairs etc)
  • Coordinate Lead Management: Make sure all collected leads are entered into Salesforce in a timely manner. Encourage all leads to attend planned information sessions through periodic phone calls, texts and emails to leads and parents coordinated between HQ and the RC.
  • Application Management: Contact all incoming applicants in a timely manner to schedule their interview. Set up the interview dates and locations for applicants with support from the training team and additional board members.
  • Report progress, plans and goals to chapter board at monthly board meetings and develop detailed handover report and evaluation at end of season.

Supervision:
Overseen and advised locally by chapter board members including chapter president and board recruitment committee members. Managed and trained by AMIGOS HQ professional regional staff with bi-weekly check-ins with regional staff manager to discuss progress, challenges and upcoming bodies of work.

Qualifications:
We are looking for a candidate with an outgoing and engaging personality; leadership and organizational skills; ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally with various audiences; sales or marketing skills advantageous; ability to work well with youth and delegate responsibilities to young people, comfort with speaking in public. Knowledge of AMIGOS, experience in local high school system/youth organizations and experience with Salesforce are a plus!

Time Commitment:
August – December: Chapter Recruitment period. 10-15 hours per week. Some daytime availability is needed to recruit in schools.
January: Evaluate recruiting process with chapter and document any proposed changes for the following year.
February- May: Optional continuation of position with additional compensation to recruit for National Office and deepen chapter relationship in the area.

Training: July 27th – July 30th (Recruitment Coordinators Training Workshop in Oakland, CA)

Compensation:
Total estimated compensation package of $2500 for completion of responsibilities to the fullest ability. Opportunity for additional recruitment activities in the spring with additional compensation. Compensation increase for return coordinators.

How to Apply:
Submit a 1 page cover letter that includes an idea of how to attract students to AMIGOS along with your resume to recruitment@amigos-eastbay.org

Overview of the Role:

The chapter recruitment coordinator’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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 4 day National Office led training in July and collaborate with local board to establish recruitment targets, identify key local relationships and develop a recruitment action plan
  • Train and manage recent alumni participants and parents to support with presentation coordination and outreach to new students / schools
  • Contact local educators and set up recruiting presentations to be co-led with alumni if possible. Brainstorm and reach out to new avenues for recruitment (service clubs, church groups, fairs etc)
  • Coordinate Lead Management: Make sure all collected leads are entered into Salesforce in a timely manner. Encourage all leads to attend planned information sessions through periodic phone calls, texts and emails to leads and parents coordinated between HQ and the RC.
  • Application Management: Contact all incoming applicants in a timely manner to bring them through the application process with support from the training team and additional board members.
  • Report progress, plans and goals to chapter board at monthly board meetings and develop detailed handover report and evaluation at end of season.

Supervision: Overseen and advised locally by chapter board members including chapter president and board recruitment committee members. Managed and trained by AMIGOS HQ professional regional staff with bi-weekly check-ins with regional staff manager to discuss progress, challenges and upcoming bodies of work.

Qualifications:
We are looking for a candidate with an outgoing and engaging personality; leadership and organizational skills; ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally with various audiences; sales or marketing skills advantageous; ability to work well with youth and delegate responsibilities to young people, comfort with speaking in public. Knowledge of AMIGOS, experience in local high school system/youth organizations and experience with Salesforce are a plus!

Time Commitment:
August – December: Chapter Recruitment period. 10-15 hours per week. Some daytime availability is needed to recruit in schools.
January: Evaluate recruiting process with chapter and document any proposed changes for the following year.
February- May: Optional continuation of position with additional compensation to recruit for National Office and deepen chapter relationship in the area.

Training: July 27th – July 30th (Recruitment Coordinators Training Workshop in Oakland, CA)

Compensation:
Total estimated compensation package of $2000 for completion of responsibilities to the fullest ability. Opportunity for additional recruitment activities in the spring with additional compensation. Compensation increase for return coordinators.

How to Apply:
Submit a 1 page cover letter that includes an idea of how to attract students to AMIGOS along with your resume to recruitment@amigos-kansascity.org

Overview of the Role:

The chapter recruitment coordinator’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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 4 day National Office led training offered to collaborate with local board to establish recruitment targets, identify key local relationships and develop a recruitment action plan
  • Train and manage recent alumni participants and parents to support with presentation coordination and outreach to new students / schools
  • Contact local educators and set up recruiting presentations to be co-led with alumni if possible. Brainstorm and reach out to new avenues for recruitment (service clubs, church groups, fairs etc)
  • Coordinate Lead Management: Make sure all collected leads are entered into Salesforce in a timely manner. Encourage all leads to attend planned information sessions through periodic phone calls, texts and emails to leads and parents coordinated between HQ and the RC.
  • Application Management: Contact all incoming applicants in a timely manner to schedule their interview. Set up the interview dates and locations for applicants with support from the training team and additional board members.
  • Report progress, plans and goals to chapter board at monthly board meetings and develop detailed handover report and evaluation at end of season.

Supervision:
Overseen and advised locally by chapter board members including chapter president and board recruitment committee members. Managed and trained by AMIGOS HQ professional regional staff with bi-weekly check-ins with regional staff manager to discuss progress, challenges and upcoming bodies of work.

Qualifications:
We are looking for a candidate with an outgoing and engaging personality; leadership and organizational skills; ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally with various audiences; sales or marketing skills advantageous; ability to work well with youth and delegate responsibilities to young people, comfort with speaking in public. Knowledge of AMIGOS, experience in local high school system/youth organizations and experience with Salesforce are a plus!

Time Commitment:
August – December: Chapter Recruitment period. 10-15 hours per week. Some daytime availability is needed to recruit in schools, preferably flexibility between the hours of 8am-4pm on at least one weekday.
January: Evaluate recruiting process with chapter and document any proposed changes for the following year.
February- May: Optional continuation of position with additional compensation to recruit for National Office and deepen chapter relationship in the area.

Training: July 27th – July 30th (Recruitment Coordinators Training Workshop in Oakland, CA)

Compensation:
Total estimated compensation package of $2000 for completion of responsibilities to the fullest ability. Opportunity for additional recruitment activities in the spring with additional compensation. Compensation increase for return coordinators.

How to Apply:
Submit a 1 page cover letter that includes an idea of how to attract students to AMIGOS along with your resume to info@amigos-ohio.org

Overview of the Role:

The chapter Recruitment Coordinator’s role (RC) 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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 4 day National Office led training offered to collaborate with local board to establish recruitment targets, identify key local relationships and develop a recruitment action plan
  • Train and manage recent alumni participants and parents to support with presentation coordination and outreach to new students / schools
  • Contact local educators and set up recruiting presentations to be co-led with alumni if possible. Brainstorm and reach out to new avenues for recruitment (service clubs, church groups, fairs etc)
  • Coordinate Lead Management: Make sure all collected leads are entered into Salesforce in a timely manner. Encourage all leads to attend planned information sessions through periodic phone calls, texts and emails to leads and parents coordinated between HQ and the RC.
  • Application Management: Contact all incoming applicants in a timely manner to schedule their interview. Set up the interview dates and locations for applicants with support from the training team and additional board members.
  • Report progress, plans and goals to chapter board at monthly board meetings and develop detailed handover report and evaluation at end of season.

Supervision:
Overseen and advised locally by chapter board members including chapter president and board recruitment committee members. Managed and trained by AMIGOS HQ professional regional staff with bi-weekly check-ins with regional staff manager to discuss progress, challenges and upcoming bodies of work.

Qualifications:
We are looking for a candidate with an outgoing and engaging personality; leadership and organizational skills; ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally with various audiences; sales or marketing skills advantageous; ability to work well with youth and delegate responsibilities to young people, comfort with speaking in public. Knowledge of AMIGOS, experience in local high school system/youth organizations and experience with Salesforce are a plus!

Time Commitment:
August – December: Chapter Recruitment period. 10-15 hours per week. Some daytime availability is needed to recruit in schools.
January: Evaluate recruiting process with chapter and document any proposed changes for the following year.
February- May: Optional continuation of position with additional compensation to recruit for National Office and deepen chapter relationship in the area.

Training: July 27th – July 30th (Recruitment Coordinators Training Workshop in Oakland, CA)

Compensation:
Compensation: $15.00/ hr for 10-15 hours a week August through December. Opportunity for additional recruitment activities in the spring with additional compensation

How to Apply:
Submit a 1 page cover letter that includes an idea of how to attract students to AMIGOS along with your resume to president@amigosnyc.org

The New York City Chapter of AMIGOS seeking a Co-Treasurer.  Some responsibilities will include:

  • Track finances for the chapter
  • Participate in the annual budgeting process
  • Produce monthly reports on budget performance
  • File the NYC Chapter’s IRS tax forms annually
  • Develop processes to ensure responsible fiscal management
  • Manage acceptance and depositing of fundraising donations and regular reporting for volunteers on their fundraising performance

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

Overview of the Role:

The chapter recruitment coordinator’s role is to work with recent alumni, parents, and teachers 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 in Oakland, California and meaningful hands-on experience in project management, marketing, communications, working with youth, and organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 4 day National Office led training offered in Oakland, California, from July 27-30, 2017. Collaborate with local board to establish recruitment targets, identify key local relationships and develop a recruitment action plan
  • Train and recruit recent alumni and parents to share their stories at local Information sessions
  • Cultivate relationships with local educators starting in the spring. In the fall, contact educators and set up school recruiting presentations to be co-led with alumni if possible. Conduct presentations to explain the program and collect leads. Brainstorm and reach out to new avenues for recruitment (service clubs, church groups, fairs etc)
  • Coordinate Lead Management: Make sure all collected leads are entered into Salesforce in a timely manner. Encourage all leads to attend planned information sessions through periodic phone calls, texts and emails to leads and parents coordinated between HQ and the RC
  • Application Management: Contact all incoming applicants in a timely manner to schedule their interview. Set up the interview dates and locations for applicants with support from the training team and additional board members.
  • Report progress, plans and goals to chapter board at monthly board meetings and develop detailed handover report and evaluation at end of season
  • Manage Chapter social media accounts and post content geared towards sharing event-related information and promotional materials
  • Keep record of potential participants for future years

Supervision: Overseen and advised locally by chapter board members including chapter president and board recruitment committee members. Managed and trained by AMIGOS HQ professional regional staff with bi-weekly check-ins with regional staff manager to discuss progress, challenges and upcoming bodies of work.

Qualifications: We are looking for a candidate with an outgoing and engaging personality; leadership and organizational skills; ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally with various audiences; sales or marketing skills advantageous; ability to work well with youth and delegate responsibilities to young people, comfort with speaking in public. Knowledge of AMIGOS, experience in local high school system/youth organizations and experience with Salesforce are a plus!

Time Commitment:

June-July: 15 hours per month. Set up a Chapter database, create and distribute newsletters, manage social media accounts, and update Chapter website. 4-day training in Oakland (travel, food, and lodging covered by AMIGOS).

August – December: Chapter Recruitment period. 10-15 hours per week. Some daytime availability is needed to recruit in schools.

January: Evaluate recruiting process with chapter and document any proposed changes for the following year.

Compensation:  $15/hour compensation for completion of responsibilities to the fullest ability. Opportunity for additional recruitment activities in the spring with additional compensation.

How to Apply: 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 Job Description

Each chapter board selects one or more Chapter Trainers.  The Chapter Training Director(s) has primary responsibility for all aspects of training participants for a successful and meaningful AMIGOS experience, following all standards, guidelines, policies and expectations set forth by the International Office of AMIGOS, as approved by the International Board of Directors.

Desired Qualifications
  • Belief in young people’s ability to do amazing things
  • Commitment to the AMIGOS mission and training objectives
  • High level of energy and enthusiasm for working with youth
  • Experience in education, community health, community service, international development, youth leadership and/or cultural exchange
  • Spanish language ability
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively delegate
  • Interest in serving as a guide and mentor to participants preparing to embark on a life-changing adventure!
  • Be able to commit to working from October 1, 2017, to June 15, 2018
RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities to the local chapter board:

  • Help plan the training program following the AMIGOS Participant Training Objectives and implement the National Office-generated Core Curriculum.
  • Oversees the facilitation of all monthly training meetings, retreats and service learning programs, including the purchase of materials as needed.
  • Innovate and assist chapters in modernizing training activities
  • Select, train and supervise all members of the chapter training staff team
  • Participate in the interview and selection process for all applicants to the AMIGOS chapter.
  • Prepare and manage training budget.
  • Evaluate each participant’s progress to ensure his/her successful completion of training. Monitor and communicate any concerns to Chapter Board and/or the National Office as appropriate.
  • Serve on the training team of the chapter board and report on all training-related issues. Attend monthly board meetings.
  • Assign make-up work meetings and mentor participants as needed
  • Other responsibilities as identified and/or defined by the chapter board

Responsibilities to the National Training Department:

  • Read and respond promptly when requested to all National Office communications directed to training directors.
  • Participate in the National Office Training Director’s trip from October 2017.

In addition to the responsibilities above, the chapter training director might be asked to:

  • Communicate with parents.
  • See that all applications and forms required of Volunteers are completed and submitted to the International Office in a timely fashion.
  • Assist in recruitment activities, such as the spring Educator Event and information sessions.
COMPENSATION

$12-$15/hour depending on qualifications
Estimated workload: 15-20 hours per month

Interested Applicants Please Submit Your Resume and Cover Letter to:

Portland Training Director Riley Stevenson

jrileystevenson@gmail.com

Training Director

The Training Director has primary responsibility for all aspects of the AMIGOS San Diego Chapter training program. The Training Director leads the training team in preparing AMIGOS participants for a positive, productive, safe and enjoyable experience in Latin America.  In-country code of conduct expectations are clearly communicated, policies and procedures are discussed, and a variety of tools are provided so that participants can hold camps and lead a community in carrying out a service project with community members.

 

The Training Director will recruit, select and train a staff of alumni participants (between late August and late October) following their return from Latin America. The training program will start in early November and complete in late May. The program typically consists of seven monthly meetings attended by participants and their parents, six monthly meetings attended by just the participants and three overnight weekend retreats. The Training Director will conduct bi-monthly meetings with training staff, attend monthly meetings of the Board of Directors (as a member ex-officio), and coordinate with or assist board members who direct participant recruiting, chapter fundraising and service learning activities.

The Training Director will be responsible to both the San Diego Chapter Board of Directors and to the AMIGOS headquarters (HQ) Director of Training. The Training Director will be expected to attend a workshop (in October) for all chapter training directors at the AMIGOS HQ (in Houston). Travel expenses for both workshops will be covered by the chapter.

Responsibilities

1. Update, Plan, and Develop the Current Year’s Training Program:

  • Plan the training program following the AMIGOS Participant Training Objectives, and implement the Core Curriculum (in consultation with the AMIGOS HQ Director of Training).
  • Coordinate with the chapter president to create a chapter events calendar and a training calendar that accommodates local high school breaks (as well as possible).
  • Set the training calendar for the year prior to recruiting activities each fall.
  • Ensure the training calendar covers all Core Curriculum activities and addresses specific training needs of the chapter.
  • Identify learning opportunities for participants to have more hands-on education on topics that meet the AMIGOS Participant Training Objectives
  • Include Spanish language practice opportunities in the training program.
  • Develop service learning opportunities that provide participants practice for their in-country experience.
  • Identify and obtain the resources needed to execute the program.
  • Collaborate with board members to plan and facilitate parent/participant
  • Review the chapter budget with the Treasurer, and promptly submit any receipts for expenses incurred during the training year per the budget.
  • Model training methodologies that are appropriate for a diversity of learning styles.
  • Fulfill other responsibilities as identified and/or defined by the chapter board.

2. Select and Train Training Staff:

  • Recruit, select, train and supervise the chapter training staff team (alumni participants).
  • Plan and run bi-monthly staff meetings.
  • Set a positive, fun and mentoring tone and training environment.
  • Provide effective feedback to participants in a timely fashion regarding each individual’s level of engagement and preparedness.
  • Prepare training staff for opportunities to move on to in-country project staff.
  • Identify and promotes opportunities for leadership development of training staff.
  • Promote effective communication and teamwork between the training team members.

3. Recruit New AMIGOS Participants:

  • Assist in the participant recruiting effort.
  • Coordinate with chapter Recruiting Director.
  • Take attendance at Info and Applicant Nights to record attendee name, school, and email addresses.
  • Assist board with interviews and participant selection.
  • Review each participant’s application and interview transcript. Note any attendance conflicts for planning make-up work. Look for any special needs or concerns.
  • Provide coaching for recruiting presentations.

4. Conduct Training:

  • Facilitate the debrief process after participants return. MUST ATTEND overnight in August.
  • Foster team building, and leadership within staff and among participants.
  • Provide any support needed in fundraising efforts.
  • Recruit former participants and/or community members, as needed, for training activities such as “Country Night”, and community simulations.
  • Develop service learning opportunities that provide participants practice for their in-country AMIGOS experience.
  • Keep track of attendance at all training events, and arrange appropriate makeup work with participants who miss sessions.
  • Prepare transportation/lodging plans, and coordinate with parents who volunteer to help with workshops and retreats.
  • Make facility arrangements for the retreats.
  • Plan and oversee the facilitation of all participant-only training meetings, retreats and workshops.

5. Evaluate AMIGOS Participant’s Training Performance:

  • Provide effective feedback to participants, in a timely fashion, regarding each individual’s level of engagement and preparedness.
  • Reports any issues or “red Flag” participants to chapter board and AMIGOS HQ in a timely manner.
  • Monitor and communicate any concerns to Chapter Board and/or AMIGOS HQ, as appropriate, paying special attention to participants with poor meeting attendance or behavior that is questionable.
  • Work closely with the Service Learning Coordinator to ensure participants are trained and prepared to fulfill their service learning requirements.

6. Evaluate Training Program, Staff, and Self on their Performance:

  • Evaluate AMIGOS training program annually, and contribute any relevant new ideas for updates internationally.
  • Provide one-on-one feedback to each training staff member (three times) as the training year progresses.
  • Meet mid year with President to discuss performance as well as at the end of the year with formal evaluation submitted to AMIGOS HQ.

7. Communication Expectations:

  • Proactively communicate with Chapter President and Board in order to solicit support, and maintain the quality of the training program.
  • Participate in monthly Board meetings ex-officio, and provide timely reports on all training-related issues.
  • Collaborate with board members on incorporating fundraising activities meaningfully into training program.
  • Email staff to delegate responsibilities and coordinate materials (handouts, posters etc.) and food, as needed, for staff and participant training sessions.
  • Send timely email reminders to participants with information regarding all participant-only meetings, retreats, workshops.
  • Respond to questions and concerns raised by parents of the participants.
  • Solicit, respond to, and incorporate formal feedback from participants, parents, board members, and training staff into future training activities.
  • Ensure 24 hour response time to all requests.
  • Present self professionally and confidently in public.

8. Risk Prevention and Management

  • Consider long term impact of all decisions.
  • Follow and upholds AMIGOS standards during all AMIGOS events.
  • Complete AMIGOS background check process in a timely manner.
  • Establish emergency procedures with training team and chapter board.
  • Ensure that all training team members complete medical releases.
  • Obtain all participant medical release forms and keep these on hand during the retreats.
  • Act as a mandated reporter for any suspected child abuse incidence.
  • Promptly contact chapter board leadership and AMIGOS HQ in the event of a crisis or incident.

9. Responsibilities to the AMIGOS HQ Training Department:

  • Submit a complete copy of training agenda to the Director of Training at AMIGOS HQ.
  • Participate in AMIGOS HQ training events, conference calls, and the annual fall AMIGOS Training Workshop.
  • Maintain and submit a record of participant training hours (attendance) and assignment completion.
  • Review participants’ project assignments before they are released to these individuals.
  • In the spring:
    • Review and submit staff evaluations of the participants.
    • Complete training staff Performance Evaluations.
    • Complete and submit the Core Curriculum evaluation.
  • Following each summer, review Participant Performance Evaluations prepared by in-country Project Staff. This may inform the next training program.
  • Receive all training materials from AMIGOS HQ, Core Curriculum, Training Handbook etc., and distribute to participants as required.
  • Read and respond promptly, when requested, to all AMIGOS HQ communications directed to training directors.

Qualifications

  • Strongly prefer AMIGOS Senior Training Staff experience
  • Must have been an AMIGOS participant
  • Must have training knowledge and experience
  • Experience in education, community health, community service, international development, youth leadership and/or cultural exchange
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Spanish language proficiency
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate and delegate effectively
  • Commitment to the AMIGOS mission and training objectives
  • High level of energy and enthusiasm for working with youth
  • Interest in serving as a guide and mentor to participants preparing to embark on a life-changing adventure!

Measures of Success

Training Directors will be evaluated on training program development, participant management, training team management, professionalism, documentation, risk prevention & management, training evaluation, communication & collaboration, resource management, and service learning. The evaluation process will be conducted at three levels: self-evaluation, chapter leadership, and AMIGOS HQ Training Department. Detailed expectations for each of these areas are included in the official Chapter Training Director evaluation.

Interested applicants should contact:

San Diego Chapter Co-President Eileen Hahn at ebhahn@earthlink.net.

Overview of the Role:

The chapter recruitment coordinator’s (RC) role is to work with recent alumni and parents to recruit the next cohort of local participants into the chapter. The RC will connect with local educators, partner agencies and other networks to spread awareness about the AMIGOS program and help the chapter reach their target goal numbers of 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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 4 day National Office led training offered in July to collaborate with staff and other chapters to establish recruitment targets, identify key local relationships and develop a recruitment action plan
  • Support recent alumni participants and parents with presentation coordination and outreach to new students / schools
  • Contact local educators and set up recruiting presentations to be co-led with alumni if possible. Brainstorm and reach out to new avenues for recruitment (service clubs, church groups, fairs etc)
  • Crafting/tailoring recruitment presentations for various audiences and contacts.
  • Coordinate the scheduling of applicant interviews as well as board members to assist with the interviews.
  • Data entry into Salesforce in a timely manner.
  • Encourage all leads to attend planned information sessions through periodic phone calls, texts and emails to leads and parents coordinated between HQ and the RC.
  • Work with and report to the Board’s Recruitment Adviser.

Supervision: Overseen and advised locally by San Francisco Chapter’s Board Recruitment Adviser. Managed and trained by AMIGOS HQ professional regional staff with bi-weekly check-ins with regional staff manager to discuss progress, challenges and upcoming bodies of work.

Qualifications: We are looking for a candidate with an outgoing and engaging personality; leadership and organizational skills; ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally with various audiences; sales or marketing skills advantageous; ability to work well with youth and delegate responsibilities to young people, comfort with speaking in public. Knowledge of AMIGOS, experience in local high school system/youth organizations, Spanish, and experience with Salesforce are a plus!

Time Commitment:  September – November: 10 hours per week. Some daytime availability is needed to recruit in schools. Training offered July 27-30 in Oakland, CA.

Compensation: Expected compensation package of $1,680 for completion of responsibilities to the fullest ability at around 10 hrs per week. Possible opportunity for additional recruitment activities in the spring with additional compensation.

How to Apply: Submit a 1 page cover letter that includes an idea of how to attract students to AMIGOS along with your resume to info@amigos-sanfrancisco.org

  1. Identify potential products for participants to sell for fundraising activities.
  2. Negotiate with vendors to get best possible pricing for fundraising products.
  3. Arrange for receipt of product from vendor and distribution to participants.
  4. Train participants in sales techniques and product sales tracking.
  5. Supply participants with the necessary material resources, such as letterhead for their letter-writing efforts.
  6. Facilitate letter writing training session(s), provide examples of effective letters from past participants.
  7. Edit and approve the final letters for distribution by the participants.
  8. Monitor letter-writing progress.

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

 

Overview of the Role:

The chapter recruitment coordinator’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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 4 day National Office led training offered to collaborate with local board to establish recruitment targets, identify key local relationships and develop a recruitment action plan
  • Train and manage recent alumni participants and parents to support with presentation coordination and outreach to new students / schools
  • Contact local educators and set up recruiting presentations to be co-led with alumni if possible. Brainstorm and reach out to new avenues for recruitment (service clubs, church groups, fairs etc)
  • Coordinate Lead Management: Make sure all collected leads are entered into Salesforce in a timely manner. Encourage all leads to attend planned information sessions through periodic phone calls, texts and emails to leads and parents coordinated between HQ and the RC
  • Application Management: Contact all incoming applicants in a timely manner to schedule their interview. Set up the interview dates and locations for applicants with support from the training team and additional board members.
  • Report progress, plans and goals to chapter board at monthly board meetings and develop detailed handover report and evaluation at end of season.

Supervision: Overseen and advised locally by chapter board members including chapter president and board recruitment committee members. Managed and trained by AMIGOS HQ professional regional staff with bi-weekly check-ins with regional staff manager to discuss progress, challenges and upcoming bodies of work.

Qualifications: We are looking for a candidate with an outgoing and engaging personality; leadership and organizational skills; ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally with various audiences; sales or marketing skills advantageous; ability to work well with youth and delegate responsibilities to young people, comfort with speaking in public. Knowledge of AMIGOS, experience in local high school system/youth organizations and experience with Salesforce are a plus!

Time Commitment:  August – December: Chapter Recruitment period. 10-15 hours per week. Some daytime availability is needed to recruit in schools. January: Evaluate recruiting process with chapter and document any proposed changes for the following year. February- May: Optional continuation of position with additional compensation provided to recruit for National Office and deepen chapter relationship in the area.

Training: Training session offered July 27-30th in Oakland, CA. A chance to collaborate with other chapter recruiters and train for the role with National Office staff.

Compensation:  Expected compensation package commensurate with experience for completion of responsibilities to the fullest ability. Opportunity for additional recruitment activities in the spring with additional compensation provided.

How to Apply: Submit a 1 page cover letter that includes an idea of how to attract students to AMIGOS along with your resume to recruitment@amigos-siliconvalley.org

Overview of the Role:

The chapter recruitment coordinator’s role is to work with recent alumni 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 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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 4 day National Office led training offered to collaborate with local board to establish recruitment targets, identify key local relationships and develop a recruitment action plan.
  • Train and manage recent alumni participants and parents to support presentation coordination and outreach to new students / schools.
  • Contact local educators and set up recruiting presentations to be co-led with alumni if possible. Brainstorm and reach out to new avenues for recruitment (service clubs, church groups, fairs, etc.)
  • Coordinate Lead Management: Make sure all collected leads are entered into Salesforce in a timely manner. Encourage all leads to attend planned information sessions through periodic phone calls, texts, and emails to leads and parents coordinated between HQ and RC.
  • Application Management: Contact all incoming applicants in a timely manner to schedule their interview. Set up the interview dates for applicants with support from the training team and additional board members.
  • Report progress, plans, and goals to chapter board at monthly board meetings and develop detailed handover report and evaluation at the end of season.

Supervision:  Overseen and advised locally by chapter board recruitment committee members. Managed and trained by AMIGOS HQ professional regional staff with biweekly check-ins with regional staff to discuss progress, challenges, and upcoming bodies of work.

Qualifications: We are looking for a candidate with an outgoing and engaging personality: leadership and organizational skills: ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally with various audiences; sales or marketing skills advantageous: ability to work well with youth and delegate responsibilities to young people, comfort with speaking in public. Knowledge of AMIGOS, experience in local high school system/youth organizations and experience with Salesforce are a plus!

Time Commitment:
August 1st – December 15th: Chapter recruitment period. 10 hours per week. Some daytime availability is needed to recruit in schools.
December: Evaluate recruiting process with Chapter and document any proposed changes for the following year.
March: 1 week to send Thank you notes to teachers and discuss recruitment plan for 2019.

Training: July 27th – July 30th (Recruitment Coordinators Training Workshop in Oakland, CA) Payment for travel, accommodations, and a stipend of $300 provided by chapter.

Compensation: $12/ hour for an average 10 hours per week. Period of employment – 22 weeks. (21 weeks beginning in August 2017 and continuing through December 2017, plus 1 week in March of 2018) Incentive pay of $100 for each participant, recruited and accepted into the chapter, above the chapter’s recruitment 3-yr average number that is 21. The incentive pay will be capped at 10 participants.

How to Apply? Submit a 1-page cover letter that includes an idea of how to attract students to AMIGOS along with you resume to recruitment@amigos-tucson.org

Definition:

  • The chapter recruitment coordinator’s role is to work with board members, recent alumni, and parents to recruit the next cohort of local participants into the chapter and national office. The recruitment coordinator 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.

Time Commitment:

  • 4 day training offered in July – led by HQ Staff
  • August – December: Chapter Recruitment period. An average of 10-15 hours per week. Some daytime availability is needed to recruit in schools.
  • January – April: National participant recruitment period. Optional 5 hours per week with additional compensation.

Supervision

  • Overseen by chapter board members including chapter president and board members.
  • Managed and trained by HQ regional staff. Bi-weekly check-ins over phone with regional staff manager to discuss progress, challenges and upcoming bodies of work.
  • Evaluation to be conducted by HQ regional staff and chapter leaders of recruitment coordinators work in December/January.

Compensation

  • Compensation commensurate with experience for completion of responsibilities to the fullest ability. Opportunity for additional recruitment activities in the spring with additional compensation. Compensation increase for return coordinators.

For information about AMIGOS Wisconsin, see
https://wisconsin.amigosinternational.org and https://facebook.com/AmigosWisconsin

 

To apply, send a cover letter with resume to:  President@amigos-wisconsin.org