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!

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 55 years, enables authentic engagements in communities across the region.  

 

POSITION SUMMARY 

The VISTA member will help build AMIGOS’ capacity to expand opportunities for young people from diverse backgrounds to engage in service and have life-changing opportunities. AMIGOS is a youth leadership organization with 55+ years of experience providing authentic service opportunities to young people in the U.S. and Latin America. As AMIGOS expands its reach in the U.S., this VISTA role will be integral to building a strong media presence that engages young people in service activities. The VISTA will support the marketing team with content development, storytelling, and relationship building. Additionally, the VISTA will support the team in developing institutional relationships in Texas to increase the number of young people engaging in service opportunities, including schools and youth-serving organizations. The VISTA will play a key role in data collection and will lead story collection efforts. In this dynamic role, you will practice project management skills, learn about media, meet with partner institutions, learn about Texas, and help provide life-changing experiences for young people. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in marketing and communications to get foundational knowledge, explore their interests and develop their skills, and gain experience to launch their career. 

 

LocationHoustonTexas required. Current remote working position until further notice due to COVID-19. 

Compensation: AmeriCorps VISTA Members receive a living allowance for their service. Visit the AmeriCorps Benefits page to learn more.  

Service Term: One year. Start date somewhat flexible.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

Marketing 

  • Collect stories of impact and create content;  
  • Complete marketing and social media research;  
  • Compile feedback from youth participants into shareable content;  
  • Create and administer surveys to collect data; draft website language;  
  • Research and draft blog content;  
  • Develop graphics for new programming; learn new digital marketing skills and programs (Canva, video editing, website/social media management);  
  • Create video content for youth-focused media; support management of AMIGOS social media platforms;  
  • Manage guest blog relationships; and 
  • Support team to increase digital footprint;  

Outreach 

  • Research and develop a list of local youth service organizations to recruit youth for service opportunities; and 
  • Develop partnerships with organizations to recruit youth volunteers;  

 

Additional duties as assigned. 

 

JOB RELATIONSHIPS 

  • Reports to the Marketing Director 
  • Regular collaboration with the Outreach team 
  • Regular collaboration with other VISTAs, VISTA site supervisors, and VISTA Project Director 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

 

AmeriCorps VISTA Requirements 

  • 18 years old 
  • U.S. citizens, nationals, or legal residents 
  • Successfully complete a criminal background check 
  • Political advocacy, organizing, or demonstrating while on VISTA duty, or while perceived to be on duty, is prohibited 

 

PERKS AND BENEFITS 

 

AmeriCorps Benefits* 

  • Choice of education award or stipend 
  • Education award upon successful completion of  service 
  • Health coverage 
  • Living allowance 
  • Relocation allowance 

 

* Visit the AmeriCorps Benefits page to learn more. 

 

TO APPLY 

 

View the Service Opportunity Listing and apply here 

For more information about AMIGOS, visit our website: www.amigosinternational.org  AMIGOS is an equal opportunity employer. 

About AMIGOS

Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) is a nonprofit which inspires leaders through authentic service and immersion experiences. Since 1965, we have provided extraordinary opportunities for students to design and lead projects in collaboration with U.S. and Latin American peers and partner organizations across the Americas. Our strong network of community partners enables authentic engagement in communities across the region.  

Position Summary

AMIGOS is looking for a tech savvy and results-oriented self-starter with an interest in developing a career in digital marketing. The Digital Marketing Coordinator reports to the Marketing Director and works closely with the cross-departmental marketing team to support key recruitment and fund development initiatives.  

The ideal candidate is a skilled at content generation and has an eye for quality and a knack for digital processes. They must be a strategic thinker with the ability to balance competing needs in a fast-paced environment. Excellent opportunity to learn, grow, and hone digital skills with a dynamic and passionate team.  

Location: Houston, Texas or the San Francisco Bay Area (open to other locations for strong candidates) 

Salary: Commensurate based on experience. Excellent benefits, training, and perks, including flexible schedules and travel (when possible). You just may land in Latin America! 

Roles and Responsibilities

The Digital Marketing Coordinator will manage day-to-day marketing processes as well as work to execute various campaigns. They must maintain awareness of digital trends, best practices, and technologies, especially as related to AMIGOS target demographics. They will be a driving force in the organization’s content strategy. 

Key work areas include:  

Social Media 

  • Maintain AMIGOS social media presence on platforms including, but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, TikTok, Pinterest, and YouTube  
  • Develop and publish engaging social posts to maximize traffic 
  • Implement a social media strategy designed to grow new audiences 
  • Build out and employ a strategy to amplify the voices of people of color on AMIGOS social media channels 
  • Develop social media advertising strategy 
  • Build relationships with social media influencers on TikTok and Instagram 

Content Development 

  • Ideation and creation of compelling content for blogs, brochures, emails, web pages, video, infographics, etc.  
  • Collect and organize interviews and testimonials  
  • Create and edit graphics, photos, and brand elements for print and web use 
  • Support other departments through the ideation for and execution of content-heavy marketing campaigns designed to drive volunteer and fundraising growth
  • Maintain various content libraries: images, video, written content 
  • Update and add new AMIGOS listings on third party websites 
  • When travel allows, manage relationship with contracted photographer and/or videographer to create compelling promotional content 

Website Management 

  • Backend website management and training on WordPress
  • Manage Web-based lead generation activities  
  • Assist in web development projects, focusing on user experience and functionality 
  • Manage the various AMIGOS blogs  
  • Develop and execute backlink and cross-promotional content strategy to drive traffic
  • Conduct routine maintenance on website for improved SEO 

Email Marketing 

  • Create content for emails to segmented groups 
  • Utilize analytics to drive engaging email content 

Brand and Messaging Maintenance 

  • Monitor brand image across platforms and chapters 
  • Work throughout the organization to identify and update outdated brand materials 

Collateral and Promotional Materials  

  • Manage in house collateral inventory, including ordering and shipping materials  
  • Assist in creation of print materials and promotional items  
  • Build out new AMIGOS online store 

Reporting 

  • Assist with reporting and data collection 
  • Monitor performance and conversion across campaigns, including measurement against KPIs 

In addition to the above, other tasks may be assigned. 

Required Qualifications

  • Outstanding written communication skills. Must be able to capture the AMIGOS brand, experience, and vision via the written word, video creation, and graphic design to inspire interest in the organization 
  • Knowledge of various social media channels 
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) and video editing platforms, or a willingness to learn 
  • Willing to work some evenings and weekends for events, meetings, and travel 
  • Positive attitude and a commitment to help AMIGOS meet its strategic goals 
  • Excellent time and project management with exceptional attention to detail 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 1 year+ of prior professional experience
  • Experience managing social media accounts for a professional brand 
  • Degree in relevant field (business, marketing, communications, e.g.) 

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements by email to:  

[email protected] 

Attn: Lily Young, Marketing Director  

 

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

 

AMIGOS is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. AMIGOS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.  

About AMIGOS

Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) is a nonprofit which inspires leaders through authentic service and immersion experiences. Since 1965, we have provided extraordinary opportunities for students to design and lead projects in collaboration with U.S. and Latin American peers and partner organizations across the Americas. Our strong network of community partners enables authentic engagement in communities across the region.  

Position Summary

AMIGOS is looking for a systems-oriented and people-focused self-starter with an interest in working with the next generation of young leaders and their families. The Admissions Manager will work closely with the other members of the department and a cross-departmental team to enroll and support volunteers entering AMIGOS programs.  

The Admissions department is the bridge into AMIGOS for volunteers and their families. The overarching goal of the department is to create and run an onboarding system which fully prepares volunteers and their families for their AMIGOS experience. The Admissions Manager plays a vital role in representing the department from an organizational standpoint and advocating for policies and procedures that are customer-focused and create a positive experience for our students. This role is perfect for someone with excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and an ability to see both the micro and macro picture at once. 

 Ideally, this position will be based in our office in either Houston, Texas or the San Francisco Bay Area. However, however, we are open to discussing a remote location for strong candidates. Currently, AMIGOS team members have the option to continue working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Location:  Houston, Texas or the San Francisco Bay Area (open to other locations for strong candidates)
Salary: Commensurate based on experience. Excellent benefits, training, and perks, including flexible schedules and travel (when possible). You just may land in Latin America!   

Roles and Responsibilities

The Admissions Manager is a leader on our team who is responsible for the successful admission and onboarding on volunteers entering AMIGOS Summer and Gap Programs.  

The Admissions Manager is responsible for direct applicant management for our Summer Program. Throughout the cycle they will walk students through the enrollment and onboarding 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 Admissions department, working closely with the Admissions team to design volunteer applications, track paperwork submissions, and ensure a smooth enrollment process for all AMIGOS volunteers.     

This is a very collaborative position, as the Admissions Manager will work with nearly every department to successfully enroll and prepare all AMIGOS volunteers.  

Key work areas include: 

Summer Program Admissions and Alumni Engagement (30%) 

  • Process Summer Program applications and accept volunteers through the National Chapter. Supports with parent preparation through individual calls and group webinars; when applicable, conduct student interviews 
  • Manage the onboarding process for Summer Program students including creating external-facing materials to engage students and families and facilitate relationship-building 
  • Ensure low drop and attrition rates by providing excellent pre-departure customer service and support to families 
  • Administer financial assistance for National Chapter Summer Program students; sit on Financial Assistance Program work group with other members of the Admissions team 
  • Work with the Managing Director of Enrollment to cultivate and support external organizational partnerships (i.e. KIPP NYC) for the Summer Program and serve as point person for Summer Program partnership contacts and students 
  • Analyze Summer Program applicant data to help identify trends and improve our admissions process for future years 

Admissions Administrative and Application Support (30%) 

  • Work with Admissions Director to design and support the external volunteer application 
  • Maintain applicant and volunteer tracking in Salesforce 
  • Aide in overseeing application related data in the AMIGOS database (Salesforce), work closely with the IT Manager, Data Manager, and Admissions Director to ensure high quality volunteer data systems 
  • Direct cross-departmental teammates in Gap Program Admissions, including design of Gap Program Admissions and onboarding procedures 
  • Co-manage the Admissions email account
  • Troubleshoot student and parent issues
  • Work closely with Admissions Director and Marketing and Chapter Operations departments on upkeep of platforms involved in the Admissions process (i.e. Stripe and CauseVox) 

Travel Administration (30%) 

  • Manage volunteer airfare booking procedures 
  • Liaise with AMIGOS preferred travel agents to choose and book volunteers flights 
  • Oversee itinerary distribution and airfare billing for all volunteers 
  • Staff 2-3 overnight or weekend shifts on the Travel On-Call System throughout the summer; support volunteers at the airport as needed 

Departmental Representation and Management (10%) 

  • Continuously works to improve Admissions departmental processes through documentation and review 
  • Represents department’s goals, strategies, and challenges at an organizational level 
  • Support other Admissions team members as needed  

Required Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Experience in customer service; a plus if experience is working with students or families 
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.  Must be able to enthusiastically capture the AMIGOS experience, mission, and vision to inspire interest in the organization 
  • Creative approach to problem-solving and strong analytical skills 
  • Excellent time and project management
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Willing to work some evenings and weekends for events, travel, and key enrollment dates 
  • Positive attitude and a commitment to help AMIGOS meet its strategic goals 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Past participation in AMIGOS programs or similar study abroad/alternative learning program 
  • Experience in Salesforce (or equivalent CRM) and application systems 
  • 1 year of prior professional experience 
  • Professional proficiency in Spanish 

How to Apply 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements by email to:  

[email protected] 

Attn: Meghan Ford, Admissions Director  

 

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

 

AMIGOS is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. AMIGOS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.  

OBJECTIVE

The Alumni Coordinator is a volunteer chapter board member who will oversee efforts related to alumni outreach and information management. This role is responsible for keeping alumni from over the generations of the chapters existence engaged in various activities. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Design an alumni outreach strategy for the chapter  
  • Update alumni information in salesforce as data is collected  
  • Recruit chapter board members and other alumni to assist with all related efforts  
  • Collaborate with other chapters who are engaged in alumni outreach and information management  
  • Inform the Chapter board members of progress at monthly meetings if possible 
  • Support other board members when it comes to interacting with the local community of alumni. Such as recruitment, fundraising and events. 

 

TIME COMMITMENT

  • Fall: Help recruitment coordinator plan and execute the Welcome Home Party and recruitment training session.  
  • Winter: Support welcoming new participants into the chapter. Plan and execute a local alumni event to keep alumni engaged and up to date on AMIGOS happenings. 
  • Spring: Support fundraising coordinator in engaging local alumni to support participant fundraising activities. Work with the current participants and parents to message their role after the AMIGOS summer in recruitment, chapter board, and general engagement in the vast AMIGOS network. Invite local alumni to attend Despedida (send off party) for this year’s participants.  
  • Summer: Attend annual board retreat to review past years alumni engagement activities and effectiveness as well as make recommendations for the following year. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of AMIGOS a plus. Experience with Salesforce or another CRM platform a plus but not required. Professional communication experience. 

  

BENEFITS

Gain experience in project management, marketing, event planning, working with people from diverse backgrounds and generations, youth leadership. 

 

IF INTERESTED

Send resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected].

POSITION TITLE Local Outreach Coordinator  

POSITION TYPE Hourly, up to 15 hours per week 

LOCATION Austin

DURATION 5-month contract (September-January) 

COMPENSATION Hourly, commensurate with experience 

 

Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) is a leader in international youth development, creating a world in which young people realize their full potential as leaders and global citizens. We provide extraordinary opportunities for youth to design and lead projects in collaboration with US and Latin American peers and partner organizations across the Americas. 

 

POSITION SUMMARY 

 

The local Outreach Coordinator’s role is to work with the chapter board, recent alumni, and parents to recruit more young people into AMIGOS programming. The Outreach Coordinator will connect with local educators, partner agencies and beyond to spread awareness about AMIGOS programs and ultimately help the chapter and AMIGOS Headquarters (HQ) reach their target goal numbers of leads, applicants, and volunteers. This opportunity includes a professional training, mentorship and meaningful hands-on experience in project management, marketing, communications, working with youth, and organization. 

 

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

 

  • 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-person and virtually to a public audience 
  • Knowledge of AMIGOS 
  • Previous experience working directly with high school youth of diverse backgrounds 
  • Experience with GSuite and Salesforce 
  • Bilingual in Spanish language is a plus!  

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

  • Complete mandatory virtual orientation and collaborate with HQ Outreach Managers and other Outreach Coordinators to establish recruitment targets, identify key local relationships, and develop a recruitment action plan. 
  • Organize Diversified Outreach: If applicable for your local community, work with recent alumni volunteers and parents to support with in-person and virtual presentation coordination and outreach to new students / schools. Identify and contact local educators in your chapter’s network and set up in-person or virtual recruiting presentations to be co-led with alumni if possible. Brainstorm and reach out to new avenues for recruitment (social media influencers, bloggers, service clubs, church groups, fairs etc…).  
  • Coordinate Lead Collection: Implement creative ways to encourage all interested students and families to submit their contact information to you. Enter lead information into Salesforce or send collected lead information to HQ staff in a timely manner to be entered into Salesforce.  
  • Collaborate with AMIGOS HQ staff on bi-weekly or weekly check-in calls to stay up-to-date on recruitment best practices and receive support with resources and recruitment processes. Submit a brief weekly outreach report on Friday to track activities.   
  • Create a short handover report at the end of the contract and schedule time with the local chapter and HQ staff to share back lessons.  

 

DIVERSITY STATEMENT 

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

 

AMIGOS is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

TO APPLY

To apply, send resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected].

OBJECTIVE

To develop, monitor, and report to the full chapter board on the state of the chapter’s financial operations. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leads the creation of the chapter budget for the upcoming fiscal year using the official AMIGOS template 
  • Maintains chapter financial records; monitors cash flow 
  • Monitors family fee payments and contacts families when payments are delinquent 
  • Provides financial reports at each board meeting 
  • Processes the receipt of all donations and provides a tax deductible donations letter for eligible tax deductible contributions  
  • Reviews invoices from AMIGOS headquarters and ensures payments are made in a timely manner  
  • Pays bills and reimburses board members for approved chapter expenses  
  • Assists Chapter President(s) in ensuring all state and federal legal and tax filings are accurate and filed in a timely manner with the appropriate governmental agency.  
  • Ensures copies of all legal filings are submitted to AMIGOS headquarters in addition to the appropriate federal, state and local agencies. 
  • Serves as a member of the chapter executive committee, if applicable 

 

TIME COMMITMENT

Finance responsibilities for a chapter treasurer are year-round with primary time commitment in winter and spring. 

 

  • Summer: Reviews previous year’s budget, expenditures and revenue. Creates budget for the upcoming fiscal year using HQ template. 

 

  • Fall:  Explains process of family payments to potential participants and families. Ensures that group fundraising efforts are compliant with IRS requirements by having no individual requirements.   

 

  • Winter: Oversees receipt of group fundraising revenue and family fee payments, works with CPA to prepare IRS Form 990 for full board review in time for chapter specific filing deadline. (actual IRS deadline depends on the chapter’s fiscal year) 

 

  • Spring: Continues receipt of family payments and submits accurate and timely payments for monthly billing from headquarters to chapters. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience with accounting, accounting systems such as QuickBooks, and serving on the chapter board highly recommended. 
  • Commitment to asking questions and seeking support needed. 
  • Attention to detail. 
  • Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner. 
  • Ability to maintain neat and accurate financial records. 
  • Commitment to transparency in all financial management. 
  • Understanding and ability to comply with of chapter bylaws. 
  • Understanding and ability to comply with the chapter licensing and operating agreement. 
  • Understanding and ability to comply with all required legal and tax filings the chapter is obligated to file. 
  • Familiarity with most current filings submitted by the chapter. 
  • Understanding and ability to comply with the IRS requirements for acknowledging donor gifts of over $250 

 

BENEFITS

Gain experience working in youth leadership development; play a key role in shaping the chapter’s future; opportunity to network on different levels with various AMIGOS stakeholders; improve treasuring skills; and act as a role model to new participants. 

 

IF INTERESTED

Send resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected].

POSITION TITLE Local Outreach Coordinator  

POSITION TYPE Hourly, up to 15 hours per week 

LOCATION Denver

DURATION 5-month contract (September-January) 

COMPENSATION Hourly, commensurate with experience 

 

Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) is a leader in international youth development, creating a world in which young people realize their full potential as leaders and global citizens. We provide extraordinary opportunities for youth to design and lead projects in collaboration with US and Latin American peers and partner organizations across the Americas. 

 

POSITION SUMMARY 

 

The local Outreach Coordinator’s role is to work with the chapter board, recent alumni, and parents to recruit more young people into AMIGOS programming. The Outreach Coordinator will connect with local educators, partner agencies and beyond to spread awareness about AMIGOS programs and ultimately help the chapter and AMIGOS Headquarters (HQ) reach their target goal numbers of leads, applicants, and volunteers. This opportunity includes a professional training, mentorship and meaningful hands-on experience in project management, marketing, communications, working with youth, and organization. 

 

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

 

  • 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-person and virtually to a public audience 
  • Knowledge of AMIGOS 
  • Previous experience working directly with high school youth of diverse backgrounds 
  • Experience with GSuite and Salesforce 
  • Bilingual in Spanish language is a plus!  

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

  • Complete mandatory virtual orientation and collaborate with HQ Outreach Managers and other Outreach Coordinators to establish recruitment targets, identify key local relationships, and develop a recruitment action plan. 
  • Organize Diversified Outreach: If applicable for your local community, work with recent alumni volunteers and parents to support with in-person and virtual presentation coordination and outreach to new students / schools. Identify and contact local educators in your chapter’s network and set up in-person or virtual recruiting presentations to be co-led with alumni if possible. Brainstorm and reach out to new avenues for recruitment (social media influencers, bloggers, service clubs, church groups, fairs etc…).  
  • Coordinate Lead Collection: Implement creative ways to encourage all interested students and families to submit their contact information to you. Enter lead information into Salesforce or send collected lead information to HQ staff in a timely manner to be entered into Salesforce.  
  • Collaborate with AMIGOS HQ staff on bi-weekly or weekly check-in calls to stay up-to-date on recruitment best practices and receive support with resources and recruitment processes. Submit a brief weekly outreach report on Friday to track activities.   
  • Create a short handover report at the end of the contract and schedule time with the local chapter and HQ staff to share back lessons.  

 

DIVERSITY STATEMENT 

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

 

AMIGOS is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

TO APPLY

To apply, send resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected] by August 6, 2021.

OBJECTIVES

The Chapter President keeps the chapter focused on establishing and maintaining its goals.  The President is responsible for overseeing chapter officers and committees and encourages teamwork amongst chapter leaders.  The President is also responsible for maintaining the operations of the chapter and ensuring that all necessary tasks are completed. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Presides over the Chapter Executive Committee and all chapter meetings; monitors progress of chapter goals and objectives; enforces chapter bylaws; sets board meeting agendas. 
  • Acts as an official voice for the chapter in all public matters, and represents the AMIGOS organization in the chapter’s geographic area. 
  • Communicates any questions or concerns to the National Office staff.   
  • Actively recruits new people interested in assisting or serving on the chapter board. 
  • Answers questions raised by parents and participants about the nature of AMIGOS programs. 
  • Ensures that all state and federal legal and tax filings have been submitted. 
  • Assists in the development of chapter budget, succession planning, fundraising, and recruitment action plan. 
  • Serves as the chapter representative at the Convention of Presidents; and participates as a voting member for International Board elections. 

 

TIME COMMITMENT  

  • Year around responsibilities that change depending on the time of year 
  • Fall: Oversee recruiting and communicate with potential participants and parents as needed. 
  • Winter: Oversee fundraising and training and respond to parent concerns as needed. 
  • Spring: Respond to parent questions which peak during the spring prior to the Volunteers’ departure.  
  • Summer: Organize planning session for the following year and communicate with parents as needed regarding current participants in the field. 

*Ensure all state and federal legal and tax filings have been submitted based on your fiscal year. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

Knowledge of AMIGOS; leadership skills; ability to communicate and delegate effectively; knowledge of chapter bylaws; must have served at least one term in another chapter leader position; ability to work well with others and remain organized; and public speaking abilities. 

 

BENEFITS

Gain experience working in youth leadership development; play a key role in shaping the chapter’s future; opportunity to network on different levels with various AMIGOS stakeholders; improve meeting management skills; and act as a role model to new participants. 

 

IF INTERESTED

Send resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected].

POSITION TITLE Local Outreach Coordinator  

POSITION TYPE Hourly, up to 15 hours per week 

LOCATION Marin

DURATION 5-month contract (September-January) 

COMPENSATION Hourly, commensurate with experience 

 

Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) is a leader in international youth development, creating a world in which young people realize their full potential as leaders and global citizens. We provide extraordinary opportunities for youth to design and lead projects in collaboration with US and Latin American peers and partner organizations across the Americas. 

 

POSITION SUMMARY 

 

The local Outreach Coordinator’s role is to work with the chapter board, recent alumni, and parents to recruit more young people into AMIGOS programming. The Outreach Coordinator will connect with local educators, partner agencies and beyond to spread awareness about AMIGOS programs and ultimately help the chapter and AMIGOS Headquarters (HQ) reach their target goal numbers of leads, applicants, and volunteers. This opportunity includes a professional training, mentorship and meaningful hands-on experience in project management, marketing, communications, working with youth, and organization. 

 

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

 

  • 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-person and virtually to a public audience 
  • Knowledge of AMIGOS 
  • Previous experience working directly with high school youth of diverse backgrounds 
  • Experience with GSuite and Salesforce 
  • Bilingual in Spanish language is a plus!  

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

  • Complete mandatory virtual orientation and collaborate with HQ Outreach Managers and other Outreach Coordinators to establish recruitment targets, identify key local relationships, and develop a recruitment action plan. 
  • Organize Diversified Outreach: If applicable for your local community, work with recent alumni volunteers and parents to support with in-person and virtual presentation coordination and outreach to new students / schools. Identify and contact local educators in your chapter’s network and set up in-person or virtual recruiting presentations to be co-led with alumni if possible. Brainstorm and reach out to new avenues for recruitment (social media influencers, bloggers, service clubs, church groups, fairs etc…).  
  • Coordinate Lead Collection: Implement creative ways to encourage all interested students and families to submit their contact information to you. Enter lead information into Salesforce or send collected lead information to HQ staff in a timely manner to be entered into Salesforce.  
  • Collaborate with AMIGOS HQ staff on bi-weekly or weekly check-in calls to stay up-to-date on recruitment best practices and receive support with resources and recruitment processes. Submit a brief weekly outreach report on Friday to track activities.   
  • Create a short handover report at the end of the contract and schedule time with the local chapter and HQ staff to share back lessons.  

 

DIVERSITY STATEMENT 

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

 

AMIGOS is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

TO APPLY

To apply, send resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected] by August 23, 2021.

OBJECTIVE

The Alumni Coordinator is a volunteer chapter board member who will oversee efforts related to alumni outreach and information management. This role is responsible for keeping alumni from over the generations of the chapters existence engaged in various activities. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design an alumni outreach strategy for the chapter  
  • Update alumni information in salesforce as data is collected  
  • Recruit chapter board members and other alumni to assist with all related efforts  
  • Collaborate with other chapters who are engaged in alumni outreach and information management  
  • Inform the Chapter board members of progress at monthly meetings if possible 
  • Support other board members when it comes to interacting with the local community of alumni. Such as recruitment, fundraising and events. 

 

TIME COMMITMENT

  • Fall: Help recruitment coordinator plan and execute the Welcome Home Party and recruitment training session.  
  • Winter: Support welcoming new participants into the chapter. Plan and execute a local alumni event to keep alumni engaged and up to date on AMIGOS happenings. 
  • Spring: Support fundraising coordinator in engaging local alumni to support participant fundraising activities. Work with the current participants and parents to message their role after the AMIGOS summer in recruitment, chapter board, and general engagement in the vast AMIGOS network. Invite local alumni to attend Despedida (send off party) for this year’s participants.  
  • Summer: Attend annual board retreat to review past years alumni engagement activities and effectiveness as well as make recommendations for the following year. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 Knowledge of AMIGOS a plus. Experience with Salesforce or another CRM platform a plus but not required. Professional communication experience. 

 

BENEFITS 

Gain experience in project management, marketing, event planning, working with people from diverse backgrounds and generations, youth leadership. 

 

IF INTERESTED

Send resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected].

POSITION TYPE Hourly, up to 10 hours per week 

LOCATION Portland

DURATION 5-month contract (January-May) 

COMPENSATION Hourly, commensurate with experience

 

OBJECTIVE

The Chapter Assistant Training Director supports the Training Director (TD) in developing and managing the training program which provides participants with excellent preparation for the current AMIGOS programs, leadership development and a foundation of how to apply their community development tools abroad as well as at home.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with the TD to plan, manage and evaluate the chapter training program and training team. Help carry out the local training program that incorporates the AMIGOS Core Curriculum and local resources in order to offer a training program that is engaging and effective.  

 

TIME COMMITMENT

Year around responsibilities with higher activity in winter and spring. 

  • Summer: Evaluate training program and update local training to reflect changes being made to program structure in Latin America. Support recruiting alumni training team.  
  • Fall: Support TD in designing training calendar that aligns with schedule of the Chapter Board. Train the alumni training team. Support participant recruiting and selection process. 
  • Winter: Begin training program and provide any support needed in fundraising efforts.  
  • Spring: Continue oversight and supervision of training program alongside TD at each of the training sessions. Evaluate participants on training performance and notify chapter board and HQ of any issues. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of AMIGOS; leadership skills; positive and fun energy; strong organizational skills; ability to communicate effectively; ability to work well with others and delegate responsibilities; and ability to serve as a guide and mentor to young leaders. 

 

BENEFITS

Gain experience in volunteer management, training, event planning, and professional development. Promote youth leadership and growth in the local participants. Opportunity to network on different levels with various AMIGOS stakeholders; improve group management skills; and act as a role model to youth interested in building their leadership and cross-cultural understanding. 

 

TO APPLY

To apply, send resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected]

POSITION TYPE Hourly, up to 15 hours per week 

LOCATION Portland

DURATION 5-month contract (January-May) 

COMPENSATION Hourly, commensurate with experience 

 

OBJECTIVE 

The Chapter Training Director develops and manages the training program which 

  • Prepares volunteers for their experience with AMIGOS programs;  
  • Develops their understanding of AMIGOS pillars of leadership, cultural humility, and service; and 
  • Provides them with the tools and skills to apply these pillars in their local communities and on AMIGOS programs. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, manage and evaluate the chapter training program and training team.  
  • Develop a training program that incorporates the AMIGOS Core Curriculum and local resources in order to offer a training program that is engaging and effective.  
  • Understand how Volunteers use Canvas, the learning management system used to deliver asynchronous content. 

 

TIME COMMITMENT 

Year around responsibilities with higher activity in winter and spring. 

  • Summer: Evaluate training program and update local training to reflect changes being made to program structure in Latin America. Recruits alumni training team.  
  • Fall: Attend Fall Training Director Workshop in Houston, TX, design training calendar that incorporates Core Curriculum under the calendar time allotted by the Chapter Board. Train alumni training team. Participate in participant recruiting and selection process. 
  • Winter: Begin training program and provide any support needed in fundraising efforts.  
  • Spring: Continue management of training program and directly supervising each of the training sessions. Evaluate participants on training performance and notify chapter board and HQ of any issues. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

Knowledge of AMIGOS; leadership skills; positive and fun energy; strong organizational skills; ability to communicate effectively; ability to work well with others and delegate responsibilities; and ability to serve as a guide and mentor to young leaders. 

 

BENEFITS

Gain experience in volunteer management, training, event planning, professional development. Promote youth leadership and growth in your participants. Opportunity to network on different levels with various AMIGOS stakeholders; improve group management skills; and act as a role model to new participants. 

 

TO APPLY

To apply, send resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected]

POSITION TITLE Local Outreach Coordinator  

POSITION TYPE Hourly, up to 15 hours per week 

LOCATION San Diego

DURATION 5-month contract (September-January) 

COMPENSATION Hourly, commensurate with experience 

 

Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) is a leader in international youth development, creating a world in which young people realize their full potential as leaders and global citizens. We provide extraordinary opportunities for youth to design and lead projects in collaboration with US and Latin American peers and partner organizations across the Americas. 

 

POSITION SUMMARY 

 

The local Outreach Coordinator’s role is to work with the chapter board, recent alumni, and parents to recruit more young people into AMIGOS programming. The Outreach Coordinator will connect with local educators, partner agencies and beyond to spread awareness about AMIGOS programs and ultimately help the chapter and AMIGOS Headquarters (HQ) reach their target goal numbers of leads, applicants, and volunteers. This opportunity includes a professional training, mentorship and meaningful hands-on experience in project management, marketing, communications, working with youth, and organization. 

 

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

 

  • 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-person and virtually to a public audience 
  • Knowledge of AMIGOS 
  • Previous experience working directly with high school youth of diverse backgrounds 
  • Experience with GSuite and Salesforce 
  • Bilingual in Spanish language is a plus!  

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

  • Complete mandatory virtual orientation and collaborate with HQ Outreach Managers and other Outreach Coordinators to establish recruitment targets, identify key local relationships, and develop a recruitment action plan. 
  • Organize Diversified Outreach: If applicable for your local community, work with recent alumni volunteers and parents to support with in-person and virtual presentation coordination and outreach to new students / schools. Identify and contact local educators in your chapter’s network and set up in-person or virtual recruiting presentations to be co-led with alumni if possible. Brainstorm and reach out to new avenues for recruitment (social media influencers, bloggers, service clubs, church groups, fairs etc…).  
  • Coordinate Lead Collection: Implement creative ways to encourage all interested students and families to submit their contact information to you. Enter lead information into Salesforce or send collected lead information to HQ staff in a timely manner to be entered into Salesforce.  
  • Collaborate with AMIGOS HQ staff on bi-weekly or weekly check-in calls to stay up-to-date on recruitment best practices and receive support with resources and recruitment processes. Submit a brief weekly outreach report on Friday to track activities.   
  • Create a short handover report at the end of the contract and schedule time with the local chapter and HQ staff to share back lessons.  

 

DIVERSITY STATEMENT 

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

 

AMIGOS is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

TO APPLY

To apply, send resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected] by August 6, 2021.

OBJECTIVES

The Chapter President keeps the chapter focused on establishing and maintaining its goals.  The President is responsible for overseeing chapter officers and committees and encourages teamwork amongst chapter leaders.  The President is also responsible for maintaining the operations of the chapter and ensuring that all necessary tasks are completed. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Presides over the Chapter Executive Committee and all chapter meetings; monitors progress of chapter goals and objectives; enforces chapter bylaws; sets board meeting agendas. 
  • Acts as an official voice for the chapter in all public matters, and represents the AMIGOS organization in the chapter’s geographic area. 
  • Communicates any questions or concerns to the National Office staff.   
  • Actively recruits new people interested in assisting or serving on the chapter board. 
  • Answers questions raised by parents and participants about the nature of AMIGOS programs. 
  • Ensures that all state and federal legal and tax filings have been submitted. 
  • Assists in the development of chapter budget, succession planning, fundraising, and recruitment action plan. 
  • Serves as the chapter representative at the Convention of Presidents; and participates as a voting member for International Board elections. 

 

TIME COMMITMENT  

  • Year around responsibilities that change depending on the time of year 
  • Fall: Oversee recruiting and communicate with potential participants and parents as needed. 
  • Winter: Oversee fundraising and training and respond to parent concerns as needed. 
  • Spring: Respond to parent questions which peak during the spring prior to the Volunteers’ departure.  
  • Summer: Organize planning session for the following year and communicate with parents as needed regarding current participants in the field. 

*Ensure all state and federal legal and tax filings have been submitted based on your fiscal year. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

Knowledge of AMIGOS; leadership skills; ability to communicate and delegate effectively; knowledge of chapter bylaws; must have served at least one term in another chapter leader position; ability to work well with others and remain organized; and public speaking abilities. 

 

BENEFITS

Gain experience working in youth leadership development; play a key role in shaping the chapter’s future; opportunity to network on different levels with various AMIGOS stakeholders; improve meeting management skills; and act as a role model to new participants. 

 

IF INTERESTED

Send resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected].

OBJECTIVE

The Chapter Training Director develops and manages the training program which

  • Prepares volunteers for their experience with AMIGOS programs;
  • Develops their understanding of AMIGOS pillars of leadership, cultural humility, and service; and
  • Provides them with the tools and skills to apply these pillars in their local communities and on AMIGOS programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, manage and evaluate the chapter training program and training team.
  • Develop a training program that incorporates the AMIGOS Core Curriculum and local resources in order to offer a training program that is engaging and effective.
  • Understand how Volunteers use Canvas, the learning management system used to deliver asynchronous content
  • Attend Board Meetings to provide Training updates and participate in discussions related to the Chapter

 

TIME COMMITMENT

Year around responsibilities with higher activity in winter and spring.

  • Summer: Evaluate training program and update local training to reflect changes being made to program structure in Latin America. Recruits alumni training team.
  • Fall: Attend Fall Training Director Workshop in Houston, TX, design training calendar that incorporates Core Curriculum under the calendar time allotted by the Chapter Board. Train alumni training team. Participate in participant recruiting and selection process.
  • Winter: Begin training program and provide any support needed in fundraising efforts.
  • Spring: Continue management of training program and directly supervising each of the training sessions. Evaluate participants on training performance and notify chapter board and HQ of any issues.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of AMIGOS; leadership skills; positive and fun energy; strong organizational skills; ability to communicate effectively; ability to work well with others and delegate responsibilities; and ability to serve as a guide and mentor to young leaders.

 

MEASURES OF SUCCESS

Training Directors will be evaluated on training program development, volunteer 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 by the National Training Department. Detailed expectations for each of these areas are included in the official Chapter Training Director evaluation.

POSITION TITLE Local Training Director  

POSITION TYPE Hourly, up to 15 hours per week 

LOCATION San Diego

DURATION 5-month contract (January – May) 

COMPENSATION Hourly, commensurate with experience

BENEFITS

Gain experience in volunteer management, training, event planning, professional development. Promote youth leadership and growth in your participants. Opportunity to network on different levels with various AMIGOS stakeholders; improve group management skills; and act as a role model to new participants. This is a part-time paid position with hours varying according to the training season.

 

TO APPLY

To apply, send resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected].

POSITION TITLE Local Outreach Coordinator  

POSITION TYPE Hourly, up to 20 hours per week 

LOCATION South Bay Area

DURATION 5-month contract (September-January) with option for extension based on performance

COMPENSATION Hourly, commensurate with experience 

 

Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) is a leader in international youth development, creating a world in which young people realize their full potential as leaders and global citizens. We provide extraordinary opportunities for youth to design and lead projects in collaboration with US and Latin American peers and partner organizations across the Americas. 

 

POSITION SUMMARY 

 

The local Outreach Coordinator’s role is to work with the chapter board, recent alumni, and parents to recruit more young people into AMIGOS programming. The Outreach Coordinator will connect with local educators, partner agencies and beyond to spread awareness about AMIGOS programs and ultimately help the chapter and AMIGOS Headquarters (HQ) reach their target goal numbers of leads, applicants, and volunteers. This opportunity includes a professional training, mentorship and meaningful hands-on experience in project management, marketing, communications, working with youth, and organization. 

 

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

 

  • 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-person and virtually to a public audience 
  • Knowledge of AMIGOS 
  • Previous experience working directly with high school youth of diverse backgrounds 
  • Experience with GSuite and Salesforce 
  • Bilingual in Spanish language is a plus!  

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

  • Complete mandatory virtual orientation and collaborate with HQ Outreach Managers and other Outreach Coordinators to establish recruitment targets, identify key local relationships, and develop a recruitment action plan. 
  • Organize Diversified Outreach: If applicable for your local community, work with recent alumni volunteers and parents to support with in-person and virtual presentation coordination and outreach to new students / schools. Identify and contact local educators in your chapter’s network and set up in-person or virtual recruiting presentations to be co-led with alumni if possible. Brainstorm and reach out to new avenues for recruitment (social media influencers, bloggers, service clubs, church groups, fairs etc…).  
  • Coordinate Lead Collection: Implement creative ways to encourage all interested students and families to submit their contact information to you. Enter lead information into Salesforce or send collected lead information to HQ staff in a timely manner to be entered into Salesforce.  
  • Collaborate with AMIGOS HQ staff on bi-weekly or weekly check-in calls to stay up-to-date on recruitment best practices and receive support with resources and recruitment processes. Submit a brief weekly outreach report on Friday to track activities.   
  • Create a short handover report at the end of the contract and schedule time with the local chapter and HQ staff to share back lessons.  

 

DIVERSITY STATEMENT 

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

 

AMIGOS is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

TO APPLY

To apply, send resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected] by September 1, 2021.

POSITION TITLE Local Outreach Coordinator  

POSITION TYPE Hourly, up to 15 hours per week 

LOCATION Tucson

DURATION 5-month contract (September-January) 

COMPENSATION Hourly, commensurate with experience 

 

Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) is a leader in international youth development, creating a world in which young people realize their full potential as leaders and global citizens. We provide extraordinary opportunities for youth to design and lead projects in collaboration with US and Latin American peers and partner organizations across the Americas. 

 

POSITION SUMMARY 

 

The local Outreach Coordinator’s role is to work with the chapter board, recent alumni, and parents to recruit more young people into AMIGOS programming. The Outreach Coordinator will connect with local educators, partner agencies and beyond to spread awareness about AMIGOS programs and ultimately help the chapter and AMIGOS Headquarters (HQ) reach their target goal numbers of leads, applicants, and volunteers. This opportunity includes a professional training, mentorship and meaningful hands-on experience in project management, marketing, communications, working with youth, and organization. 

 

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

 

  • 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-person and virtually to a public audience 
  • Knowledge of AMIGOS 
  • Previous experience working directly with high school youth of diverse backgrounds 
  • Experience with GSuite and Salesforce 
  • Bilingual in Spanish language is a plus!  

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

  • Complete mandatory virtual orientation and collaborate with HQ Outreach Managers and other Outreach Coordinators to establish recruitment targets, identify key local relationships, and develop a recruitment action plan. 
  • Organize Diversified Outreach: If applicable for your local community, work with recent alumni volunteers and parents to support with in-person and virtual presentation coordination and outreach to new students / schools. Identify and contact local educators in your chapter’s network and set up in-person or virtual recruiting presentations to be co-led with alumni if possible. Brainstorm and reach out to new avenues for recruitment (social media influencers, bloggers, service clubs, church groups, fairs etc…).  
  • Coordinate Lead Collection: Implement creative ways to encourage all interested students and families to submit their contact information to you. Enter lead information into Salesforce or send collected lead information to HQ staff in a timely manner to be entered into Salesforce.  
  • Collaborate with AMIGOS HQ staff on bi-weekly or weekly check-in calls to stay up-to-date on recruitment best practices and receive support with resources and recruitment processes. Submit a brief weekly outreach report on Friday to track activities.   
  • Create a short handover report at the end of the contract and schedule time with the local chapter and HQ staff to share back lessons.  

 

DIVERSITY STATEMENT 

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

 

AMIGOS is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

TO APPLY

To apply, send resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected] by August 23, 2021.

OBJECTIVE

AMIGOS Paperwork Coordinators perform an integral function within the operations of our chapters. Paperwork Coordinators assist participants and families in completing all necessary paperwork and forms needed to participate in the AMIGOS program. This role ensures that each participant and family understand the application process and comply with AMIGOS regulations.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist all chapter participants in the AMIGOS application process 
  • Help participants and families understand and complete the paperwork required to participate 
  • Ensure participants complete paperwork by set deadlines 
  • Follow up with participants and families who have not completed the necessary forms to allow them to participate in AMIGOS 
  • Provide feedback and support to National Office staff at the end of each paperwork season 

 

TIME COMMITMENT 

  • Year around responsibilities that change depending on the time of year 
  • Fall: Assist Chapter in preparing to admit new participants beginning in September 
  • Winter: Assist Chapter Recruitment Coordinator in admitting new applicants into chapter including supporting with interviews, info sessions and family on-boarding regarding paperwork needs. Attend Paperwork Coordinator Webinar. 
  • Spring: Lead participant and family paperwork process by communicating upcoming deadlines and needs to families in a timely manner, check salesforce reports to identify any participants missing paperwork, communicate missing items to board and families. 
  • Summer: Attend annual board retreat to share feedback for upcoming year regarding paperwork process and recommendations for the future. 

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience with Excel, knowledge of Salesforce or another CRM tool preferred but not required. Comfort in delegating tasks and relaying information from AMIGOS to participants and families.  

 

BENEFITS

Resume-booster and skill-builder in delegation, organization and project management. Valuable networking experience as a volunteer nonprofit board member assisting in building the next generation of young leaders for the local AMIGOS programs. 

POSITION TITLE Local Training Director  

POSITION TYPE Hourly, up to 15 hours per week 

LOCATION Tucson

DURATION 5-month contract (January – May) 

COMPENSATION Hourly, commensurate with experience

 

OBJECTIVE

The Chapter Training Director develops and manages the training program which

  • Prepares volunteers for their experience with AMIGOS programs;
  • Develops their understanding of AMIGOS pillars of leadership, cultural humility, and service; and
  • Provides them with the tools and skills to apply these pillars in their local communities and on AMIGOS programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, manage and evaluate the chapter training program and training team.
  • Develop a training program that incorporates the AMIGOS Core Curriculum and local resources in order to offer a training program that is engaging and effective.
  • Understand how Volunteers use Canvas, the learning management system used to deliver asynchronous content
  • Attend Board Meetings to provide Training updates and participate in discussions related to the Chapter

 

TIME COMMITMENT

Year around responsibilities with higher activity in winter and spring.

  • Summer: Evaluate training program and update local training to reflect changes being made to program structure in Latin America. Recruits alumni training team.
  • Fall: Attend Fall Training Director Workshop in Houston, TX, design training calendar that incorporates Core Curriculum under the calendar time allotted by the Chapter Board. Train alumni training team. Participate in participant recruiting and selection process.
  • Winter: Begin training program and provide any support needed in fundraising efforts.
  • Spring: Continue management of training program and directly supervising each of the training sessions. Evaluate participants on training performance and notify chapter board and HQ of any issues.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of AMIGOS; leadership skills; positive and fun energy; strong organizational skills; ability to communicate effectively; ability to work well with others and delegate responsibilities; and ability to serve as a guide and mentor to young leaders.

 

MEASURES OF SUCCESS

Training Directors will be evaluated on training program development, volunteer 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 by the National Training Department. Detailed expectations for each of these areas are included in the official Chapter Training Director evaluation.

 

BENEFITS

Gain experience in volunteer management, training, event planning, professional development. Promote youth leadership and growth in your participants. Opportunity to network on different levels with various AMIGOS stakeholders; improve group management skills; and act as a role model to new participants. This is a part-time paid position with hours varying according to the training season.

 

TO APPLY

To apply, send resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected].