By becoming a Greenheart Exchange Local Coordinator (LC), you have the opportunity to create life enriching experiences by bringing cultural exchange to your community!
Local Coordinators are paid volunteers who perform as independent contractors to match international high school exchange students with American host families.
This is an ideal opportunity for supplemental income for teachers, youth ministers, stay-at-home-moms or retirees..!
Our most successful Local Coordinators have:
. . .an interest in other cultures
. . .an interest in meaningful work that has a positive impact on lives
. . .an interest in teenagers and their families
. . .the ability to adapt to varying personalities and circumstances
. . .the ability to reach out to members of the community with possible public speaking
. . .the ability to set attainable goals and meet them
. . .people skills, creativity and the ingenuity to reach a goal
Recruit volunteer Host Families, maintain relationships with schools and raise public awareness about cultural exchange.
Guide Host Families through the online application.
Complete Host Family in-home interviews and reference checks
Facilitate a Host Family Orientation and a Student Orientation
Perform a total of three in-person meetings with the student during the school year
Conduct monthly check-ins with the student and Host Family, via phone, email or in person
Respond to issues or needs that may arise.
Must be at least 26 years of age
Be professional, confidential and committed to a cause
Have access to a phone, computer and the internet
Have reliable transportation
Be able to pass a background check
Greenheart Exchange offers on-going education and growth potential. Local Coordinators are backed with the full support of our Chicago office, Regional Director and local Area Coordinator.
Since 1985, Greenheart has offered cultural exchange programs in the U.S. that connect Americans with international students. As the leading nonprofit cultural exchange sponsor that blends service learning and volunteerism into all of our programs, we are effectively creating a community of compassionate and conscious global citizens.
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