Senegal Program Coordinator Intern
Global Citizen Year - Oakland CA

Internship Category: Paid

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  • Senegal Program Coordinator Intern

    New 6 month Alumni Internship Opportunity (June ““ Dec.)

    Spend 2 months with us here in the Oakland office, and 4 months in your former host-country!

    POSITION SUMMARY

    This is your chance to help prepare Fellows for their transformative experience, return to your host country, and reconnect with Global Citizen Year and your gap year experience as Program Coordinator Intern!

    Program Coordinator interns will spend 6 months participating in all aspects of Program Launch (formerly Pre-Departure Training and In-Country Orientation) both in the US Office and abroad! From curating content for sessions, brushing up on your facilitation skills, and lending an ear to Fellows looking to vent about homesickness or missing their favorite foods, the Program Coordinator will become a part of the team that makes the magic happen at Program Launch.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Pre-Departure Campaign (formerly On-boarding/Summer Campaign) and Global Launch (formerly PDT):

    Be a logistics guru for the 2019 Fellows. Now that you’re a savvy world traveler, you’re jazzed about making sure that all our incoming Fellows have their passports, visas, and other travel documentation in time for their August departure. For many Fellows, this will be the first time leaving the country (or even the state!) so it’s super important for you to:

    “¢ Track and report on the Pre-Departure Campaign status for all Fellows

    “¢ Schedule and email regular reminders to Fellows to ensure they submit their travel preparation materials on time. Make phone call reminders as necessary.

    “¢ Support the visa application process for Fellows

    “¢ Coordinate transportation and domestic accommodations for Fellows

    “¢ Participate in key leadership development training in preparation to facilitate, coach, mentor, and supervise fellows throughout Global Launch

    “¢ Coordinate and execute fun events that contribute to the ” special sauce” of Global Citizen Year trainings

    “¢ Plan and facilitate sessions that support fellow readiness for immersion

    Country Launch & Training Block I:

    Help mold the minds of our Fellows. As an alum you will offer insight and perspective to Fellows during this pivotal first moments of their experience. Alongside our staff, you will lead sessions that will instill Fellows with the skills they need to begin their journey and you will do this by:

    “¢ Participating in introductory and planning calls with the in-country team

    “¢ Working to uphold positive group dynamics

    “¢ Working as part of a team to implement Global Citizen Year’s curriculum

    “¢ Supporting Team Leaders as they mentor and coach Fellows through personal growth experiences

    “¢ Supporting in-country staff with operations and logistics

    “¢ Providing constructive feedback for further program and curriculum development

    MINDSET and QUALIFICATIONS

    “¢ Responsible Role Model & Culture Builder: Your role will be to maintain professionalism and demonstrate the leadership skills and attitudes that Fellows will need throughout the program cycle.

    “¢ Effective communicator with strong people skills: You’re an exceptional communicator who presents information (written and verbal) with clarity and precision. You have a willingness to express your professional opinions while considering your personal feelings and the feelings of your colleagues. You are also collaborative, responsive and timely.

    “¢ Flexible and resourceful: You’re comfortable with ambiguity, open-ended instructions and are able to hold yourself accountable. You’re able to shift priorities, troubleshoot, and problem-solve independently when needed.

    “¢ Reflective and thoughtful: You’ve had the time and space to reflect on your Global Citizen Year experience, and now with a few years (or months!) under your belt, you can communicate to Fellows about your learnings in an authentic, compelling, and responsible way.

    “¢ Energetic: You have a natural aptitude to motivate and energize Fellows in a variety of settings and situations.

    “¢ Responsive: You’re highly aware of the customer experience and committed to excellent of the charts customer service.

    COUNTRY SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS

    Senegal: Intermediate French proficiency and/or command of a local language, Applicants must be alumni from the 2015-2016 Cohort and older.

    POSITION DETAILS

    “¢ Compensation: $2000/month while in the Oakland office. In country compensation varies by country. Additionally, Global Citizen Year will cover your round-trip international airfare from Oakland to your host-country and in-country work-related expenses.

    “¢ Time Commitment: 6 months

    “¢ Location: US Office ““ 1625 Clay St. Suite 400, Oakland CA and Senegal

    “¢ Time Frame: June 18th, 2018 ““ Mid-December

    APPLICATION DETAILS

    To apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter at this link.

    Deadline: Applications reviewed as they arrive. Preference given to those who submit by March 1st, 2018.

    Global Citizen Year is an equal opportunity employer, and we strive for our staff to reflect the diverse community we serve. Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Senegal Program Coordinator Intern

    New 6 month Alumni Internship Opportunity (June ““ Dec.)

    Spend 2 months with us here in the Oakland office, and 4 months in your former host-country!

    POSITION SUMMARY

    This is your chance to help prepare Fellows for their transformative experience, return to your host country, and reconnect with Global Citizen Year and your gap year experience as Program Coordinator Intern!

    Program Coordinator interns will spend 6 months participating in all aspects of Program Launch (formerly Pre-Departure Training and In-Country Orientation) both in the US Office and abroad! From curating content for sessions, brushing up on your facilitation skills, and lending an ear to Fellows looking to vent about homesickness or missing their favorite foods, the Program Coordinator will become a part of the team that makes the magic happen at Program Launch.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Pre-Departure Campaign (formerly On-boarding/Summer Campaign) and Global Launch (formerly PDT):

    Be a logistics guru for the 2019 Fellows. Now that you’re a savvy world traveler, you’re jazzed about making sure that all our incoming Fellows have their passports, visas, and other travel documentation in time for their August departure. For many Fellows, this will be the first time leaving the country (or even the state!) so it’s super important for you to:

    “¢ Track and report on the Pre-Departure Campaign status for all Fellows

    “¢ Schedule and email regular reminders to Fellows to ensure they submit their travel preparation materials on time. Make phone call reminders as necessary.

    “¢ Support the visa application process for Fellows

    “¢ Coordinate transportation and domestic accommodations for Fellows

    “¢ Participate in key leadership development training in preparation to facilitate, coach, mentor, and supervise fellows throughout Global Launch

    “¢ Coordinate and execute fun events that contribute to the ” special sauce” of Global Citizen Year trainings

    “¢ Plan and facilitate sessions that support fellow readiness for immersion

    Country Launch & Training Block I:

    Help mold the minds of our Fellows. As an alum you will offer insight and perspective to Fellows during this pivotal first moments of their experience. Alongside our staff, you will lead sessions that will instill Fellows with the skills they need to begin their journey and you will do this by:

    “¢ Participating in introductory and planning calls with the in-country team

    “¢ Working to uphold positive group dynamics

    “¢ Working as part of a team to implement Global Citizen Year’s curriculum

    “¢ Supporting Team Leaders as they mentor and coach Fellows through personal growth experiences

    “¢ Supporting in-country staff with operations and logistics

    “¢ Providing constructive feedback for further program and curriculum development

    MINDSET and QUALIFICATIONS

    “¢ Responsible Role Model & Culture Builder: Your role will be to maintain professionalism and demonstrate the leadership skills and attitudes that Fellows will need throughout the program cycle.

    “¢ Effective communicator with strong people skills: You’re an exceptional communicator who presents information (written and verbal) with clarity and precision. You have a willingness to express your professional opinions while considering your personal feelings and the feelings of your colleagues. You are also collaborative, responsive and timely.

    “¢ Flexible and resourceful: You’re comfortable with ambiguity, open-ended instructions and are able to hold yourself accountable. You’re able to shift priorities, troubleshoot, and problem-solve independently when needed.

    “¢ Reflective and thoughtful: You’ve had the time and space to reflect on your Global Citizen Year experience, and now with a few years (or months!) under your belt, you can communicate to Fellows about your learnings in an authentic, compelling, and responsible way.

    “¢ Energetic: You have a natural aptitude to motivate and energize Fellows in a variety of settings and situations.

    “¢ Responsive: You’re highly aware of the customer experience and committed to excellent of the charts customer service.

    COUNTRY SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS

    Senegal: Intermediate French proficiency and/or command of a local language, Applicants must be alumni from the 2015-2016 Cohort and older.

    POSITION DETAILS

    “¢ Compensation: $2000/month while in the Oakland office. In country compensation varies by country. Additionally, Global Citizen Year will cover your round-trip international airfare from Oakland to your host-country and in-country work-related expenses.

    “¢ Time Commitment: 6 months

    “¢ Location: US Office ““ 1625 Clay St. Suite 400, Oakland CA and Senegal

    “¢ Time Frame: June 18th, 2018 ““ Mid-December

    APPLICATION DETAILS

    To apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter at this link.

    Deadline: Applications reviewed as they arrive. Preference given to those who submit by March 1st, 2018.

    Global Citizen Year is an equal opportunity employer, and we strive for our staff to reflect the diverse community we serve. Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

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