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Program Coordinator for International Student Exchange Program

compensation: $2,500 - $8,000 per group, more details in contract
employment type: contract

Are you interested in other cultures? Become an exchange student coordinator with us and earn extra money while working part time, flexible hours!

American Discovery, an Oregon-based cultural exchange program for the past 28 years, is seeking a well-connected, dynamic individual to support our upcoming 2020 summer homestay programs!

Our Program Coordinators strive to provide an invaluable and memorable experience for all students and host families, and they genuinely love what they do. Unlike other exchange programs, American Discovery specializes in short summer homestays for French and Spanish teenagers and concentrates on providing exceptional, hands-on program support to all participants.

(We will not open any applications that do not include a cover letter)


- generating potential host family leads

- completing home visits to determine a good fit for all parties

- preparing program itineraries and making reservations

- fully managing assigned program(s)

- meeting and accompanying students upon arrival

- attending and organizing program parties and day-trips (depending on program type)

- resolving problems in a timely manner

- acting as a liaison between host families and our local office


driven and self-motivated

outgoing and dynamic

passionate about cultural exchange

enjoys being involved with the community

is an excellent communicator, organized, and punctual


Program Coordinators work as Independent Contractors and receive financial compensation for placements as well as payment for supervision of the group. This position is a perfect fit for someone with some extra time, looking to make extra income while connecting with the local community in a positive and uplifting way. Experience the lasting connections that a cultural exchange provides! We often work with teachers, youth group leaders, or excited individuals looking for an interesting, flexible job.


American Discovery provides comprehensive training to all of our independent contractors.


Please respond with a COVER LETTER and resume explaining why you think you would be a good fit for this position. (We will not open any applications that do not include a cover letter)


Another great way to get to know American Discovery and to learn more about this opportunity for future seasons is through hosting! To learn more about becoming a volunteer host family, we invite you to email us. We will put you directly in touch with one of our coordinators in your area.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7020919282


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