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Career Listings

YFU seeks passionate individuals who are up for an enriching challenge: Working with students, families and volunteers to advance intercultural understanding, mutual respect and social responsibility through educational exchanges. 

Executive Assistant

Carla Reed

The Executive Assistant will support the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Executive Vice President (EVP) programmatically and administratively, act as liaison to the Board of Trustees, work closely with the Development team, and support orientation planning and other organizational initiatives.

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Director of Support Services

Carla Reed

In accordance with YFU policies, procedures, and goals the Support Services Director oversees YFU support of program participants, including students, host families and local volunteer Area Representatives. The role is responsible for supervision of 5 Support Service Managers and the Associate Director. The Director of Support Services oversees daily operations of the Support Services team to ensure a quality program for students and host families and provides guidance and assistance to team members on escalated support cases.

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Support Services Manager


Based on the mission and goals set by Youth For Understanding USA, the Support Services Manager (SSM) provides support, training and guidance to volunteers as well as students, hosts and schools. This position reports to the Director of Support Services. This position will be based in the National Office in Washington, DC or home-based.

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