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1.800.833.6243

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Career Listings

Administrative Services Assistant

Carla Reed

The Administrative Services Assistant provides reception and administrative support to overall operations. Serving as the first point of contact for greeting visitors, deliveries, and vendors, this role is responsible for providing excellent customer service and assistance to YFU staff and visitors. The Administrative Services Assistant provides administrative support to the Human Resources and other departments, assists with meeting activities, and provides back-up support to facilities, events, and human resources.

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Registration Specialist

Carla Reed

This position facilitates the vetting of host family applications according to Department of State (DOS) regulations within YFU. Work as part of a team to manage the workflow of the registration department and its processing of International Student paperwork. Manage and maintain the administrative office in an efficient and accurate manner.  Responsible for the review and initial approval of placement documentation. Maintain and follow through on standard operating practices and procedures to meet compliance requirements and YFU quality standards. Provide administrative assistance to Regional staff and volunteers.

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Program Coordinator, Exchange Experience

Carla Reed

This a shared position between Quality Assurance and Education & Training. In both departments, the PC will coordinate data collection, develop program materials, coordinate student and volunteer communications, and help to ensure that student program requirements (including requirements for orientations and YES, FLEX, and Congress Bundestag in-bound grant programs) are followed.

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Get Active! Teacher, English as a Second Language, Ann Arbor, MI

Carla Reed

Youth For Understanding USA (YFU) is running a 2 week program for 15 high school students from Germany, with a focus on Community Service. This is a grant-funded program, coordinated through YFU Germany. During their two-week stay in the US, the students engage in English Language classes, community service activities, and a few social and cultural activities. They are placed with volunteer host families, who invite the students to be a part of their family for these two weeks.

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Get Active! Teacher, English as a Second Language, Denver, CO

Carla Reed

Youth For Understanding USA (YFU) is running a 2 week program for 15 high school students from Germany, with a focus on Community Service. This is a grant-funded program, coordinated through YFU Germany. During their two-week stay in the US, the students engage in English Language classes, community service activities, and a few social and cultural activities. They are placed with volunteer host families, who invite the students to be a part of their family for these two weeks.

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GetActive! Program Coordinator

Carla Reed

Youth For Understanding USA (YFU) is running a 2 week program for 15 high school students from Germany, with a focus on Community Service. This is a grant-funded program, coordinated through YFU Germany. During their two-week stay in the US, the students engage in English Language classes, community service activities, and a few social and cultural activities. They are placed with volunteer host families, who invite the students to be a part of their family for these two weeks. The students make ever-lasting bonds with other students, their host families, the volunteers, and the employees and contractors that work with them.

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GetActive! Program Coordinator

Carla Reed

Youth For Understanding USA (YFU) is running a 2 week program for 15 high school students from Germany, with a focus on Community Service. This is a grant-funded program, coordinated through YFU Germany. During their two-week stay in the US, the students engage in English Language classes, community service activities, and a few social and cultural activities. They are placed with volunteer host families, who invite the students to be a part of their family for these two weeks. The students make ever-lasting bonds with other students, their host families, the volunteers, and the employees and contractors that work with them.

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Senior Manager of Volunteer Programs and Recruitment

Carla Reed

This role is responsible for all volunteer recruitment activities including implementation, oversight, and evaluation of recruitment benchmarks required in fulfilling YFU’s mission, providing quality support for its programs, and ensuring YFU’s volunteers are compliant with U.S. Department of State standards. Operating out of the YFU USA National Office, the Recruitment Manager will work closely with YFU’s Programs Division to ensure that placement and study abroad goals are aligned with volunteer recruitment efforts and resources.

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National Pre-Departure Orientation (NPDO) Logistics Coordinator

Carla Reed

The National Pre-Departure Orientation (NPDO) Logistics Coordinator is a temporary position that works in collaboration with the NPDO Site Director, while reporting to Director of Education & Training. YFU USA is committed to providing students with comprehensive educational programming that helps prepare them for their unique exchange experiences. 

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Donor Database Specialist

Carla Reed

Through development and implementation of a multi-faceted individual donor fundraising strategy using Raiser’s Edge software, the Donor Database Specialist will have a direct impact on the fundraising goals of YFU USA.  The incumbent will contribute to increasing donations to YFU USA through individual and major gifts campaign management and is responsible for strong collaboration and coordination among External Affairs, Marketing, IT, and the President and CEO offices.  This position provides strategic individual giving and moves management direction for YFU USA to increase charitable contributions and reach its fundraising goals.

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Field Director - Western Region

Carla Reed

This position manages the overall success for recruitment needs of YFU programs by developing and growing vibrant YFU communities, increasing market share for both inbound and outbound program participants within assigned field boundaries to meet set benchmarks and goals.  A Field Director shall possess the ability to successfully lead, motivate, delegate, empower and engage people. The Field Director is a community organizer and strong net-worker, an interactive, confident communicator who displays a positive attitude, with a creative nature and an entrepreneurial approach utilizing excellent persuasion skills.

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