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Career Listings

The ideal candidate will provide technical guidance to the Chief of Staff relating to changes and developments of YFU’s IT systems and processes. In addition to possessing the technical knowledge to learn the back end of YFU’s IT systems, the IT Operations Manager can clearly and effectively communicate changes, issues, and outcomes to YFU stakeholder staff and customers. The IT Operations Manager has an overall understanding of YFU’s mission and organizational goals and makes decisions and recommendations to align the IT Department to those goals and budget considerations. The position can think strategically, but can also act with a direct hands-on-approach to resolve issues and interface professionally with customers.

Host Family Recruiter

Carla Reed

Promote YFU programs with the specific objective to recruit new-to YFU volunteer host families for short-term summer exchange students. Assist the host family with completing the host family application and work with YFU staff and volunteers to complete the vetting process and finalize the placement. Local Host Family Recruiters provide limited support within a specific geography toward YFU’s placement objectives for inbound exchange students. YFU USA, in compliance with the US State Department, sets and upholds standards for Host Family final selection and student matches.

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USA For You Short-Term Program Coordinator- Ann Arbor, MI

Carla Reed

The role of Program Coordinator (PC) has three major parts: Program Logistics, Student Placement, and Program Execution. The PC will work to create the program schedule for a group of 15 German students and 2 chaperones for the time the students will be in town. The program should be focused on the theme of community service and will also include English classes (not the PC’s responsibility). PC will also be responsible for finalizing acceptable host family placements for all the participants and leading the group while they are in town April 13 through April 26, 2019. Responsibilities may be divided between the three major parts depending on the candidate pool.

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USA For You ESOL Teacher – Ann Arbor, MI

Jennifer McKendree

The role of ESOL Teacher has two major parts: Pre-Program Class Preparation and Program Execution. The ESOL Teacher will plan and teach ESOL instruction classes for 15 German students based on their English level. Prior years curriculum may be requested if relevant and English classes should incorporate the themes of community service encountered by the students during their various activities. The final class should include final presentations by the students exhibiting what they’ve learned throughout the program.

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Community Development Manager

Jennifer McKendree

The Community Development Manager supports the recruitment needs of YFU programs by developing and growing vibrant YFU communities and increasing market share for both inbound and outbound program participants within assigned geographical boundaries. The Community Development Manager is a strong networker and an interactive confident communicator with excellent interpersonal and persuasion skills. This position reports to the Director of Community Development and is a home-based position..

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ESOL Teacher Washington DC

Jennifer McKendree

The role of ESOL Teacher has two major parts: Pre-Program Class Preparation and Program Execution. The ESOL Teacher will create lesson plans that integrate the activities and themes of the program (STEM) and teach ESOL instruction classes for students based on their English level.

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Junior Developer, Ruby on Rails

Jennifer McKendree

The YFU intranet is a large system with multiple interfaces, e.g. Android and iOS apps that was developed in house. YFU USA is adapting this system to use in the United States and is seeking a junior developer to work closely with YFU USA’s Senior Software Engineer and YFU Germany’s IT director, providing programming oversight, mentoring, and guidance. The position is managed by YFU Germany’s IT Director as part of a larger Ruby on Rails international development team, while receiving local support from YFU USA’s Senior Software Engineer and Chief of Staff. This position is either home based or office based in YFU USA’s main office in Washington DC.

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Field Director - Great Lakes Region

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This position In the Great Lakes Region, 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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Registration Specialist

Jennifer McKendree

The Registration Specialist 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. As assigned, work closely with Study Abroad registration assisting with the enrollment process.

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Kakehashi Program Coordinator and Group Leader

Jennifer McKendree

The role of the Coordinator/Group Leader has two major parts: pre-program trip design/coordination and program execution/chaperoning. The contractor will plan and finalize travel details according to the program requirements, serve as a Group Leader throughout their stay in the U.S., and submit necessary reports upon completion of program. Prior years’ trip itineraries will be made available to the Contractor if relevant, and Contractor should design each trip using his/her own research and network in accordance with the program goals.

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Information Technology (IT) Operations Specialist

Carla Reed

The ideal candidate will provide technical guidance to the Chief of Staff relating to changes and developments of YFU’s IT systems and processes. In addition to possessing the technical knowledge to learn the back end of YFU’s IT systems, the IT Operations Specialist can clearly and effectively communicate changes, issues, and outcomes to YFU stakeholder staff and customers. The IT Operations Specialist has an overall understanding of YFU’s mission and organizational goals and makes decisions and recommendations to align the IT Department to those goals and budget considerations. The position can think strategically, but can also act with a direct hands-on-approach to resolve issues and interface professionally with customers.

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Field Director - Western Region

Carla Reed

This position is a home-based position that 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. 

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Field Director - Eastern 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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Airport Coordinator

Carla Reed

Are you an expert at navigating busy airports? Do you want a unique summer role that allows you to meet international students while helping them to make flight connections?  We are looking for energetic people to meet international exchange students in the airport, acting as their liaison and advocate between airline staff and YFU headquarters.

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Travel Assistance Coordinator

Jennifer McKendree

Are you an expert communicator and multi-tasker? Did you ever think you could get paid to send text messages? If you love organizing people and can’t put the phone down, come and speak with us.  We are looking for three Travel Assistance Coordinators to work from our Washington D.C. office, managing a remote staff in airports across the country, to ensure safe travels for our exchange students during the summer.  

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Registration Specialist

Jennifer McKendree

Facilitate 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. Responsible for the review and initial approval of placement documentation. Provide administrative assistance to Regional staff and volunteers.

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