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641 S St NW Suite 200

1.800.833.6243

admissions@yfu.org

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. 

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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Volunteer Program Coordinator

Carla Reed

The Volunteer Program Coordinator (VPC) assists the Sr. Manager of Volunteer Programs and Recruitment (SMVPR) and the Volunteer Program Manager (VPM) in supporting YFU’s national mission, enhancing its volunteer programs, and enriching the overall volunteer experience through engagement and training. The VPC, in collaboration with the VPM, is accountable for all the volunteer recruitment needs of his/her assigned region.

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Program Recruitment Officer

Carla Reed

The changing intercultural exchange industry provides YFU the opportunity to expand its programming and invest in new ventures supporting YFU’s mission. The Sales Team is meant to support these new endeavors as well as grow existing programs.  The Program Recruitment Officer is responsible for establishing contact with existing customers, identifying new opportunities, and working closely with others on the team on following up on potential leads.  The Program Recruitment Officer reports to the Director of Sales.

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Registrar

Carla Reed

This Registrar is responsible for providing leadership to plan, organize and manage all of the activities related to the Registration Department. Oversee all program participant records while serving as a designated alternative responsible officer and primary point of contact for determining eligibility and allocations among YFU international partners. Manage the complete vetting of host family applications according to Department of State (DOS) regulations.  Manage and maintain the administrative functions of the office in an efficient and accurate manner. Responsible for the preparation of participation letters, letters of appeal, and other communication in support of our international partners with the US Consular office, as well as communication with our outbound participants as required.

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Field Director - Great Lakes Region

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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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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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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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