Contact Us

Use the form on the right to contact us.

You can edit the text in this area, and change where the contact form on the right submits to, by entering edit mode using the modes on the bottom right. 

zola Block
This is example content. Double-click here to enter your registry name and display items from your registry. Learn more.
           

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. 

Host Family Recruiter

Carla Reed

Youth For Understanding USA (YFU) is running several short term inbound programs for high school students from around the world. During their two-week stay in the US, the students engage in English Language classes, as well as cultural and social events. 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.

The programs run from either July 1 to July 16, 2017, or July 15 to July 30, 2017. Each Program Coordinator will take charge of one of these two date ranges.

Read More

Teacher, English as a Second Language

Carla Reed

Youth For Understanding USA (YFU) is running several short-term inbound programs for high school students from around the world. During their two-week stay in the US, the students engage in English Language classes, as well as cultural and social events. 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.

Read More

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. 

Read More

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. We want people who can think on their feet, who can adapt to change quickly, and who like pizza! No suit and tie required for this position, just your running shoes, some patience and a sense of humor. Full training will be provided.

If you are the travel planner for your friends and family, enjoy being on your feet, and appreciate the sometimes hectic nature of airline travel, why not get paid to be you?

Read More

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. We want people who can think on their feet, who can adapt to change quickly, and who like pizza! No suit and tie required for this position, just your running shoes, some patience and a sense of humor. Full training will be provided.

If you are the travel planner for your friends and family, enjoy being on your feet, and appreciate the sometimes hectic nature of airline travel, why not get paid to be you?

Read More

Airport Coordinator

Carla Reed

Are you an expert at navigating busy airports? Do you want a unique summer rolethat 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. We want people who can think on their feet, who can adapt to change quickly, and who like pizza! No suit and tie required for this position, just your running shoes, some patience and a sense of humor. Full training will be provided.

If you are the travel planner for your friends and family, enjoy being on your feet, and appreciate the sometimes hectic nature of airline travel, why not get paid to be you?

Read More

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. We want people who can think on their feet, who can adapt to change quickly, and who like pizza! No suit and tie required for this position, just your running shoes, some patience and a sense of humor. Full training will be provided.

If you are the travel planner for your friends and family, enjoy being on your feet, and appreciate the sometimes hectic nature of airline travel, why not get paid to be you?

Read More

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. We want people who can think on their feet, who can adapt to change quickly, and who like pizza! No suit and tie required for this position, just your running shoes, some patience and a sense of humor. Full training will be provided.

If you are the travel planner for your friends and family, enjoy being on your feet, and appreciate the sometimes hectic nature of airline travel, why not get paid to be you?

Read More

Airport Coordinator

Carla Reed

Are you an expert at navigating busy airports? Do you want a unique summer position 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. We want people who can think on their feet, who can adapt to change quickly, and who like pizza! No suit and tie required for this position, just your running shoes, some patience and a sense of humor. Full training will be provided.

If you are the travel planner for your friends and family, enjoy being on your feet, and appreciate the sometimes hectic nature of airline travel, why not get paid to be you?

Read More

Airport Coordinator

Carla Reed

Are you an expert at navigating busy airports? Do you want a unique summer position 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. We want people who can think on their feet, who can adapt to change quickly, and who like pizza! No suit and tie required for this position, just your running shoes, some patience and a sense of humor. Full training will be provided.

If you are the travel planner for your friends and family, enjoy being on your feet, and appreciate the sometimes hectic nature of airline travel, why not get paid to be you?

Read More

Travel Assistance Coordinator

Carla Reed

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 four 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.  

This is a full time position during the summer season, with 24 hour on-call status and overtime hours, so enjoying some late nights and takeout food at the office is a must. Full training is provided.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

Field Director - Great Lakes Region

YFUUSAblog

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.

Read More