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Career Listings

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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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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Program Coordinator, Quality Assurance

Carla Reed

Coordinate and participate in monitoring and follow up to volunteers nationwide to complete Monthly Contact Reports to support students and host families.  Support and implement systems and reports to track YFU’s compliance with government/grant, regulatory and trade association requirements. Team player to implement Grant Program requirements (CBYX, FLEX, YES).     

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Manager of Program Compliance

Carla Reed

This manager position focuses on Quality Assurance compliance elements. Responsible for the coordination and completion of government, regulatory and trade association compliance audits and report filings.  Oversees field level compliance with standard operating practices and procedures.  Manages program evaluation activity and support Grant programs (CBYX, FLEX, & YES).  

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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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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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