Team Leader for Travel Semester in Asia

INDIA NEPAL THAILAND / Youth International

Immediate position available! The program dates are February 27 to May 28, 2019.

Youth International is an experiential learning program that combines rugged international travel, cultural exchange, community service, outdoor adventure, and home stays. The Asia program travels through Nepal, India, and Thailand. Please see the daily itineraries posted on www.youthinternational.org for full details.

Responsibilities:
– Train participants during portions of the team orientation session.
– Manage day-to-day logistics and budget while on the road.
– Mentor and counsel teams members through developing world learning experiences and
personal growth.
– Implement experiential learning and reflection strategies.
– Develop and maintain healthy team dynamics.
– Uphold Youth International’s mission and policies.
– Lead the team by example during a variety of community service projects, cultural activities,and outdoor adventure programs.
– Develop portions of the trip plans.

Required Qualifications:
– Extensive experience traveling, living, studying, volunteering, or working in the countries where the group travels.
– Professional experience working with and leading groups (preferably with high school or university age students).
– Current certifications in Standard First Aid and Adult CPR (Wilderness First Responder preferred), prior to departure.

Desired Skills:
– Excellent oral communication skills.
– Effective organization and logistical skills.
– Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
– Strong mentorship and leadership skills.
– Understanding of experiential learning methods.

Benefits:
– All standard expenses paid for leadership training, including travel to Colorado.
– A competitive stipend (US $2000 and up) based on experience.

Please email a resume and cover letter to:
Brad Gillings
director@youthinternational.org
tel: 1-720-270-3323

Nationalities Accepted: We cannot help contractors obtain visas to enter the United States

Expires: Feb 15, 2019

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