BOLIVIA PERU ECUADOR / Youth International
Team Leader Position Available
Interested in leading a semester abroad program through South America?
Youth International is an experiential learning program that combines rugged international travel, cultural exchange, community service, outdoor adventure, and home stays with local families. Groups of up to 14 people, between the ages of 18 and 25, travel together with two leaders for three months.
The South America program travels through Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador. Please see the daily itineraries posted on www.youthinternational.org for full details of the program.
Preference will be given to candidates who are able to commit to leading the same program in both the fall 2015 semester and the spring 2016 semester. The program dates are:
South America Fall 2015: September 15 to December 7, 2015
South America Spring 2016: February 16 to May 9, 2016
-Must have extensive experience traveling, living, studying, volunteering or working in the countries that the group visits (Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador).
-Excellent leadership skills, with experience working with and leading groups.
-Strong Spanish language skills required for South America program.
-Develop portions of the trip plans.
-Train group members at orientation for participation in the program.
-Manage day-to-day logistics and budget while on the road.
-Counsel teams members through developing world learning experiences and personal growth.
-Develop and maintain functional team dynamics.
-Lead the team by example during a variety of community service projects, cultural activities, and outdoor adventure programs.
-All expenses paid, including all flights, travel, and living costs while overseas.
-A stipend starting at US $2000, based on experience.
Please direct inquiries to Brad Gillings, Director at: [removed]. Include a CV as an attachment, and a cover letter detailing travel experience in South America and leadership experience.
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