International Exchange Coordinator

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Description

EF- Education First has exciting opportunities to volunteer with us as an International Exchange Coordinator. This very worthwhile and interesting opportunity involves:

Part 1: A Finder
To find host families and school places for our students aged 16-17 years, who come to our country for a year beginning. Host families are generally found through word of mouth, leaflets in community places, editorials etc.
Part 2: A Placer
After finding a caring family who really want to host you will then need to speak to your Regional Manager. We have found that the best way to place a student is really to get to know your host family, their likes and dislikes, hobbies, smokers or not and their location.
Part 3: A Supervisor
Another major part of being a coordinator, and indeed a most interesting side to the role, is the supervision and support of the student, host family and the school.
Part 4: A Trainer
A major part of the role is to give full information to your host families, your students and your schools.
Part 5: A World Ambassador
If all the above simple stages are followed you will have an interesting and fulfilling experience. You will have lifelong friends from around the world and within your own country and community.

A fantastic opportunity to help and to make a real difference. For further details please contact:
Richard Lawless
Tel No: 0207 341 8656 (ext. 656)
E Mail: richard.lawless@ef.com

Organisation aims and objectives

EF stands for "Education First". With 15 divisions that offer a range of educational programs from language training, educational travel, and academic degrees to cultural exchanges. With a mission to open the world through education, EF has helped people of all ages and nationalities become citizens of the world.

Restrictions

Experience required: Commitment to the aims of EF- Education First.
Travel details: The opportunity is based in a Coordinator’s local area, and travel purely depends on the coordinators desire. The main travel expenses will be reimbursed via a placement fee. But further travel expenses can be reimbursed, depending on various factors and in conjunction with the Regional Manager’s approval. On EF Training trips all expenses for travel and accommodation (if needed) will be paid by EF.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: We reimburse volunteers for any expenses incurred. This covers travel costs, any snacks, for using the phone and/or meeting students and families.
Training details: Excellent support and relevant training is provided. Includes online training, access to the Regional Manager. Coordinators are also invited to an all-expense paid annual National Training Weekend, and a regional training meeting.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 5 months ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.