Future Global Leaders Program – Trip Leader
Multiple positions open for March 2014 Programs
If you are highly self-motivated, passionate about intercultural experiences and an independent worker this position is for you. Individuals who are attracted to making a notable difference in people’s lives around the world would really enjoy this role.
JOB SUMMARY The FGLP Trip Leader is responsible for the overall quality and execution of the Program. You will be a teacher, mentor and friend to the students while coordinating with other Trip Leaders as appropriate. This role is similar to, though broader than, a camp counselor. The Trip Leader plays a major role in student life. Following the detailed and pre-arranged Program itinerary provided, Trip Leaders lead students on excursions. You will have responsibility for the overall Program execution, the quality of the Program and students’ satisfaction.
This full-time role is for the Program duration and usually requires the candidate to live in the hotel or dormitory with the students and to have most or all meals with them. Prior to a Program there will be approximately 20 hours of preparatory work which can mostly be done on your own schedule and there will be approximately 10 hours of administrative work after completion of each Program.
Teach about American culture and help to make every moment a learning moment
Lead discussions in a relaxed setting daily for approximately 2 hours
Supervise activities and chaperone
Ensure that every student is safe, both physically and emotionally
Suggest Program improvements wherever possible
Any other tasks necessary for the successful operation of the Program
High level of energy
Excellent interpersonal and good organizational skills
Highly reliable and able to work independently after initial training
Interest in education and international culture are important
Speak, read and write fluent English
Must be over 18 and able to legally work in the United States without work visa assistance
First aid certification, teaching experience and the ability to speak an Asian language are bonuses, but not requirements
University degree in any subject is strongly preferred
COMPENSATION Compensation for this position depends upon the specific details of each Programs and your skills and experience, but typically is in the range of $200+ per day.
APPLICATION DEADLINE We fill positions as we identify qualified candidates and so encourage you to submit an application as soon as possible.
CONTACT Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume for this position to staff[at]adzgroup dot net. You may also submit questions to that email address. No phone calls please.
Only individuals should apply. Recruiters please do not contact us and please do not contact us about other services or products. Submissions received from search firms and recruitment agencies are considered unsolicited and will be kept as Adz Group’s property or deleted as appropriate unless a contractual obligation exists between Adz Group and an agency prior to submission.