Local Coordinator for International Student

YES Canada - Campbell River, BC (29 days ago)

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Are you a community minded and outgoing individual who enjoys meeting new people?

If so, this is an exciting opportunity for you to join a team dedicated to making unforgettable experiences for international teens in Canada!

Company Description:

YES Canada offers Canadian and International high school students the opportunity to study abroad with flexible terms of 3, 5, or 10 months. Students stay with a host family and attend a local high school while abroad.

Position Description:

YES Canada is looking for a friendly, confident, energetic individual to join our team in the Campbell River area to find and secure host families for incoming international students and provide on-program support for those students once in Canada.

The position is fulfilled on a contractor and commission basis and payment is issued for the various elements the role entails and requires. This role is not designed to be a sole income and is best viewed as a supplementary position for those that have a passion for working with students and the value of cultural experiences.

The YES Canada Local Coordinator position is a multifaceted role that has two major components:

- Finding and screening host families within the Campbell River area to welcome and host our inbound international students and consistently networking to build base of homestay families.

- Providing on-program support to our international students for the duration of their stay in Canada, including a welcome orientation, monthly check-ins, reports and intermittent troubleshooting in conversation with our main office team.

Successful candidates will possess the following skills:

  • Excellent communication and networking skills
  • Familiarity with the local community
  • Ability to work at irregular hours occasionally
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including conflict resolution and mediation
  • A reliable vehicle and driving license
  • A computer, printer and scanner with basic computer literacy
  • Basic Microsoft Excel and Word skills and access to the software

If interested, please send us your resume. Only successful candidates will be contacted - thank you!!

Job Type: Commission

Education:

  • Secondary School (Required)

Location:

  • Campbell River, BC (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Driver's Licence (Required)