Student/Host Family Coordinator – PT Contract

Spokane, WA
Contract


Job Summary

*Excellent Minimal PT Contract Position with flexible hours, great for an individual who is looking for additional after hours side work.

Job Description – Ameristudent is looking to hire a Local Student and Host Family Coordinator in the Spokane, WA area to recruit excellent host families, provide needed support for international students, the host families they live with, the students’ agents and parents, and the schools they attend. The ideal candidate will be familiar communicating/working with students from Asia (particularly China), a team player, and self motivated. Our company is growing rapidly. The expansion provides much flexibility and room for growth. The ideal candidate would be comfortable with students, faculty and host families.

Responsibilities May Include:

  • Locating and recruiting host families
  • Visiting with and providing support for a small number of High School International Students both on and off campus
  • Visiting with and providing support for host families
  • Providing occasional transportation to and from the local airport for students, assistance with student moves, etc.
  • Planning and implementing social events, activities and trips for students
  • Planning and implementing student orientation for new and returning students
  • Assistance with any other student and host family needs as related to the program

Requirements:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Reliable Transportation within the Spokane, WA area
  • Accessible by phone, text, and email
  • Reliable and self discipline required as the Coordinator will be making his/her own appointments and setting his/her own hours
  • Ability to work after school, evening and occasional weekend hours
  • Ability to help students and families navigate issues and misunderstandings that may arise
  • Accessible for emergency student needs
  • Reliable computer
  • Experience working with youth and families
  • Understanding and experience with cross-cultural relationships – particularly Asian
  • Mandarin speaking preferred
  • Some experience living in a cross cultural environment is helpful, but not necessary

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Job Type: Contract

Go to all jobs