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Community Representative - Englewood/Littleton/Parker, CO

at Au Pair in America

Posted: 5/1/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 65f7bc51-c26c-4cf8-acb0-30b3fd1475c4
Categories: Sales, Customer Service
Keywords: support

Job Description

Company: Au Pair in America

 

We are looking for a passionate and community-minded individual interested in fostering inter-cultural exchange. This position requires a self-motivated individual to serve as a local representative in the community for Au Pair in America, the oldest and most respected au pair program in the USA. As a Community Representative/Counselor with APIA, you will discuss the program with potential host parents, schedule and conduct in-home interviews, explain program regulations, evaluate suitability of host families, assist host families in evaluating and selecting au pairs, and prepare them for the arrival of their au pair. You will facilitate the host family/au pair relationship and continue to educate and regularly communicate with all participants to ensure that program regulations are followed. In order to support adjustment, you will schedule and implement monthly meetings for au pairs to socialize and explore local cultural facilities. You will schedule smaller meetings as needed in order to problem solve and encourage adherence to program regulations.

As a Community Representative/Counselor with APIA, you must be able to work independently and effectively within your local area. In order to be considered, you MUST live in the Littleton/Englewood/Parker area. You must have exceptional networking, intercultural communication, and writing skills. Enthusiasm, flexibility, and innovation are necessary in your approach to problem solving. You must have a high energy level, a real passion for cultural exchange and in-depth knowledge of your community in order to advise participants of available resources. This is a flexible position that gives you the opportunity to work from home, but you will need to be available in case of emergencies. This is a start-up position that is part-time but has the potential to become full-time as you grow your community. Additional requirements for the position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in communications, intercultural exchange, education, social work, family counseling and/or working with young adults preferred  
  • Experience in sales, networking, or prospecting clients preferred
  • Reliable transportation
  • Excellent organizational skills and computer abilities  
  • Ability to provide interim room and board for au pairs in case of emergencies  
  • Previous international study, work and/or cultural immersion experience preferred
  • Community volunteering and networking experience a plus 

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American Institute For Foreign Study provides its employees with a comprehensive benefits package to help you achieve your personal and wellness goals including:

  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401(k) with Company Match and Employer Discretionary Elective Contribution
  • Fitness Reimbursement
  • Language Learning Reimbursement
  • AIFS Program Discounts
  • Charitable Giving Donations
  • Computer Purchase Loan Program