Service Learning Program Manager

School the World
  • Location
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jul 08

Position description

An exciting opportunity to work within two key areas of School the World’s operations. Reporting to the Director of Operations, assist in managing and growing our Service Learning / Global Citizenship Program with a focus on recruitment, fundraising strategies and logistics. Eager to travel? Travel internationally a minimum of 5 weeks a year, leading service groups in Central America. Work alongside our Communications Coordinator to develop cohesive messaging to present School the World as a high impact leader in the fields of global education and service learning. As a key employee of a young and entrepreneurial organization preparing for high growth, she/he will act on a wide variety of initiatives and requests in order to make the organization flourish.

Responsibilities

 Service Learning Program

  • Through a partnership with another local organization, work closely with low income students in support of reaching their fundraising goals & ensuring all logistical travel arrangements are met;
  • With the Director of Operations, develop and execute on a targeted recruitment plan & marketing strategy to achieve program growth & expansion;
  • In conjunction with Communications & Program Coordinator, assist in the preparation of electronic and print materials for our Service Learning Programs (high school, college & corporate level);
  • Research and improve all program curriculum for pre-trip seminars, ensuring that it complies with Global Competence & Service Learning requirements;
  • Assist in the development of Global Literacy curriculum for engaging youth (K-8) and working with teachers, parents & alumni to bring learnings into the classrooms;
  • Point of contact for participants to assist with fundraising activities and all trip preparation;
  • Plan and execute on all logistical requirements for trip preparation with Director of Operations and Regional Director.
  • Willingness to travel on most to all service trips to Central America, often leading groups without Director of Operations in country;
  • Maintaining high level of performance during all group travel and adhering to internal policies to ensure participant safety and proper program execution

Other

  • Draft reports and other related materials as requested;
  • Manage student interns related to your responsibilities
  • Support all development initiatives as requested;
  • Perform a variety of tasks as requested and as necessary to allow the Founder & CEO to travel and both manage the program team in Latin America and market the organization to current and potential new funders.

Qualifications

  • 3 years relevant work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Legally able to work in U.S. without sponsorship
  • Proven project management experience with timeline-driven projects
  • Strong organizational, entrepreneurial, time management & public speaking skills
  • International travel experience
  • Confidence in leading similar groups abroad
  • Spanish fluency a plus

Skills 

  • Highly collaborative style with sincere commitment to build relationships with all constituent groups, including staff, board members, volunteers, donors, beneficiaries and all supporters;
  • Passion for and commitment to the mission, philosophy, values and education strategy of School the World;
  • Excellent verbal communication skills as relationship building will be key to growth
  • Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurial; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives;
  • Real team player and team builder with positive attitude and willingness to roll up his/her sleeves to do what is most needed at any given time or moment to realize the mission and make the organization succeed.

Application instructions

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Natalie Hambor, Director of Operations.

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