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Looking for a career unlike any you’ve had before? YFU seeks passionate individuals who are up for an enriching challenge: Working with students, families and volunteers to advance intercultural understanding, mutual respect and social responsibility through educational exchanges.


YFU has the following positions open for individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of young people and families. Additional details regarding part time and full time positions can be found by clicking on the descriptions below. Visit our internships page if you are interested in opportunities at our headquarters or one of our district offices across the United States.

 

Openings

PT Study Abroad Recruitment Assistant

 

 

Admissions Counselor - Washington DC

Based on YFU's mission and goals, the Admissions Counselor coordinates the enrollment process for the students and supports the students interested in the YFU programs, including scholarships.  This position acts as liaison with district U.S. offices and international offices involving issues regarding student enrollment, program specifications, and operational matters.  This position is responsible for the continuous and on-going ‘sale' of the YFU USA programs and 'product'.    In addition, the incumbent will provide support such as keying in data for students and following up with student enrollment applications. 

Director of Volunteer Programs (Headquarters)
Senior Director of Higher Education (Headquarters)

Youth For Understanding USA seeks a (Senior) Director of Higher Education Programs to round out a dynamic program division leadership. Reporting to the Vice President of Programs and participating as a senior leader for YFU, the new Director will have a unique opportunity to grow a 20-plus year old community college program and explore new higher education models that allow YFU to be a vibrant participant in the higher education space. The incumbent will be a strategist as well as a hands-on tactician, with an entrepreneurial spirit to significantly grow this new unit in the coming five years. Program management and marketing with an eye for details and implementation are a must. There is high potential for growth in this department under the right leadership

Program Coordinator for Higher Education (Headquarters)

Youth For Understanding USA seeks a Program Coordinator to join its new Higher Education Department. Reporting to the Senior Director of Higher Education Programs, the Coordinator will manage a dynamic 20-plus year old community college program and work with program leadership to develop new higher education models that allow YFU to be a vibrant participant in the higher education space. The new coordinator must have the ability to multi-task while maintaining program quality. The successful candidate should have some background in financial management, marketing and/or program development. Experience in the higher education field a plus. This is a new department and an incredible opportunity for someone who wants to grow as an emerging leader.

Field Director, Founders (Saginaw, Michigan)

 

Manager of Individual Giving (Headquarters)
Community Outreach Coordinator (Southeast)