Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Portland Local Coordinator

Location: Portland, OR
InterExchange Au Pair USA is looking for a professional and dynamic self-starter to oversee and grow our Portland, OR Au Pair Cluster. While upholding Department of State guidelines, this individual will help promote a cultural exchange program that provides a unique solution for families seeking affordable and flexible childcare. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a group of lively international au pairs and American host families.

The right candidate will work from home part-time providing support and guidance for host families and au pairs. Other responsibilities include planning fun and educational events for the au pairs, working to develop a larger client base through community marketing and local sales initiatives, and monitoring placements to ensure compliance with Department of State regulations.

Candidate profile:

Ÿ Self-driven, organized and resourceful with an aptitude for sales and community marketing

Ÿ Flexible, adaptable and reliable

Ÿ Superb interpersonal, communication (written and verbal) and networking skills

Ÿ Confident, creative, energetic and goal oriented

Ÿ Detail oriented with strong follow up skills

Ÿ Well versed in the child care needs and solutions of busy working families

Ÿ People person with an excellent judge of character

Ÿ Strong presentation skills and regular use of and familiarity with current business tools

Ÿ Able to provide references and submit to background check

Ÿ Legal to work in the US

Ÿ Valid drivers license and ability to drive up to 1 hour from home and back on a regular basis

Ÿ Able to travel to domestic trainings and conferences

Experience Preferred:

Ÿ Promoting and/or involvement with cultural exchange programs

Ÿ Sales and marketing

Ÿ Counseling, mediation and conflict resolution

Ÿ Work with young adults of varied cultural backgrounds

Ÿ Work with diverse populations and personalities

Ÿ Grassroots sales and community marketing

Ÿ Travelling/living abroad

Ÿ College graduate preferred

Ÿ Up-to-date computer skills

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates who are interested in working from home, part-time as a Local Coordinator should send a cover letter and resume to the e-mail address below. Please indicate "Portland Local Coordinator" in your subject line.

Organization Profile:

InterExchange is a private, non-profit organization with more than 40 years of experience in international cultural exchange. We are dedicated to promoting international understanding through development and implementation of affordable intercultural and life experiential work/training opportunities. By participating in our programs both in the US and abroad, tens of thousands of young people have gained insight into other cultures. InterExchange is designated by the US government to sponsor several J-1 visa exchange programs including Au Pair USA, Work & Travel USA, Camp USA and Career Training USA. Program participants are placed in the US and abroad by InterExchange in cooperation with foreign partner organizations and government agencies. Additionally, we offer Work Abroad opportunities for Americans seeking similar experience overseas.

For more information visit our website at


Start date: February 1, 2013
Application deadline: January 31, 2013
Education requirements: No requirement, 2-year degree, 4-degree preferred
Languages needed: English
Level of language proficiency: Fluent
Employment type: Part time, Contract
Professional level: None specified
Salary details: contract/fee-based

Company: InterExchange, Inc.
Contact person: Not mentioned
Contact information: FieldRelations@interexchange.org


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