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YES Canada Local Coordinator for International High School Exchange Student

Company Description:

YES Canada offers Canadian and International high school students the opportunity to study abroad with flexible terms of 3, 5, or 10 months. Students stay with a host family and attend a local high school while abroad.

Position Description:

YES Canada is looking for a friendly, confident, energetic individual to join our team in the Antigonish area to find and secure host families for incoming international students and provide on-program support for those students once in Canada.

The position is fulfilled on a contractor and commission basis and payment is issued for the various elements the role entails and requires. This role is not designed to be a sole income and is best viewed as a supplementary position for those that have a passion for working with students and the value of cultural experiences.

The YES Canada Local Coordinator position is a multifaceted role that has two major components:

– Finding and screening host families within the Antigonish area to welcome and host our inbound international students and consistently networking to build base of homestay families.

– Providing on-program support to our international students for the duration of their stay in Canada, including a welcome orientation, monthly check-ins, reports and intermittent troubleshooting in conversation with our main office team.

Successful candidates will possess the following skills:

  • Excellent communication and networking skills
  • Familiarity with the local community
  • Ability to work at irregular hours occasionally
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including conflict resolution and mediation
  • A reliable vehicle and driving license
  • A computer, printer and scanner with basic computer literacy
  • Basic Microsoft Excel and Word skills and access to the software

If interested, please send us your resume. Only successful candidates will be contacted – thank you!!

Job Type: Commission

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