Summer Program Leader

Program Leader
Educational Homestay Program

Sacramento Region

EF, Education First is the world leader in international education. Founded in 1965, EF’s mission is to open the world through education.

We are looking for part-time program coordinators to serve as local program leaders in their community for our summer 2017 programs. This dual role involves finding volunteer host families and coordinating 3-4 week activity programs for international students ages 14-17. This is the perfect role for community minded individuals with a passion for culture, international exchange, grass roots marketing and a positive-can-do attitude.

Host Family Recruiter – (Now – June)

This is a part-time and flexible portion of the position

  • Work with the other local staff to educate local communities about EF, encouraging host family participation and community involvement in the upcoming summer 2017 program.
  • Find all qualified volunteer host families. The process includes a host family application, host family home visit and student matching.
  • Attend weekend-day seminar to learn about recruiting techniques and best practices.
  • This challenging role involves networking, community outreach, generating new leads as well as following up on past leads.
  • Commission based pay $85-$135 per student placed.

Program Leader– July 5-August 2nd

For the duration of your program this position is full time Monday-Friday from 8-6.

  • Lead your group on excursions and execute your program calendar, with expenses paid by EF. The first half of the day, students are attending ESL classes at the Course Center in the Sacramento area, and the second half of the day students are on activities throughout Sacramento.
  • Attend and lead required events such as host family orientation, airport arrival (and possible stay in airport hotel), Welcome party and Farewell party.
  • Provide program support to students and host families ensuring customer satisfaction and safety are top priority. This involves being available after hours in the event of an emergency or need.
  • Weekly salary.

 The Ideal Candidate

  • Actively engaged within the local community
  • Passion for meeting new people and representing the EF brand
  • Outgoing with strong communication skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter with strong sales skills
  • Strong sense of teamwork as you will collaborate with EF teachers, other program staff and foreign course leaders throughout the program
  • Patient, supportive and enjoys working with youth in an international environment

About EF Education First We’re 43,500 small. We’re teachers and students, creatives and analysts, visionaries and doers. We are 120 nationalities—and counting. Together, we open the world through education, breaking down barriers of language, culture and geography all over the world. Over the past 50 years, our mission has grown to include a diverse range of programs that give millions of students of all ages the freedom and confidence to explore the world through language, travel and academic opportunities. Follow us on LinkedIn or check out http://careers.ef.com to learn more about our amazing team, products, and customers.


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EF Education First is the world leader in international education. At EF, everything employees do is centered around the company’s mission: opening the world through education. Since it was founded 50 years ago, EF’s language learning, educational travel, and cultural exchange programs have helped people of all ages and nationalities become citizens of the world.


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