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Job Opportunity: Group Leader in NGO (Quito)

One important resource for the Yanapuma Foundation are our international volunteers and groups for short or long term periods to assist the communities with their goals. We receive the groups of volunteers a number of times a year, with the next one arriving in January.

We are looking for people who are willing and able to motivate, manage and lead these groups in different locations around Ecuador. The groups consist of Protected content with an age range of Protected content .

TITLE OF POSITION:
Volunteer Group Leader

RESPONSIBILITIES:
--Maintain email communication with the contact person in the group (teacher, representative) to organize the logistics and project
--Prepare for the group's arrival by setting up accommodation, food, transport, project work, and budget. This might include visiting the local community where the project is to organize with them the details of the work and accommodation
--Greet the group upon arrival and be their leader throughout their time with Yanapuma in Ecuador. This includes traveling with the group to coordinate and oversee their transport, project work, and additional activities
--Be the point-of-contact between the group and the Yanapuma office in case of problems or concerns
--Oversee the health and wellbeing of the group during their time with Yanapuma

QUALIFICATIONS
--Advanced English level
--High intermediate level of Spanish (advanced is preferred)
--Strong organizational skills to handle all the details and logistics of the volunteer group
--Strong organizational skills to handle all the details and logistics of the volunteer group
--Strong people skills and ability to work in a group with other leaders and student volunteers
--Previous experience leading groups of young people is preferred
--Willing to commit for the duration of the group's visit (January - Mid March)

COMPENSATION:
Yanapuma will pay for the food and accommodation of group leaders while they are with the groups and they will receive a small remuneration on completion of the program.

DURATION:
January Protected content 15

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send CV and cover letter to Protected content

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
December 4, Protected content

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