ID: 153449

YFU Student Exchange Local Coordinator

Young People Regular - more than 6 months Western Australia WA

About this opportunity

Local Coordinators are responsible for overseeing the wellbeing of an international exchange student and their host family. We offer full training (online) for this role and our team are always available to assist. You will be required to conduct a to a monthly face to face meeting with your student and their family, and submit a report to us on their progress. You may also be required to assist should any issues arise. Local Coordinators can also be asked to interview protective host families (training is provided) and to help assess the suitability of students in their local area who have applied to go on exchange. The role is varied and fun and very rewarding. If you are keen to find out more please contact us!

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

Some requirements for this role are that you are:
Open-minded and flexible
That you have an understanding of young people and families and an interest in other cultures
You may have been an exchange student or know someone who was an exchange student
You may have travelled or lived in another country
You may be interested in other languages or speak another language
You will need good negotiation skills and excellent communication skills

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

Time will vary with a commitment to visit your student and host family monthly

Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support