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The Role of Local Coordinators

As an Educatius Local Coordinator, you’ll be ensuring a quality experience for both students and host families. You’ll recruit, screen and prepare prospective host families, ensuring every student is placed in a safe and welcoming environment, and support students within their host families once they arrive.

Why become a local coordinator?

Meaningful, flexible work from home

Build relationships with students from around the world and host families in your community while managing your own time.

Make a difference in many lives

For both students and host families, this exchange year will be one of the most interesting and rewarding experiences of their lives. You’ll be a key person in making sure it happens smoothly.

Unlock the world for your community

When you bring in an international student to your community, you are expanding its horizons and contributing to your local high school. The tuition these students pay allows schools to enrich their offerings—a bonus for all.

Earn extra income

Earn extra income working part-time flexible hours and meeting great people, while contributing to your community and local high schools.

Stories from our Local Coordinators

What does a Local Coordinator do?

As a local coordinator, you will lead the search and screening process to identify great host families in your local community and support them throughout the process of welcoming international students into their lives. Working part-time and independently from home, you will earn extra income while interacting with both the families and students so that everyone enjoys their experience.

Educatius supplies training and support for all Local Coordinators. If you are a creative, persistent individual, experienced in working with people, especially teenagers; with great networking and problem-solving skills within your community (social media skills are a plus), this opportunity is for you!

Frequently asked questions

Our Local Coordinators come from many diverse backgrounds. Some have full-time jobs while others are stay-at-home parents, business owners, professors, empty nesters, retirees and more!

If you have outstanding communication skills, excellent problem-solving skills, persistence, understanding of people, teens in particular, patience and creative marketing skills, this is the right role for you – and we’ll provide the training and support to help you succeed!

Your responsibility will be to recruit, screen and prepare prospective Host Families through community outreach, ensuring every student is placed in a safe and nurturing environment. We provide our host families with a monthly per-student stipend to help offset associated expenses.

Once the student arrives in your community, you transition into a mentoring and problem-solving role, completing Monthly Progress Reports on each student covering school, social, host family and academic life. If you love to engage with your local community, this is perfect for you.

Use the form below to get in touch and begin the screening process. Our local coordinators love what they do!

Become a local coordinator

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