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AVRCE International Student Program Homestay Coordinator

Date: Sep 11, 2019

Annapolis Valley Regional Centre for Education

International Student Program Homestay Coordinator

Closing date for applications: September 18, 2019

 

 Job Summary: 

The Annapolis Valley Regional Centre for Education participates in an International Student Program that welcomes students from other countries who wish to attend school in Nova Scotia.  The Centre for Education is seeking one Homestay Coordinator who resides within the Bridgetown area for the recruitment and monitoring of host families and students.  The Homestay Coordinator will act as a liaison between host families, the international students, schools and the AVRCE International Student Program.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Must demonstrate sensitivity for the needs of international students: language difficulties, cultural/community/school adjustment
  • Experience in programming for youth (Elementary and Jr /High school)
  • Previous experience with a similar program would be considered an asset
  • Advertising, Marketing, Promotions and Recruitment experience preferred
  • Post-secondary study: Human Services, Early Childhood Education, or related field
  • A combination of experience and training may be considered
  • Ability to travel and work flexible hours which include daytime, evenings, and weekends
  • Must have own transportation and a valid Nova Scotia Driver’s License
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Must be computer literate (email, correspondence, reports)
  • Applicant should reside in catchment area

 

  • The successful applicant will be required to provide a Driver’s Abstract, Criminal Record Check and a completed Child Abuse Registry Check.
  • Please apply online and include the names of three work-related references with telephone numbers, one of the references shall be your most recent immediate supervisor:

 

Remuneration is based on $75 per month per student for long term, $100 per student for short term, (including vacation pay).

For Additional information: Brad Stokes, Coordinator of International and Special Projects (902-538-4634)