Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Alternative College Program & International Internships (healdsburg / windsor)

Opportunity to work within a cutting-edge alternative college program. International travel and study program for gap year and college students. Full-time position making international internship placements, supporting intensive educational retreats, and providing office support for a range of very interesting programs.


Consciousness oriented organization and peaceful wine country rural office environment at a 10-acre campus on a river in Sonoma County.

The job is varied: supporting residential retreats for 17-23 year olds, making international internship placements all over the world, tracking students' academic work, phone work, word processing, database entry, marketing, outreach, mailings, errands and more. You must have good phone and office skills, detail orientation, ability to write and speak clearly, good computer skills and aptitude, be able to work successfully with others, and have a clean driving record. This position makes the first impression for most people contacting our organization -- it is vital that you are enthusiastic, professional and a people person. International travel experience and Web skills are a big plus.

Work with a team of 7-10 others running programs that truly transform the lives of young adults. Relaxed but professional environment, with an explicit invitation to bring all of yourself to work .

Don't bother to just send a resume without a cover letter - we are looking for people who believe in alternative education, travel, consciousness and community, and who can communicate that passion in person and on paper.

Marketing, travel, and education backgrounds a plus.

To learn more, please visit our website at: http://www.leapnow.org/, and click on the "Employment" link (top right corner of the home page) for a fuller job description.

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