The Team Monterey El Salvador 2010 team is now in the process of accepting applications from individuals interested in a leadership position for the January 2011 Practicum. If you are interested, please send your resume and cover letter to EquipoMonterey@gmail.com
Follow this link to view and download a .pdf version of the leadership position announcement: Download announcement
Team Monterey 5 leadership positions: description of responsibilities
Communication and outreach: Managing relationships with all partners, including La Coordinadora-Asociasción Mangle, Deans and MIIS Faculty, FSSCA/EcoViva staff, and in-country coordinators. Includes meeting, making presentations to and communicating regularly with the student body, faculty/staff, and project coordinators.
Program development: Working directly with in-country staff to plan, develop, implement, manage and evaluate project work. Responsible for leading a small team of 3-4 MIIS students.
Fundraising and Marketing: Includes supporting Global Giving project sites, developing and expanding fundraising strategies to sustain Team Monterey activities, and creating and distributing marketing materials and communication.
Logistics: Help plan trips and excursions, assist in organizing meetings and trainings, reserving locations, and research cost-effective tickets and prices for team activities.
Updating and developing website content and social media sites: Maintain TM communication channels including the TM Blog, Twitter and Facebook accounts; Archive and maintain TM documents in Google docs and management of electronic applications.
Recruitment and Community engagement: Actively promote and recruit TM 5 participants (January 2011) as well as Summer Internship, DPMI Plus, and IPS placement opportunities. Develop platforms to engage community and establish strategic partnerships to strengthen TM project work
Ideal Candidates will:
- Speak, write and read Spanish at a 400 level
- Understand the mission and goals of TM El Salvador and El Salvadoran history and culture
- Have strong communication and organizational skills
- Have experience living and working in rural communities of Latin America (or other developing countries)
- Have a lucid understanding of the unpredictable nature of development work
- Be personable, dynamic, patient, flexible and adaptable to changing program and project demands
Thanks so much for your interest!