Equipo Monterey (Team Monterey) El Salvador is looking for new student team leaders to help organize the practicum throughout the year and lead projects on the ground in January 2012. We are now accepting applications online until midnight on May 6th. Team leaders gain invaluable experience helping to organize the practicum and lead project teams on the ground in El Salvador. This position provides an opportunity to practice leadership skills, organize an academic program and gain first hand experience working with a civil society organization to carry out community development projects. It also offers students a chance to utilize the skills they are learning in class while immersed in the Spanish language. The variety of experiences provided by this position may add whole new categories to your resume, but it will definitely enhance your academic experience. Student leaders must have 300-400 level Spanish proficiency and be willing to act as leaders as soon as they are accepted to the position. Leadership tasks include marketing and planning the program, recruiting and selecting the team, organizing pre-departure meetings and planning logistics. However, the most important role of the team leaders is to lead the projects on the ground in El Salvador, and work with their teams upon return to write the project reports. If you are interested in applying for this amazing experience, please complete the online application and email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to midnight on May 6th. (Early applications encouraged!!) Applicants will be contacted to arrange interviews once all of their materials have been received and reviewed.
To access the online application, click here.