Legacy’s Commitment to Creating COVID-Resilient Programs:
Legacy International has a 40+ year track record providing safe and enriching programming. During this global pandemic, our Health & Safety Team continuously monitors the global and local health advisories. In 2021, we are adjusting how in-person exchange programs and our summer camp (the Global Youth Village) are delivered so the preventative measures to mitigate the spread of communicable diseases is at the forefront. The safety of our staff, exchange visitors, program partners and their families is our priority. All staff will benefit from a rigorous training and testing as we implement these plans and once again enjoy rewarding cultural immersions. Further details will be share with those applicants chosen for interview.
POSITIONS OPEN (as of February 19, 2021):
TechGirls is hiring for multiple temporary full time positions: 1) Logistics Coordinator, 2) Trainers, 3) Group Leaders/Resident Assistants, 4) Social Media Coordinator, and 5) Program Assistant. Some begin in May, others in late June. All require the person to be on-site with the exchange group when they are in the U.S., beginning with staff orientation on June 28. (Those beginning in May initially involve remote work.) How to Apply: see details and job descriptions at: TechGirls staff page. Application Deadline: March 5, 2021
Global Youth Village is hiring for multiple, varied positions, for both an in-person summer experienced based at our rural camp in Virginia, as well as for virtual facilitators for a separate, on-line experience. These are all temporary, summer jobs. How to Apply: see details & job descriptions on GYV’s website. Application Deadline: rolling deadlines. (As positions are filled, it will be noted on GYV’s website. Best to apply by early April.)
Trip Leader/Facilitator/Trainer, Saudi Young Leaders Exchange Program (SYLEP): (temporary, full time); July-August 2021 (2 months). This is NOT a virtual position. The majority of time is spent working on site directly with people. How to Apply: please view the full job description for details. Application Deadline: April 9, 2021
INTERNSHIPS with Legacy International, at this time, are remote/virtual, with limited, optional in-person engagement for those who live near one of Legacy’s offices (Bedford, Virginia OR in the Washington, DC metro area). Legacy International is seeking talented university students (graduate or undergraduate) or recent graduates with a passion for civic engagement and international understanding. Summer intern inquires are now being accepted for the Global Youth Village. Additional summer intern openings to be posted in March.
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- Legacy International relies on a wide array of dedicated staff, interns, and volunteers to provide a variety of programs and services that promote international understanding through our training programs, international exchanges, Global Youth Village camp, and volunteer homestay opportunities. Our staff team is Legacy’s most valued asset. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive work place, which is at the core of our mission and values. We provide a stimulating work environment and opportunities to design and participate in a wide range of programs with local, regional and global impact.
- Legacy’s policy is to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to all employment applicants and to all employees, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Accordingly, employment applicants are considered without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or ancestry, gender, pregnancy, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, military status or any other status covered by applicable laws.
- Our Human Resources Manager works collaboratively with other Legacy staff to attract a diverse array of qualified talent that embody Legacy’s mission and values. An applicant’s qualifications are carefully evaluated along side the job requirements. If an applicant’s knowledge, skills and experience potentially fit the position, we will contact the applicant. Please know we will contact you at some point during a hiring cycle to let you know the outcome of your application with us, but due to the volume of applications received, we are not able to accept phone calls, and cannot always respond to emails in a timely fashion. we strive to keep a “human touch” back in human resources!