TechGirls 2021 Staffing Opportunities
- Looking for an exciting, short-term role and want to be part of a small team making a big difference?
- Someone who believes in empowering young women with the skills needed to excel in STEM and who loves the cultures of the Middle East and North Africa and Central Asia?
- Ready to join a close-knit team that inspires and connects individuals, organizations, and businesses to make a real difference in the lives of teens and young professionals worldwide?
TechGirls program staff strive to create an environment where participants can feel a sense of trust and respect for one another. This atmosphere originates through staff attitudes and actions. Participants follow the staff members’ example and gain new understandings of how dedication and commitment can build a strong community. By choosing to work for Legacy International, each staff member agrees to uphold high standards of personal behavior and job performance.
Please note U.S. Citizenship required.
TechGirls Is a U.S. Department of State initiative and exchange program designed to inspire young women from the Middle East and North Africa to pursue higher education and careers in technology through hands-on skills development. It is administered by Legacy International in partnership with Virginia Tech, Center for Enhancement of Engineering Diversity.
We are looking for an energetic, passionate and organized person with the ability to juggle competing, numerous priorities. The Logistics Coordinator should also be resilient and calm under pressure, highly collaborative, able to develop good working relationships with people both internally and externally at all levels, generous and supportive. This is a temporary position starting May 1 and ending August 31, 2021.
We are hiring five Program Trainers to take subsets of 20-25 girls through a series of leadership training during the three-week cultural immersion program. They will deliver the training and also assess group dynamic and shift as needed and provide individuals with additional support as the need arises. We are looking for those with youth work experience in a multicultural setting for this dynamic role. This is a temporary position starting June 28 and ending July 31, 2021.
Youth Resident Assistants
We are hiring five Youth Resident Assistants to mentor small-groups of approximately 10 girls from the Middle East and North Africa, Central Asia, and/or the United States, learning together throughout the 3-week intensive program to create a safe, secure, and rich learning in-person or virtual-hybrid environment. This is a temporary position starting June 28 and ending July 31, 2021.
Social Media Coordinator
We are seeking a Social Media Manager to design and manage the quality and presentation of information on social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp) and fulfill the TechGirls development and communications goals. They will oversee photo-documentation; collaborate with the team to get valuable content and assist with any press-related matters. This is a temporary position starting June 14 and ending July 31, 2021.
We are seeking a TechGirls Program Assistant to serve in the capacity of general support assisting girls as they navigate the cross-cultural immersion process. They will act as resident advisor/counselor for participants, assisting individual girls to meet the demands of the program. This is a temporary position starting June 28 and ending July 31, 2021.
Legacy International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks qualified applicants to represent diverse geographical, ethnic, religious, and economic backgrounds. Our goal is to select the most qualified staff. The competitive standards are set by each group of applicants. Our policy is to ensure that no employee or applicant for employment is denied equal opportunity because of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other non-merit-based factor.