Iowa Resource for International Service (IRIS), a 501(3)c non-profit located in Ames, IA, is seeking a Program Assistant to help develop and expand current international exchange programming.
Duties for the IRIS Program Assistant will include: finding host families for program participants; promote IRIS and its mission through community organizations and social media; develop innovative ways to reach out to potential host families; maintain regular communication with host families, schools and participants; find short term host families when necessary; maintain IRIS’ host family database; assist the program coordinator with home visits, orientation and program events
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
- Excellent communication skills
- Openness to working with other cultures
- Driver’s license and personal vehicle
Experience working with youth is a plus.
$28,000 with opportunity for an increase after 6 months
- Health insurance
- 403(b) contributions
- Opportunities for domestic and international travel possible
Please submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references by Sept. 10, 2012 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicant must be able to pass a background check and a State Department training module. Please visit our website for more information about IRIS and it’s programs.