IRIS' group of Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study(KL-YES) students for the 2012-2013 school year.
IRIS’ group of Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study(KL-YES) students for the 2012-2013 school year.

Iowa Resource for International Service (IRIS) is looking for energetic community leaders who are passionate about learning about new cultures and working with people from different backgrounds, to serve the role of local coordinator in various communities in Iowa. Local coordinators are often teachers, nurses, retirees, or stay at home moms and others are bankers, full time professionals, doctors etc. What they often have in common is a love for working with people of different cultures and backgrounds and a desire to be a part time independent contractor working from home.

Local Coordinator responsibilities include:

Payment:

As an independent contractor working part-time, local coordinators (LC) earn stipends (taxes not withheld). Local coordinators can earn up to $1,500 for each exchange student that are place with a host family and monitored throughout the year. Stipends are split into three payments: 1) after the LC has secured a school opening and found a host family, 2) after the first semester 3) after the student has left the program. Mileage reimbursement is available for approved student related travel; Expenses related to pre-approved enhancement activities will be reimbursed.

Qualifications:

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