FACE Local Coordinators
WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR LOCAL COORDINATORS!
FACE Local Coordinators (LCs) are carefully chosen to represent our organization and the spirit of the J1 secondary school exchange program. They are one of the most important aspects of the J1 secondary school exchange program, providing support to the student and host family throughout the year. Their duties include finding and interviewing potential host families, identifying local high schools and getting the student enrolled, and acting as local liaisons between the student, host family, and the FACE project managers. Local Coordinators act in a supervisory role to ensure that the homestay experience is a rewarding, happy, and memorable time for the student and host family alike. FACE LCs provide support to the student and host family throughout the year. Local Coordinators act in a supervisory role to ensure that the homestay experience is a rewarding, enjoyable, and memorable time for the student and host family alike. Local Coordinators are on call should problems develop and are thoroughly trained in all aspects of the program. They conduct monthly check-ups and file progress reports to the FACE office to ensure the students are safe, well cared for, and successful in their homestay experience and school.
BENEFITS OF BEING A FACE LOCAL COORDINATOR:
- An excellent placement bonus and monthly stipend per student.
- Annual program training.
- LCs can work from home and have a very flexible schedule.
- Due to community outreach and networking, LCs develop strong bonds with their exchange students, schools and host families. This community involvement tends to produce positive growth making the local community a better place to live.