Careers

Careers

We attract courageous, passionate, results-oriented professionals and provide exceptional opportunities for personal and professional development, in addition to competitive compensation. If you’re interested in exploring a career with us, we invite you to learn more about what we believe, our model, and our people.

Global Glimpse is an equal opportunity employer, and we strive for our staff to reflect the diverse communities we serve. Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Now hiring 5 full-time positions!


 

Bay Area Program Coordinator, Oakland CA

Do you have a passion for global education and international exchange? Are you looking to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment with talented, results-oriented people who share a global vision?

Global Glimpse is a visionary nonprofit that inspires America’s next generation to become responsible global citizens through after school workshops and an immersion program in the developing world. Started in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2007, Global Glimpse has grown to serve 750 students annually and we are building to serve 1500 students annually by 2017. Global Glimpse works to make global education accessible to all; our program delivers true socioeconomic, ethnic and experiential diversity. The majority of Global Glimpse students receive significant scholarships to participate in the program. Global Glimpse gives youth an opportunity to gain a broader perspective on the world and develop the motivation, resiliency, and confidence to tackle challenges in their communities and in their lives.

Principal Responsibilities

The Bay Area Program Coordinator will work closely with our Partner School Program staff to support our Bay Area partner school programs by promoting global awareness, social responsibility, and youth leadership in 45 public high schools in the Bay Area region. The Programs Coordinator will train and support a network of highly committed volunteer high school educators to recruit outstanding student leaders for the program, effectively run after school workshops in their schools, and prepare for a three week summer immersion in the developing world. This is a fast paced work environment in a highly successful, growing international non-profit organization. A minimum 2-year commitment is required.

Bay Area Partner School Program:

  • Support all aspects of the regional Partner School Program and be responsible for full program lifecycle including leader recruitment and training, student recruitment, payment administration, afterschool workshops and preparing the students and volunteer educators for summer programs in the developing world.
  • Recruit independent trip leaders to support the Global Glimpse program if necessary
  • Manage all background checks and school regulations in partnership with the Operations Manager
  • Manage relationships with administrators and district level supervisors in partnership with the VP of Partnerships
  • Lead volunteer trainings, student recruitment presentations and parent orientations

Alumni Ambassador Leadership Program:

  • Help manage the Bay Area Alumni Ambassador Program in which Bay Area Global Glimpse alumni can apply and participate in a 9-month (5 Saturday workshop) leadership program that empowers them to support the programs at their high schools.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the regional Education systems, strong network in the region
  • Passion for international education and youth development
  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations, international education or Bachelor’s in an unrelated field with significant international experience
  • Master’s degree in international education or equivalent experience preferred, but not required
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Independent, can work successfully in an independent environment
  • Experience in the non-profit sector preferred, but not required
  • Management experience, especially volunteer management
  • Ability to work effectively in a small team environment
  • Self-motivated
  • Highly organized, strong time management skills, ability to multitask
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience living and working in the developing world
  • Ability to work with diverse students, teachers, and families
  • High level of professionalism
  • Fluency in Spanish strongly preferred
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Experience with payment tracking, accounting, and budget management
  • Ability to engage professionally with parents, educators, and administrators
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Salesforce a plus

Salary: Monthly salary commensurate with experience, medical benefits, 20 days PTO, cellphone reimbursement & professional development.

Reports to: VP of Partnerships

Location: Oakland, CA

Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

To apply

Please send resume and cover letter detailing your reasons for wanting to work for Global Glimpse and qualifications for the position to hiring@globalglimpse.org. In your cover letter, please indicate how you learned of the opening and provide 3 references. Please specify the specific position you are applying for in your email subject.

 


Director of Outreach, New York Region

Do you have a passion for global education and international exchange? Are you looking to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment with talented, results-oriented people who share a global vision?

Global Glimpse is a visionary nonprofit that inspires America’s next generation to become responsible global citizens through after school workshops and an immersion program in the developing world. Started in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2007, Global Glimpse has grown to serve 750 students annually and we are building to serve 1000 students annually by 2017. Global Glimpse works to make global education accessible to all; our program delivers true socioeconomic, ethnic and experiential diversity. The majority of Global Glimpse students receive significant scholarships to participate in the program. Global Glimpse gives youth an opportunity to gain a broader perspective on the world and develop the motivation, resiliency, and confidence to tackle challenges in their communities and in their lives.

The Director of Outreach is focused on building strong and lasting partnerships with middle and upper income high schools across the New York region. Global Glimpse is committed to serving youth from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. Over 50% of our students are low income and 30% live below the US poverty line. Our students receive scholarships according to their family income, dependents in the home, and the socioeconomic situation in the community. Fees from middle and upper income students provide a sustainable source of funding that allows Global Glimpse to continue to offer the highest quality global education, leadership development, and service learning programs in the field to students from diverse backgrounds. The Director of Outreach will work to secure partnerships with middle and upper income high schools in the New York region in order to support the organization’s continued growth and impact across diverse schools and communities.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Marketing
    • Develop collateral and media to effectively market the Global Glimpse program to middle and upper income high schools
    • Develop a system to incentivize Global Glimpse supporters, alumni, alumni families, past leaders, advisory board, board members, donors etc. to support recruitment of new middle and upper income high schools
  • Outreach
    • Develop and maintain lists of target middle and upper income public and private high schools that meet demographic requirements across each of our target regions
    • Develop strategies to approach key contacts at middle and upper income high schools
    • Utilize phone, LinkedIn, and e-mail to conduct a significant amount of business, reserving travel for key situations, meetings, and presentations
    • Build momentum around the Global Glimpse program in target middle and upper income communities and schools through attending local and regional events
    • Schedule in person meetings with administrators, teachers, PTA, alumni students and families, school boards, other organizations, and community entities to build network in target communities…
    • Manage a sales pipeline to establish partnerships with middle and upper income schools
    • Establish strong relationships with educators, administrators, and supporters in all potential and current middle and upper income partner schools
    • Develop a strong understanding of the specific needs of new middle and upper income partner high schools
    • Secure new partnerships with schools in target demographics on a consistent basis to achieve recruitment goals for each region
    • Work effectively with program staff to ensure new partnerships are transitioned, supported and student recruitment targets are met in all new partner schools
    • Develop programming to keep schools in the pipeline and current partners intellectually engaged in Global Glimpse’s work
  • Partnership Management
    • Maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders at current upper and middle income partner high schools
    • Provide annual reports to administrators and district supervisors outlining the positive impacts of the Global Glimpse program in the school
  • Additional Responsibilities may include support of regional fundraising initiatives

Education and Experience

  • Passion for the Global Glimpse mission
  • Strong sales and marketing background, 5+ years sales experience preferably in the education and/or travel space
  • Experience with K-12 education market preferred
  • Strong network in private education circles and suburban communities in New York, Northern New Jersey, Westchester, Long Island, and Southern Connecticut
  • Ability to network effectively to close sales in the education market
  • Extremely motivated, persistent, and creative
  • Highly organized, strong time management skills, ability to multitask
  • Experience with international travel strongly preferred
  • Excellent presentation and public speaking skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a small team environment
  • Self-motivated and entrepreneurial
  • Strong interpersonal skills, good with people and adaptable
  • High level of professionalism
  • Bachelors degree in sales, communications or a related field (preferred)

Reports to: Director of Operations

Salary Range: $60,000-$80,000, which includes performance based bonuses

Location: New York, NY

Start date: August, 2015

To apply

Please send resume and cover letter detailing your reasons for wanting to work for Global Glimpse and qualifications for the position to hiring@globalglimpse.org. In your cover letter, please indicate how you learned of the opening and provide 3 references. Please specify the specific position you are applying for in your email subject.

 


 

Director of Outreach, Chicago

Do you have a passion for global education and international exchange? Are you looking to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment with talented, results-oriented people who share a global vision?

Global Glimpse is a visionary nonprofit that inspires America’s next generation to become responsible global citizens through after school workshops and an immersion program in the developing world. Started in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2007, Global Glimpse has grown to serve 750 students annually and we are building to serve 1000 students annually by 2017. Global Glimpse works to make global education accessible to all; our program delivers true socioeconomic, ethnic and experiential diversity. The majority of Global Glimpse students receive significant scholarships to participate in the program. Global Glimpse gives youth an opportunity to gain a broader perspective on the world and develop the motivation, resiliency, and confidence to tackle challenges in their communities and in their lives.

The Director of  Outreach is focused on building strong and lasting partnerships with middle and upper income high schools across Chicagoland. Global Glimpse is committed to serving youth from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. Over 50% of our students are low income and 30% live below the US poverty line. Our students receive scholarships according to their family income, dependents in the home, and the socioeconomic situation in the community. Fees from middle and upper income students provide a sustainable source of funding that allows Global Glimpse to continue to offer the highest quality global education, leadership development, and service learning programs in the field to students from diverse backgrounds. The Director of Outreach will work to secure partnerships with middle and upper income high schools in Chicagoland in order to support the organization’s continued growth and impact across diverse schools and communities.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Marketing
    • Develop collateral and media to effectively market the Global Glimpse program to middle and upper income high schools
    • Develop a system to incentivize Global Glimpse supporters, alumni, alumni families, past leaders, advisory board, board members, donors etc. to support recruitment of new middle and upper income high schools
  • Outreach
    • Develop and maintain lists of target middle and upper income public and private high schools that meet demographic requirements across each of our target regions
    • Develop strategies to approach key contacts at middle and upper income high schools
    • Utilize phone, LinkedIn, and e-mail to conduct a significant amount of business, reserving travel for key situations, meetings, and presentations
    • Build momentum around the Global Glimpse program in target middle and upper income communities and schools through attending local and regional events
    • Schedule in person meetings with administrators, teachers, PTA, alumni students and families, school boards, other organizations, and community entities to build network in target communities…
    • Manage a sales pipeline to establish partnerships with middle and upper income schools
    • Establish strong relationships with educators, administrators, and supporters in all potential and current middle and upper income partner schools
    • Develop a strong understanding of the specific needs of new middle and upper income partner high schools
    • Secure new partnerships with schools in target demographics on a consistent basis to achieve recruitment goals for each region
    • Work effectively with program staff to ensure new partnerships are transitioned, supported and student recruitment targets are met in all new partner schools
    • Develop programming to keep schools in the pipeline and current partners intellectually engaged in Global Glimpse’s work
  • Partnership Management
    • Maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders at current upper and middle income partner high schools
    • Provide annual reports to administrators and district supervisors outlining the positive impacts of the Global Glimpse program in the school
  • Additional responsibilities may include support of regional fundraising initiatives

Education and Experience

  • Passion for the Global Glimpse mission
  • Strong sales and marketing background, 5+ years sales experience preferably in the education and/or travel space
  • Experience with K-12 education market preferred
  • Strong network in private education circles and suburban communities in and around Chicago
  • Ability to network effectively to close sales in the education market
  • Extremely motivated, persistent, and creative
  • Highly organized, strong time management skills, ability to multitask
  • Experience with international travel strongly preferred
  • Excellent presentation and public speaking skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a small team environment
  • Self-motivated and entrepreneurial
  • Strong interpersonal skills, good with people and adaptable
  • High level of professionalism
  • Bachelors degree in sales, communications or a related field (preferred)

Reports to: Director of Operations

Salary Range: $60,000-$80,000, which includes performance based bonuses

Location: Chicago, IL

Start date: August, 2015

To apply

Please send resume and cover letter detailing your reasons for wanting to work for Global Glimpse and qualifications for the position to hiring@globalglimpse.org. In your cover letter, please indicate how you learned of the opening and provide 3 references. Please specify the specific position you are applying for in your email subject.

 


 

Chicago Programs Manager – Chicago, IL

Do you have a passion for global education and international exchange? Are you looking to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment with talented, results-oriented people who share a global vision?

Global Glimpse is a visionary nonprofit that inspires America’s next generation to become responsible global citizens through after school workshops and an immersion program in the developing world. Started in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2007, Global Glimpse has grown to serve 750 students annually and we are building to serve 1500 students annually by 2017. Global Glimpse works to make global education accessible to all; our program delivers true socioeconomic, ethnic and experiential diversity. The majority of Global Glimpse students receive significant scholarships to participate in the program. Global Glimpse gives youth an opportunity to gain a broader perspective on the world and develop the motivation, resiliency, and confidence to tackle challenges in their communities and in their lives.

The Chicago Partner Program Manager will lead the launch of our Global Glimpse partner school program promoting global awareness, social responsibility, and youth leadership in public high schools in the Chicagoland region. The Partner Program Manager will train and support a network of highly committed volunteer high school educators to recruit outstanding student leaders for the program, effectively run after school workshops in their schools, and prepare for a three week summer immersion in the developing world. In addition, the Partner Program Manager will manage and support fundraising initiatives in the region including but not limited to individual donors, grants, corporate sponsors, and events. This is a fast paced work environment in a highly successful, growing international non-profit organization. A minimum 2-year commitment is required.

Principal Responsibilities

Within the first 90 days the expectation is that the Partner Program Manager will train 10-15 educators from previously identified partner high schools to lead the Global Glimpse program in their schools, recruit 120 socioeconomically diverse students to participate in the program, and manage all administrative tasks associated with the Chicagoland program launch. Within the first year, the expectation is that the Program Manager will be able to fully manage all aspects of the Global Glimpse program in the region. In addition, the Program Manager will successfully support our Executive Director with regional fundraising and our Outreach Director with new school recruitment initiatives.

Partner School Program

  • Manage the regional Partner School Program and be responsible for full program lifecycle including leader training, student recruitment, payment administration, and preparing the students and volunteer educators for summer programs in the developing world.
  • Collaborate with our Outreach Director to recruit 8-10 socioeconomically diverse new regional schools each year.
  • Recruit independent trip leaders to support the Global Glimpse program if necessary
  • Manage all background checks and school regulations
  • Manage relationships with administrators and district level supervisors in partnership with the Outreach Director
  • Lead volunteer trainings, student recruitment presentations and parent orientations

Organizational Partnerships

  • Build and manage regional partnerships and ensure recruitment targets for students from partner organizations are met.

Regional Fundraising

  • Events
  • Grant writing
  • Individual donor outreach and stewardship

Office management

  • Organize and manage office duties including general organization and filings, expense tracking, mail, student payment tracking, admin email and office phone, etc…

Alumni Ambassador Leadership Program

  • In the second year of the program help launch and manage the Chicago Alumni Ambassador Program in which Chicagoland Global Glimpse alumni can apply and participate in a 9-month (5 Saturday workshop) leadership program that empowers them to support the programs at their high schools.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the regional Education systems, strong network in the region
  • Passion for international education and youth development
  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations, international education or Bachelor’s in an unrelated field with significant international experience
  • Master’s degree in international education or equivalent experience preferred, but not required
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Independent, can work successfully in an independent environment
  • Experience in the non-profit sector preferred, but not required
  • Management experience, especially volunteer management
  • Ability to work effectively in a small team environment
  • Self-motivated
  • Highly organized, strong time management skills, ability to multitask
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience living and working in the developing world
  • Ability to work with diverse students, teachers, and families
  • High level of professionalism
  • Fluency in Spanish strongly preferred
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Experience with payment tracking, accounting, and budget management
  • Ability to engage professionally with parents, educators, and administrators
  • Strong written and editing skills
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Word

Reports to: Director of Operations (based in Oakland, CA headquarters)

Salary: Monthly salary commensurate with experience, benefits

Location: Chicago, IL office

Start date: August 1st, 2015

Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

To apply

Please send resume and cover letter detailing your reasons for wanting to work for Global Glimpse and qualifications for the position to hiring@globalglimpse.org. In your cover letter, please indicate how you learned of the opening and provide 3 references.

 


 

Community Engagement Specialist – Oakland, CA

Do you have a passion for global education and international exchange? Are you looking to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial and international environment with talented people who share a global vision?

Global Glimpse is a visionary nonprofit that inspires America’s next generation to become responsible global citizens through after school workshops and 3-week immersion programs in the developing world. Started in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2007, Global Glimpse has grown to partner with 45 public high schools and serve 600 students annually from the Bay Area and New York. Our 30 international immersion programs operate in 5 cities in Nicaragua and 2 cities in the Dominican Republic; with 3 new programs to be added in Ecuador in 2014. We are scaling to serve 1000 students annually by 2017 and 20,000 by 2024. Global Glimpse is one of the only organizations of its kind making experiential global education accessible to all; our program delivers true socioeconomic, ethnic, and experiential diversity. The majority of Global Glimpse students are from low-income families and underserved communities and receive significant scholarships to participate in the program. Our mission is to give all youth an opportunity to gain a broader perspective on the world and develop the motivation, resiliency, and confidence to tackle challenges in their communities and in their lives. Learn more at www.globalglimpse.org.

Principal Responsibilities

The Community Engagement Specialist will be responsible for informing and implementing fundraising and development strategies to meet the organization’s ambitious growth goals. You will work closely with our Executive Director to strengthen our fundraising in order to prepare the organization for significant growth.

  • Individual Donors
    • Track all donations to the organization and collaborate with the Executive Director to maintain strong donor relations
    • Determine a comprehensive list of individuals to develop and cultivate
    • Design and support a strategic cultivation strategy for individual donors
    • Ensures donors and funders listed in all communication material are current
    • Ensure all individual donors are invited to Global Glimpse events and provided with regular opportunities to engage with the program
  • Foundations
    • Research and maintain a comprehensive list of foundations to develop and cultivate
    • Maintain a foundation calendar and ensure all LOIs, proposals, and reports are submitted on time
    • Develop language and content for LOIs and grant proposals, create and maintain a grant kit with all current language and materials to support grant proposals
    • Ensure program metrics are incorporated into development and communications materials
  • Corporations
    • Determine a comprehensive list of corporate partners to develop and cultivate
    • Develop sponsorship and partnerships strategies specific to corporate partners and sponsors
  • Events
    • Manage all logistics for fundraising events including venues, ticket sales, sponsors, raffles, and silent auctions
    • Design and manage all communications for fundraising events including press releases, outreach and day of event materials
  • Communications
    • Direct all aspects of our social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) and publish regular newsletters to engage our diverse stakeholders
    • Secure speaking opportunities for our ED to be an expert and spokesperson in strategic forums

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of fundraising experience
  • Exceptional writing/editing and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized, strong time management skills, ability to multitask
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • High level of professionalism
  • An implementer who can keep track of many things at once
  • Team player, ability to motivate a team to engage in and support fundraising
  • Passion for international education and youth development
  • Ability to work effectively in a small team environment

Reports to: Executive Director

Salary: Monthly salary commensurate with experience, healthcare coverage, 20 days PTO, cell phone reimbursement

Location: Oakland, California

Start date: July 1st, 2015

To apply

Please send resume and cover letter detailing your reasons for wanting to work for Global Glimpse and qualifications for the position to hiring@globalglimpse.org. In your cover letter, please indicate how you learned of the opening and provide 3 references.

Deadline:  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled


Bookkeeper / Office Administrator, Oakland, CA

Do you have a passion for global education and international exchange? Are you looking to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment with talented, results-oriented people who share a global vision?

Global Glimpse is a visionary nonprofit that inspires America’s next generation to become responsible global citizens through after school workshops and an immersion program in the developing world. Started in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2007, Global Glimpse has grown to serve 750 students annually and we are building to serve 1500 students annually by 2017. Global Glimpse works to make global education accessible to all; our program delivers true socioeconomic, ethnic and experiential diversity. The majority of Global Glimpse students receive significant scholarships to participate in the program. Global Glimpse gives youth an opportunity to gain a broader perspective on the world and develop the motivation, resiliency, and confidence to tackle challenges in their communities and in their lives.

The Organizational Administrator will manage all administrative aspects of Global Glimpse. This includes, office management and accounting as well as support of student programing, special events, and fundraising initiatives.

Principal Responsibilities

Organization Administration

  • Handle info@globalglimpse.org email address. Answer organizational questions and forward queries to appropriate staff
  • Handle organizational 1-800 number for administrative requests. Answer organizational questions and forward queries to appropriate staff.
  • HR responsibilities including posting new job openings, managing incoming applications, filing and tracking hiring documents, and tracking current staff PTO
  • Keep organization’s insurance plans, IT packages, and business registrations up to date
  • Support social social media
  • Help to book flights for senior staff members.
  • Gather material for events including fundraising events, teacher trainings, ambassador summits, and end-of-year celebrations
  • Keep organizational systems like Salesforce and Mail chimp up-to-date and ensure accuracy of information, regularly remove duplicates
  • Support Fundraising/Development by ensuring all data is accurately tracked and helping with appreciation gifts/letters.

Office Management

  • Manage all incoming mail including bills, donations, and organizational paperwork. Distribute student payments to appropriate staff
  • Organize and manage all electronic and paper filing for the head office
  • Maintain office space and ensure that office has all supplies necessary
  • Help to manage organization’s interns

Accounting

  • Track donations and student payments coming in to the organization
  • Go through staff expense reports to ensure all expense reports are accurate
  • Input monthly organizational expenses into QuickBooks and ensure that accounting is accurate
  • Handle end of the year tax responsibilities like collecting info for 1099s.
  • Write checks for vendors, students, and staff
  • Handle staff payroll

Qualifications

  • Highly organized, strong time management skills, ability to multitask
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Experience with key systems including Quickbooks and Salesforce
  • Experience in the non-profit sector preferred, but not required
  • Ability to work effectively in a small team environment
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong public speaking skills are a bonus
  • High level of professionalism
  • Fluency in Spanish or other foreign language strongly preferred
  • Experience with payment tracking, accounting, and budget management
  • Ability to engage professionally with parents, students, and educators
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word

Reports to: Regional Program Manager

Salary: $25.00/hr 10-20 hrs per week

Location: Oakland, California

Start date: August

To apply

Please send resume and cover letter detailing your reasons for wanting to work for Global Glimpse and qualifications for the position to hiring@globalglimpse.org. In your cover letter, please indicate how you learned of the opening and provide 3 references.