Global Glimpse

Global Glimpse is a nonprofit organization that provides powerful international travel opportunities to high school students from diverse backgrounds.

Students engage in a structured 16-day international experience focused on service-learning, cultural immersion, and leadership development. The Global Glimpse program builds empathy, agency, and global perspective to empower students to succeed in college and drive change locally and globally.


Program Coordinator Position Overview

Program Coordinators work together in teams of 2 alongside full-time, in-country staff to develop a transformative 16-day itinerary focused on global education, service learning, and leadership development in Ecuador, Panama, or the Dominican Republic. Program Coordinators will implement these itineraries from June – August with multiple delegations comprised of 18-22 students and two traveling educators.


Primary Responsibilities:

March - May: Training & Program Development

Develop a transformative 16-day itinerary for diverse groups of high school students focused on global education, service learning, and leadership development

Participate in 3 in-country trainings to best understand roles and responsibilities and build community among Program Coordinators

Network in local communities, partner with local organizations, set-up field trips, organize community-oriented projects, and lead educational and service-learning activities.

Organize all program logistics including food, transportation, accommodation, health & safety, and relationships with providers.


June - August: Program Execution

Implement a dynamic 16-day itinerary for 3 or 4 delegations of students. 

Act as a mentor and guide to inspire personal and leadership development in students.

Problem-solve using resourceful and creative solutions (i.e. changes in schedules, individual and group conflicts).

Co-facilitate program seminars, educational workshops, and student reflections (in English) to ensure that all students and leaders have a meaningful, fun, safe and educational experience. 

Abide by Global Glimpse protocols in addressing health and safety incidents. Global Glimpse staff are on call 24/7 while students are in-country.



  • Must be 24 years of age or older by June 1st, 2020. 
  • English and Spanish fluency (written and verbal).
  • Experience working or volunteering in youth development. Working with diverse student populations is a plus.  
  • Demonstrated passion for world issues that translates to the ability to offer formal or informal lessons on wide-ranging subjects such as history, culture, politics, social justice, development or the environment. 



  • Cell Phone and cell phone plan for work-related purposes.
  • American Heart Association First Aid and CPR certification 
  • Health and Travel Insurance
  • All food and transport work-related costs while students are in country
  • Paid time off according to local laws
  • End-of-Season Retreat at an off-site location with all expenses covered
  • Round-Trip Flight for foreign staff



  • Ecuador: Riobamba, Guaranda
  • Panama: Chitre, Las Tablas
  • Dominican Republic: Bonao, Constanza, Jarabacoa, San Juan de la Maguana.



  • Start/End Date: March 2nd - August 28th. 
  • * Panama begins March 5th.
  • Deadline to Apply: Applications will be processed on a rolling basis. The deadline to apply is December 16. 



We offer a competitive monthly salary with an increase for the months of June through August to reflect a heavier summer workload with students in-country.  

Monthly Compensation by Country:

  • Dominican Republic: RD 36,400 (Dominicans) or USD $700.00
  • Ecuador: USD $830.00
  • Panamá: USD $800.00

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