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Program Advisor Positions

Program Advisor is the entry-level position in the Recruitment team at Projects Abroad. We are currently seeking applications for this position to work in our New York or Guadalajara (Mexico) offices.

Program Advisors:

  • Promote Projects Abroad, both in-person and remotely
  • Design informational materials for perspective volunteers, both in print and online.
  • Advise prospective volunteers on the best countries and projects to suit their interests
  • Assist upcoming volunteers prepare for the trips, and liaise with other Projects Abroad offices around the world.

You should:

  • Be a university graduate – a liberal arts major is desirable.
  • Be fluent in English, both spoken and written – knowledge of French or Spanish is desirable
  • Have spent a significant amount of time working or traveling in a developing country – preferably doing volunteer work in one of our destination countries.
  • Be creative, self-reliant and flexible. You should be prepared to work in a fun but small office environment.
  • Have good phone and interpersonal skills, knowledge of MS Office programs, and well-honed writing abilities. An interest in international affairs is desirable.
  • Have a driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Be located in or willing to relocate to New York or Guadalajara

Program Advisors are employed on a permanent contract, subject to a three-month probationary period.  Salaries are dependent on location and experience. Agreed day-to-day work-related expenses and employer-funded health insurance are also provided; vacation time starts at twenty days per year.

Please send your CV and a cover letter in one MS Word document to with subject line, "Program Advisor." Strong candidates will be contacted to arrange a telephone interview and/or in-person interview. Unsuccessful candidates will not be contacted.  No phone calls, please.

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