How to APPLY

Qualifications

what we look for

Successful candidates will be college graduates who demonstrate the following:

  • Experience with a broad range of athletics; experience as a coach or captain preferred
  • Experience as an educator and genuine interest in working with youth
  • Ability to work closely with a peer colleague and independently with a remote supervisor
  • Strong leadership, foresight, and problem solving skills in planning and executing “new-to-you” activities
  • Good judgment and creative thinking to improve existing projects
  • Interest and experience living in a developing country
  • Proficiency in Spanish
  • Enthusiasm for helping girls and their community

Job overview

What You will do

GSW seeks to hire two women to lead the program every year, which requires a 12-month commitment beginning in July. Project Managers are responsible for planning and teaching sports/life skills and English classes; serving as mentors for students; providing feedback on and improving our curricula; organizing field trips; maintaining relationships with schools, teachers, communities, and families; fundraising; creating content and managing social media platforms; implementing monitoring and evaluation tools; and reporting to GSW board and management. Project Managers report to our U.S.-based Director on a weekly basis.

What you can expect:

  • A monthly stipend covering basic living expenses
  • A round-trip plane ticket from the United States to Cusco
  • Health insurance
  • Fully furnished apartment in Cusco

Next Steps

Apply to join us

We are currently accepting applications for two new Project Managers until December 31, 2017. Interested applicants should apply by emailing recruiting@girlsportworks.org. Applications must include a resume and a cover letter describing your interest in the organization and the position, relevant background, and any other information that would make you a great addition to GSW. Any questions can be directed to Carrie Golden at recruiting@girlsportworks.org. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply in pairs; however, single applicants also will be considered. If applying with a partner, please note this in your cover letters.