How to APPLY

Qualifications

what we look for

Successful candidates will be university 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

Application deadlines for next year’s project manager positions will be announced in October 2017. 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. 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. Any questions regarding the application process may be directed to recruiting@girlsportworks.org.


In order to apply, please send your application materials to recruiting@girlsportworks.org