The Share! program is looking for local coordinator to place exchange students in homes of American families. Please send us an email or visit our website for more information!!! A very rewarding career! www.erdtshare.org
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Frequently Asked Questions
Why be an EPC? SHARE! Exchange Program Coordinators are committed to facilitating a greater understanding among world cultures and proving that communication is the key to tolerance and peaceful coexistence. As an EPC, you are our all important link into local communities and a spokesperson for student exchange in your town as you liaison with schools, host families and community groups.
What is involved? Coordinators help match host families with students, communicate with local schools to make preparations for the student’s arrival, conduct pre- and post-arrival orientations for host families and students, and meet regularly with both students and families, providing guidance and support to help insure that the experience is going as smoothly as possible.
What kind of support will I receive from SHARE!? Your SHARE! Team Leader and the SHARE! National Office will provide you with resources, materials and training for every step of the process, throughout the year. You're never left out on your own!
What are the qualities of a successful EPC? The job requires a unique blend of dedication, awareness, energy, problem solving skills and a commitment to achieving the goals SHARE! has so successfully pursued over the course of its history. If you’ve never worked with teenagers, then you will come to understand the importance of patience and listening in counseling these young adults. Humor and good organizational skills will likewise serve you well.
How will I be compensated? SHARE! EPCs are independent contractors and will be issued a 1099 at the end of each calendar year. For each student that they place in a host family and high school, EPCs receive $650-$1300 (depending on the length of the student’s stay, and the number of students they place) over the course of the year or semester.