Start your career as an area representative
As an Area Representative for Pan Atlantic, you will develop a volunteer host family network and foster relationships with area high schools, facilitate host family and student relationships, and ensure adherence to program rules. You will also serve as a mentor and advisor to international students, organize intercultural experiences to help students integrate, and actively promote Pan Atlantic Foundation in your community.
Why Become a Pan Atlantic Foundation Area Representative?
If you are someone who is proud of your community and welcomes the opportunity to foster relationships with students and families around the globe this is the role for you. Now, more than ever, mutual understanding is imperative and as an Area Representative for Pan Atlantic Foundation, you can be a part of change.
What does an Area Representative do?
As a Pan Atlantic Foundation Area Representative, you will identify, recruit, and support local volunteer host families. You will foster relationships with your area schools and communities, and serve as a liaison and mentor to the international students under your care.
What are the requirements to become an Area Representative?
- You must be at least 25 years of age.
- A college degree is preferred but not required. If you have a passion for this position and the world of educational exchange, please apply.
- You must pass a background check and complete the Department of State certification and Pan Atlantic Foundation training courses.
What is the commitment and how am I compensated?
The commitment is what you make it. It can become your passion or you can dedicate a few hours a week. You receive compensation for each student for whom you secure a home and school, as well as supervision pay for overseeing the placement during the year. In addition, PAF offers travel rewards.
What is my training?
Pan Atlantic Foundation offers extensive training both online and in person; and will facilitate each Area Representative's successful completion of the Department of State Certification program. In addition, Pan Atlantic Foundation offers ongoing education opportunities and annual meetings which will include workshops featuring hands-on training with Pan Atlantic Foundation staff, Regional Directors, and guest speakers.
Am I required to Host?
Although not required to host a student with Pan Atlantic Foundation, we do ask our Area Representatives to be open and able to take a student into their home if there is an emergency or a special circumstance.
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Not quite ready to apply but would like to more information? Fill out the form below or you can contact us at 207-871-8622 to learn more!