The Sending Coordinator position in a team is very important to the promotion of AFS-USA study abroad programs to potential applicants, parents, teachers, and schools. Overwhelmingly, those participants who go abroad heard about AFS from a friend or family member, or through their school. The Sending Coordinator’s role is to ensure that volunteers are talking about Study Abroad at all opportunities- to friends and family, during presentations at schools, through hosted student presentations, and in meetings with school officials and guidance counselors. The Sending Coordinator will recruit other Sending Volunteers to help lead the effort of talking about our programs and sharing helpful information with all of the above constituents.
- Recruit Sending Volunteers and manage their outreach within the team.
- Help develop strategies with sending volunteers for outreach in local schools, community groups, etc. for the promotion of AFS-USA study abroad programs
Information You Need to Know
Here are the links to the categories and sections in Help & Learning that volunteers should be familiar with in this role.