Become a Program Director

EMBARK ON A SERVICE-BASED ADVENTURE THAT WILL build YOUR STRENGTHS AND PASSIONS, TEST YOUR DETERMINATION AND REWARD YOU WITH A VARIETY OF NEW PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS!

For 5 to 13 months, you will experience life and work alongside other young leaders and community members. At one of our sites in Nicaragua or Ecuador, you will direct a variety of impactful programs designed to meet the specific needs and opportunities of the community. These include long-standing and established programs, such as teaching English classes or working at a health clinic. You will also have the flexibility to create new programs where the community’s vision intersect with your own education, passions and interests.

This unique model creates the most impactful experience for you and the communities you’ll be serving, and is designed to fulfill our mission: To foster communities of talented young leaders to become the next generation of social change agents by engaging in collaborative, on-the-ground service with international communities in need.

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Current Openings

Next application deadline: October 1, 2017

Positions starting in January 2018

January 2018 - August 2018

7

MONTH POSITION

January 2018 - December 2018

12

MONTH POSITION


Positions starting in July 2018

July 2018 - December 2018

5

MONTH POSITION

July 2018 - August 2019

13

MONTH POSITION


Program Director Stats:

Teaches

64

Community Members

Directs

4

Programs

Leads

25

Short-Term Volunteers

Directs

75

Hours of Programs
Every Month

Collaborates With

17

Locals



CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Manna Project equips volunteers with leadership development skills for a variety of career fields, including medicine, international development, law, the greater non-profit sector, education and international politics.


Top 10 Reasons to Become a Program Director


Application Process

Step 1

Submit the online application and email your resume and college transcript to apply@mannaproject.org.

Step 2

You will be contacted to set up a phone interview within 2 weeks of the application deadline.

Step 3

You will be notified of your acceptance status within 2 weeks of your phone interview. 

Step 4

Once accepted, you will have 3 weeks to submit your contract and a $500 deposit to secure your position.


Expenses

July 2018 - December 2018

5

MONTH POSITION

$900
Per month
$4,500 Total

January 2018 - August 2018

7

MONTH POSITION

$855
per month
$6,000 TOTAl

January 2018 - December 2018

12

MONTH POSITION

$700
Per month
$8,400 Total

 

Manna Project's Program Director position is one of the most affordable long-term volunteer options available.

What It Covers:

 

Program Transportation
Program Training
Travel Insurance
Preliminary Language School

Visa
Orientation 
Housing
Meals

Quarterly Retreats
Cultural Excursions
Community Homestays
Professional Development

 

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