Host Family Interviewer - part time Upper Canada
Canada Homestay Network - Kemptville, ON

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Responsibilities:

CHN Interviewers are responsible for ensuring the overall success of the program in their community, by contributing to the development of a vibrant, dynamic host network. Interviewers conduct one of the most important aspects of our work: recruiting and screening host families. As an organization, our reputation depends on the quality of our hosts.

NOTE: For the right candidate, this position has the potential to develop into a part time Relationship Manager position if the student registrations in this area grows over the coming years. Please review the related job description for "Relationship Manager" on our website.

Required qualifications (pre-requisites):

The successful candidate will possess:

  • excellent English communication skills,
  • extensive involvement in your local community,
  • attention to detail and strong organizational skills,
  • related skills in screening and/or interviewing,
  • strong computer skills (familiarity with databases is an asset).

In order to meet all family members in their home, most interviews must be conducted on weeknights and weekends. This is a part-time position, with an expectation that the Interviewer will be available to conduct an average of 5 interviews per week. Each interview, including data entry and follow-up, should take about 2-3 hours for experienced interviewers (not including travel time). Interviewers are not reimbursed separately for gas or mileage on their vehicles.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate personal integrity and transparent motives consistent with CHN's vision and mission. They will have a ready acceptance of their personal and corporate accountability for stewardship of the common good and perseverance to achieve satisfactory outcomes.

Successful candidates will also demonstrate appropriate technical skills and computer efficiency. The job requires a very high level of computer literacy, dealing with a sophisticated database and other applications.

Interest and experience with other cultures, experience with homestay and fluency in another language are strong assets.

In addition, all Interviewers must have:

  • readily accessible and cost effective transportation appropriate for these responsibilities;
  • a cell phone for emergency support;
  • a digital camera;
  • appropriate home office environment including a scanner and high speed internet access.

If the opportunity to make a significant contribution to a well-known and growing organization is of interest to you, please submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources.

Please note that only applicants being considered for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply:

Please email your resume and a covering letter stating your salary expectations by November 15, 2013 by 5:00pm EST to:

hr at canadahomestayinternational.com

WHEN APPLYING, PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU OUTLINE HOW YOUR TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE SPECIFICALLY RELATE TO THE JOB REQUIREMENTS.
SUBMITTED RESUMES SHOULD BE SAVED IN .doc, .docx OR .pdf FORMAT WITH YOUR NAME IN THE FILENAME (for example: Joe_Smith.doc).

CANADA HOMESTAY NETWORK, INC IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLES OF EMPLOYMENT EQUITY.


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Over the years The Canada Homestay Network Inc. has served tens of thousands of students from more than seventy countries, individually and...