The Connecting Peoples (CP) Coordinator will support the MCC Guatemala and El Salvador (MCC G&ES) Representatives in administrating the various programs of MCC G&ES that involve exchanges between people and cultures with a focus on youth. MCC views this Connecting Peoples work as a key component of peacebuilding and advocacy. His/her work will consist of:. managing MCC's one-year, young-adult exchange programs in G&ES (YAMEN!, SALT, and IVEP), which includes recruitment, placement, orientation, accompaniment, and debriefing as well as supporting youth exchanges among churches and partners in Guatemala and El Salvador as well as working with MCC G&ES country representatives and local partners to restart and revision MCC G&ESs historically robust Learning Tour program that was shut down due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
The person who fills this position will also provide general administrative support for the MCC office located in Guatemala City. The position relies heavily on organizational, logistic, administration, translation, computer and interpersonal/intercultural skills.