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Joshua Expeditions

Full Time Guide/Assistant Costa Rica Coordinator

Joshua Expeditions
Dallas, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 06/19/2006
Categories: Missions
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Location: Dallas office
Salary: $21,400 which includes leading trips-minimum of 110 days and maximum of 150 days. There will be no extra pay for leading any trips as it is covered in your $21,400 salary.
Pay Period: You will be paid once a month on the first day of each month for the previous month.
Starting Date: August 1, 2006 (First check will be received September 1, 2006)

Health Insurance
Sick Days - Up to Six (6) paid days are allotted per year.
Personal Days - Two days per year are granted for emergency or other situations of a personal nature.
Vacation Days -Eight (8) paid days of vacation are given. Plus Christmas vacation
Primary Development:
Complete workbook/curriculum and training book for each destination to be read and fully understood (this will be put together by the coordinator).

Participate in personal professional development, This must include the following:
- Participation in on-site training (at least 2 at the Dallas location).
- Professional reading related to your field.
- Continuing adult education in your field. This can consist of attending two professional (and pre-approved) conferences per year or completing a minimum of one college-level course per year. (Classes can be audited, completed for credit, completed online or via correspondence)

You must have a college degree (related field is a plus)
You must be knowledgeable of your field
You must have travel experience
You must have your CPR and First Aid Certificate
You must have a satisfactory background check report before you can lead any trips.
You must agree to lead Minimum of 110 days and maximum of 150 days of trips
You must be bilingual in Spanish

Primary Job Responsibilities Include: Be sure to read our company manual for complete policies and expectations which you must agree and follow.
a. Assist the Coordinator - Responsibilities include and are not limited to:
1. Send out t-shirts
2. Copy Applications
3. Confirmation Passenger List & Rooming Lists
4. Help prepare and send out Destination Packets
5. Trip Development (explore new areas, mission opportunities, etc.)
6. Complete coordination of entire trip. (Limited basis)
7. Added responsibilities per Supervisor and Coordinator
b. Accountability: Your utmost responsibility is to make sure all aspects of the trip are ready in advance and that all of JEs promises are delivered. It is extremely important that all coordinators and guides are adequately equipped to educate the students and give them the opportunity to know Christ better.
c. Be Knowledgeable. You are expected to study, read and learn all that is needed to offer a purpose oriented, first class program to our clients.

Other conditions of employment:
1. It is of utmost importance that all JE staff conducts themselves personally and professionally in a manner consistent with generally agreed-upon morals and principles acceptable to the conservative evangelical community from which most of our schools come.
2. All JE staff must be willing to sign a "covenant-not-to-compete" for a period of 3 years following the end of their employment.
3. If the JE employee quits during the busy trip months of March - June, it is understood that they will forfeit an additional 10% of their annual pay. This requirement can be waived in cases of a family move because of a change in spouses job, sickness, or other reasons of an emergency nature.
4. It is understood that all employees will maintain a professional relationship with all JE clients, staff members, and JE vendors by adhering to commonly understood rules of confidentiality.
5. It must be fully understood by all JE staff that their pay is entirely generated through school sign-ups and that adjustments in their pay package will be necessary in the event of a downturn in the number or schools we serve.