All of our intercultural youth trainers are contracted on a per-program, as needed basis, in the geographic area of the program.
- Preferred: a degree in a related field, such as intercultural communication, cultural anthropology, education, etc., as well as working knowledge of cultural values research and intercultural concepts.
- At least three years living and working internationally and experience outside of your home country as a child and/or with raising children internationally.
- Prior teen or youth intercultural training experience including significant relocation training experience.*
REQUISITE TRAINING ABILITIES
- Understanding of intercultural learning concepts
- Ability to apply experiential learning principles
- Ability to implement the development of concepts and behavioral strategies via age-appropriate scenarios and discussion
- Ability to facilitate a participant-focused approach to materials and information
- Strong facilitation skills and comfort with flexible and fluid training situations
- For teen trainings: Comfort in facilitating external teen cultural consultant
- Ability to collaborate logistics and joint family sessions with adult trainers
*NOTE: IOR does not train individuals or groups to become cultural trainers. We orient our trainers to IOR materials, philosophy of training, and administrative processes, but we recruit only experienced trainers