Great Lakes Community Action Partnership

Program Assistant (International)

 Note: Deadline for applying is  September 30, 2018. 

Program Assistant (International) - Fremont

Summary:   Assists with implementation and development of international programs.

General Information
Location  219 S Front St
Fremont, OH 43420-3059
United States
Base Pay  $15.40-$21.55 / Hour
Employee Type  Yearly Full Time
Required Degree  2 Year Degree
Contact Information

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assist Program Specialist with grant applications and fundraising initiatives to maintain and increase funding of the Great Lakes Consortium (GLC) and Community Development Department.
  2. Collect and assemble program report documentation and assist with preparing reports for funding sources, including program progress and in-kind status.
  3. Assist with collection of all necessary documentation from fellows (surveys, daily logs, etc.) for implementation of the Professional Fellows Program.
  4. Assist with coordination of information between WSOS and GLC partner organizations, host families, and other stakeholders.
  5. Develop newsletters, social media pages and posts, brochures and other publications related to the work of the Great Lakes Consortium.
  6. Travel within the US and internationally with delegations as needed, including to Department of State Professional Fellows Congress and other training events.
  7. Assist with event planning, meeting logistics, travel logistics, and all other aspects of international visitors’ delegations, including advances and reconciliations.
  8. Assist with identifying and maintaining relationships with host organizations for placement of international visiting professional fellows and interns based on relevant topics.
  9. Assist with maintaining relationships with GLC partner organizations and stakeholders in the U.S. and abroad.
  10. Other duties and responsibilities as directed by supervisor.


Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Participate in the team process, both within the department and the corporation.
  2. Attend internal and external meetings.
  3. Pursue continuous education and professional development opportunities.
  4. Travel out-of-town with occasional overnight stays and occasional international travel.
  5. May occasionally be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week in order to fulfill position requirements. Overtime must be pre-approved by supervisor.





To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


Associate degree in international relations, political science, economics, business administration, public administration or related field.


Experience assisting international visitors and individuals who use English as a second language. Experience with/knowledge of international travel. Three to five years experience in  working with word processing, spreadsheet, internet, database, and management information systems software;; up to one year writing skills required; prefer experience with publishing software and/or graphic design and experience writing grants.

 Additional Requirements:

  1. Initial and periodic Motor Vehicle Records checks, maintain a valid driver’s license, and maintain a safe driving record.
  2. Must have insured, dependable transportation available for daily use.
  3. Must submit to initial and/or periodic state and/or federal criminal checks.
  4. Must submit to initial and periodic drug and alcohol testing.