Education Abroad, International Student and Scholar Services, Other International Education Opportunities
Temporary Compliance Assistant
Camp America, a division of AIFS, has been placing international students at summer camps throughout the United States for the past 40 years. Camp America recruits exceptional international students and young adults to serve as counselors, role models, and support staff at American camps. We are one of the leading providers of international camp staff and a full-service cultural exchange summer camp staffing resource.
We have a great opportunity for one individual from mid-February until mid-August to be a of a fun and supportive team while learning a lot about compliance and SEVIS (the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System).
Some of your responsibilities would include:
Collecting compliance documents such as business licenses
Making SEVIS fee payments
Monitoring international participants while they are at camp and collecting camp profile information
Help with entering flight arrangements
Maintaining travel to camp instructions and communicating with both camp directors and international counselors on a daily basis
The position is a temporary position through mid-August. You must have the ability to work 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday with occasional overtime on evenings and one day per weekend in June. The ideal candidate(s) must have strong attention to detail, a friendly and confident phone manner, positive attitude, an ability to juggle multiple projects at the same time, and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
AIFS offers a casual work environment and is located in Stamford, CT close to the Merritt Parkway. If needed, there is a shuttle available from the Stamford train station to our office.
About Camp America
Founded in 1964, the American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS) is one of the oldest, largest and most respected cultural exchange organizations in the world. With global offices in 6 countries, we organize cultural exchange programs for more than 50,000 participants each year. Our programs include college study abroad, au pair placement, camp counselors and staff, gifted education, high school study/travel and insurance services. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students and teachers have participated in AIFS programs worldwide.
For over 45 years, we have been committed to cross-cultural exchange. Under the direction of founder Sir Cyril Taylor, AIFS continues to operate its family of services, today, as a social enterprise. As a for-profit organization, AIFS maintains a double bottom line: financial results and social outcomes. This structure ensures that we have the resources to find new and innovative ways to pursue our core mission.
As a provider of top quality programs, we pride ourselves on the high overall satisfaction ratings we receive from our customers and participants.
In 2011, 2015, and 2018 AIFS was named one of the top places to work in Connecticut.
We bring the world together ®
To provide the highest quality educational and cultural exchange programs to enrich the lives of young people throughout the world.
Values we are committed to:
•Excellence in programs, operations, people
•Respect and understanding of different cultures
•Exceptional caring support for our program participants to ensure their safety and well being
•Honest, equitable and non-discriminatory treatment of program participants, partners and employees
•Teamwork and collaboration both within the organization and with partners
•Encouragement of employee initiative and professional development
•Responsible financial stewardship