• Leaders receive $100-$110 per program day, plus full room and board. Note: Leaders are on World Learning payroll, and income is taxable; no staff can be independent contractors.
  • Leaders work a summer contract which ranges from 3 to 9 weeks depending on program assignments. Staff receive approximately 24 hours off every 7 days, plus occasional mornings and afternoons free.
  • Leaders receive immersive Staff Training in late June. Room and board during this intensive professional development training is provided, but it is not paid time. Note: Leaders are responsible for their own travel costs to the staff training, and post-program travel home.
  • Program itineraries are planned in advance, allowing Leaders to focus their energy and skills on fostering student growth, leading workshops, managing group dynamics, and facilitating experiential learning and reflection.
  • Workers compensation is provided; there is no medical insurance available with these positions.
  • Leaders gain new colleagues and friends as they become part of World Learning’s network of educators, development professionals, and alumni that spans 85+ years and 60+ countries.
  • After Leaders have worked one program summer, they are eligible to be hired for the youth programs which occur during the rest of the year.