Summer Staff Orientation Assistant | Concordia Language Villages

Summer Staff Orientation Assistant

Our J-I Visa does not authorize us to hire any of these support positions from outside the United States. Support positions are for U.S. citizens only.


  • Completion of first year in college or international equivalent
  • Proficiency in a world language, highly preferred
  • Experience with young people
  • Enjoy living and working in a rustic setting
  • Previous Concordia Language Villages staff experience, highly preferred
  • Previous participation in SSO
  • Office experience
  • Event coordination
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and solve problems
  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of and ability to set up multimedia equipment


  • Assist in planning for the logistics of SSO, including housing, program space and audio visual needs, meals and transportation
  • Assist in making summer staff participating in orientation feel welcome and supported
  • Assist in coordinating on-site SSO activities, including registration and closing
  • Provide on-site assistance during SSO, to directors and staff
  • Assist in compiling statistics for staff evaluations of all presentations and overall reactions to SSO
  • Assist in developing SSO schedules and scripts in coordination with objectives established by the deans' council


Starting at $345 for a one-week period, plus room and board