Re-Entry Training Alumni Volunteers

Do you remember the gamut of emotions you experienced upon your return from your Global Citizen Year? Would you like to welcome Fellows back after their time abroad? Then this is just the opportunity for you!

This year Re-Entry (RET) will be held on April 5-11, 2020. RET Alumni Volunteers will assist staff at San Francisco International Airport in welcoming the cohort back to California for Re-entry Training.

RET Alumni Volunteers will also travel with and assist the US Programs Team during the week of RET with tasks such as preparing signs & banners, preparing training materials and supplies, supporting RET sessions, and other administrative tasks as needed.


As a Re-Entry Training Alumni Volunteer you will...

  • Assist in creating a high energy and fun atmosphere at RET
  • Greet and welcome returning Fellows at SFO
  • Visually record the day through photography and video, and post on social media sites
  • Assist the US Programs Team in preparing materials & supplies for RET
  • Assist the US Programs Team in executing sessions at RET
  • Develop and facilitate an alumni “Words from the Wise” session for Fellows
  • Facilitate the initial day of RET to role model expectations for subsequent days


What we're looking for in you...

  • Hospitality: you enjoy creating an atmosphere where guests feel welcomed, and you have a warm & friendly disposition
  • Enthusiastic: you are excited about Fellows & want to be a memorable part of their experience
  • Reliability: you are a person of your word & can be counted on to complete tasks

Position Details


This is a volunteer opportunity with the Programs Team.

Time Frame & Location: RET Alumni Volunteers must be available for the entirety of the following dates:

  • Friday, April 3rd: arrival in Oakland
  • Saturday, April 4th: loading material & supplies for transport, training and preparing materials (10 am - 5 pm @ Global Citizen Year Office - 1625 Clay St, #400, Oakland, CA 94612.
  • Sunday, April 5 - Saturday, April 11 2020: meet at San Francisco International Airport to meet & greet arriving Fellows (9 am)
  • Volunteers should work with the Ops team to coordinate their round trip flight, which will be provided for by Global CItizen Year.


  • Please complete & submit the online application by March 15th.
  • Include a cover letter sharing why you are interested in volunteering for RET.

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