Explore the World Scholarships: Volunteer Committee Members Needed to Promote and Award Travel Scholarships

HI New Orleans
Job Description

The HI New Orleans Travel Scholarship Committee will promote the $2,000 scholarship for international travel with the support of HI USA staff and resources, and award scholarships to local recipients in the spring.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Regularly attend monthly meetings
  • Assist in travel scholarship promotion efforts
  • Assist in marketing the travel scholarship program in local community
  • Participate in the selection of local travel scholarship recipients
  • Work with HI USA staff member(s) in implementing the program
  • All members have one vote in selecting awardees for scholarships, voting in new committee members, etc.

Desired skills, qualifications:

  • Connections and familiarity with local community, including local universities, colleges and organizations that serve the 18-30 age range and/or communities that have less access to travel
  • Leadership experience
  • Marketing and social media experience
  • Program development experience

Time Commitment:

  • One year minimum
  • Approximately 3-5 hours per month
  • Once a month in person, calls and emails as needed

All applicants will be asked to complete the Become a Volunteer Form and HI USA Online Orientation which can be found here:


You can access the HI USA Online Orientation when you are logged into your account.

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