Work Study Job Description

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Number of positions available:  13

Duties:
Recruitment of volunteers; facilitation of one time and weekly programs, assessment of programs, keeping track of student volunteer hours, write articles for the Community Service Center newsletter, researching community service activities for the CCC community, liaison between all campus organizations and the Community Service Center, and completion of paperwork as assigned.  More in-depth job descriptions provided below.  (All positions pay $8.95 an hour unless otherwise noted).

Volunteer Program Coordinator

  • Supervises all Program Assistants in the Lutz Center for Community Service
  • Reports to the Director of Community Service Programs

Program Assistant, Hunger/ Homelessness

  • Coordinates volunteer opportunities in the area of Hunger and Homelessness
  • Reports to Lutz Center for Community Service Volunteer Program Coordinator

Program Assistant, Children/Youth

  • Coordinates volunteer opportunities in the area of children and youth
  • Reports to Lutz Center for Community Service Volunteer Program Coordinator

Program Assistant, Health/Wellness

  • Coordinates volunteer opportunities in the area of Health and Wellness
  • Reports to Lutz Center for Community Service Volunteer Program Coordinator

Program Assistant, Animals

  • Coordinates volunteer opportunities in the areas concerning Animals
  • Reports to Lutz Center for Community Service Volunteer Program Coordinator

Program Assistant, Special Events

  • Coordinates major one-time volunteer opportunities for the campus such as the Annual Women’s 5K (Breast Cancer) Walk/Run, Lehigh Valley Health Expo and Relay for Life 
  • Reports to Lutz Center for Community Service Volunteer Program Coordinator

GED Program Coordinator

  • Coordinates the schedule, volunteers, training sessions, and all other technical aspects of the GED tutoring program on campus
  • Reports to the Director of Community Service Programs

Program Assistant, Elderly

  • Coordinates volunteer opportunities in the area of the Elderly
  • Reports to Lutz Center for Community Service Volunteer Program Coordinator

Program Assistant, IMPACT Project and Mentoring Programs

  • Coordinates volunteers for the weekly IMPACT project program
  • Coordinates volunteer opportunities in the area of youth mentoring
  • Reports to Lutz Center for Community Service Volunteer Program Coordinator and IMPACT Project Agency Supervisor

Program Assistant, Arts and Culture

  • Coordinates volunteer opportunities in the area of Arts and Culture
  • Reports to Lutz Center for Community Service Volunteer Program Coordinator

Program Assistant, Environment

  • Coordinates volunteer opportunities in the area of Environment
  • Reports to Lutz Center for Community Service Volunteer Program Coordinator

Campus Sustainability Assistant

  • 8 to 10 hour a week commitment
  • Helps improve coordination and communication between various people, groups and programs
  • Gather Information related to campus sustainability activities on campus
  • Work to promote on and off-campus awareness of existing and developing sustainability initiatives
  • Reports to Director of Community Service Program and Conservation Biology Director

Campus Climate Protection/Peak Oil Assistant

  • Meet with government and community leaders to encourage more municipalities to sign Climate Protection Agreements
  • Explore ways to reduce dependence on fossil-fuel-based energy
  • Promote action plans to reduce GHG emissions
  • Work with community members to increase public awareness about climate protection
  • Create and distribute education materials
  • Make presentations to schools, colleges and community groups
  • Reports to Director of Community Service Programs and Conservation Biology Director

Special Hours:

Additional minimum of four hours in the Lutz Center for Community Service on campus in addition to work with the community agencies.

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America Reads/America Counts

Report to: Tammy Bean, Director of Community Service
Division of: Student Affairs
Requirements: Federal Work Study Package required; Minimum GPA 2.5, Interest in volunteerism, children and tutoring (Driver’s license helpful, but not required)

Responsibilities:

  • Tutoring
    1. A commitment of an entire academic year
    2. Tutor two days a week , depending on site and student schedule (More time is optional depending on schedule and financial aid award)
    3. Attend an orientation given by your designated site
    4. Attend all mandatory training sessions throughout the academic year
    5. Attend weekly staff meeting
  • Represent Cedar Crest College at the designated site and adhere to any and all rules and regulations of the site.
  • Communicate with your site, site coordinators and supervisor as soon as concerns or questions arise.
  • Be prompt and prepared for every tutoring session.
  • Adhere to the attendance/absence policy.  Please follow proper procedures and use correct documents for absences. (Two unexcused absences may result in termination)
  • Provide an accurate account of all hours worked on bi-weekly timesheets.

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Service Learning

Number of positions available:  2

Duties: Service Learning Assistant.

  • Plans and assists with major campus events such as Alternative Spring Break, and the record keeping for the Ethical Life Course
  • Must be organized and creative
  • Reports to the Director of Community Service Programs

Requirements: Typing ability, telephone skills, punctual and reliable