Student Program Leaders (Summer Employment) - 9 openings
University of Notre Dame
The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Student Program Leaders (Summer Employment) - 9 openings.
Applications will be accepted until 2/28/2020.
Are you looking for a unique summer opportunity to serve others, make life-long connections, and experience the South Bend community in a way you never have? Consider applying as a Student Program Leader with the Alumni Association's Family Volunteer Camp. This is a program where alumni and their children from around the country return to campus for a week-long program focused on community service. Some of our partners include the Center for the Homeless, Hope Ministries, the YWCA, and Unity Gardens. Additionally, families participate in community-building activities, prayer, and learning while enjoying the unique amenities of campus.
Student Program Leaders will serve as the primary group leaders at the service project sites. In this role they will form working relationships with several nonprofit agencies and they will help manage the daily projects at the work sites by ensuring volunteers are engaged in meaningful work, confirming projects are completed according to the agencies' specifications, and assisting participants in learning the agencies' missions and the communities in which they serve.
Student Program Leaders will also serve as ambassadors of the University on behalf of the Alumni Association. They will attend group activities and will be expected to engage alumni and their children in meaningful conversation. They will also provide logistical and administrative support for preparing and leading each camp.
This position is perfect for current students or recent graduates who:
Are passionate about service and working within diverse communities.
Enjoy working with young people.
Want to make connections with Notre Dame alumni.
Thrive in leadership positions.
All meals are provided during working hours, and housing is provided for non-local candidates.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Attend paid pre-camp orientation meetings July 8-10
Participate in Camp activities Sunday through Thursday
Lead families in daily worksite activities
Attend evening social activities
Other duties as assigned
This commitment starts July 8, 2020 and ends July 30, 2020. Please read the information regarding schedules and time commitments carefully in the Schedule section below.
In good standing with University (not on academic or behavioral probation)
Previous service experience in high school or college
Familiarity with Notre Dames campus and culture
Comfortable in diverse environments
Punctual & organized
Good problem-solving skills; self-initiating
Strong communication skills (verbal and written) & interest in meeting new people
Must be able to commit to the full schedule as described
To be considered for this role, you must include the information requested in the Special Instructions to Applicants in your cover letter
Preferred Qualifications: One or more of these qualifications may enhance the potential to be viewed as a top applicant:
Previous experience working with youth
Previous experience coordinating service projects
Strong leadership skills
Comfortable making conversation and sharing reflections in a group setting
Valid drivers license and good driving record; comfortable driving passengers
ABOUT NOTRE DAME: The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual 'Great Colleges to Work For' survey...and we are proud of it!
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.
Equal Opportunity Employment StatementThe University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S20044. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.
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