1+ months

Student Program Leaders (Summer Employment) - 9 openings

university of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Position Information

Job Title Student Program Leaders (Summer Employment) - 9 openings
Job Description

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 Associations 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.
Minimum Qualifications
  • 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
Special Instructions to Applicants

As part of your application, please incorporate your answers to the following questions in your cover letter:

(1) Are you a current University of Notre Dame, Saint Marys College, or Holy Cross College student?
(2) Please describe your previous volunteer experience and discuss what youve learned that would enable you to succeed in this role.
(3) Give an example of a time when you took initiative, that is, when you saw what needed to be done and did it without being told to do so.
(4) Reflect on a time when you were able to connect and communicate with someone who was very different from you.

Department Alumni Association (20000)
Department Website http://bit.ly/NDFamilyServiceCamp2020
Family / Sub-Family No Eprism / Intl _No Eprism
Career Stream/Level Temporary
Department Hiring Pay Range 12.50/hr
Pay ID Bi-Weekly
FLSA Status T1 - Non-exempt Temp/On-call Hourly
Job Category Temporary
Job Type Temporary
Schedule: Days of Week & Hours

Location: Report to Alumni Association housed in the Eck Visitors Center.
Schedule: Four weeks total
Training: July 8 10, 2020 (Wednesday Friday).
Three weeks of Camp: July 12 16, July 19 23, and July 26-30 (Sunday afternoon Thursday evening).
Must be available for morning, afternoon, and evening hours.
Approx. 40 hours per week.

Compensation: $12.50/hour plus all meals during working hours.
Housing also provided for non-local candidates.

Job Closing Date: 02/28/2020

Schedule: Hours/Week 40
Schedule: # of months 1


Posted: 2020-01-20 Expires: 2020-03-19

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