Employment

Community-Based Work Study

 

Bryn Mawr’s Community Based Work Study Program is designed to give undergraduate students the opportunity to earn their financial aid awards (work-study funds) through employment at off-campus community service agencies such as local non-profit organizations and schools. The program provides students with the opportunity to make meaningful contributions to local organizations through their work while also learning about community issues and developing professional skills.

The Community Based Work Study program operates during the academic year only.

CONTACT: If you have questions about the Community Based Work Study program, please contact the Community Based Work Study Program Coordinator, Quanisha Smith (qsmith01@brynmawr.edu.)

To apply for to participate in Community Based Work Study, you must submit an application to the Civic Engagement Office.

To review the open positions, please browse through them below.

For Students

WHAT: The Community-Based Work Study Program allows you to earn work study funds through working at an off-campus non-profit organization.

WHEN: 8-12 hours a week

HOW: In order to be part of the program, you must qualify for Federal Work Study funding. Students will earn $10.00 per hour. Most sites are accessible by public transportation and students in the program will receive 100% transportation reimbursement.

For Community Partners

WHAT: Bryn Mawr College’s Community-Based Work Study Program can assist your organization by providing a creative solution to funding for part-time staff.

WHEN: Students are available to work between 8-12 hours/week at your agency on site.

HOW: In order to be eligible, your organization must:

  • Provide for 25% of the student’s hourly wage;
  • Be engaged in work that directly benefits the community;
  • Provide regular supervision with an identified direct supervisor as well as regular supervision times.

In order to be considered as a host organization in the Community Based Work Study program, please complete the Community Partner’s Questionnaire and return it to Quanisha Smith.

 

 

Organization Name

Position Title & Description

(click on title to view job description)

ACLAMO

Assistant Teacher (filled)

ACLAMO Development Assistant
Campaign for Working Families Tax Associate
Clarifi--Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Delaware Valley Financial Education Intern
Healthy NewsWorks Communications Intern (filled)
CADCOM -- Community Asset Development Commission of Montgomery County Asset Development Intern (on hold)
Nationalities Service Center Various Positions (Tutor, Office Assistant, Assistant Teacher, etc) (filled)
Riverbend Environmental Education Center Habitat Management Assistant
LIFT-Philadelphia

Member Services Coordinator

Member Services Student Advocate (on hold)

PACT for Animals Various Office Positions
Overbrook Elementary School

Office Assistant/Student Support

Summer of Service Various positions