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.
How it Works
The Community-Based Work Study Program allows you to earn work study funds through working at an off-campus non-profit organization for 8-12 hours a week
Students earn $10.25 per hour. Most sites are accessible by public transportation and students in the program will receive transportation reimbursement.
In order to be part of the program, you must qualify for Federal Work Study funding and be a Sophomore, Junior or Senior.
How to Apply
If you are interested in participating in Community Based Work Study, you must submit an application (doc) to Civic Engagement.
If you have questions about the Community Based Work Study program, please contact Lisa Armstrong at firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 7806.
Bryn Mawr College’s Community-Based Work Study Program can assist your organization by providing a creative solution to funding for part-time staff.
How it Works
Students are available to work between 8-12 hours/week at your agency on site.
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.
How to Apply
In order to be considered as a host organization in the Community Based Work Study program, please complete the Community Partner’s Questionnaire (doc) and return it to Lisa Armstrong at email@example.com or ext. 7806.
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