Leadership Opportunities

Picture of 2015 CIIP Peer Mentors

Student leaders are an instrumental part of the Center for Social Concern’s programs. There are many different leadership and job opportunities available throughout the year. Many are paid opportunities. Depending on the time frame of a specific CSC program, will determine when our recruitment begins for these positions and when we accept applications for coordinator, federal work study, internship, and other job opportunities. Eligibility requirements and qualifications vary for each opportunity. Learn more and check out the full list below.

Conference opportunities include:

Coordinator opportunities include:

Internship opportunities include:

Other opportunities include:

Conference Opportunities

2017 IMPACT Conference

About this Opportunity

The Center for Social Concern will be taking a group of students to the 2017 IMPACT Conference, which will be held February 16-19, 2017 at Washington University in St. Louis. Additional funding for this opportunity has been provided by the Center for Student Success and Student Leadership and Involvement.

The IMPACT Conference is an annual convening of nearly 600 students, faculty, and staff from colleges, universities, and AmeriCorps service programs nationwide. Participants attend workshops on a wide variety of topics, including building sustainable organizations, developing meaningful community partnerships, and creating social justice movements on campus. Other events include keynote lectures, an opportunities fair featuring social justice/public service-focused graduate programs and other opportunities, networking sessions, and panels on a variety of topics. View the conference program and workshop descriptions for last year’s event.

The sponsoring offices (the Center for Social Concern, Center for Student Success, and Student Leadership and Involvement) will cover travel expenses, lodging, conference registration, and meals for the selected students representing Johns Hopkins at the conference. Upon their return, participants will organize a “teach-back” session to share what they learned at the conference with the wider campus community.

Qualifications

All Johns Hopkins undergraduate students with an interest in social justice, civic engagement, community service, and leadership are eligible to apply, though preference will be given to students who will be returning to Hopkins for at least one more semester.

How to Apply

Application Process and Procedures

The deadline for submitting the 2017 IMPACT Conference Application was Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 9am. The application is now closed. Students will be notified no later than end of the day on December 1 and must confirm their spot by Monday, December 5.

Please contact Caroline Ouwerkerk, Assistant Director, Center for Social Concern with any questions. If you email, please put “IMPACT Conference” in the subject line.

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Coordinator Opportunities

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Community Impact Internships Program Assistant Coordinator (1 Paid Position)

About the Position

The Community Impact Internships Program is an extremely competitive, paid summer internship, that pairs JHU undergraduate students with nonprofit organizations and government agencies to work on community-identified projects in Baltimore.

The main goals of the program are:

  1. to give undergraduate students an opportunity to gain real-world experience while being directly involved in the Baltimore City Community
  2. to support local nonprofits, community groups, and government agencies in achieving their missions

The Community Impact Internships Program begins in early June and ends in the beginning of August. The CIIP Assistant should anticipate working approximately 40 hours per week for 9-10 weeks long. The CIIP Assistant will work directly with the Assistant Director of the Center for Social Concern to provide training and administrative support. The Assistant will be required to attend CIIP activities, including an extensive 5 day orientation, weekly reflection sessions with the current cohort, and attend a closing reception.

Compensation: This is a paid position. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • organizing CIIP events (including orientation, mid point speaker, and end of year reception)
  • monitoring CIIP Mentors and Interns experiences
  • facilitating “Bites of Baltimore” sessions
  • conducting community partner site visits
  • communicating regularly with CIIP Mentors and Interns
  • promoting events in Baltimore to the cohort and encouraging students to participate
  • creating and monitoring marketing materials (blog posts, Facebook, program book, etc.)
  • meeting weekly with the Assistant Director
  • supporting the Assistant Director, program, interns, and community partners in any way necessary

Job Qualifications

The Community Impact Internships Program Assistant is an opportunity for upper level student (junior or senior) who has already completed CIIP. It’s strongly preferred that the Assistant also has been a CIIP Peer Mentor.

Ideal candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • interest in social justice, civic engagement, community service, and the Baltimore Community
  • leadership experience, initiative, accountability, motivation, and professionalism
  • the ability to work as a team member and with diverse populations
  • proven troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • passion for service and community engagement
  • a commitment to service
  • exceptional interpersonal, oral, public speaking, writing, and listening skills
  • the ability to work independently
  • excellent judgment
  • ability to bring a high degree of enthusiasm, energy, and creativity to civic engagement

If you are not qualified for this position but still want to get involved, consider joining CIIP as an Intern or Peer Mentor.

How to Apply

Applications for the 2015-16 academic year are closed. We will hire for the 2016-2017 academic year in Spring Semester 2017. Learn more about CIIP.

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President’s Day of Service Event Day Coordinator (1 Paid Position)

About the Position

The President’s Day of Service is an annual one-day community service event held in the fall. Approximately 1000+ student, staff, faculty, and alumni from the Homewood Campus participate in various volunteer projects throughout Baltimore City and serve over 40 sites. All PDOS coordinators work closely with the Center for Social Concern to plan and organize the entire event.

The PDOS Event Day Coordinator should anticipate spending about 15 hours per week during the months of July, August, and September, planning the annual one-day event, including attending a mandatory training July 1-3. While the hours are flexible, due to the high level of commitment required, this position is not recommended for students taking a very heavy academic course load.

Compensation: This is a salaried position paying $2250 total.

The primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • attending regular PDOS staff meetings
  • assisting the PDOS PR and Recruitment Coordinator with initial marketing of the event to the freshmen class over the summer
  • reaching out to area businesses and museums for sponsorships
  • serving as a point person for offices and departments including Athletics, Parking, Facilities, and A/V Services to manage day of logistics
  • recruiting, training, and managing volunteers to assist with crowd control and day-of set-up and break-down needs
  • managing logistics (food, music, entertainment, raffles) for a post event celebration
  • ordering tee-shirts, water, and food to be distributed at the kick-off event
  • developing the event program materials and creating event day signage
  • recruiting the Center for Social Concern’s Student Ambassador Board and other volunteers to staff the post-event celebration
  • updating the event evaluation survey

If you don’t have the time to commit to this position, but are still interested in participating in PDOS, consider getting involved and volunteering for just the day. It’s only a one day commitment!

Job Qualifications

This position requires a student who has a vision for creating a fun, exciting, and meaningful service event for JHU students, and a student who can effectively manage event planning details.

Ideal candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • detail oriented, with previous experience in outreach, volunteer management, logistics management and/or marketing
  • take charge attitude with the ability to troubleshoot problems with limited assistance
  • a passion for service and community engagement
  • good oral and written communication skills
  • the ability to communicate diplomatically
  • the ability to work with a team
  • experience with large scale event planning is preferred
  • a valid driver’s license is required and willingness to drive a 7-passenger van is strongly preferred (HOP van certification is a plus)

If you are not qualified for this position but still want to get involved, consider volunteering on PDOS. It’s only a one day commitment!

How to Apply

Application Process and Procedures

Thank you for your interest in supporting President’s Day of Service. The 2017 PDOS Event Day Coordinator position is filled. We will be recruiting new coordinators in spring 2018.

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President’s Day of Service Logistics Coordinator (1 Paid Position)

About the Position

The President’s Day of Service is an annual one-day community service event held in the fall. Approximately 1000+ student, staff, faculty, and alumni from the Homewood Campus participate in various volunteer projects throughout Baltimore City and serve over 40 sites. All PDOS coordinators work closely with the CSC to plan and organize the entire event.

The PDOS Logistics Coordinator should anticipate spending about 15 hours per week, during the months of July, August, and September, planning the annual one-day event, including attending a mandatory training and orientation July 1-3. While the hours are flexible, due to the high level of commitment required, this position is not recommended for students taking a very heavy academic course load.

Compensation: This is a salaried position paying $2250 total.

The primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • attending regular PDOS staff meetings
  • providing outreach to Baltimore area organizations interested in being service sites beginning in the summer and serve as their primary contact in the fall
  • working with the Program Chair to brainstorm new self-designed project concepts and determine project feasibility in terms of supply and budgetary needs
  • conducting initial site visits to interested service sites beginning in August
  • managing site supply needs for service sites and current inventory
  • developing transportation plans for the event day
  • communicating site transportation needs to the Program Chair
  • working with CSC staff to purchase needed supplies

If you don’t have the time to commit to this position, but are still interested in participating in PDOS, consider getting involved and volunteering for just the day. It’s only a one day commitment!

Job Qualifications

This position requires a student who has a vision for creating a fun, exciting, and day of service for JHU students and community partners, and a student who can effectively communicate their vision and needs among many different parties.

Ideal candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • detail oriented, with previous experience in outreach, logistics management and/or marketing
  • passion for service and community engagement
  • good oral and written communication skills
  • the ability to communicate diplomatically
  • the ability to work with a team
  • a valid driver’s license is required and willingness to drive a 7-passenger van is strongly preferred (HOP van certification is a plus)

If you are not qualified for this position but still want to get involved, consider volunteering on PDOS. It’s only a one day commitment!

How to Apply

Application Process and Procedures

Thank you for your interest in supporting President’s Day of Service. The 2017 PDOS Logistics Coordinator position is filled. We will be recruiting new coordinators in spring 2018.

 

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President’s Day of Service Program Coordinator (1 Paid Position)

About the Position

The President’s Day of Service is an annual one-day community service event held in the fall. Approximately 1000+ student, staff, faculty, and alumni from the Homewood Campus participate in various volunteer projects throughout Baltimore City and serve over 40 sites. All PDOS coordinators work closely with the CSC to plan and organize the entire event.

The PDOS Program Coordinator should anticipate spending about 15 hours per week, during the months of July, August, and September, planning the annual one-day event, including attending a mandatory training and orientation July 1-3. While the hours are flexible, due to the high level of commitment required, this position is not recommended for students taking a very heavy academic course load.

Compensation: This is a salaried position paying $2750 total.

The primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • sets the meeting agendas and presides over all PDOS staff meetings
  • serve as secondary support to other student staff members as needed (including the Logistics Coordinator, Public Relations and Recruitment Coordinator, and Event Day Coordinator)
  • serve as a primary liaison for CSC staff, working directly with the department’s Special Events Coordinator
  • work with the Logistics Coordinator to brainstorm new self-designed project concepts
  • assist the PR and Marketing Coordinator with marketing the event over the summer and at the start of the year
  • assist the Logistics Coordinator with tasks including assisting with site visits, developing transportation plans, and assisting with managing supply inventory
  • develop and manage the Team Leader program and Day Of Volunteer program
  • draft and share content with the PR and Recruitment Coordinator for the event website when needed

If you don’t have the time to commit to this position, but are still interested in participating in PDOS, consider getting involved and volunteering for just the day. It’s only a one day commitment!

Job Qualifications

This position requires a student who has a vision for creating a fun, exciting, and day of service for JHU students and community partners. It’s also important that the student has the ability to communicate their vision and motivate student participants to continue their service involvement beyond the event.

Ideal candidates must also possess the following skills:

  • detailed oriented, with previous experience in outreach, logistics management and/or marketing,
  • a passion for service and community engagement
  • good oral and written communication skills
  • take charge attitude with the ability to troubleshoot problems independently
  • the ability to communicate diplomatically
  • the ability to work with a team
  • experience with large scale event planning is preferred
  • a valid driver’s license is required and willingness to drive a 7-passenger van is strongly preferred (HOP van certification is a plus)

If you are not qualified for this position but still want to get involved, consider volunteering on PDOS. It’s only a one day commitment!

How to Apply

Application Process and Procedures

Thank you for your interest in supporting President’s Day of Service. The 2017 PDOS Program Coordinator position is filled. We will be recruiting new coordinators in spring 2018.

 

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President’s Day of Service Public Relations and Recruitment Coordinator
(1 Paid Position)

About the Position

The President’s Day of Service is an annual one-day community service event held in the fall. Approximately 1000+ student, staff, faculty, and alumni from the Homewood Campus participate in various volunteer projects throughout Baltimore City and serve over 40 sites. All PDOS coordinators work closely with the CSC to plan and organize the entire event.

The PDOS Public Relations and Recruitment Coordinator should anticipate spending about 15 hours per week during the months of July, August, and September, planning the annual one-day event, including attending a mandatory training and orientation July 1-3. While the hours are flexible, due to the high level of commitment required, this position is not recommended for students taking a very heavy academic course load.

Compensation: This is a salaried position paying $2250 total.

The primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • attend regular PDOS staff meetings
  • develop an overall marketing strategy for the event
  • reach out to incoming students about the event
  • execute recruitment strategies (including in-person presentations, and electronic media blasts)
  • coordinate with graphic designers and printers to order recruitment materials
  • recruit student groups to be event sponsors in September
  • maintain the event website
  • use an e-marking system to send reminder emails to registered participants
  • assist the other members of PDOS staff with tasks as needed after recruitment goal has been met

Job Qualifications

This position requires a student who has a vision for creating a fun, exciting, and effective marketing campaign for President’s Day of Service to JHU students, and a student who can effectively communicate among many different partners.

Ideal candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • detail oriented, with previous experience in outreach and marketing
  • outgoing personality with the drive to “sell” an idea or concept
  • a passion for service and community engagement
  • good oral and written communication skills
  • the ability to communicate diplomatically and the ability to work with a team
  • experience in graphic design and/or web page management is a plus

If you are not qualified for this position but still want to get involved, consider volunteering on PDOS. It’s only a one day commitment!

How to Apply

Application Process and Procedures

Thank you for your interest in supporting President’s Day of Service. The 2017 PDOS Public Relations and Recruitment Coordinator position is filled. We will be recruiting new coordinators in spring 2018.

 

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Internship Opportunities

Alternative Breaks Intern (1 Paid Position)

About the Position

The Center for Social Concern runs several alternative breaks trips each year during Intersession and Spring Break.

Each trip is led by two student co-leaders and a faculty or staff learning partner, who work together to plan the trips and facilitate the experience. The Alternative Breaks Intern works with the Assistant Director of the Center for Social Concern to help with marketing the program, recruiting participants, and coordinating some logistics for the program.

The Intern for Alternative Breaks should anticipate spending about 10 hours per week throughout the academic year. Due to the high level of commitment required, the Intern must be on campus throughout the entire academic year. In addition, the intern is not eligible to participate in an Alternative Breaks trip while interning.

Compensation: This is a salaried position paying $3000 total.

The primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Recruiting program participants and student co-leaders
  • Organizing info sessions and developing marketing materials
  • Facilitating cross-trip programming and logistics
  • Preparing and coordinating materials and supplies
  • Planning the fall trip kickoff and Spring Alternative Breaks Reunion
  • Ensuring that all planning and learning materials are archived for future leaders
  • Enforcing Alternative Breaks program policies
  • Developing and analyzing surveys and assessments of student satisfaction and learning during the trips
  • Meeting weekly with the Assistant Director
  • Participating in periodic all-staff meetings with the Center for Social Concern student staff as scheduled

In addition, all Interns will be able to:

  • Develop substantial logistical and organizational skills
  • Learn how to teach and facilitate trainings, presentations, and group discussions
  • Receive mentorship and support from CSC staff

Job Qualifications

Due to the nature of the Alternative Breaks program and the responsibilities of this position, we ask that candidates have certain levels of experience and expertise. Ideal candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • interest in social justice, civic engagement, and community service
  • leadership skills, initiative, accountability, motivation, and professionalism
  • commitment to reflection
  • impeccable attention to detail
  • flexibility and a sense of humor
  • proactive behavior
  • creativity as a problem solver
  • ability to prioritize
  • ability to enforce the policies and procedures of the Alternative Breaks program and the Center for Social Concern
  • previous experience with immersive service as a participant in an Alternative Breaks, HopkinsCORPS, or CIIP strongly preferred
  • a valid driver’s license and willingness to drive a 7-passenger van is strongly preferred but NOT required
  • commitment to growing and strengthening the Breaking in Baltimore Alternative Breaks program

If you are not qualified, don’t be discouraged. Instead, consider joining as an Alternative Breaks program participant.

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in the Center for Social Concern’s Alternative Breaks program! The 2017-2018 Alternative Breaks Intern positions have been filled. We will be recruiting new interns in spring 2018.

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Community Impact Internships Program Intern (40-42 Paid Positions)

About the Position

The Community Impact Internships Program is an extremely competitive, paid summer internship, that pairs JHU undergraduate students with nonprofit organizations and government agencies to work on community-identified projects in Baltimore.

The main goals of the program are:

  1. to give undergraduate students an opportunity to gain real-world experience while being directly involved in the Baltimore City Community
  2. to support local nonprofits, community groups, and government agencies in achieving their missions

The Community Impact Internships Program begins in early June and ends in the beginning of August. Interns are required to attend an extensive 4-day orientation, work 35-hours a week, for 8-weeks, while engaging in weekly reflection sessions with their fellow cohort, and attend a closing reception. Interns are asked to work no more than 10 additional hours per week for reflection.

This program works with approximately 40-50 different community organizations in Baltimore. Our community partners are selected for this program based on their need for an intern, interactions with members of the community, and a focus on a specific program for you to work on throughout your internship. Each internship opportunity is unique. Learn more about how to become a CIIP Intern.

Compensation: This is a salaried position paying $4000 total.

Job Qualifications

The program is open to all current freshmen, sophomores, and juniors of every major. Interested students are asked to complete an extensive application since there are only a limited number of positions available. There is a competitive selection process and some applicants may be asked to schedule an interview with Hopkins staff to learn more of your interests and how you fit into the program.

Ideal candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • interest in social justice, civic engagement, community service, and the Baltimore Community
  • leadership experience, initiative, accountability, motivation, and professionalism
  • the ability to work as a team member and with diverse populations
  • proven troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • passion for service and community engagement
  • a commitment to service
  • excellent oral and written communication skills

If you are not qualified for this position but still want to get involved, consider joining a CSC student group.

How to Apply

Application Process and Procedures

The 2017 CIIP application deadline was January 6, 2017. The application is now closed.

Applications will be reviewed and first-round candidates will be invited for an interview by the Center for Social Concern staff during February, March, and April. Interns selected for community partner placement will be notified in April. Students are asked their preferred interest areas for placement on the application. Interns will be placed by the CIIP Coordinator based on skills and interests of the individual and of the community partner.

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Group Management Intern—Strategic Planning and Support (3 Paid Positions)

About the Position

The Center for Social Concern supports and funds more than 60 student groups doing direct service in Baltimore City. The Group Management Intern for Strategic Planning and Support helps manage a portfolio of student groups. The Intern reports to the Assistant Director of the Center for Social Concern and is supported by two co-interns for Strategic Planning and Support. The Group Management Intern should anticipate working approximately 10 hours per week.

Compensation: This is a salaried position paying $3000 total.

The primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • advising and supporting student groups under the CSC
  • managing the new and returning group registration process
  • ensuring student groups and volunteers submit required paperwork on time and helping to track down missing paperwork
  • serving as a point of contact between community partners, student organizations, and the CSC
  • planning Fall Leadership Conference for student group leaders
  • conducting site visits throughout Baltimore
  • attending group executive board meetings as necessary to provide support to student organizations
  • attending periodic all-staff meetings as scheduled
  • staffing CSC outreach events (Fall Meet and Greet, PDOS, info. sessions, and other sponsored events)
  • developing and completing a special project (based on intern interests and the needs of the Group Management Program) over the course of the year. Previous examples include creating assessment tools, developing marketing materials, and facilitating workshops for group leaders
  • meeting weekly with CSC staff supervisor and other interns

Job Qualifications

This position requires a student who wants to further the mission of the Center for Social Concern by helping fellow students who are passionate civic engagement and public service.

Ideal candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • interest in social justice, civic engagement, and community service
  • leadership skills, initiative, accountability, motivation, and professionalism
  • the ability to work as a team member
  • proven troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • ability to work with diverse populations
  • enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • proactive behavior

If you are not qualified for this position but still want to get involved throughout the year, consider joining a CSC student group.

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in supporting the Center for Social Concern’s student groups! The 2017-2018 Group Management Intern Strategic Planning and Support positions have been filled. We will be recruiting new interns in spring 2018.

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Other Opportunities

Community Impact Internships Program Peer Mentor (7-10 Paid Positions)

About the Position

The Community Impact Internships Program is an extremely competitive, paid summer internship, that pairs JHU undergraduate students with nonprofit organizations and government agencies to work on community-identified projects in Baltimore.

The main goals of the program are:

  1. to give undergraduate students an opportunity to gain real-world experience while being directly involved in the Baltimore City Community
  2. to support local nonprofits, community groups, and government agencies in achieving their missions

The Community Impact Internships Program begins in early June and ends in the beginning of August. Mentors are required to attend an extensive 5-day orientation (Monday through Friday), work 35-hours a week, for 8-weeks, while engaging in weekly reflection sessions with their fellow cohort, and attend a closing reception. Interns are asked to work no more than 10 additional hours per week for reflection.

This program works with approximately 40-50 different community organizations in Baltimore. Our community partners are selected for this program based on their need for an intern, interactions with members of the community, and a focus on a specific program for you to work on throughout your internship. Each internship opportunity is unique. Learn more about more about how to become a CIIP Peer Mentor.

Compensation: This is a salaried position paying $5000 total.

View previous CIIP Peer Mentor Cohorts.

Job Qualifications

In order to be eligible for the Peer Mentor position, applicants must have completed a previous summer in the Community Impact Internships Program and be either a rising sophomore, junior or senior. Interested students are asked to complete an extensive application and some applicants may be asked to schedule an interview with Hopkins staff to learn more of your interests and how you fit into the program.

Ideal candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • interest in social justice, civic engagement, community service, and the Baltimore Community
  • leadership experience, initiative, accountability, motivation, and professionalism
  • the ability to work as a team member and with diverse populations
  • proven troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • passion for service and community engagement
  • a commitment to service
  • excellent oral and written communication skills

Peer Mentor requirements include:

  • assisting the program director during the spring semester at pairing interns with their placement organizations
  • attending a Peer Mentor retreat the week prior to the start of the program
  • helping lead an extensive 4-day intern orientation
  • working 40-hours a week throughout the 8-weeks of the program
  • mentoring a group of 4-5 interns in your program area throughout their 8-week CIIP experience
  • organizing a minimum of four gatherings with their peer mentor group
  • managing one of five program areas including weekly reflection sessions, special event planning, media, blog posts, and organizing cohort events
  • engaging in weekly reflection sessions with their fellow cohort
  • providing support to the Program Director and Program Assistants throughout the program
  • attending a closing reception.

If you are not qualified for this position but still want to get involved, consider joining a CSC student group.

How to Apply

Application Process and Procedures

The 2017 CIIP Peer Mentor application deadline is November 27, 2016.

Applications will be reviewed and first-round candidates will be notified by the Center for Social Concern staff the week of December 5th. Interviewing will occur during December 12-16. CSC Staff will select and notify the Peer Mentor Cohort by December 23.

Apply Now

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CSC Building Night Monitor (1-3 Paid Positions) – Must be Eligible for Federal Work Study

About the Position

The Center for Social Concern is dedicated to volunteerism and community engagement, and is home to over 60 student groups. Since our office supports several different programs and student organizations, while business hours for the office are Monday – Friday (8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.,) office hours are extended for students during the academic year (Monday through Thursday, until 10 p.m.). The CSC Building Night Monitor is responsible for monitoring the building and is required to be available Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays (5 p.m. – 10 p.m.).

Compensation: Students must be eligible for federal work study. This is an hourly position paying $10 per hour.

The primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • ensuring that all guests are signed
  • ensuring that any student groups using the conference room are on the schedule
  • monitoring building activity
  • securing and locking-up the building at the end of each shift
  • supporting the CSC with projects as needed

Job Qualifications

More information coming soon.

How to Apply

More information coming soon.

HopkinsCORPS Pre-Orientation Facilitator (4-6 Paid Positions)

About the Position

HopkinsCORPS (Civic Engagement, OutReach and Public Service) is a pre-orientation program designed to give incoming first-year undergraduate students the opportunity to dive headfirst into understanding the neighborhoods and culture of Baltimore. During this week-long program, students will learn more about the social justice issues affecting Charm City through a combination of service projects, trips to local community organizations, cultural events, and leadership development activities. Approximately forty incoming students will be selected to participate in the program, which will be facilitated by four to six upperclassmen students.
HopkinsCORPS Facilitators help to plan and facilitate the week-long program. Facilitators serve as enthusiastic and positive mentors, providing new students with a welcoming introduction to the Johns Hopkins University community. Facilitators have significant responsibility for numerous aspects of the program, including managing program logistics and facilitating projects, workshops, reflection sessions, and social activities.

Any questions about this position or the application process should be directed to Caroline Ouwerkerk, Assistant Director of the Center for Social Concern at CarolineO@jhu.edu or 410-516-4777.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as an enthusiastic and positive mentor and provide new students with a welcoming introduction to the university community
  • Accompany students to program sites and serve/participate alongside them
  • Facilitate reflection sessions, workshops, and social activities throughout the week
  • Support program logistics, including managing group meal preparation, gathering supplies, and other related tasks
  • Ensure the safety of participants and enforce program rules/expectations.

Time Commitment

  • Spring leadership training workshops held from 6 to 8 PM on Monday, March 6; Monday, March 27; and Monday, April 10
  • Spring training retreat, Saturday, February 25 and spring service project (with Outdoor Pursuits Pre-Orientation leaders) (date TBC)
  • Staff table shift at SoHop in April to recruit prospective participants
  • Full-time training Thursday, August 10 through Thursday, August 17 (including overnight trip out of state Sunday, August 13 through Tuesday, August 15)
  • Full-time during program: Friday, August 18 through Friday, August 25

Benefits

  • Comprehensive training that will prepare you for this leadership opportunity and future leadership positions
  • Mentorship and support from program staff
  • Significant opportunity to help co-create the experience and shape the content and structure of the week
  • Opportunity to serve as a role model to incoming first-year students
  • Strengthen your presentation and facilitation skills
  • All meals, lodging, and participation in group outings/activities during the training periods and the program week will be covered
  • Facilitators will be paid $600 upon successful completion of the program and post-program paperwork

Job Qualifications

  • Undergraduate student at Johns Hopkins
  • Previous participation in an immersive Center for Social Concern program (such as HopkinsCORPS, Alternative Breaks, or CIIP) is strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to civic engagement and social justice
  • Significant leadership skills, initiative, accountability, motivation, and professionalism
  • The ability to work as a team member
  • Complete availability for the training and the week of the program—this is an immersive, residential experience and facilitators must be committed to supporting the entire program
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Flexibility – the ability to adapt to change with ease and grace
  • Proven troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude

How to Apply

Application Process and Procedures

The Pre-Orientation Facilitator Application is now closed. The application for the next academic year will open fall 2017.

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Student Ambassador Board (SAB)

About this Position

The primary role of the Student Ambassador Board is to encourage a culture of service on the Johns Hopkins campus. Although many students on campus engage in service, very few reflect on their experiences in the Baltimore community. Members of SAB would be at the forefront of facilitating reflection on campus and initiating conversations about service within the CSC student groups.

The main goals of the Board are to:

  1. meet regularly with the staff of the Center for Social Concern to provide feedback and advice on strategic decisions facing the Center.
  2. facilitate Volunteering 101 Workshops and critical service reflection sessions with groups of students across campus.
  3. serve as an ambassador of the Center for Social Concern and represent the Center at various events throughout the year.

Compensation: This is a volunteer position (we’ll pay you with food and pizza and all of the mentoring you can stand).

View our Student Ambassador Board.

Job Qualifications

We are looking for students who want to further the mission of the Center for Social Concern by encouraging a culture of service at Hopkins.

Ideal candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • interest in social justice, civic engagement, and community service
  • leadership skills, initiative, accountability, motivation, and professionalism
  • the ability to work as a team member
  • an interest in facilitating reflection sessions
  • proven troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • ability to work with diverse populations
  • enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • proactive behavior

All SAB members will be expected to:

  • attend every other week board meetings (normally 30-40 minutes; 2-3 times per semester, there will be a longer meeting with the director of the CSC)
  • participate in a 2 hour training session on November 15 or 16
  • facilitate 3-4 one hour reflection sessions or Volunteering 101 Workshops each semester, in pairs (to be scheduled based on availability)

All undergraduate students (freshmen through seniors) are eligible to apply, and students in good standing may serve on the board for multiple years.

How to Apply

Applications for the 2016-17 academic year are closed. We will hire for the 2017-18 academic year in Fall 2018. Check back here for the application in Fall 2017.

 

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