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. 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.

Have questions? Please email volunteer@jhu.edu, subject: CSC Leadership Positions or call the CSC at 410-516-4777.

Internship (paid) opportunities include:

Conference opportunities include:

Other opportunities include:

Internship Opportunities

Event-Based Programs Intern(1 Paid Position)

About the Position

The Center for Social Concern is the hub for student community service and engagement on the Homewood campus. The Center for Social Concern’s student leadership and development programs include the President’s Day of Service, an annual large-scale day of service; Pre-Orientation; Alternative Breaks; and over 50 different student initiatives.

The Event-Based Programs Intern will support all Student Leadership & Development programming with a specific focus on supporting student-run service events (including Relay for Life, SPLASH, etc.). In the fall, the Intern may also provide limited support to the planning and execution of the President’s Day of Service. The Intern reports to the Assistant Director and Program Coordinator of the Center for Social Concern and is supported by four co-interns. The Event-Based Programs Intern should anticipate working approximately 10 hours per week.

Dates: This position will run from August 30, 2018 to May 3, 2019 (the 2018-19 academic year).

Compensation: This is a salaried position paying $3,000 total.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Staff Volunteering 101 sessions with other SLD st
  • ff and interns
  • Advise, support, and develop trainings for Event-Based Service Programs under the Center for Social Concern
  • Attend group executive board meetings as necessary to provide support to student organizations
  • Manage the new and returning Student Initiative registration process
  • Coordinate with Recruitment, Marketing, and Reflection Intern to disseminate information re: Center for Social Concern programming and opportunities
  • Staff Center for Social Concern outreach events (Fall Meet and Greet, President’s Day of Service information sessions, HopServe50 end of year celebration, SOHOP and other sponsored events
  • Support the planning and execution of the HopServe50 end-of-year celebration in May
  • Monitor Volunteer Opportunity and Event Form Submission
  • Provide support for Track It Forward (the Center for Social Concern’s service hours tracking system
  • Serve as a liaison to campus partners (e.g. SLI, Office of Parent & Family Relations, First- and Second-Year Experience, etc.) interested in planning one-time service project
  • Support the planning and execution of the President’s Day of Service in the fall, as needed
  • Develop and complete a special project (based on intern interests and the needs of the Center for Social Concern) over the course of the year. Previous examples include creating assessment tools, developing marketing materials, and facilitating workshops for group leaders
  • Attend periodic all-staff meetings as scheduled
  • Meet weekly with Center for Social Concern staff supervisor and other interns
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

Qualifications:

This position is perfect for a student who is interested in furthering the mission of the Center for Social Concern by helping fellow students who are passionate about 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
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Proven troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Event planning experience
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • Proactive behavior
  • While not required for this position, being HopVan certified (or willing to become van-certified) and comfortable driving a minivan to various sites in Baltimore City is a definite bonus
  • Previous familiarity with Center for Social Concern programs and events is preferred

If you are not qualified for this position but still want to get involved throughout the year, consider joining a Center for Social Concern Student Initiative.

How to Apply

Application Process and Procedures

We are accepting applications for the 2018-19 academic year. The application deadline is Friday, April 27, 2018.

Apply Now

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President’s Day of Service Summer Intern—Strategic Planning and Support (1 Paid Position)

About the Position

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

The President’s Day of Service Summer Intern will support community partnership and logistics management for the event. The Intern reports to the Student Leadership & Development Coordinator and is supported by two co-interns also supporting the President’s Day of Service. The Intern should anticipate spending about 15 hours per week during the months of July, August, September, and October planning the annual one-day event, including attending a mandatory training on July 9-10, 2018. 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.

Dates: This position will run from July 9, 2018 to October 31, 2018.

Compensation: This is a salaried position paying $2,250 for the total period (July 9 through October 31, 2018).

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conducting outreach and recruiting Baltimore-area organizations interested in being service sites beginning in the summer and serving as their primary contact in the fall
  • Support Center for Social Concern staff advisor in developing a rubric to evaluate sites for large-scale event programming
  • Conducting site visits throughout Baltimore City
  • Managing site supply needs for service sites and current inventory and working with Center for Social Concern staff to purchase necessary supplies
  • Communicating site transportation needs to co-interns according to established procedures
  • Ordering tee-shirts, water, and food to be distributed at the kick-off event
  • Developing community impact assessment tools and training other student staff in assessment and evaluation processes
  • Supporting risk management policies and procedures
  • Staffing President’s Day of Service on the day of the event (October 13th, 2018)
  • Meeting weekly with Center for Social Concern staff supervisor and other interns
  • Attending periodic all-staff meetings as scheduled
  • Staffing Center for Social Concern recruitment events (Fall Meet and Greet, Student Involvement Fair, President’s Day of Service information sessions, orientation recruitment events, and other sponsored events)
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

This position is perfect for a student who is interested in furthering the mission of the Center for Social Concern by helping fellow students who are passionate about 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
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Proven troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • Proactive behavior
  • Van-certified (or willingness to become van-certified) and comfortable driving a minivan to various sites in Baltimore City
  • Previous experience with Center for Social Concern programs is helpful, but not required

If you are not qualified for this position but still want to get involved throughout the year, consider joining a Center for Social Concern Student Initiative.

How to Apply

Application Process and Procedures

We are accepting applications for the 2018-19 academic year. The application deadline is Friday, April 27, 2018.

Apply Now


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Recruitment, Marketing, and Reflection Intern (1 Paid Position)

About the Position

The Center for Social Concern is the hub for student community service and engagement on the Homewood campus. The Center for Social Concern’s Student Leadership and Development programs include the President’s Day of Service, an annual large-scale day of service; Pre-Orientation; Alternative Breaks; and over 50 different student initiatives.

The Recruitment, Marketing, and Reflection Intern will support public relations, recruitment, marketing, and reflection-related activities for all Center for Social Concern programs, including the President’s Day of Service, Baltimore First, Pre-Orientation, and Alternative Breaks. The Intern reports to the Assistant Director and Program Coordinator of the Center for Social Concern and is supported by four co-interns. The Reflection, Marketing, and Recruitment Intern should anticipate working approximately 15 hours per week during the months of July, August, September, and October supporting the planning of the President’s Day of Service, including attending mandatory training on July 9-10. During the 2018-2019 academic year, the Intern should anticipate working approximately 10 hours per week.

Dates: This position will run from July 9, 2018 to May 3, 2019

Compensation: This is a salaried position paying $5,250 total.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Recruit and train Site Coordinators for President’s Day of Service
  • Develop and manage logistics (including food and volunteer staff) for a post-President’s Day of Service reflection session
  • Develop the event program materials and creating event day signage for President’s Day of Service
  • Support the Volunteer Intake & Management Intern in the matching process for all student volunteers for all Center for Social Concern programming
  • Create and implement a marketing and recruitment plan for all Center for Social Concern SLD programming (President’s Day of Service, Baltimore First, Alternative Breaks, etc.)
  • Draft website and print material copy, as directed
  • Recruit site leaders for Alternative Breaks
  • Build and maintain campus partnerships (with e.g. Admissions, Student Leadership and Involvement, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Athletics, and other relevant campus offices and departments), as relevant to achieving program goals
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

Qualifications:

This position is perfect for a student who is interested in furthering the mission of the Center for Social Concern by helping fellow students who are passionate about civic engagement and public service. Ideal candidates should demonstrate the following:

This position is perfect for a student who is interested in furthering the mission of the Center for Social Concern by helping fellow students who are passionate about 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
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Proven troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Experience in marketing and public relations
  • Good facilitation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • Proactive behavior
  • Graphic design experience preferred
  • Previous familiarity with Center for Social Concern programs is preferred
  • While not required for this position, being HopVan certified (or willing to become van-certified) and comfortable driving a minivan to various sites in Baltimore City is a definite bonus!

If you are not qualified for this position but still want to get involved throughout the year, consider joining a Center for Social Concern Student Initiative.

How to Apply

Application Process and Procedures

We are accepting applications for the 2018-19 academic year. The application deadline is Friday, April 27, 2018.

Apply Now

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Student Initiative Management and Assessment Intern (1 Paid Position)

About the Position

The Center for Social Concern is the hub for student community service and engagement on the Homewood campus. The Center for Social Concern’s Student Leadership and Development programs include the President’s Day of Service, an annual large-scale day of service; Pre-Orientation; Alternative Breaks; and over 50 different student initiatives.

The Student Initiative Management and Assessment Intern will support all Center for Social Concern Student Leadership & Development programming with a specific focus on assessment. The Intern will specifically provide advising and training support to Student Groups. In the fall, the Intern may also provide limited support to the planning and execution of the President’s Day of Service. The Intern reports to the Assistant Director and Program Coordinator of the Center for Social Concern and is supported by four co-interns. The Student Initiative Management and Assessment Intern should anticipate working approximately 10 hours per week.

Dates: This position will run from August 30, 2018 to May 3, 2019 (the 2018-19 academic year)

Compensation: This is a salaried position paying $3,000 total.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Create, analyze, and present associated findings of assessments for all student leadership & development programs (including workshop evaluations and end-of-semester reports)
  • Coordinate with the Recruitment, Marketing, and Reflection Intern to disseminate information re: Center for Social Concern programming and opportunities
  • Staff Volunteering 101 sessions with other SLD staff and interns
  • Advise, support, and develop trainings for student groups under the Center for Social Concern
  • Attend group executive board meetings as necessary to provide support to student organizations
  • Manage the new and returning Student Initiative registration process
  • Support the planning and execution of the President’s Day of Service in the fall, as needed
  • Support Volunteer Management Intern in volunteer intake
  • Staff Center for Social Concern outreach events (Fall Meet and Greet, President’s Day of Service information sessions, HopServe50 end of year celebration, SOHOP and other sponsored events)
  • Develop and complete a special project (based on intern interests and the needs of the Center for Social Concern) over the course of the year. Previous examples include creating assessment tools, developing marketing materials, and facilitating workshops for group leaders
  • Attend periodic all-staff meetings as scheduled
  • Meet weekly with Center for Social Concern staff supervisor and other interns
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

Qualifications:

This position is perfect for a student who is interested in furthering the mission of the Center for Social Concern by helping fellow students who are passionate about 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
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Proven troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Good facilitation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience with Excel or related experience in qualitative and quantitative survey analysis
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • Proactive behavior
  • While not required for this position, being HopVan certified (or willing to become van-certified) and comfortable driving a minivan to various sites in Baltimore City is a definite bonus!
  • Previous familiarity with Center for Social Concern programs is preferred

If you are not qualified for this position but still want to get involved throughout the year, consider joining a Center for Social Concern Student Initiative.

How to Apply

Application Process and Procedures

We are accepting applications for the 2018-19 academic year. The application deadline is Friday, April 27, 2018.

Apply Now

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Student Initiative Management and Commission Relations Intern (1 Paid Position)

About the Position

The Center for Social Concern is the hub for student community service and engagement on the Homewood campus. The Center for Social Concern’s Student Leadership and Development programs include the President’s Day of Service, an annual large-scale day of service; Pre-Orientation; Alternative Breaks; and over 50 different student initiatives.

The Student Initiative Management and Commission Relations Intern will support all Student Leadership & Development programming with a specific focus supporting Student Groups and the Center for Social Concern’s Civic Engagement Recognition and Allocations Commission. In the fall, the Intern may also provide limited support to the planning and execution of the President’s Day of Service. The Intern reports to the Assistant Director and Program Coordinator of the Center for Social Concern and is supported by four co-interns. The Student Initiative Management and Commission Relations Intern should anticipate working approximately 10 hours per week.

Dates: This position will run from August 30, 2018 to May 3, 2019 (the 2018-19 academic year)

Compensation: This is a salaried position paying $3,000 total.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Staff Volunteering 101 sessions with other SLD staff and interns
  • Advise, support, and develop trainings for Student Groups under the Center for Social Concern
  • Attend group executive board meetings as necessary to provide support to Student Initiatives
  • Manage the new and returning Student Initiative registration process
  • Plan the Fall Leadership Conference for student group leaders and Center for Social Concern Fall Meet and Greet
  • Support all relations with the Civic Engagement Recognition and Allocations Commission including planning meetings and trainings and assistance with the recruitment, application, and intake processes
  • Support Volunteer Intake and Management Intern in volunteer intake
  • Support the planning and execution of the President’s Day of Service in the fall, as needed
  • Coordinate with Recruitment, Marketing, and Reflection Intern to disseminate information re: Center for Social Concern programming and opportunities
  • Staff Center for Social Concern outreach events (Fall Meet and Greet, President’s Day of Service information sessions, HopServe50 end of year celebration, SOHOP and other sponsored events)
  • Develop and complete a special project (based on intern interests and the needs of the Center for Social Concern) over the course of the year. Previous examples include creating assessment tools, developing marketing materials, and facilitating workshops for group leaders
  • Attend periodic all-staff meetings as scheduled
  • Meet weekly with Center for Social Concern staff supervisor and other interns
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

Qualifications:

This position is perfect for a student who is interested in furthering the mission of the Center for Social Concern by helping fellow students who are passionate about 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
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Proven troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Good facilitation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • Proactive behavior
  • While not required for this position, being HopVan certified (or willing to become van-certified) and comfortable driving a minivan to various sites in Baltimore City is a definite bonus!
  • Previous familiarity with Center for Social Concern programs and events is preferred

If you are not qualified for this position but still want to get involved throughout the year, consider joining a Center for Social Concern Student Initiative.

How to Apply

Application Process and Procedures

Unfortunately, we are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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Volunteer Intake and Management Intern (1 Paid Position)

About the Position

The Center for Social Concern is the hub for student community service and engagement on the Homewood campus. The Center for Social Concern’s Student Leadership and Development programs include the President’s Day of Service, an annual large-scale day of service; Pre-Orientation; Alternative Breaks; and over 50 different student initiatives.

The Volunteer Intake and Management Intern will support all volunteer intake, matching, and management activities for all Center for Social Concern programs, including the President’s Day of Service, Baltimore First, Pre-Orientation, and Alternative Breaks. The Intern will also support the Lyft ride program of our office. The Intern reports to the Assistant Director and Program Coordinator of the Center for Social Concern and is supported by four co-interns. The Volunteer Intake & Management Intern should anticipate working approximately 15 hours per week during the months of July, August, September, and October supporting the planning of the President’s Day of Service, including attending a mandatory training on July 9-10, 2018. During the remainder of the 2018-2019 academic year, the Intern should anticipate working approximately 10 hours per week.

Dates: This position will run from July 9, 2018 to May 3, 2019.

Compensation: This is a salaried position paying $5,250 total.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

This intern will support several different Center for Social Concern programs. In particular:

President’s Day of Service

  • Support the Reflection and Recruitment Intern in public relations and recruitment for President’s Day of Service volunteers
  • Manage volunteer intake process
  • Plan and execute the matching process for all student volunteers
  • Develop and execute transportation plans for the event day
  • Serve as a point person for campus partner offices and departments including Athletics, Parking, Facilities, and A/V Services to manage day-of logistics
  • Recruit, train, and manage volunteers to assist with crowd control and day-of set-up and break-down needs
  • Manage President’s Day of Service Gmail account, responding to volunteer and site coordinator needs as necessary

Pre-Orientation

  • Support Assistant Director in participant recruitment and intake processes

Alternative Breaks

  • Support Assistant Director in participant recruitment and intake processes in November

Baltimore First

  • Schedule volunteer matching meetings with Baltimore First’s Director of Volunteer Management
  • Support all volunteer recruitment and intake processes

Miscellaneous

  • Respond to Lyft ride requests and associated questions
  • Manage conference participant intake (e.g. IMPACT Conference, Active Citizens Conference) throughout the academic year and associated risk management processes
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

Qualifications: This position is perfect for a student who is interested in furthering the mission of the Center for Social Concern by helping fellow students who are passionate about 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
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Proven troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • Proactive behavior
  • Previous familiarity with Center for Social Concern programs is preferred
  • While not required for this position, being HopVan certified (or willing to become van-certified) and comfortable driving a minivan to various sites in Baltimore City is a definite bonus!

If you are not qualified for this position but still want to get involved throughout the year, consider joining a Center for Social Concern Student Initiative.

How to Apply

Application Process and Procedures

We are accepting applications for the 2018-19 academic year. The application deadline is Friday, April 27, 2018.

Apply Now

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Conference Opportunities

2018 IMPACT Conference

About this Opportunity

The Center for Social Concern will be taking a group of students to the 2018 IMPACT Conference, which will be held March 1-4, 2018 at University of Dayton, in Dayton, Ohio.

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

Unfortunately, we are no longer accepting 2018 IMPACT Conference applications. We will be opening applications for 2019 in winter 2018.

Students will be selected to attend the conference based on the strength of their applications, so please consider your responses carefully. There will not be an interview process for this opportunity. Students will be notified and then must confirm their attendance.

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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Other Opportunities

Civic Engagement Recognition and Allocations Commission (5 positions)

About the Position

The Center for Social Concern is creating the Civic Engagement Recognition and Allocations Commission to increase student input and enhance transparency in the student-led civic engagement recognition and funding processes.

Compensation: This is an unpaid position.

The Civic Engagement Recognition and Allocations Commission will serve the Center for Social Concern in the following ways:

  • Awarding annual allocations for proposed student initiative budgets.This includes:
    • Transportation to service projects
    • Fees to national organizations, anticipated supplies, recruitment expenses, etc.
  • Discussing and approving supplemental grants for student service. This includes:
    • Direct Service Projects
      • Student groups can request these funds for projects occurring within six weeks, to fund additional supplies and transportation needs.
    • Events
      • These funds can be used to support fundraisers and educational/awareness events of student service groups
    • Professional Development
      • Student groups can use these funds to send group members to conferences on behalf of the group or to provide training for group members.
  • Evaluating proposals for new student initiatives
    • Commissioners will assess and vote upon proposals for the creation of a new student group, individualized service opportunity, or event-based service program.
  • Assessing effectiveness and quality of student service initiatives
    • Commissioners will work with the Center for Social Concern’s Group Management Interns and the Student Leadership & Development staff to review Mid-Year and End-of-Year reports as well as completing in-person evaluations.

Qualifications

All Commissioners will be expected to:

  • Attend two-hour meetings twice each semester (each meeting will include dinner provided by the CSC)
  • Complete up to 5 hours of prep work, such as reading applications and reviewing given materials, in advance of each Commission meeting
  • Participate in training to familiarize themselves with various Center for Social Concern processes and policies for student service initiatives
  • Collaborate with 4 other student Commissioners and 2 staff members to evaluate and assess student service initiatives and budget requests
  • Actively contribute to meetings and share thoughts on given materials
  • Serve on the Commission for their chosen term
    • Commissioners have the opportunity to serve for the upcoming spring semester (through May 2018) or to serve beginning the spring semester through the next academic year

Qualifications:

  • All undergraduate students are eligible to apply to serve on the Commission, including seniors graduating in spring 2018
  • Students must be in good academic and disciplinary standing
  • Prior experience with Center for Social Concern programs or groups is preferred

How to Apply

Application Process and Procedures

Unfortunately, we are no longer accepting Civic Engagement Recognition and Allocations Commission applications. We will be opening applications again in fall 2018.

Please contact Caroline Ouwerkerk, Assistant Director, Center for Social Concern with any questions. If you email, please put “Civic Engagement Recognition and Allocations Commission” in the subject line.

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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.

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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.

Compensation: Facilitators will be paid $600 upon successful completion of the program and post-program paperwork.

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 lunch with other program facilitators (date to be confirmed, based on schedules)
  • Staff table shift at SOHOP in April to recruit prospective participants
  • Full-time training Thursday, August 9 through Thursday, August 16 (including overnight trip out of state Sunday, August 12 through Tuesday, August 14) (dates subject to change pending final confirmation of Pre-O Facilitator move-in)
  • Full-time during program: Friday, August 17 through Friday, August 24

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
  • Early move-in to your residence hall (if relevant)
  • All meals, lodging, and participation in group outings/activities during the training periods and the program week will be covered

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
  • HopVan certified (or willingness to become van certified)
  • 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 deadline for submitting the 2018 Pre-Orientation Facilitator application is Wednesday, March 21 at noon. Students will be selected based on the strength of their applications, so please consider your responses carefully. An interview will be required. View the schedule and apply below.

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

Apply Now

2018 Application Schedule

DateEvent
HopkinsCORPS Pre-Orientation Facilitator Application Opens Thursday, February 1
HopkinsCORPS Pre-Orientation Facilitator Application DeadlineMonday, February 19 (9 a.m.)
Students will be invited to interviewTuesday, Feb. 20 (5 p.m.)
InterviewsThursday, Feb. 22, Friday, Feb. 23, and Monday, Feb. 26
Offers will be madeTuesday, Feb. 27 (5 p.m.)

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Student Ambassador Board (SAB) (4-6 positions)

About this Position

The primary role of the Student Ambassador Board is to promote a culture of service on the Johns Hopkins campus. Although many students participate in service in high school, many students come to JHU unaware of how to get involved and/or are unaware of the many pathways of community engagement that exist on campus. Members of SAB would be at the forefront of raising the visibility of community engagement on campus, would ensure that the CSC has student input in major programmatic decisions, and would support CSC events throughout the year.

The main goals of the Board are to:

  • Meet regularly with the staff of the Center for Social Concern to provide feedback and advice on strategic decisions facing the Center.
  • Support students looking to get involved with service opportunities in our community.
  • 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).

Job Qualifications

We are looking for approximately 4-6 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
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • 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 Executive Director of the CSC).
  • Attend a fall retreat/training session.
  • Hold on campus consultation sessions for students who are interested in service and civic engagement (coffee chats).

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

Application Process and Procedures

We are accepting applications for the 2018-19 academic year. The application deadline is May 4, 2018.

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