Leadership Opportunities

pics of JHU students and staff at leadership awards ceremony

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 about each position below and meet some of our amazing student leaders too!

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 Management Intern (1 Paid Position)

About the Position

The Center for Social Concern (CSC) is the hub for civic engagement and community service for undergraduate students on the Homewood campus. Divided into three primary units—Student Leadership & Development, Neighborhood & Community Programs, and Community-Based Learning—the CSC works to connect campus and community, one experience at a time.

The CSC seeks a Event Management Intern to support the Center’s wide variety of special events across program areas, including the President’s Day of Service. Key projects include: special season service events, volunteer recognition events, and photojournaling office programming in a creative manner. The Event Management Intern should anticipate working approximately 15 hours per week during the months of July, August, and September, supporting the planning of the President’s Day of Service, including attending a mandatory training on June 27-28. During the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year, the Intern should anticipate working approximately 10 hours per week.

Dates: This position will run from June 27, 2019 to May 1, 2020.

Compensation: This is a salaried position paying $5,250 for the total period. This position is eligible for Federal Work Study during the 2019-2020 academic year.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

This intern will support several different CSC programs and general office operations. In particular:

President’s Day of Service

  • Support the Associate Director and Assistant Director of Operations in various event planning tasks (e.g. reserving rooms, booking vendors, ordering food and swag, etc.).
  • Design and execute a comprehensive post-service reflection reception in collaboration with the PDOS team.
  • Support Community Partnerships Intern to plan and execute community partner orientation.
  • Staffing PDOS on the day of the event (September 21, 2019) and troubleshooting any issues that may arise.

Event Planning & Support

  • Provide logistical support leading up to CSC-sponsored events (e.g. HopServe50 end-of-year celebration, CBL events, election season activities, Hopkins Votes National Voter Registration Day).
  • Support events the day of (e.g. coordinating set-up and break down, event volunteer management, attendance tracking)
  • Capture event through videography and/or photography and conduct post-event write-up and send to Assistant Director of Operations and/or Marketing & Communications Intern.
  • Develop and share best practice materials for event planning with other student leaders (i.e. Event-Based Service Program leadership teams).

General Duties & Responsibilities

  • Complete and/or attend all required online and in-person CSC trainings and familiarize self with all office policies, resources, and norms. All student interns are required to engage in at least one professional development opportunity (e.g. webinar, conference, training, etc.) of their choice.
  • 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 on a topic of your choice.
  • Meet weekly with Center for Social Concern staff supervisor and other interns.
  • Staff CSC outreach events (Fall Meet and Greet, President’s Day of Service information sessions, HopServe50 end of year celebration, SOHOP, election season events, and other sponsored events) as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

Qualifications:

Ideal candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • embodies CSC’s values of equity, diversity, & inclusion, excellence, culture of care, interdependence, transformative impact & innovation, and social justice
  • interest in civic engagement and community service
  • strong desire in getting to know the City of Baltimore
  • capability and experience working within a team-based environment
  • proactive behavior and problem-solving skills; experience and interest in taking initiative
  • effective oral and written communication skills
  • enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • demonstrated time management skills; candidate takes ownership of their work and holds self accountable
  • previous familiarity with CSC programs is preferred
  • attention to detail
  • interest in a photojournalistic experience re: event planning
  • prior experience volunteering with and/or organizing large-scale events/programming (e.g. Orientation, Spring Fair, President’s Day of Service, etc.) at Hopkins 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!

Note: This position is only eligible for rising Hopkins undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors. 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 now accepting applications for this position. Please email your resume and cover letter to volunteer@jhu.edu, subject: Event Management Intern — Your First and Last Name, for consideration. This position is open until Friday, March 29, but we encourage applicants to submit applications as soon as possible. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Decisions will be communicated via email by Friday, April 5. We will post a message here once the position has been filled.

Have questions? Please email volunteer@jhu.edu, subject: CSC Student Internships, or call the CSC at (410) 516-4777.

Meet Claire Zou

Claire Zou ’21

headshot of Claire Zou, JHU student

Claire Zou is the 2018-2019 Event-Based Programs student intern who will be a sophomore in the fall of 2018. She is currently majoring in International Studies and minoring in Computer Science, and she hopes to pursue a career in housing or education policymaking in the future. Since coming to Hopkins, she has made it a personal mission to get to know the city better through community service, whether that means mentoring a local high school freshman through THREAD or teaching piano to elementary schoolers at 901 Arts or tutoring a third grader in Tutorial Project. By taking on this position at the CSC, she hopes to strengthen her appreciation for the resilience of this city even more. Outside of classes and community service, she has a long list of the best restaurants and cafes in Baltimore curated by her older sister that she hopes to make her way through before graduating.

 

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Community Partnerships Intern (1 Paid Position)

About the Position

The Center for Social Concern (CSC) is the hub for civic engagement and community service for undergraduate students on the Homewood campus. Divided into three primary units—Student Leadership & Development, Neighborhood & Community Programs, and Community-Based Learning—the CSC works to connect campus and community, one experience at a time.

The CSC seeks a Community Partnerships Intern to support the Center’s community partner organizations across program areas, including the President’s Day of Service. Key projects include: supporting the design of a comprehensive partnership development strategy, relationship management, and partner communications. The Community Partnerships Intern should anticipate working approximately 15 hours per week during the months of July, August, and September, supporting the planning of the President’s Day of Service, including attending a mandatory training on June 27-28. During the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year, the Intern should anticipate working approximately 10 hours per week.

Dates: This position will run from June 27, 2019 to May 1, 2020.

Compensation: This is a salaried position paying $5,250 for the total period. This position is eligible for Federal Work Study during the 2019-2020 academic year.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

This intern will support several different CSC programs and general office operations. In particular:

President’s Day of Service

  • Conduct outreach (i.e. emails, phone calls, site visits) to community partner organizations interested in participating in PDOS.
  • Coordinate site volunteer and supply needs for service sites.
  • Plan a community partner orientation in collaboration with the Event Management Intern.

Programming and Partnership Development

  • Serve as the partnerships student liaison for student organizations and train and support student leaders on equitable partnership strategies.
  • Support partnership development for all CSC programming, including, though not limited to, HopkinsCORPS, B’More, Alternative Breaks, Baltimore First, CBL, and CIIP.
  • Assess and evaluate all CSC programming partnerships on a semesterly basis. Provide comprehensive program recommendations to professional staff.

Community Partnership Management

  • Support the CSC’s partnerships team to conduct outreach to and onboard additional community partners throughout the academic year.
  • Identify professional development and funding opportunities for community organizations in Baltimore City.
  • Plan and execute the Fall and Spring Community Partner Open House in collaboration with the Event Planning Intern and partnerships team.
  • Maintain CSC’s online Community Bulletin and other partnership management software in collaboration with the Assistant Director of Operations.
  • Design and send quarterly newsletter to community partners in collaboration with the Assistant Director of Operations.
  • Develop and maintain strong social media connection with CSC community partners.

General Duties & Responsibilities

  • Complete and/or attend all required online and in-person CSC trainings and familiarize self with all office policies, resources, and norms. All student interns are required to engage in at least one professional development opportunity (e.g. webinar, conference, training, etc.) of their choice.
  • 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 on a topic of your choice.
  • Meet weekly with Center for Social Concern staff supervisor and other interns.
  • Staff CSC outreach events (Fall Meet and Greet, President’s Day of Service information sessions, HopServe50 end of year celebration, SOHOP, election season events, and other sponsored events) as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

Qualifications

Ideal candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • embodies CSC’s values of equity, diversity, & inclusion, excellence, culture of care, interdependence, transformative impact & innovation, and social justice
  • interest in civic engagement and community service
  • strong desire in getting to know the City of Baltimore
  • capability and experience working within a team-based environment
  • proactive behavior and problem-solving skills; experience and interest in taking initiative
  • effective oral and written communication skills
  • enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • demonstrated time management skills; candidate takes ownership of their work and holds self accountable
  • previous familiarity with CSC programs is preferred
  • ability to work with diverse populations
  • commitment to building authentic, reciprocal relationships
  • prior knowledge of and/or experience with community organizations in Baltimore preferred
  • experience with MailChimp, Constant Contact, or other listserv/newsletter software preferred
  • HopVan certification (or ability/willingness to become van-certified) and comfort driving a minivan to various sites in Baltimore City required

Note: This position is only eligible for rising Hopkins undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors. 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 now accepting applications for this position. Please email your resume and cover letter to volunteer@jhu.edu, subject: Community Partnerships Intern — Your First and Last Name, for consideration. This position is open until Friday, March 29, but we encourage applicants to submit applications as soon as possible. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Decisions will be communicated via email by Friday, April 5. We will post a message here once the position has been filled.

Have questions? Please email volunteer@jhu.edu, subject: CSC Student Internships, or call the CSC at (410) 516-4777.

Michelle Guo ’20

headshot of Michelle Guo, JHU student

Michelle Guo is the 2018-2019 President’s Day of Service Summer Intern. She is a rising junior majoring in Neuroscience and Public Health and is currently the Fellowship Vice President of Alpha Phi Omega (APO), and an active member of THREAD, Kappa Alpha Theta, and Students’ United for America’s Toothfairy (SUAT). In her free time, Michelle enjoys cooking, playing with dogs, and volunteering in the Baltimore community. Last summer and intersession, she traveled to Honduras and volunteered with Global Brigades and hopes to go back as soon as she can. Michelle hopes she can utilize her past experience to continue making a difference in the Baltimore community!

 

 

 


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Marketing & Communications Intern (1 Paid Position)

About the Position

The Center for Social Concern (CSC) is the hub for civic engagement and community service for undergraduate students on the Homewood campus. Divided into three primary units—Student Leadership & Development, Neighborhood & Community Programs, and Community-Based Learning—the CSC works to connect campus and community, one experience at a time.

The CSC seeks a student Marketing & Communications Intern to support the Center’s recruitment, outreach, and overall strategic communications and marketing to all stakeholders across program areas, including the President’s Day of Service. Key projects include: marketing strategy development, social media management, and staffing special promotional events. The Marketing & Communications Intern should anticipate working approximately 15 hours per week during the months of July, August, and September, supporting the planning of the President’s Day of Service, including attending a mandatory training on June 27-28. During the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year, the Intern should anticipate working approximately 10 hours per week.

Dates: This position will run from June 27, 2019 to May 1, 2020.

Compensation: This is a salaried position paying $5,250 for the total period. This position is eligible for Federal Work Study during the 2019-2020 academic year.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

This intern will support several different CSC programs and general office operations. In particular:

President’s Day of Service

  • Design and implement a comprehensive marketing and communications strategy for various stakeholders in collaboration with the Assistant Director of Operations.

Marketing & Communications

  • Provide support and help execute a comprehensive marketing and communications strategy for all CSC programming including, though not limited to, HopkinsCORPS, Pre-Orientation, Alternative Breaks, B’More, Hopkins Votes, Tutorial, SAT Prep, Baltimore First, and CIIP.
  • Assist with development of content calendar and identifying marketing opportunities.
  • Promote the CSC and its programs to stakeholders through online and social media marketing strategies.
  • Draft and edit website and print material copy, as directed.
  • Attend presentations and tabling events as needed to various stakeholders (ie. campus partners, student organizations, and departments) for promotional purposes.
  • Create and distribute promotional marketing materials for the CSC.
  • Design and send monthly student newsletter in collaboration with the Assistant Director of Operations.

General Duties & Responsibilities

  • Complete and/or attend all required online and in-person CSC trainings and familiarize self with all office policies, resources, and norms. All student interns are required to engage in at least one professional development opportunity (e.g. webinar, conference, training, etc.) of their choice.
  • 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 on a topic of your choice.
  • Meet weekly with Center for Social Concern staff supervisor and other interns.
  • Staff CSC outreach events (Fall Meet and Greet, President’s Day of Service information sessions, HopServe50 end of year celebration, SOHOP, election season events, and other sponsored events) as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

Qualifications

Ideal candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • embodies CSC’s values of equity, diversity, & inclusion, excellence, culture of care, interdependence, transformative impact & innovation, and social justice
  • interest in civic engagement and community service
  • strong desire in getting to know the City of Baltimore
  • capability and experience working within a team-based environment
  • proactive behavior and problem-solving skills; experience and interest in taking initiative
  • effective oral and written communication skills
  • enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • demonstrated time management skills; candidate takes ownership of their work and holds self accountable
  • previous familiarity with CSC programs is preferred
  • highly creative
  • graphic design skills (experience using Canva and/or Adobe Suite is a plus)
  • experience with MailChimp, Constant Contact, or other listserv/newsletter software preferred
  • prior experience in marketing and communications, through previous co-curricular or extracurricular opportunities 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!

Note: This position is only eligible for rising Hopkins undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors. 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 now accepting applications for this position. Please email your resume and cover letter to volunteer@jhu.edu, subject: Marketing & Communications Intern — Your First and Last Name, for consideration. This position is open until Friday, March 29, but we encourage applicants to submit applications as soon as possible. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Decisions will be communicated via email by Friday, April 5. We will post a message here once the position has been filled.

Have questions? Please email volunteer@jhu.edu, subject: CSC Student Internships, or call the CSC at (410) 516-4777.

Meet Nicole Duran

Nicole Duran ’19

headshot of Nicole Duran, JHU student

Nicole Duran is the 2018-2019 Recruitment, Marketing, and Reflection Intern. She is an undergraduate student from Miami, Florida and is studying Molecular and Cellular biology at Johns Hopkins. Nicole enjoys engaging the Hopkins community with the city of Baltimore and has worked as a TA for classes covering social entrepreneurship and leading change. She hopes that she can aid the Center for Social Concern to reach more students on Campus so that students may understand their place in the greater Baltimore community.

 

 

 

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Assessment & Evaluation Intern (1 Paid Position)

About the Position

The Center for Social Concern (CSC) is the hub for civic engagement and community service for undergraduate students on the Homewood campus. Divided into three primary units—Student Leadership & Development, Neighborhood & Community Programs, and Community-Based Learning—the CSC works to connect campus and community, one experience at a time.

The CSC seeks an Assessment & Evaluation Intern to support the Center’s assessment and evaluation efforts across program areas. Key projects include: survey design and evaluation, Student Initiative registration support, and developing a comprehensive assessment strategy for all programming. The Assessment & Evaluation Intern should anticipate working approximately 10 hours per week during the the 2019-2020 academic year.

Dates: This position will run from August 29, 2019 to May 1, 2020.

Compensation: This is a salaried position paying $3,000 for the total period. This position is eligible for Federal Work Study.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

This intern will support several different CSC programs and general office operations. In particular:

  • Backlog any existing assessments from past programming and provide a comprehensive action-oriented evaluation to relevant programming staff.
  • Create and execute quantitative and qualitative surveys in Campus Labs’ Baseline survey tool for various CSC programming and events.
  • Support CSC’s assessment team in designing assessment tools that can be used across all programming.
  • Provide support and help execute a comprehensive assessment and evaluation strategy for all CSC programming including, though not limited to, HopkinsCORPS, Pre-Orientation, PDOS, Alternative Breaks, B’More, Hopkins Votes, Tutorial, SAT Prep, Baltimore First, and CIIP.
  • Create, analyze, and present associated findings of assessments across CSC program areas (including workshop evaluations and end-of-semester reports).
  • Support Volunteer Management Intern in managing the new and returning Student Initiative registration process.
  • Support the administration of a customer relations management system.

General Duties & Responsibilities

  • Complete and/or attend all required online and in-person CSC trainings and familiarize self with all office policies, resources, and norms. All student interns are required to engage in at least one professional development opportunity (e.g. webinar, conference, training, etc.) of their choice.
  • 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 on a topic of your choice.
  • Meet weekly with Center for Social Concern staff supervisor and other interns.
  • Staff CSC outreach events (Fall Meet and Greet, President’s Day of Service information sessions, HopServe50 end of year celebration, SOHOP, election season events, and other sponsored events) as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

Qualifications

Ideal candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • embodies CSC’s values of equity, diversity, & inclusion, excellence, culture of care, interdependence, transformative impact & innovation, and social justice
  • interest in civic engagement and community service
  • strong desire in getting to know the City of Baltimore
  • capability and experience working within a team-based environment
  • proactive behavior and problem-solving skills; experience and interest in taking initiative
  • effective oral and written communication skills
  • enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • demonstrated time management skills; candidate takes ownership of their work and holds self accountable
  • previous familiarity with CSC programs is preferred
  • attention to detail
  • advanced experience with Excel or related software in qualitative and quantitative survey analysis
  • familiarity with and/or willingness to learn Campus Labs Baseline
  • experience with customer service management software 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!

Note: This position is only eligible for rising Hopkins undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors. 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 now accepting applications for this position. Please email your resume and cover letter to volunteer@jhu.edu, subject: Assessment & Evaluation Intern — Your First and Last Name, for consideration. This position is open until Friday, March 29, but we encourage applicants to submit applications as soon as possible. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Decisions will be communicated via email by Friday, April 5. We will post a message here once the position has been filled.

Have questions? Please email volunteer@jhu.edu, subject: CSC Student Internships, or call the CSC at (410) 516-4777.

Meet Celine Shanosky

Celine Shanosky ’19

headshot of Celine Shanoskyn, JHU student

Celine Shanosky is the 2018-2019 Student Initiative Management and Assessment Intern. She is a senior from Baltimore, Maryland and a Baltimore Scholar majoring in Public Health Studies and English. Celine spent the last year as a visiting student at the University of Oxford, where she completed a course in Social Policy. On campus, Celine served as Co-President of Student Consulting for Non-Profit Organizations, and worked with the CSC as a two-time Community Impact Internships Program (CIIP) intern and Peer Mentor. She is also a student athlete, and has competed on the Hopkins Women’s Varsity Fencing Team and the Oxford University Women’s Blues Fencing Team. Celine hopes to pursue a career in non-profit management, and aspires to eventually earn a JD. In her spare time, she works as a Writing Tutor with the JHU Writing Center, and enjoys delving into a good book.

 

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Curriculum Development, Training, & Facilitation Intern (1 Paid Position)

About the Position

The Center for Social Concern (CSC) is the hub for civic engagement and community service for undergraduate students on the Homewood campus. Divided into three primary units—Student Leadership & Development, Neighborhood & Community Programs, and Community-Based Learning—the CSC works to connect campus and community, one experience at a time.

The CSC seeks a Curriculum Development, Training & Facilitation Intern to support the Center’s training and facilitation for student volunteers and leaders across program areas. Key projects include: Student Initiative evaluation support, Baltimore First and CIIP workshop curriculum development, and building a culture of reflection at Hopkins. The Curriculum Development, Training, & Facilitation Intern should anticipate working approximately 10 hours per week during the the 2019-2020 academic year.

Dates: This position will run from August 29, 2019 to May 1, 2020.

Compensation: This is a salaried position paying $3,000 for the total period. This position is eligible for Federal Work Study.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

This intern will support several different CSC programs and general office operations. In particular:

  • Develop trainings and workshops to support all CSC programming including, though not limited to HopkinsCORPS, CERAC, Baltimore First, B’More, Student Initiatives, CIIP, and SAT Prep, in collaboration with the CSC training team.
  • Support CSC programming staff in building a culture of reflection at Hopkins through civic engagement and community service programming.
  • Support the training of CSC student initiative leaders through online and in-person workshops and events, including required CSC trainings (i.e. the CSC Volunteer Path on Hopkins Groups).
  • Train PDOS Team Leaders in facilitating reflection during the post-service reflection reception.
  • Collaborate with Baltimore First student leadership team to develop Site Coordinator trainings and General Volunteer workshops.
  • Support the Assistant Director for Engaged Scholarship in the planning and development of B’More.
  • Support Assistant Director of Neighborhood and Community Programs and CIIP Program Assistant in developing curriculum for CIIP orientation.
  • Design and deliver a comprehensive training plan for all student staff (including student interns and Federal Work Study grantees).
  • Conduct issue-specific research (e.g. urban education, food justice, poverty & homelessness in Baltimore City) to support CBL programming, Baltimore First General Volunteer Workshops, and CIIP training.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications

Ideal candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • embodies CSC’s values of equity, diversity, & inclusion, excellence, culture of care, interdependence, transformative impact & innovation, and social justice
  • interest in civic engagement and community service
  • strong desire in getting to know the City of Baltimore
  • capability and experience working within a team-based environment
  • proactive behavior and problem-solving skills; experience and interest in taking initiative
  • effective oral and written communication skills
  • enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • demonstrated time management skills; candidate takes ownership of their work and holds self accountable
  • previous familiarity with CSC programs is preferred
  • demonstrated multipartial facilitation skills
  • experience developing social justice curricula and trainings 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!

Note: This position is only eligible for rising Hopkins undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors. 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 now accepting applications for this position. Please email your resume and cover letter to volunteer@jhu.edu, subject: Curriculum Development, Training, & Facilitation Intern — Your First and Last Name, for consideration. This position is open until Friday, March 29, but we encourage applicants to submit applications as soon as possible. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Decisions will be communicated via email by Friday, April 5. We will post a message here once the position has been filled.

Have questions? Please email volunteer@jhu.edu, subject: CSC Student Internships, or call the CSC at (410) 516-4777.

Meet Della Xu

Della Xu ’19

headshot of Della Xu, JHU student

Della Xu is the 2018-2019 Student Initiative Management and Commission Relations Intern. She is a rising senior studying Global Environmental Change & Sustainability, Economics, and Earth and Planetary Sciences. This will be her third year interning with the Center for Social Concern as an intern. Della is an active member and holds leadership and officer positions in an environmental project team, greek life, and volunteering in Baltimore City. She has participated in CSC’s Alternative Breaks as a trip leader and in Community Impacts Internship Program as an intern at Impact Hub Baltimore for a year. In her mean time, Della likes to explore Baltimore in its entirety, listening to podcasts, and talking about social impact businesses. Della has seen how the internship program has evolved over the years, and she is excited to see where it can go!

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Volunteer Management Intern (1 Paid Position)

About the Position

The Center for Social Concern (CSC) is the hub for civic engagement and community service for undergraduate students on the Homewood campus. Divided into three primary units—Student Leadership & Development, Neighborhood & Community Programs, and Community-Based Learning—the CSC works to connect campus and community, one experience at a time.

The CSC seeks a Volunteer Management Intern to support the Center’s volunteer intake, matching, and management activities across program areas, including the President’s Day of Service. Key projects include: managing student communications, training compliance, and service hour tracking. The Volunteer Management Intern should anticipate working approximately 15 hours per week during the months of July, August, and September, supporting the planning of the President’s Day of Service, including attending a mandatory training on June 27-28. During the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year, the Intern should anticipate working approximately 10 hours per week.

Dates: This position will run from June 27, 2019 to May 1, 2020.

Compensation: This is a salaried position paying $5,250 for the total period. This position is eligible for Federal Work Study during the 2019-2020 academic year.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

This intern will support several different CSC programs and general office operations. In particular:

President’s Day of Service

  • Support the Marketing & Communications Intern in public relations and recruitment for PDOS Team Leaders and volunteers.
  • Manage PDOS Gmail account, responding to volunteer and Team Leader needs as necessary.
  • Manage volunteer intake and matching process for all student volunteers.
  • Plan and execute activities for the post-service reflection reception.
  • Staffing PDOS on the day of the event (September 21, 2019) and troubleshooting any issues that may arise.

Student Leadership & Development

  • 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.
  • Ensure CSC Path Training compliance for all Student Initiatives.
  • Support Assistant Director of Student Leadership & Development and Marketing & Communications Intern in participant recruitment and intake processes.
  • Support Assistant Director of Community-Based Learning in all planning and preparation for the B’More program.

General Operations

  • Strategize for and lead all office recruitment and intake efforts including, though not limited to, Civic Fellows, HopkinsCORPS, HopServe50, CIIP, Baltimore First, SAT Prep, CERAC, and Alternative Breaks.
  • Support Program Coordinator in all processes associated with Lyft—tracking, code processing, and billing. Respond to Lyft ride requests and associated questions.
  • Support Assistant Director of Operations in compiling information for, drafting, and sending all office newsletters (e.g. students, community partners, alumni).
  • Send weekly reports on current TrackItForward profiles to assess overall participation in HopServe50.

General Duties & Responsibilities

  • Complete and/or attend all required online and in-person CSC trainings and familiarize self with all office policies, resources, and norms. All student interns are required to engage in at least one professional development opportunity (e.g. webinar, conference, training, etc.) of their choice.
  • 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 on a topic of your choice.
  • Meet weekly with Center for Social Concern staff supervisor and other interns.
  • Staff CSC outreach events (Fall Meet and Greet, President’s Day of Service information sessions, HopServe50 end of year celebration, SOHOP, election season events, and other sponsored events) as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

Qualifications

Ideal candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • embodies CSC’s values of equity, diversity & inclusion, excellence, culture of care, interdependence, transformative impact & innovation, and social justice
  • interest in civic engagement and community service
  • strong desire in getting to know the City of Baltimore
  • capability and experience working within a team-based environment
  • proactive behavior and problem-solving skills; experience and interest in taking initiative
  • effective oral and written communication skills
  • enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • demonstrated time management skills; candidate takes ownership of their work and holds self accountable
  • previous familiarity with CSC programs is preferred
  • attention to detail
  • ability to work with diverse populations
  • experience designing and implementing policy for student organizations preferred
  • prior experience with targeted recruitment strategy 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!

Note: This position is only eligible for rising Hopkins undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors. 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 now accepting applications for this position. Please email your resume and cover letter to volunteer@jhu.edu, subject: Volunteer Management Intern — Your First and Last Name, for consideration. This position is open until Friday, March 29, but we encourage applicants to submit applications as soon as possible. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Decisions will be communicated via email by Friday, April 5. We will post a message here once the position has been filled.

Have questions? Please email volunteer@jhu.edu, subject: CSC Student Internships, or call the CSC at (410) 516-4777.

Meet Nomongo Dorjsuren

Nomongo Dorjsuren ’21

headshot of Nomongo Dorjsuren, JHU student

Nomongo Dorjsurenu is the 2018-2019 Volunteer Intake and Management Intern. She is a rising sophomore at the Johns Hopkins University and from Frederick, Maryland. Nomongo is involved in other clubs at campus such as Jail Tutorial Project, Brazilian Jujitsu, the Mentoring Assistance Peer Program, Bringing Ladies and Science Together, and Supporting Hospitals Abroad with Resources and Equipment. She hopes to make an impact on the community around her, and is excited to be working closely with the Center for Social Concern.

 

 

 

 

 

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Conference Opportunities

2019 IMPACT Conference

About this Opportunity

The Center for Social Concern will be taking a group of at least 13 students to the 2019 IMPACT Conference, which will be held February 21-24, 2019 at the University of Virginia, in Charlottesville, VA.

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 workshop topics from last year’s event.

The sponsoring offices (the Center for Social Concern, the Interfaith Center (IFC), the Nonprofit and Government Career Academy at the Career Center, the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA), the Center for Student Success (CSS), and Student Leadership and Involvement (SLI) will cover travel expenses, lodging, conference registration, and meals for the selected students representing Johns Hopkins at the conference. Students will be asked to contribute $75 toward their participation in the trip, however scholarships for the student contribution are also available.

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

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 2019 IMPACT Conference application deadline was Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at noon and is now closed.

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.

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Other Opportunities

Civic Engagement Recognition and Allocations Commission (5 positions)

About the Position

About the Position

The Civic Engagement Recognition and Allocations Commission (CERAC) exists to increase student input and enhance transparency in the student-led civic engagement recognition and funding processes. We are looking for commissioners that are enthusiastic in shaping the current and future structure and activities of student initiatives at the Center for Social Concern. View Commission members now.

Compensation: This is an unpaid position (We will provide you with dinner at every meeting and CSC swag!)

What you will benefit from:

  • Training that will prepare you for this leadership opportunity and future leadership positions
  • Mentorship and personal support from program staff
  • Strengthen your presentation, evaluation, and facilitation skills
  • Gain a deeper understanding of student-led civic engagement processes and their underlying values
  • Be a part of the greater Center for Social Concern community!

What you will do:

  • Award annual allocations for proposed student initiative budgets.This includes:
    • Transportation to service projects
    • Fees to national organizations, anticipated supplies, recruitment expenses, etc.
  • Discuss and approve 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.
  • Evaluate 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
  • Assess effectiveness and quality of student service initiatives

Qualifications

All Commissioners will be expected to:

  • Attend 3 meetings/semester: one training session at the beginning of the academic year, followed by 2 supplemental grant sessions each semester, and an annual allocations/new initiative meeting around re-registration period (March-April). Each meeting will include dinner provided by the CSC!
  • Complete 2+ hours of prep work, such as reading applications and reviewing given materials, in advance of Commission meetings.
  • 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 the academic year.

Qualifications:

  • All undergraduate students are eligible to apply to serve on the Commission, including seniors graduating in Spring 2019
  • Students must be in good academic and disciplinary standing
  • Prior experience with Center for Social Concern programs or groups is preferred, although not required
  • Prior experience with student organizations and basic budgetary knowledge preferred
  • Demonstrates good listening skills and sound judgment, aim to be a fast-learner, able to actively contribute to group discussions, and care for the wellbeing and growth of student initiatives

How to Apply

Application Process and Procedures

The Civic Engagement Recognition and Allocations Commission application deadline is Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 5 p.m.

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.

Apply Now

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HopkinsCORPS Pre-Orientation Facilitator (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

Applications are open and will be closing on Friday, March 29 at noon.

Apply Now

2019 Application Schedule

DateEvent
HopkinsCORPS Pre-Orientation Facilitator Application Opens Thursday, January 31
HopkinsCORPS Pre-Orientation Facilitator Application DeadlineFriday, March 29 (noon)
Students will be invited to interviewearly April
Interviewsearly-mid April
Offers will be madeend of April

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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 not currently accepting applications for SAB. Please contact us at volunteer@jhu.edu if you have any questions.

 

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