This Week in Service
Department of Community Service
The Week of February 10
In this email:

  1. Apply to be a PAID Community Engagement Ambassador in DCS
  2. Service Without Borders New Orleans April Trip Application
  3. Apply to be a Bridges to Wellness Peer Educator
  4. Join the English Language Learning Initiative!
  5. Career Pathways in Education Panel
  6. Come to Senior Prom!
  7. Volunteer with Afternoon Enrichment!
  8. Volunteer with the Brandeis Food Pantry
  9. Paid social justice internships exclusively for Brandeis students!
  10. Apply for Alumni Weekend 2020 (PAID position)!
  11. Camp Summit is hiring Camp Counselors for Spring Break, Summer, and Fall
  12. Cambridge Women's Center Hiring New Volunteer Manager Position
  13. Volunteer with Waltham Against Dementia
  14. Eastern Trek for Cancer
  15. Let's Get Ready with the Waltham Boys&Girls Club
  16. Waltham Connections for Healthy Aging is Hiring
  17. Waltham Recreation is Hiring February Vacation Staff
Brandeis Community Opportunities
Apply to be a PAID Community Engagement Ambassador in DCS
As part of a prestigious leadership cohort, four selected Community Engagement Ambassadors will work with Department of Community Service staff to build the capacity of all Brandeis community service clubs and will receive $12.75 per hour ($2,000 for the academic year). Ambassadors will be challenged to think creatively about ways to engage Brandeis students from all backgrounds in community service initiatives, to engage in strategic planning that supports community engagement, and to learn new leadership skills, including project management systems and tools that increase effectiveness in groups. Learn more by attending an information session and visiting our  website here or on our Facebook page . The application deadline is  Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 11:59pm . Questions? Contact Colby Sim ! We hope to see you at our next info session!

Join us at one of our CEAP Information Sessions to learn more: 
Monday 1/27 at 7pm in the SCC Conference Room (2nd Floor Library)
Friday 2/7 at 3pm in SCC 314 
Tuesday 2/11 at 5pm in SCC 313
Service Without Borders New Orleans April Trip Application
Wednesday, April 8 - Monday, April 14, 2020
New Orleans

We want YOU to join Service without Borders in New Orleans this April Break as we partner with Common Ground Relief, an organization dedicated to preserving the Louisiana Bayou and gulf coast. Common Ground Relief's mission is to create resilient Gulf Coast communities that are environmentally sustainable, financially viable and personally cohesive. Projects will include working in the plant nursery and planting in the gulf coast/marsh. 

For the students accepted on this trip, there will be informational and fundraising meetings, the dates of which are yet to be determined. There will be a fee for this trip; however, scholarships are available, and fundraising is expected.

Please email swbbrandeis@gmail.com if you have any questions! The application is due February 20th at midnight
Apply to be a Bridges to Wellness Peer Educator
Interested in becoming a peer educator? The BTW: Bridge to Wellness application is now live on the student employment website. Help educate and empower students to prioritize well-being and practice healthy decision making. The deadline to apply is February 15th. Please reach out to  leahb@brandeis.edu  with any questions.
Tutor with the English Language Learning Initiative!
The English Language Learning Initiative (ELLi) is a service club here at Brandeis where students are paired with staff (who work at Sodexo or in custodial services) to tutor them in English as their second language. No tutoring or foreign language experience is necessary, it is low time commitment, based on your schedule, and is a great way to get involved on campus and give back directly to the community!

Sign up to tutor h ere ! Must be completed by February 16th!
Career Pathways in Education Panel: Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:00pm - 1:30pm
International Lounge
Hosted by the Hiatt Career Center, education program and the sociology department. Learn more about our panelists and register here
Come to Senior Prom!
Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:00 - 9:00pm
Francis Cabot Lowell Mill
Want to spend a Thursday night dancing, chatting, and hanging out with some older adults living in Waltham? Companions to Elders and Community Connections are hosting a one time event, a dance for the senior residents of an independent living facility we volunteer at. We’re looking for lively and friendly volunteers to attend, especially current and former volunteers and Chinese speakers! Transportation will be provided to prom, and there will be a mandatory pre-prom meeting on February 25th at 8pm . Apply here ! Questions? Email C2E and CC !
Volunteer with Afternoon Enrichment
Afternoon Enrichment is a Waltham Group program works with the local middle schools every Thursday 3-5 pm. It is a great opportunity to get experience working with kids, as every program involves a group activity, followed by one-on-one tutoring. Only two weeks left before our first program!

Contact Afternoon Enrichment at aft.enrichment@gmail.com if you're interested!
Volunteer with the Brandeis Food Pantry
The Brandeis Food Pantry is seeking student volunteers to assist with our activities, 4 hours commitment in a month is typically required. We provide free, on-campus access to healthy food options and other non-perishable items, volunteers are crucial to our operations. Branvan certification/US driver’s license is a plus but not required, as volunteers sometimes support with donation and food pick-ups at the Greater Boston Food Bank and other locations locally. Interested students should please reach out to  ooyebanji@brandeis.edu .
Paid social justice internships exclusively for Brandeis students!
Due Wednesday, February 26th
Hiatt has secured summer internships with several social justice organizations. Each site has reserved a slot, exclusively for a Brandeis student. Plus, they all come with a $4500 stipend as part of the World of Work (WOW) program. Apply now in Handshake. Due 2/26/20!
Apply for Alumni Weekend 2020 (PAID position)!
June 3rd-7th

Alumni Weekend is an annual event in which 1000+ attendees (alumni and their families) come back to campus to celebrate a class reunion (the Class of 1955 will be celebrating their 65th Reunion this year!) or a reunion for a school, club, shared interest or organization. Check out the Alumni Weekend website for more information. The commitment for this year's Alumni Weekend is June 3rd - 7th, 2020.

Benefits include:
  • Paid position ($500+), on-campus housing in Ziv during Alumni Weekend, and FREE food!
  • Opportunities to network with distinguished alumni, Brandeis faculty, and fellow students.
  • The creation of lasting friendships with fellow students. 
  • The Brandeisian experience of a lifetime!
 
Join the Alumni Office and Hiatt for an information session this Thursday, February 13th at 5:00 in SCC 313. Representatives from Hiatt will be giving tips about professional resumes, interview skills, and other application advice. For more information and to see photos from last year’s Alumni Weekend, like us on Facebook or follow us on instagram @brandeisalumniweekend . The application for the Liaison Position can be found on Workday here . The deadline to apply is Sunday 2/23 at 5pm ET. We can't wait to read your applications! 
Opportunities from Our Campus Partners
Camp Summit is hiring Camp Counselors for Spring Break, Summer, and Fall
March 14-20; May 11-August 15; September 8-November 21
Camp Summit is a “sleep away" camp for children and adults with disabilities. With weeklong camp sessions, weekend sessions and respite days, campers are offered a wide variety of traditional camp activities in our barrier-free environment.
Cambridge Women's Center hiring new Volunteer Manager Position
Want to support women from all walks of life? Join the small and mighty Cambridge Women's Center team. We're hiring for a *new* full-time position: Volunteer Manager - to help support our Drop-in & Helpline volunteers. Questions? Email Jessy ! Learn more about the position and the organization here .
Waltham Against Dementia
Applications due by Thursday, February 20, 2020

Waltham Against Dementia is looking for volunteers to work at Leland Nursing Home! This project will work directly with residents at Leland Nursing Home to observe care, and implement engaging and sustainable activities! Volunteers will learn more about Dementia care practice and nursing home care. People of all ages and experiences are welcome to apply using this link. Applications are due February 20th and will be evaluated on a first-come, first-serve basis. We are also looking to collect used iPods or music devices to be used by Leland residents.

Questions? Reach out to aishu0701@brandeis.edu .
Eastern Trek for Cancer
June 21 -27, 2020
Portland, ME to New York, NY
Experience the 2020 Eastern Trek for Cancer and support those affected by cancer with a team of young adults. In 7 days this June, you will leave your footprint on the 300-mile route from Maine to New York, meet strangers that will become family, and host service events at cancer centers. You will change lives while ETC changes yours. Learn more and apply today for the 2020 Trek . Questions? Contact Matt Dexter .
Let's Get Ready
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 5:30-8:30pm
Waltham Boys & Girls Club
Assist local high school students with SAT preparation and college readiness by working as a Site Director or volunteer Access Coach with Let's Get Ready! Questions? Contact Tyrone Foster or learn more information on their website .
Waltham Connections for Healthy Aging is Hiring
March-June, 2020 for approximately 10 hours per week
Waltham, MA
Waltham Connections for Healthy Aging is hiring a part-time Project Coordinator to set up a Waltham Senior Civics Academy, which will help seniors become more effective advocates, to develop the Civic Academy, the Project Coordinator will help Waltham Connections (1) create curriculum, and (2) reach out to Waltham elected officials, agency leaders, and diverse older adults to solicit their participation in the Academy. To find out more about Waltham Connections, visit their Facebook page: Waltham Connections for Healthy Aging. Questions? Contact Maria DiMaggio .
Waltham Recreation is hiring February Vacation Staff
Monday, February 18 - Friday, February 21, 2020 at 9:00am-4:00pm
510 Moody St, Waltham, MA
Waltham Recreation is looking for a few staff to work this upcoming February Vacation week! Please email Kathy Gross for the application.
Connect with us!
Department of Community Service
Shapiro Campus Center, Room 203
P: 781-736-3237

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