Community Engagement Co-op
Division/Department & Location : Division of Student Affairs, Center for Community Engagement, Stratford 19
Reports To: Program Manager, Center for Community Engagement
The Center for Community Engagement (CCE) connects UC students with volunteer opportunities and learning experiences in the community. The primary responsibility of the Community Engagement Co-op is to support the CCE’s primary programs and services, including: Bearcat Buddies, service learning, UC Votes, and the social change program. Other needs may be met by this worker on an as-needed basis. The essential duties for this role necessitate someone who is reliable, safety-conscious, and service-oriented. https://www.uc.edu/campus-life/cce.html
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Supporting the Bearcat Buddies program by providing on-the-ground support for tutors, driving a Bearcat Buddies van, and serving on a Bearcat Buddies committee.
- Designing, facilitating, and evaluating educational events, workshops, and professional development opportunities for UC students.
- Supporting the CCE newsletter, managing the CCE email account, and contributing to social media outreach on behalf of the CCE.
- Grant research and additional responsibilities as assigned
COMPETENCIES NEEDED FOR SUCCESS IN THE POSITION:
- Verbal and written communication
- Ability to work safely and independently
- Teamwork/ service-orientation
CROSS CUTTING/TRANSFERABLE SKILLS DEVELOPED IN THIS ROLE:
- Flexibility/ adaptability
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
- Current UC student pursuing undergraduate degree
- Licensed driver with a clean driving record
REFLECTION COURSE POLICY:
Student’s successful completion of the On-Campus Co-op Program involves enrollment in the COOP 1000 On-Campus Coop Professional Development & Reflection course*, led by Experience-Based Learning and Career Education (ELCE) faculty. The course provides academic-based reflection and course assignments to guide the student in reflection and integration of coursework and skill development. 1 credit hour, (0 credit option for students enrolled in >12 or <18 credit hours).
*Students who are federal work-study eligible within the On-Campus Co-op Program are not required to enroll in the course to be eligible to receive compensation from the Federal Work-Study program. However, a student’s enrollment in the course is integral as an element of the On-Campus Co-op Program. The student will be compensated either from departmental funds or the Federal Work-Study program while they complete their on-campus co-op.