Be a leader for service and justice in the Center for Service and Community Engagement and the Seattle University Youth Initiative. We are currently recruiting for our exciting, challenging, and fun leadership positions. All positions require a year-long commitment with the exception of the summer fellowship. See below for additional details about each leadership program opportunity.
Deadline to apply is Friday, April 12th.
| Drop in Info Sessions in the CSCE:
|Friday, April 5th from 2:00-3:00pm
|Tuesday, April 9th from 2:00-3:00pm
|Wednesday, April 10th, from 10:00am-2:00pm
If you would like more information or have any questions, please contact Kelly Benkert.
- Year-long leadership development program with a cohort of 21 students focused on exploring issues of social justice and engaging SU students in the community
- Members lead projects such as Labor of Love, a quarterly one day service event; week-long service immersions (issue areas include homelessness, sustainability, immigration, and Northwest Native culture); Family Engagement in the Seattle University Youth Initiative; and a two quarter service-learning course about the Seattle University Youth Initiative
- Students participate in a fall and spring retreat, a one-day winter leadership institute, regular Community Nights, and commit to 3 - 5 hours of service each week at an organization of the students' choosing
- Year-long leadership development program with a cohort of 12 students focused on exploring and engaging the campus community in issues of education equity.
- Engage the campus community around issues of education equity by recruiting students for Youth Initiative programs, coordinating awareness-raising events, advocating for systemic change, and planning College Visit Days for local high school students.
- Students participate in a fall and spring retreat, a one-day winter leadership institute, regular Community Nights, and commit to 3 - 5 hours of service each week in a Youth Initiative partner school.
- Year-long volunteer positions at Washington Middle School for a minimum of two hours per week
- Work one-on-one with 6th graders to support non-cognitive skill development
- Use your ingenuity and passions to implement academic curriculum and support for social/emotional growth
- 3 month (300 hour) paid summer experience geared towards rising seniors and juniors who have significant community engagement experience
- The fellowship is designed to increase students' capacity for community leadership while developing skills for vocational discernment
- 200 hours of fellowship are in an internship setting with a non-profit organization (5 positions with SUYI focus, 3 positions with non-SUYI focus); 75 hours are spent in the CSCE working on a large project that will culminate in late September (for example, organizing Serve Seattle or a New Student Immersion); 25 hours spent in conversation and on retreat around vocational exploration
- 10 month paid fellowship (5 hours per week,) for rising seniors intended as a capstone experience for students who have significant community engagement experience
- Integrates direct service/internship (expectation is 5 hours per week (unpaid) with a local non-profit,) reflection, ongoing professional development, and project planning/management
- May require a five day training and retreat in San Francisco in early August in addition to a fall and spring retreat, a one day winter leadership institute, and regular meetings with the cohort
K-12 Seattle University Youth Initiative Student Employment
- Several year-long paid positions available (both work study and non-work study) for students who are excited about working with kids in the Youth Initiative partner schools
- Work Study Core Tutor - Classroom assistance, lead and facilitate in the K-12 schools
- Redhawk Reading Corps - Support teachers and help strengthen the literacy skills for children at Bailey Gatzert Elementary
- SUM (Seattle University Math) Corps - Support teachers and help strengthen the math skills for children at Bailey Gatzert Elementary
- Bailey Gatzert Tech Corps - Assist with the computer and technology programs for kids at Bailey Gatzert
- Year-long AmeriCorps and/or work study eligible position focused on early childhood education, 10-12 hours per week
- Work in local Head Start and ECEAP classrooms to help children 3-5 years on language and literacy skills
- Work on a team with other Seattle University undergraduate students and gain skills in community engagement, teaching, and planning
- Year-long work study eligible position focused on early childhood education, 10-12 hours per week
- Work with a team of undergraduate students providing language and literacy support to 3-5 year olds
- Learn about and gain skills in community and family engagement within the Yesler Terrace neighborhood