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Student Coordinator for Richmond Community Service

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Federal Work-Study Position Application Form

Job Title

Student Coordinator for Richmond Community Service
Reports to Amy Ritchie
Department Student and Business Services
Days of Week Flexible
Time of Day Flexible
Hours per week 2-3 on average with longer days for service projects
Start date 9/1/14
End date 5/10/15
Pay rate 9.75
General description/brief summary

To create an active resource base for individual students to serve the needs of the city of Richmond.

Duties/responsibilities Maintain a list of service organizations in the city of Richmond, which would be accessible for student participation i.e. soup kitchen, food pantry, cleaning Whitewater Gorge, etc. Coordinate once a semester a group work project with Habitat for Humanity or another local service organization. Actively promote opportunities for local service.
Skills/qualifications Initiative to contact local organizations, organizational skills to maintain an accurate and up to date resource, planning skills for group work project, enthusiasm for connecting student gifts, skills, time with local need.
Physical demands None required, but skills in cleaning and or construction would be helpful depending upon the project events that are created

Katie Shaw Thompson
Master of Divinity

BethanyI have to admit I had no idea how much my cross-cultural trip to Marburg, Germany, would broaden my perspective. By immersing myself in German culture, I learned more about hospitality, theology, global politics, my neighbor, and myself than I thought possible in two weeks.

I was overwhelmed by the hospitality shown to us by the parish church and our host families. I will forever be grateful for those conversations across the table, across cultural differences, and across language barriers about the things that matter deeply to us all.