Spring & Summer Jobs in Service-Learning
Spring & Summer Jobs in Service-LearningWe thought this posting might be of interest to returned Peace Corps volunteers, Peace Corps staff, and others in your network. Please take a moment to send this announcement on to any groups or individuals you think might be interested.Thanks for your help!Katrina WeimholtAsst Program Director,Civic Education Project-----Spring & Summer Job OpportunitiesFacilitating Service-Learning Programs for Young PeopleSpend a week (or a month or two) this spring or summer helping young people discover how to make a difference in the world! The Civic Education Project (CEP), a leadership and citizenship program at Northwestern University, is NOW HIRING exceptional staff for our Spring & Summer 2007 service-learning programs. Learn more.Spring & Summer ProgramsCEP offers weeklong field study programs for 9th-12th graders during the academic year, and intensive, three-week service-learning courses for 7th-12th graders during the summer. CEP programs explore complex social issues through academic study, meaningful service work, and meetings with community leaders, and help teach young people how to apply their skills and abilities to pressing social issues in their own communities. This year, CEP will offer programs in Chicago, Baltimore, Washington DC, New York, and San Francisco, covering a wide variety of topics, including urban poverty, education, homelessness, public health, politics, leadership, and social change. Learn more.Job OpportunitiesWe are looking for outstanding teachers from public and private schools and universities, service-learning practitioners, other education, youth development and nonprofit professionals, and graduate and undergraduate students. Instructional, residential, and administrative positions are available, ranging from one-week to seven-week sessions in the spring or summer. Staff generally receive a cash stipend, room and board, and training in service-learning and experiential education. However, the biggest payoff comes from the opportunity to work with bright, motivated students, build community with passionate, dynamic colleagues, and gain valuable experience educating young people about civic engagement and social responsibility. Learn more.How To ApplyTo learn more about CEP programs and staff positions or to apply online,visit our website at: http://www.ctd.northwestern.edu/cep/jobs >Staff applications are reviewed on a rolling basis beginning January 8, 2007, for our spring programs, and February 1, 2007 for our summer programs, so if you're interested, be sure to apply right away!You can be part of creating "eye-opening", "mind-blowing", "life-changing" experiences for young student leaders.
Assistant Program DirectorCivic Education Project (CEP)
617 Dartmouth Place
Evanston IL 60208