Jewett Center for Community Partnerships

Civic Engagement Fellowship

Reporting to the Director of the Center for Community Partnerships the Civic Engagement Fellow will work closely with staff and offices across campus, including the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life and the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship, to engage students and support faculty in civic engagement endeavors.

This one-year fellowship provides support for civic engagement activities on Wesleyan’s campus. The position starts in July (exact date is flexible) and runs for 12 months. Applications are due by March 26, 2014.

Specifically, the fellow will:

Advise individual students and student organizations interested in service; assess needs, refer to appropriate community or campus partners, organize network meetings, and design activities for related student organizations.

Develop leadership trainings and tools for student leaders and students partaking in service-learning courses. Assist in the development of initiatives including, but not limited to, trainings, student recognition programs, and special events such as the Fast-A-Thon, recruitment fairs, and service related speakers.

Coordinate the Civic Engagement Council meetings, record minutes, and provide an on the ground perspective from the students the fellow is advising.

Provide assistance and information keeping for the Civic Engagement Certificate Program.

Assist with the creation of a comprehensive database of community partners for all civic engagement activities.

Create on-line resources and tools for student leaders and students interested in service, both while at Wesleyan and after graduation.

Coordinate the Office of Community Service student coordinator selection process in Spring semesters.

Ensure that all print and electronic materials for the Center for Community Partnerships and Civic Engagement Initiatives are current, accurate and effective in reaching target audiences; manage related social media activities.

Assist with developing reports about campus and institutional civic engagement activities; design communications, collect relevant data, and develop reports as requested.

Complete other duties as required including, but not limited to, office and department committees.

Please visit the Wesleyan Human Resource page to apply.