Saturday, August 9, 2014

Communications Intern - San Francisco

Location: SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco

Hours per week: 15 hours minimum
Commitment: 3 months
Start Date: Early September
Reports to: Publication and Communications Manager

ABOUT SPUR
SPUR is one of North America’s preeminent urban planning and public policy organizations. Through research, advocacy and public education, SPUR promotes good planning and good government. SPUR is a member-supported nonprofit organization.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Patience with technology and strong attention to detail
• Familiarity with content management systems; some HTML knowledge preferred
• Experience with SEO and interpreting web analytics
• Mass emailing and database experience preferred
• An interest in cities, public policy and urban planning
• Editing, copy editing and photo research skills a bonus

-Unpaid

APPLICATION

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to Briana Bixby and Zoe Hatziantoniou, our Research & Volunteer Coordinators, with the job title in the subject line, at internship@spur.org.

Fall Open House


August 25th, 2014

Jumpstart Is Now Hiring For The 2014-2015 Academic Year

Earn $12/hour AND a $1,175 AmeriCorps Education Award by becoming a Jumpstart Corps Member

As a Jumpstart Corps Member you will work directly in a preschool classroom for the entire school year to help prepare children for Kindergarten. Corps Members serve on a team with other UC Berkeley students, and together they implement activities in the classroom to build language, literacy, and social-emotional skills with the children. Corps Members complete extensive training, gain hands-on experience, as well as invaluable problem solving, communication, leadership, and relationship building skills.

We are looking for UC Berkeley students from all majors who can commit 12 hours a week. Students must be eligible for work-study.

Apply online at www.jstart.org. Click JOIN THE CORPS toward the bottom of the page.

First Deadline: Applications will be accepted now through April 25th. Interviews will occur April 14th through May 16th.

Second Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until August 15th. Interviews will occur July 21st through the end of August.

Questions? Email Alexandra Aja at alexaja@berkeley.edu

Student Office Assistant

$10.00/Hour at 10 hours/week, WORK STUDY ONLY
Starting August 2014-June 2015

LEVEL II
The Student Office Assistant (SOA) is responsible for assisting with all administrative and resource functions of the Gender Equity Resource Center. The SOA works closely with the professional staff of GenEq and reports to a member of that team.

For more specifics about the job description and application , please read more at http://geneq.berkeley.edu/internships#office. (GoogleForm applications are due 5:00pm on Wednesday, August 13, 2014)

For questions about the SOA position, please contact cici at ambrosio@berkeley.edu.

Tutors Needed

Cardinal Scholars is an in-home and online tutoring service that gives exceptional tutors the chance to be matched with local students in need of additional academic support. We connect tutors with students seeking help with college, high school, middle school and elementary material.

We're seeking tutors who meet the following criteria:
Are fantastic teachers and have experience teaching others.
Are academically curious and intelligent.
Attend or have graduated from UC Berkeley as either an undergraduate, graduate, or professional student.

The benefits of becoming a tutor with us include:
Freedom to set your own part-time schedule (no set hourly requirement; we expect you to be taking classes yourself).
Competitive compensation ranging from $15 - $35 per hour.
Get to know great families from the community who will really appreciate your help.
We connect tutors with students all over the U.S. and online for sessions so you can tutor in your hometown during breaks, and in your college town during the school year!
Coming on board as a tutor is not a guarantee of immediate tutoring work, but offers the opportunity to be considered for an assignment if we receive a tutoring request in your area for in person tutoring and/or around the country for online tutoring.

Interested? Please go here to apply: http://www.cardinalscholars.com/apply.php

To learn more about our company, visit: http://www.cardinalscholars.com

Administrative Assistant Position

JOB TITLE: Administrative Assistant
JOB # (ON WORK-STUDY SITE): 9165783445
EMPLOYER: Prevention Institute, 221 Oak St Oakland, CA 94607
HOURLY RATE: $14
WORK HOURS: 12-20
APPLY TO: Vanessa Yanez

HOW TO APPLY: Send in Cover Letter (with your summer and fall availability, spoken languages, and whether or not you have a vehicle, and preferred start date) and Resume to prevent@preventioninstitute.org. Please no phone calls.

DESCRIPTION: Small, progressive, nonprofit near Jack London Square in Oakland seeks administrative assistants to join our fast-paced and growing team, starting Summer 2014. Duties include answering phones, typing, mailing, copying, Internet research, database work, and general office support, including occasionally assisting staff in content-related tasks. Through this work you will have exposure to public health policy in areas such as health disparities, nutrition and physical activity, violence prevention, and injury prevention, as well as the daily functions of a dynamic non-profit organization.

QUALIFICATIONS: Computer proficiency (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, FileMaker Pro) Willingness to take on administrative responsibilities and tasks Well-organized, attention to detail, and able to meet deadlines Flexibility and ability to work on multiple projects Must be able to take initiative and work independently when needed Interested in public health and prevention Ability to conduct library/Internet research Good oral and written communication skills Some previous work experience preferred. Afternoon availability preferred but not required. Car preferred, but not required. **Applicants of color strongly encouraged to apply**