Federal Work Study - Volunteer Team Assistant (SISC)

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Position Title:Federal Work Study - Volunteer Team Assistant (SISC) Job Category:Student Department:Federal Work Study Program - 7510180 Division:Enrollment Management Services Required Documents:Cover Letter, Resume, Student Detailed Class Schedule Position Statement:Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is one of 28 institutions within the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Serving nearly 13,000 students, GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 920,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology. Description:

The Georgia Gwinnett College Office of Student Involvement and the Student Center is dedicated to promoting a supportive, creative learning environment by developing campus community through a diversity of high quality, student-centered programs and services. The Student Center is looking for energetic students to assist with providing volunteer opportunities to all students, faculty, and staff and engage the community, Community Based Organizations, and assist citizens who have needs, especially food insecurity.


  • Work with Assistant Director and Grizzlies Serve team to coordinate and execute service-learning projects, trainings, and programs – including but not limited to: Service Saturdays, Micro Farm/Urban Garden, Compost Collection, Bear Essentials Food Pantry, Pen Pal Program, Sibling program, etc
  • Record student, staff, faculty volunteer hours, donation amounts, and generate relevant reports
  • Recruit students to participate in volunteer, community engagement, and service opportunities
  • Contribute to discussions about how to address social justice issues in different contexts
  • Assist in tabling efforts throughout the semester and for specific events, including but not limited to: Green Scene, New Student Orientation, partner high school events, community events, GOLD Series, etc
  • Assist with Service Learning presentations in various settings (classrooms, with youth, etc)
  • Attend biweekly team meetings
  • Gather and collect engaging content (pictures, videos, student testimonials) for Social Media platforms
  • Participate in development opportunities (Retreat and training, GOLD Leadership Development Series, SES community initiatives)
  • Serve as a professional and enthusiastic representative for community engagement and service and for SISC office at presentations, interest meetings, and tabling events
  • Support other SISC programs, events, initiatives (March Through the Arch, Green Scene, GOLD, Diversity, SGA elections, etc)
Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:


  • Must have a Federal Work Study award
  • Must be enrolled a minimum of 6 credits at Georgia Gwinnett College in good academic standing and maintain good academic standing for the duration of employment
  • Student job applicants and student employees must be in good standing with the campus Office of Student Integrity
  • Student must be proficient on Windows based PC's and skilled in Microsoft Office
  • Good customer services skills with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Accuracy and attention to details
  • Willingness to learn new skills to accomplish tasks
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to build relationships and work with volunteers, and community members
  • Strong language and communication skills (written and oral)


  • Ability to give presentations to large groups
  • Community service experience
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to work well independently and on a team
  • Willingness to participate in Volunteer GGC events
Position Disclosure:

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and credit check if applicable to the position, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.


Position may require local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Work Hours:Position may require non-standard work hours (nights and weekends). Position Status:Part-Time FLSA:Non-exempt




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Posted: 7/7/2020
Application Due: 1/5/2021
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