Federal Work Study (Off-Campus)

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Federal Work Study (Off-Campus)
Federal Work Study
Extension Site

The Federal Work-Study Program provides students with off-campus opportunities to gain valuable work experience related to academic majors and interests.

Minimum Qualifications

Eligible for the Federal-Work Study Program (if you are uncertain of your eligibility, please email [email protected])
Enrolled in a minimum of 1 credit hours for fall/spring/summer semesters.
Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements; A student must maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA)
Must be at least 18 years old

Aurora Eye Clinic

For over 80 years, Aurora Eye Clinic has provided comprehensiveeye care from eye examinations, cosmetic procedures, and treatment of eyeinfections and eye injuries to the evaluation and management of eye diseasessuch as macular degeneration, cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy. Weoffer a wide variety of treatments and procedures for all ages. We have sixphysicians in our practice specializing in glaucoma, retinal, pediatrics, andgeneral ophthalmology. Aurora Eye Clinic is looking for someone who has an interest inthe medical field. The student will be working with doctors, technicians, andfront desk staff. Students will be engaging with patients daily and becomefamiliar with the workings of an ophthalmology practice. Aurora Eye Clinic islooking for someone eager to learn, professional, motivated and can multitask.

Escort patients to exam rooms and bring up their medical record.
Sanitize exam rooms.
Running the field of vision and OCT test machines.
Assist with organization and cleaning of the optical department.
Miscellaneous filing.
Other relevant duties as assigned.

Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Aurora Regional Chamber ofCommerce is the voice of and the catalyst for business success. We unitebusinesses with the community to create economic prosperity while facilitatingconnections with community leaders. For more than 100 years, we have served thegreater Aurora region across four counties (DuPage, Kane, Kendall and Will),and currently represent nearly 600 businesses. We have earned the 5-staraccreditation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, an honor bestowed on only 1%of Chambers nationwide. The Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce seeks someonewho gets excited about marketing, social media, events, and local businesses asa part-time events and marketing associate. This person will gain valuableexperience in strategic marketing and social media management, with the goal ofsupporting local businesses in and around the Aurora region.

Build and execute Chamber email marketing campaigns in line with communications calendar
Support Member marketing and advertising campaigns (eBlasts)
Under the direction of the Director of Member Engagement, manage the day-to-day social media presence across platforms including Facebook and LinkedIn
Create and manage monthly social media calendars to establish a regular posting cadence
Ensure social content and digital assets are consistent and aligned with brand standards, voice and authenticity
Design Facebook stories to highlight events, Chamber news, media, team members, behind-the-scenes, etc.
Increase audience program awareness and engagement
Assist in the creation of Chamber digital assets, i.e., Something’s Brewing @ the Chamber broadcast, podcast, blogs, etc.
Support in the maintenance of the Aurora Regional Chamber website
Work inside the CMS platform to maintain member data
Help maximize exposure for Members via job postings, hot deals and news
Assist in the creation of general marketing communications, including
Creation of graphic projects as needed
Copy writing social media posts, email content and blogs as needed
Assist with other projects and tasks as requested by staff members
Assist with full-cycle event management activities for a wide range of flagship events, recurring networking events and ribbon cutting ceremonies

Fox Valley Special Recreation Association

The Fox Valley Special Recreation Association(FVSRA) was formed in 1976 and is an extension of the Batavia, Fox Valley,Geneva, Oswegoland, St. Charles, Sugar Grove Park Districts, and South ElginParks and Recreation Department. FVSRA supports and empowers individuals with disabilitiesof all ages by providing engaging, community-based, leisure, and recreationalactivities. Our programs, trips, and events include competitive andrecreational athletics, aquatics, fitness, dance, art, social clubs, camps, andmore. Through Inclusion services, we offer assistance toany individuals with a disability who registers for a Member Agency programwith the goal of successful participation.


Implement adaptations that maximize the ability for individuals with disabilities to participate in all program activities. This can include but is not limited to:

Modeling and breaking down instructions for comprehension and understanding.

Modifying activities and using adaptive equipment to promote accessibility.

Facilitating and encouraging social interaction between individuals with and without disabilities.
Promoting positing behaviors through the use of coping skills, behavior plans, reinforcement of safety rules, and other positive behavior interventions.
Using augmentative and alternative communication devices, systems, strategies, and tools that replace or support natural speech.
Attending to the participant’s personal care needs (toileting, changing, feeding) when deemed necessary by the Member Agency and FVSRA.
Mentoring and training Member Agency program staff on how to best support the individual with a disability in the program.

Assist with the overall implementation of the program’s activities which may include obtaining equipment and supplies, setting/cleaning up program spaces, and interacting and supervising all program participants.
Demonstrate creativity, enthusiasm, and take initiative.
Maintain communication and quality customer services towards participants, parents, staff, general
public, emergencyservice personnel, and agency contacts as a representative of the Member Agencyand FVSRA.
Arrive at the program site 15 minutes before scheduled activity to check in with the Member Agency staff and be prepared to stay after for clean-up and parent pick-up as deemed necessary.
Act as an advocate for participants by emphasizing the individual’s abilities and similarities and promoting the least restrictive environment.
Abide by and enforce safety rules and improve employee and public knowledge of the same by confronting and correcting unsafe behavior and conditions.
Document and submit participant behavior report forms for significant negative behaviors that occur during inclusion programs.
Immediately communicate all accidents, unsafe conditions, problems or concerns to the Member Agency Staff and Inclusion Specialist or Inclusion Manager.
Cooperate and assist in the investigation of accidents or incidents.
Provide timely responses to phone calls, voicemails, and written materials, whether received by mail, facsimile, text, and e-mails, which are sent by FVSRA.
Attend all meetings, in-services, and trainings that are required by FVSRA or the member agency staff.
Record and report hours worked on a bi-weekly basis.
Attend all required safety training and in-service education meetings.
Solve moderately complex problems arising while supporting the inclusion placement.
Work efficiently and effectively under pressure such as emergencies and deadlines.
Perform other duties related to the Inclusion Companion when necessary, or duties in the best interest of the Association when requested by the Inclusion Specialist or Member Agency Staff.

This posting will be updated with new off-campus opportunities as they become available.

Please attach the following document(s) when applying:

  1. Resume-Yes

Position Details
Grant Funded: No
Compensation Range: 12.00 - 12.00
Compensation Type: Hourly
Work Schedule: Other
Work Hours: 25/week
Testing: No

EqualOpportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran




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Job No:
Posted: 2/16/2021
Application Due: 4/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time