CCASL will be hiring THREE Americorps positions for the 2013-2014 school year. One of these positions will support the Campus Kitchens Project. Two of these positions will support our Mentoring Programs. Please note: you DO NOT have to be currently accepted into Americorps to apply for these positions! Contact the CCASL office for job full job descriptions.

 

Washington Service Corps: Campus Kitchens Project

1 position

To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume and three professional references (name, e-mail, phone) to Chris Wheatley at wheatley@gonzaga.edu.

Applications Due: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Final due date is June 28th at 5pm PDT.

Start Date: September 1, 2013

Description:

The Campus Kitchen at Gonzaga University utilizes leftover food from on-campus dining facilities,  in conjunction with food grown from the Ruellen-Day Community Garden, and local restaurant and grocery store donations to provide meals to low-income seniors, after school programs, and homeless shelters in the Spokane community.  The Campus Kitchen has a two part mission, in that we work to eliminate waste and hunger, but we also strive to provide leadership development opportunities for young people.  The Campus Kitchen at Gonzaga works in partnership with Gonzaga’s Center for Community Action and Service Learning.

This position would help to coordinate the Campus Kitchen Community Dinner and the Pioneer Victory House Dinner, which is served at a transitional living facility for homeless veterans.  They would also be responsible for coordinating our gardening efforts in the Ruellen-Day Community Garden which provides fresh organic produce to go into our meals.  During the school year the Campus Kitchen provides between 3,000 and 4,000 meals every month to some of Spokane’s most vulnerable citizens. In addition, this person would help recruit local veterans to serve at the project sites.

 

Washington Retention Project: Mentoring Program Coordinators

2 positions

To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume and three professional references (name, e-mail, phone) to Bailley Wootton at wootton@gonzaga.edu.

Applications Due: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Final due date is June 14th at 5pm PDT.

Start Date: August 1, 2013

Description:

CCASL is hiring two AmeriCorps Retention Project Coordinators to support the mentoring programs (contingent upon government funding). AmeriCorps members will coordinate the mentoring programs using service-learning as a strategy to address college access and success for local elementary and middle school youth. The two positions, Middle School Mentoring Specialist and Campus Kids Mentoring Specialist, will be supervised by the Mentoring Programs Coordinator and will be an integral part of CCASL and the Gonzaga community. Job descriptions for these positions are attached. The positions are considered full-time and run from August 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014 (members are encouraged to apply for a second term if interested).

For more information about the AmeriCorps Retention Project, please click here.

 

Thanks everyone!

Bailley Wootton and Chris Wheatley