Peace Corps Student Assistant Needed!

The Peace Corps has a great part-time, on-campus opportunity for a work study eligible student! If you know of a student who might be
interested in this position, please pass along the following job description and application instructions!

Work Study Job Description

Peace Corps Assistant

Job Location The Career Center, 134 Mary Gates Hall

Pay Rate $9.50/Hr

Employment Period Academic Year 2013-2014

Contact Supervisor Kristy Humphreys

Phone Number 206-616-5801

Email Address

Nature of Organization

The Peace Corps’ mission has three simple goals:

1. Helping the people of interested countries in meeting their need for trained men and women.

2. Helping promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the peoples served.

3. Helping promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans.

Duties and Responsibilities

Working under the direction of the Peace Corps Representative assist in the planning of events to include coordinating time and locations; scheduling speakers and advertising.

Assist in the outreach to UW professors to schedule class talks, student clubs for presentations, and meetings with advisors to increase their awareness of Peace Corps on campus as well as how students can qualify for and benefit from Peace Corps service. Update and maintain database of these contacts.

Distribute brochures, posters, visual aids, applications, and other Peace Corps recruitment

materials to individuals, groups, associations, faculty, and targeted populations.

*Hours per Week: 10-12

Minimum Qualifications

Continuing undergraduate or graduate students interested in working with students, faculty, staff and alumni. Excellent communications and interpersonal skills; ability to use tact and diplomacy in working with students, faculty, staff and alumni and other in a friendly, courteous manner both face to face and on the telephone. Basic computer and word processing ability. Detail oriented, dependable and reliable. Initiative and enthusiasm a plus.

Educational Benefits

Exposure to event planning and coordination, outreach to faculty and student groups and increased public contact skills. Development of strong organization and communication skills involving a high degree of responsibility and judgment.

How to Apply

Submit a cover letter & resume to

Job Number: CCSE04 | Job Class Code: 0875 | 51% Comp. To Classified: y | Federal | Open

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