Penn Students: Volunteer & Employment Opportunities
Work-Study, Non Work-Study and Volunteer Opportunities
Learn more about work-study, volunteer, and internship opportunities happening year-round
See Below for Currently Open Program Opportunities
Undergraduate Starting Hourly Rate: $10.00
Masters Students Starting Hourly Rate: $12.00
Join Netter Center staff and fellow students working in University-Assisted Community Schools (UACS) and with community organizations in West Philadelphia! We offer work-study, non work-study, and volunteer opportunities. To get involved, see the contacts for various programs in the link below. For more information on work opportunities, please visit the Student Employment Office Jobs Database and type keyword 'Netter Center.'
SPRING 2020 STUDENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Academically Based Community Service
Academically Based Community Service (ABCS) integrates service with research, teaching, and learning. Through ABCS, Penn students, faculty, and staff work to improve the quality of life and learning in the community and the quality of learning and scholarship in the university through collaborative problem-solving to foster structural community improvement (e.g., effective public schools, neighborhood economic development). ABCS emphasizes student and faculty reflection on the community engagement experience, helping students become active, creative, contributing citizens of a democratic society.
Contact: Faustine Sun, email@example.com
Administrative Opportunities at the Netter Center
Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative
The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) offers nutrition-based, hands-on school day, after school, and summer learning opportunities for more than 10,000 students and their families at over 16 West and Southwest Philadelphia public schools. Its cooking and gardening clubs and youth-run fruit stands connect school day and after school learning activities for K-12 students, and incorporate the academic work of Penn students and faculty. AUNI also boasts a robust Adult Senior Nutrition Program (ASNP) that teaches nutrition education classes throughout Philadelphia.
Contact: Yvonne Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org
Civic Youth Action Partnership
Civic Youth Action Partnership (CYAP) is a new initiative under the Netter Center for Community Partnerships. This student-run group seeks to increase civic education and engagement opportunities for students at Comegys, a middle school in West Philadelphia. Penn students run debates, lead activities involving classic and contemporary civic and government theory, and facilitate the Comegys after-school student government.
Netter Center Evaluation Data Team
The Netter Center Evaluation Data Team works with University-Assisted Community Schools on data collection and evaluation of school day and after school programs to measure engagement and impact. This includes working with all stakeholders: Penn and K-12 students, faculty, teachers and staff, and others.
Rebel Ventures is a business run by a team of high-school and Penn students with the mission to create delicious, healthy, and sustainable snacks that are available to everyone. Seeking Penn students who can help sustain and develop the Rebel brand. Positions include design support, brand support, social media support, operations manager, sales manager, administrative coordinator, evaluation coordinator, outreach coordinator.
Grant Writing Mentor
Graphic Design Mentor
New Product Mentor
Web Design Mentor
Contact: Jarrett Stein, email@example.com
University-Assisted Community Schools (UACS) Sports Program
UACS Sports programs engage K-12 West Philadelphia students in sports, fitness, and health-related activities. This initiative aims to create and sustain quality sports programs in our university-assisted community schools that encourage physical activity in a fun, safe environment as well as foster character and leadership development through sports participation. UACS Sports programs support school-day physical education and health classes, after school and summer sports programs, and sports-based leadership development and mentoring for middle & high school students.
Contact: Paulette Branson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Young Quakers Community Athletics
Young Quakers Community Athletics (YQCA) is an afterschool initiative that is supported by an innovative partnership between the Netter Center for Community Partnerships and Penn’s Division of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics (DRIA). The program connects Penn varsity athletes with 4-8 grade students in West Philadelphia public schools for sport skills development, academic enrichment, and mentoring. In addition to the varsity athletes participating in the program, other students (athletes on other teams, or non-varsity athletes) are needed to provide supplementary support. We are looking for energetic, engaging students who enjoy working with kids!
Contact: Paige Lombard, email@example.com