Student Job Opportunities

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Current Job Opportunities with the Office of Service-Learning & Civic Engagement:

Job title: Guided Service Trip Leader

Job Description: The primary purpose of this position is to lead students in meaningful service-learning opportunities with the goal of empowering students to engage in service regularly on their own. Trip Leaders will also support office-wide programs and events on a regular basis. This position reports to the Service-Learning & Civic Engagement Coordinator. 

Job Duties: 

  • Lead service-learning trips with fellow FGCU students out in the community on a weekly basis (must have your own transportation).
  • Facilitate a guided reflection at each service-learning trip.
  • Walk participants through the Eagle Service Network submission process.
  • Communicate effectively and clearly with community partner organizations and student participants.
  • Represent the Office of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement as a student leader and foster relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community partners.
  • Attend all department events to help with setup, logistics, and cleanup (unless in class or have approved scheduled time off for prior commitment).
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must have a vehicle.
  • Enrolled as a degree-seeking student at Florida Gulf Coast University at the time of hire and throughout the appointment.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be in good conduct standing with the University.
  • Must have at least two four-hour time blocks available per week to lead trips.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to respond to supervision, guidance, and direction in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in dealing with a diverse population while understanding and respecting each other’s views of the world, personalities, and working styles.

Pay: $12.00 per hour

Hours per week: 8-10

Location: Various community partner locations in the community and occasional on-campus events/office hours.

Start Date: January 2024 (training starts Fall 2023)

End Date: Open

Application: APPLY HERE