Priscilla King Gray Public Service Center

Community Service Events Assistant

Fall, IAP & spring semesters, flexible hours, 8-10 hours/week, paid position
not currently hiring
Kristi Gundrum Kebinger, 617-253-8968,


Help the Public Service Center plan and implement volunteer-related events. Events will include opportunities for MIT community members to directly engage in service, as well as events to support, recognize, showcase, and train volunteers.

Responsibilities will include running direct service programming such as planning and implementing the MIT Giving Tree holiday program in cooperation with the Panhellenic Association, implementing MITís role in the Greater Boston Universitiesí Week of Service event in October, and conceptualizing, planning, and implementing other direct service opportunities during IAP and the spring semester. Volunteer programming will involve MIT students, staff, faculty, and other community members. You will also help run events that support and provide community for MIT volunteers including networking and reflection dinners, a showcase of volunteer projects, volunteer trainings, celebratory recognition events, and the spring semester Community Service Fair.

As part of the PSC team, you will also assist with reception tasks such as phone duties and fielding drop-in inquiries in our office. In addition to these specific roles, student staff members often collaborate and have overlapping responsibilities. Specific tasks are subject to shifts or change to meet the interests and skills of student staff members, to take advantage of new opportunities, and to match a refocus of objectives



Preference to those students who are available to begin working immediately. Commitment of one academic year (fall, IAP and spring) is desired. IAP work (number of hours to be determined) will be required to plan and implement IAP and early spring semester events.

To apply:

Submit a cover letter and resume by Monday, October 3, 2011, to Kristi Gundrum Kebinger, MIT Public Service Center, 4-104, 617-253-8968.

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