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Wednesday Update – September 20, 2017

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COE Student Ice Cream Social – Thursday, September 28
All College of Education Students, please join us on Thursday, September 28th from 2:45-4:00pm in the Norman Hall Courtyard for free ice cream and prizes! More details to come

Volusia County Instructional Job Fair – Friday, November 17
Volusia County School District located in Central Florida is currently  recruiting teachers for our 2017-18 school year as well as the 2018-19 school year. Education majors as well as any potentially certified candidates and STEM related college majors, please see attached flyer. Current interns are welcome!  Job Fair invitation requests, please contact:

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Employment & Internship Opportunities

Harn Museum of Art Internships Spring 2018
The Harn Museum is now accepting applications for spring interns. Applications are due October 15. Harn internships are open to all majors with the goal of providing professional experience, growth opportunities and guidance from museum staff. This spring, the Harn will offer 4 projects within our Education department. Interns have gone on to careers at institutions such as the Guggenheim, Christie’s Auction House, the Art Institute of Chicago, Macy’s and Yale University.

Internships are available on an ongoing basis with fall, spring and summer application deadlines and selection periods. Interested candidates can find instructions, application form and all project descriptions on our website at

For questions contact Layne, Education Program Assistant, at 352-294-7062 or

Liberty Middle School (Ocala, FL)
Liberty Middle School in Marion County Public Schools is hiring qualified individuals for the following teaching positions:
6th & 7th Grade Science
7th Grade Civics/PE
6th & 7th Grade Language Arts
7th Grade Math

If you are interested, please view the details of the positions and apply online under Career Opportunities at

Job Opportunity with P4H Global 
P4H Global ( is a 501c3 international nonprofit that supports the long-term development of Haiti by providing educational programs to the Haitian people. The vision of the organization is to Redefine Aid. In a world where handouts and detrimental aid is the norm, P4H aims to redefine how the world sees and does aid. We are accepting applications for an Executive Residency position. This position will pay $20,000 annually and housing in North Fort Lauderdale is provided. Please contact for more information.

Teaching Positions in Bronx Schools
The NYC Department of Education currently has teaching positions available in Bronx schools in all certification areas.  There are multiple openings for teachers of Students with Disabilities.  A prospective candidate must have, or be eligible for, NYS certification. See Go to: Web Results: Office to teaching initiatives home page: OTI:NYSED Please forward resumes to

Classroom Aide
Looking for a classroom aide/assistant/volunteer/intern at Expressions Learning Arts Academy in a kindergarten classroom. The time is from 9am-2:20pm, Monday-Friday but you can come at any time. If interested, please contact Michelle Peters at

Volunteer – Service

9th Annual Kids 4 Kids Triathlon – Saturday, September 23
We are hosting the 9th Annual Kids 4 Kids Triathlon here at UF this Saturday, September 23rd. This is a fun athletic charity event where children ages 4-18 with ALL abilities will participate in a swim in the Florida Pool, bike on Gale Lemerand Drive and run in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.  This is a great opportunity to gain 4-5 hours for volunteer/community service.  Please sign up here to volunteer:

Volunteers will be asked to arrive at 6:30am for help with set-up and will be given a specific role, either directing athletes through the course, cheering/encouragement along the race path, helping with registration or even being a buddy to athletes with special needs.  The race typically ends by 9:30. Awards and giveaways from 9:30-10:00, then clean up from 10:00-10:30.

The Oak Tree After-school Enrichment Volunteer Opportunity
The Oak Tree Early Learning Academy After-school Enrichment program serves students in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade. We provide a safe enriching  and stimulating after-school environment that focuses on Homework Help, Tutoring, and high performance strategies to help students achieve their highest potential academically, socially and emotionally. Our enrichment focus is on Literacy, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math.  We work in partnership with parents and
fellow teachers to build foundations for effective learning with measurable results. Our hours are Monday through Friday from 12 pm – 6pm. We are located on corner of NE 15th Street and 23rd Ave. For more information, please email to:

Children Beyond Our Borders Volunteer Opportunity
The UF chapter of Children Beyond Our Borders Inc. (CBOB) was founded in 2003 and since then has grown and laid the framework for the nonprofit organization CBOB, established in 2007. Throughout each school year, the members of the UF chapter of CBOB raise awareness on campus and throughout Gainesville regarding child poverty, social injustice and internal displacement. Members also participate in fundraising for special projects and help organize CBOB’s annual service trips to Colombia.

One of our programs is offering tutoring services here in Gainesville to children between the ages of 8-13 and we are desperately in need of volunteers! Details available here and on the CBOB Facebook page.

Best Buddies
Best Buddies International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

The UF Chapter of Best Buddies focuses on making the Gainesville community more inclusive by creating mutually enriching friendships and hosting two fun events per month.  Please email for more information!

Childcare – Tutoring

UF Community Tutoring Program
UF is proud to offer resources like Tutor Matching Service to provide supplemental one-on-one tutoring to students. As a courtesy to students seeking individual assistance for students, the University of Florida provides a link to Tutor Matching Service (TMS) where students can register to receive private tutoring for payment. Students with academic aptitude in a given subject or subjects may also sign up to become a tutor as part of this service.  Tutoring can take place in person or online through the digital GoBoard system depending on the preferences and abilities of the tutor and tutee. More information available here.

Tutor Needed
Family, originally from China, is offering a paid opportunity for one or more students who’s native language is English to assist an 10 year old boy on the autism spectrum in  Math  as tutor at home or home school in Gainesville. (Experience with elementary education or special education students is desirable, but not necessary.) If you are interested, please contact the boy’s mother, Cindy, by phone/text at 7273016344, or at

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