EduGator Welcome Back Week! August 29 – September 1
Welcome back EduGators! Starting the week of August 29, we’ve organized a week of free and fun activities to help you ease into the 2022- 2023 academic year while building community. From Donuts with the Dean to slime making to a community clean-up, there are plenty of ways to participate in events that map to the University of Florida’s Core Values.
College of Education Student Ambassadors – Applications Now Open!
The College of Education is recruiting student ambassadors! The ambassador program facilitates interactions between students and alumni and enhances the student experience by providing opportunities for networking and connections. To learn more and apply, please visit: https://education.ufl.edu/alumni/coe-student-ambassadors-application/. Applications are due on September 2.
University Press of Florida Publicity Assistant
Description: The University Press of Florida is hiring a Publicity Assistant to join our Sales and Marketing Department. This position assists with the implementation of publicity campaigns for books published by the University Press of Florida, including helping secure book reviews and other media coverage, maintaining the Press’s author events calendar, and contributing social media content. The publicity assistant also contributes to the Press’s external communications strategy, helping communicate about the activities of the Press as a whole to a variety of audiences. The publicity assistant also performs routine clerical tasks related to the marketing and promotion of up to 90 new books per year and a backlist of more than 3,000 books and assists the sales and marketing team with a variety of tasks that increase the efficiency of the team in general. This position requires strong skills in organization, prioritization, and time management. Excellent writing skills are essential.
This is a full-time position eligible for benefits including health and dental insurance and paid time off. Presence in the Gainesville area is required, though a hybrid in-person/remote work schedule is possible.
Application: For a full position description and to apply please visit https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/523273/publicity-assistant The application deadline is September 2.
Richmond Public Schools
Description: Richmond Public Schools is looking to fill our last vacant positions before the start of the 2022-2023 school year. To meet our goal of filling positions prior to the end of August, RPS is now offering NEW hiring incentives of $2,000 to $10,000 for new and experienced teachers.
We have teacher vacancies in the following areas:
Apply: Please visit www.rvaschools.net to view and apply for open positions.
Oak Hall Extended Day Counselor
Description: Oak Hall Extended Day Program is hiring for a counselor! For the full position details, please see the application for the job description.
Application: To apply, please visit: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=13383&clientkey=6F3D0B8BF2446F5B8D0353FEDE6C05EE
Balance 180 Volunteers
Description: Balance 180 is a local non-profit organization that focuses on integrating children with varying abilities through sports. Our volunteers work 1 on 1 or 2 on 1 with our athletes who have disabilities including autism, Down syndrome, ADD/ADHD, and cerebral palsy, among others. This is a great hands-on learning experience for student volunteers.
This Fall we have an opportunity for students to work with our athletes in the Adaptive Gymnastics Program on Saturdays from 1:00-2:00pm. This is a gymnastics class that is specifically designed for children with varying abilities. We set up the gym in rotations that include vault, bars, beam, floor, and a tumble track, so our athletes can work on a variety of motor skills. The athletes have a range of disabilities including autism, Down syndrome, ADD/ADHD, and cerebral palsy.
How to Volunteer: If you are interested in being a part of the Adaptive Gymnastics volunteer team, please contact Elizabeth and Rebecca at AGvolunteers@balance180.org. No gymnastics experience is required to volunteer.
Description: MentorGNV, a student volunteer organization at UF, will be opening its applications on August 29th, 2022. MentorGNV is a 501(c) nonprofit volunteering and community service organization that serves the Alachua County Public School system. On a weekly basis, mentors work with students from elementary to high school (in a one-on-one or group setting) through mentoring and tutoring sessions. Ultimately, our goal is to guide underserved students toward the path to success.
Notably, your experience with MentorGNV is what you make it: you can select which school to volunteer at, what grade levels to work with, and what days and times to volunteer at. That’s right— we work with your schedule, not the other way around! Plus, MentorGNV is not major-exclusive. We accept members from all majors!
How to Apply: Applications will open on August 29th and close on September 18th at 11:59 PM. The application link is as follows: https://forms.gle/WgXWn61d1RDCjkm99
Contact: Questions? If you have questions about our organization or application cycle, feel free to reach out to MentorGNV at email@example.com! We encourage everyone who is interested to follow us on social media for updates.
Gator Junior Golf Volunteers
Description: Gator Junior Golf is a non-profit association that provides group golf lessons to kids starting at the age of 4. Volunteers can help the lead coach provide instruction, ensure that safe and etiquette golf practices are being demonstrated by the students, help set up or put away golf equipment, etc. Not only will volunteer hours be earned, those who help will be growing the game of golf and having a positive impact on our students.
How to Volunteer: The fall schedule is posted on https://gatorjuniorgolf.org/ which includes class locations and times. Some experience in golf will be useful but not necessary!
Contact: If you have questions, please reach out to Kyle Eller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
STEPs for Success Tutors
Description: STEPs for Success is looking for tutors for elementary, middle, and high school students. Experience is preferred, but not required.
Pay: $15 per hour
Hours: Tutors-at least 4 hours a week (more hours are available upon request)
Schedule: Flexible. Afternoon/evenings 3-4 days a week Monday through Friday are highly preferred.
Contact: Interested? Questions? Please send an email with your resume to Stephanie (Tutor Director) at STEPsforSuccess352@gmail.com
Language Development Tutor for Toddler
Description: A family located in Gainesville, FL is looking for educators who have experience in helping toddler(s) with language development. Willing to come to our home near Santa Fe College.
Contact: If interested, please send your resume and any questions to email@example.com
Childcare for Children’s Ministry
Description: Childcare for children’s ministry at CityLight Church including ages nursery, preschool and elementary. Join an awesome team working with kids in a safe, fun and energetic environment for kids to enjoy. Learn more about the vision and mission of CityLight Church at citylightgnv.com.
Hours: 4 – 8 hours/week.
Schedule: Sunday, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Other hours are flexible during the week.
Pay Rate: $11 per hour.
Contact: Allison Wicker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date: August 31, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Location: Outside EduGator Central
UF Value: Community
Date: August 31, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Norman Courtyard
UF Value: Discovery & Innovation
Date: September 1, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Norman Hall, Meet at EduGator Central for Supplies
UF Value: Stewardship
Date: September 1, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Norman Courtyard
UF Value: Community
Date: September 6, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM
Location: Career Connections Center
Date: September 13, 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM
Date: September 16 – 18
Location: Reitz Union, Room 2355
Retreat Scholarship Application Form
Date: September 19, 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM
Date: September 19 – 26, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Career Connections Center
Date: September 27 – 28, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Stephen O’Connell Center
See the List of Employers