Jewett Center for Community Partnerships

Job Opportunity: Blueprint Schools Network

For those who are interested in education, we were recently contacted with a great opportunity for recent grads: Position Title: Blueprint Fellowship 2013-2014 Blueprint Schools Network, Inc. (Blueprint) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping school districts close the achievement gap in their lowest-performing schools. Using a blueprint of comprehensive reform strategies, we partner with…

Job Opportunity: Green Street Arts Center

Any current students looking for a new job this semester? Check out this opportunity with Green Street: The Green Street Arts Center is currently seeking an on-site student coordinator for the AfterSchool program. Duties involve helping to recruit and to organize volunteers and work study students for the AfterSchool program. This position requires approximately 5-10…

AshokaU Offering Internships!

Not sure what you are doing this fall? Ashoka has both full-time and part-time internships available! Check out some of these great opportunities to develop professional skills! http://bit.ly/17nYzOn

Job Opportunity: Common Grounds Part-Time College Counselor

Job-hunting? Common Grounds Charter High School in New Haven, CT is looking for a part-time college counselor! They are hoping to find a “courageous, creative, collaborative, results-oriented” individual who is passionate about helping first-generation students gain college admission.  If you are ready to start working to fight for access to higher education, consider this opportunity…

See “Nickel and Dimed” at the Greenhouse Theater!

In Chicago this summer? Come to Greenhouse Theater on August 9th at 8:00 p.m. to see “Nickel and Dimed,” directed by Dani Snyder-Young ’99. This play, based on Barbara Eihrenreich’s book of the same name, strives to open “up a productive conversation about social class by engaging audiences in the story of a journalist who attempts…

Things to Do in Middletown this Summer

There is no dearth of things to do in Middletown this summer. Like last week, we’re sharing arts2go.org‘s weekly events. Arts2go is Middletown’s premier event calendar for all things art, music, and dance. We know there are students out there on campus, so we hope you’ll come together and join us! We’re partial to karaoke,…

Events Around Middletown this Week

To those who may be on campus this summer: there are so many things to do in Middletown, especially when classes are out of session! Just this week there are many opportunities to get out, try some new food, or get that lovely fresh air. Plus, what’s better than this sunshine? No more rainy days,…

RICC VISTA Positions Available

RI Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA Application Deadline Extended to June 21st Rhode Island Campus Compact has extended the application deadline for the 2013 – 2014 RICC AmeriCorps*VISTA Program to June 21st. RICC AmeriCorps*VISTAs are full-time AmeriCorps members who address the pressing issues facing low-income communities throughout the state with placements at institution of higher education and core urban schools.…

You Can be a Leader and a Follower in Our Book

Are you following us on twitter @wes_engage? We’ve even curated a Social Entrepreneurship List for you to keep track of. We believe that you can be a leader in civic engagement and still be a follower! (Please forgive us for our cheesy humor).     Below are some of our recent retweets for you to…