Job and Volunteer Opportunities 11/18

New this week: On campus: The University Network for Human Rights (UNHR) at Wesleyan is hiring a Communications and Events Intern. Wesleyan Sustainability Office is hiring a new Compost Intern. Responsibilities include maintaining compost bins, collaborating with student groups on campus, and developing educational campaigns. Off campus: The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Middletown is…

OCS Coordinator Profiles: WesBuds

Sela Adegbile ’22 Majors: Psychology and African American Studies I run Wesbuds with Destinee Castillo. We partner with a school on Wesleyan’s campus, Middlesex Transitional Academy (MTA) which serves college students with intellectual or developmental disabilities. They go to this school to transition out of high school and practice working and social skills, which is…

IEW 2021: So You Want to Change the World? Do This First.

  So You Want to Change the World? Do This First. November 17 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm | Zoom Link   Hosted by the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship Many Wesleyan students have social and environmental issues that they care about. Some will take action to address these problems through grassroots organizing, activism, fundraising, and…

OCS Coordinator Profiles: WesReads and WesMath

Hannah Gearan ‘22: Film Studies and Environmental Studies Major with a Writing Certificate I co-coordinate WesReads and WesMath, which allows students to work in K-5 classrooms at Macdonough and Farm Hill elementary schools to help with Math and Reading. We require Wesleyan students complete at least one shift a week, where we provide help with…

Monthly Updates From the Patricelli Center: An Archive

Each month, I send an email to a group of Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship alumni leaders. I have decided to archive all those emails here for anyone who wants to see them. If you’d like to be on my email list too, just send me a note and I’ll be glad to add you!  …

Trauma Awareness for Wesleyan Tutors and Mentors

Trauma Awareness: an event for Wesleyan students who are involved in community service that works with young people through tutoring or mentoring Working with children and youth can be delightful, but it can also be confusing. Why do children do the things they do? How we respond to children often depends on our intuitions about…

Environmental Justice Series: A Work in Progress

Join the Wesleyan Sustainability Office and Resource Center for the first discussion in a series on environmental justice. Panelists include: Jen Kleindienst (Sustainability Office) Demetrius Colvin (Resource Center) Greg Genco (Generation Conscious) 11/02, 7:00-8:00 pm, virtual https://wesleyan.zoom.us/j/95027662425?pwd=S3drTWJPTXZWVlN4dVdYTEhmVnBQZz09 Meeting ID: 950 2766 2425 Passcode: 301035

DataHaven: Empowering People to create Thriving Communities through Data

This Community Impact Residency Speaker Series event will feature Mark Abraham from DataHaven. Mark will talk about DataHaven’s model, their state-wide Community Wellbeing data, and will show participants how to access and utilize this data for their community engagement work. Members of the Wesleyan and greater Middletown communities are invited to participate in this event. …

MidWes Faculty Fund

The MidWes Faculty Fund supports faculty-led initiatives and projects that benefit PreK-12 students, adult learners, or local educators in the greater Middletown area.  The MidWes Collaborative is a partnership between the Jewett Center, the College of Education Studies, and Middletown Public Schools. The goal of the Collaborative is to leverage Wesleyan’s resources, including interdisciplinary scholarship…