Dwight Hall at Yale

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Opportunities

Below is a growing list of opportunities on campus and within the community. Please note that this list is not yet comprehensive, and that students can reach out to Dwight Hall staff for opportunity inquiries.

If you are looking for post-graduation opportunities, the Yale OCS page has a comprehensive list of short-term opportunities in public service.

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Co-Op High School After School Program

Co-Op High School’s After School Program is looking for a volunteer to run its drop-in tutoring program on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 2:30-4:30pm. They will regularly show up attend all or some tutoring dates, and work with Co-Op’s intern to find volunteers. Generally, tutors show up for general assistance—and are not assigned specific subjects. The majority of students are struggling with subjects (algebra, intro biology or chemistry, writing) that I would... READ MORE

First-Years in Service

Do you want to be involved with service at Yale?
Do you want to explore New Haven while contributing to the community?
Do you want to become a leader of service and activism on campus?

If so, then you may be interested in applying to Dwight Hall’s First-Years in Service (FIS). FIS is a year-long initiative designed to be both a learning experience and a grassroots activist network for students who are... READ MORE

Redstone Strategy Group Coffee Chats

“Redstone Strategy Group, a boutique social sector consulting firm, is hiring Analysts for our offices in Boulder, Colorado and Redwood City, California. We are eager to hire driven and talented graduating seniors to join our team. For more details, please see our position announcement and description on our ... READ MORE

Global Health & Innovation Conference Innovation Prize

The Innovation Prize is a $10,000 and a $5,000 cash
prize that is awarded to the two best social impact pitches that are
presented at the 2018 Global Health & Innovation Conference. All conference
registrants – both students and professionals, and both non-profit and
for-profit organizations – are eligible to apply for the Innovation Prize.
Early-stage pitches and established-stage... READ MORE

New Climate/Public Health Projects Need Leaders

New Climate/Public Health Projects Need Leadership

Launch Live! Car Free:  goNewHavengo is introducing a new Live! Car Free! Campaign to invite residents/students to consider adopting a car free lifestyle to improve their health, save money, and better take care of the environment. 

Create Climate Health and Energy Week:   Goal: Broaden climate change awareness and knowledge in high schools with an emphasis on concrete action to cut greenhouse gases, improve... READ MORE

Neighborhood Pitch Competition 2017: Downtown-Wooster Square

Open

Have a $3000 idea to make an impact on Downtown-Wooster Square? Pitch it!

For the past three years, the City of New Haven’s Livable City Initiative has devoted funding to each community management team through the Neighborhood Public Improvement Program.

Earlier this year, the Downtown-Wooster Square Community Management Team used some of that funding for crucial improvements on Olive Street: ... READ MORE

Educator/Youth Worker/Naturalist/Superhero at Solar Youth

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Environment
Paid
Open

Empower urban youth through environmental exploration and leadership in New Haven, CT!

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to help young people succeed? That creates meaningful opportunities for youth while also making an impact on their communities and environment?  

Overview of Solar Youth, Inc.:

SOLAR YOUTH, INC. is a New Haven-based non-profit youth development and environmental education organization. Our mission is to empower youth from New... READ MORE

Long Wharf Theatre Employment Opps!

Arts & Culture
Paid
Open

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ASSOCIATE
Long Wharf Theatre (LWT) seeks enthusiastic, creative, organized applicants for a part–time Community Engagement Associate position. Work to envision, implement and advance LWT’s community engagement programs, coordinate LWT’s new partnership with Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS). Candidates should have teaching/facilitating experience, high standards, excellent writing... READ MORE

NHS is Hiring a Deputy Director!

Homelessness & Housing
Paid
Open
NHS is looking to hire a Deputy Director to serve as a key part of the organization’s management team to assist with the oversight and strategic development of programs in accordance with our by-laws. 
 
Reporting directly to our Executive Director, the Deputy Director will be responsible for analyzing daily operations and production of all departments and provide insight and strategies to inspire and promote... READ MORE

Food Delivery

Hunger & Nutrition
Unpaid
Open

United Way: FISH of Greater New Haven needs some support! Because of the state budget crisis, FISH says they need help covering their food delivery routes, primarily in New Haven. Each route takes about 2 hours and most routes have 3 to 5 stops. Ready to roll? Contact Jilan Crowley at 203-530-3033 and tell her United Way sent you!

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