Dwight Hall at Yale

Center for Public Service and Social Justice

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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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

JOIN OUR TEAM! Openings for Research Assistants in Climate Communication Strategy and Analysis

Environment
Paid
Open

The following positions are intended to start during the Fall 2017 semester at the school of Forestry & Environmental Science. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to lisa.fernandez@yale.e... 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

Yale Undergraduate Prison Project Seeking Tutors for Current Events Program

Prison Reform & Reentry
Open

We are looking for one to two new tutors for our Current Events program. This program runs at a youth prison. Every Friday morning from 9:30 AM to 11AM, Yale volunteers lead a seminar-style discussion on current events for men who are to be released in the upcoming months. We have read about a variety of topics, including the diplomatic relationship between the US and North Korea, advancements in Artificial Intelligence, Donald Trump and Congress’s multiple attempts at a... READ MORE

Cleaning and Landscaping

Environment
Unpaid
Open

United Way: West Haven Child Development Center needs volunteers during the week of Aug 21 to help clean their playground, landscape, and clean outdoor toys to gear up for the new school year. Contact Kristina Santos at 203-392-2939 if you can join our partners in this back to school work.

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!

Cook, Collect, and Deliver Food

Hunger & Nutrition
Unpaid
Open

United Way: Our friends at the Community Dining Room in Branford need your help. Pantry shelves are low on food, and they would love organizations to run a food drive or even a back to school drive to help their clients. They are also looking for volunteers to deliver meals, pick up donations from CT Food Bank, cook meals, and wash dishes. Interested? Contact Courtney Rosenberg at 203-488-0447.

Summer Volunteers Needed at DESK!

Hunger & Nutrition
Unpaid
Open
Summer-time Is Volunteering-time!
Summer has arrived!  And while that may mean sunshine, beaches, and ice cream to many, for ... READ MORE

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