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.

Overview Description

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

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

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!

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.

Planned Parenthood Volunteer Night: 3rd Thursday of Every Month

Health & Medicine
Women's Rights
Unpaid
Open

Interested in volunteering with Planned Parenthood in New Haven? 

Join us on the third Wednesday of every month from 5:30-8:30 PM at our admin office in New Haven, CT (345 Whitney Ave) for our monthly Volunteer Night! 

Dinner is on us! Bring your friends, we have lots of fun projects to work on. Thank you!

Work Trade Opportunity at New Haven Farms

Environment
Health & Medicine
Hunger & Nutrition
Unpaid
Open

New Haven Farms’ nonprofit charitable mission is to promote health and
community development through urban agriculture. We transform vacant,
contaminated urban land into vibrant and productive organic farms. Our Farm
Manager and volunteer corps cultivate urban farms, and our harvest is made
accessible to low-income families who struggle with diet-related chronic
diseases and food insecurity. Farm... READ MORE

InnovateHealth Yale: Social Entrepreneurship Fellow

Health & Medicine
Paid
Open
InnovateHealth Yale is hiring! Do you know someone who can be our Social Entrepreneurship Fellow?
 
The Position: The Social Entrepreneurship Fellow will play a central role in advancing InnovateHealth Yale’s mission to be a home for those at Yale interested in creating innovative solutions to challenges in health and in education. The Fellow will be responsible for program development, event support, communications, outreach, and mentoring. The... READ MORE

DataHaven: Summer Research Assistant

Paid
Open

Please view attached PDF for position description, qualifications, and how to apply.

DataHaven is a non‐profit 501(c)3 organization that directly supports hundreds of community, academic,  government, health care, and institutional organizations throughout Connecticut by collecting,  interpreting, and sharing high‐quality public information. As an organization with a 25‐year‐history of  public service, DataHaven is also a formal affiliate of the National Neighborhood Indicators ... READ MORE

Pages