Dwight Hall at Yale

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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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Internship Program Intern at Wilbur Cross High School

Children & Youth

As an intern, you would be assisting the Internship Coordinator to better prepare students for the workplace, in addition to helping them obtain their own internship and other career-related experiences. You would be working mostly with sophomores and juniors, but also some freshmen and seniors.

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Your duties would include many (or all) of the following:

- Helping... READ MORE

PAVE New Haven: Apply to be an AmeriCorps VISTA! Dwight Hall Placement Available!

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Employment & Job Training
Homelessness & Housing
Hunger & Nutrition

APPLY TODAY! Serve a year as an AmeriCorps VISTA member with PAVE New Haven!

PAVE (Projects Advancing Vitality and Equity) New Haven is an AmeriCorps VISTA project dedicated to furthering educational equity and financial empowerment in New Haven, CT. PAVE VISTA members serve at nonprofit organizations around New Haven to further these goals.

PAVE projects promote youth empowerment, financial literacy, and access to educational opportunities and support by building the capacity... READ MORE

goNewHavengo Assistant Program Coordinator


To apply: Send your cover letter and resume as one PDF file to info@goNHgo.org with subject “Assistant Program Coordinator”

Job Title: Assistant Program Coordinator 

Start Date: Flexible. Late May/early June... READ MORE

Yale Day of Service 2017


Saturday, May 13th is Yale Day of Service!

I invite you to join me and over 4,000 Yale graduates, faculty, staff, and students at over 250 sites across Connecticut and around the world for an inspiring opportunity to give back through the ... READ MORE

Resistance Thursdays

We Won’t Go Back!



every Thursday

New Haven Peoples Center

37 Howe Street

6 to 7:30 pm

Come by to share

solidarity and an action

Bring a dish if... READ MORE

LEAP: Looking for AmeriCorps Members for Literacy Corps Summer Program

Children & Youth

This summer LEAP will hire 50 AmeriCorps Members to implement our comprehensive literacy and social development curriculum for children ages 7 to 12.  If you are a college or grad student willing to work hard, be a role model, and committed to working as a team to strengthen our neighborhoods then you should apply to be a LEAP Literacy Corps Member.

Training begins mid-June and the program runs through July and August.  AmeriCorps Members... READ MORE

New Haven Science Fair: Mentors Needed

Children & Youth
New Haven Science Fair Mentors are needed. The average time commitment is 2-3 months, with one hour per week.
The New Haven Science Fair Program aims to improve science education for grades Pre-K through 12. As a mentor, you have the opportunity to help teachers and students create great science projects. Your time commitment for the program is usually around 1hr/week, but we can work with teachers if you want to commit to a different schedule. The Program will try to assign... READ MORE

New Haven Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen’s (DESK) Food Pantry

Join anytime!

DESK has had wonderful experiences with Yale student volunteers in the past at their Food Pantry (and Soup Kitchen prep/serving). Currently, DESK’s needs  at the Food Pantry are 2-3 students, and preferably at least one who can speak Spanish (basic proficiency is fine).

The pantry meets one day a week, Wednesdays, 1-3:30PM.  During this time, 1-2... READ MORE

LEAP Literacy Corps Summer Job

Children & Youth
The Leadership, Education and Athletics in Partnership, Inc. (LEAP) mission is to develop the strengths and talents of young leaders who create and implement year-round, community based programming designed to achieve positive academic and social outcomes for children living in high-poverty, urban neighborhoods.
Counselors should be creative, energetic and truly committed to working with children. Training, support, ideas and... READ MORE

Habitat for Humanity Spring Mission Trip

Habitat for Humanity is looking for someone to fill their LAST spot on their spring break trip! Please email kevin.pirruccio@yale.edu if interested!