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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Squash Haven: Latin Tutor Needed

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Unpaid
Open

Squash Haven is looking for a Yale student to tutor a student in Latin. Contact Charlotte Armour at charlotte@squashhaven.org if you are interested!

Strike out Epilepsy with CT Epilepsy Advocates

Health & Medicine
Unpaid
Open

Sign up to volunteer by March 25th to help manage check in and sell raffle tickets for Strike Out Epilepsy​.

Get your calendar and mark this date: Sunday, April 2, 2017, 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm
 
Join the Connecticut Epilepsy Advocates’ “Strike Out Epilepsy” “This is a bowling tournament where the scores don’t matter!  The purpose is just to have an afternoon of fun and interaction while bowling with others living with Epilepsy, along with... READ MORE

Yale LGBT Studies Research Fellowship

LGBTQ Rights
Paid
Open

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies at Yale University is proud to announce the Yale LGBT Studies Research Fellowship. The Fellowship, which is offered annually, and is now in its third year, is designed to provide access to Yale resources in LGBT Studies for scholars who live outside the greater New Haven area. (Scholars residing within 100 miles of New Haven are ineligible... READ MORE

Phone Bank for the New Haven Resource Access Mapping Project (RAMP)

Phone Bank for the New Haven Resource Access Mapping Project (RAMP)
​Second Session:
​Thursday 2/23 from 12-3pm
Non-pizza lunch provided
YLS, room K190A

Help us make calls to local service providers in order to complete RAMP’s resource spreadsheet!
​Stop by for ​half an hour or stay the whole time.

RAMP is... READ MORE

Sign the Petition to Save After School Funding

Closed

As you may have heard, Governor Malloy’s proposed budget has put after school funding at risk.  Now is the time to take action to be sure that important programs... READ MORE

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

Unpaid

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

Yale College Deans’ Office: Hiring Student Affairs Fellows

Paid
Open
Student Affairs Fellows (SAFs) are recent graduates who spend two years supporting the work of the Office of Gender & Campus Culture and the Alcohol and Other Drugs Harm Reduction Initiative (AODHRI). The SAFs work closely with Melanie Boyd, an assistant dean of Yale College, to develop and run student affairs programming related to sexual culture and substance use. 
SAFs have a wide range of responsibilities and many... READ MORE

Apply to be a CCE by Feb 26th

Paid
Closed

Interested in becoming a CCE? The CCE mission is to foster a more positive sexual climate by engaging students from across campus. Working together and in collaboration with their communities, the CCES work to create space—both literally and figuratively—for mindful social and sexual choices. The CCEs also serve as a resource for students who have experienced or heard about sexual misconduct, providing a peer avenue to SHARE, the UWC, Title IX, and the Yale Police. The CCEs are paid... READ MORE

LEAP Literacy Corps Summer Job

Children & Youth
Paid
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

Science Mentoring

Children & Youth
Unpaid
Open

We have received a request from Cristina Madrid-Lopez a fellow at Yale University to help support a need within St. Martin de Porres Academy in New Haven for Science Mentors for Latino children.  They are starting a science club on Monday afternoons from 3:45-5:15pm and needs some mentors to help this new initiative.  Since St. Martin de Porres is not a public school they are not... READ MORE

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