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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Submit mural design for AASA

Arts & Culture
Closed

AASA is going to New York City on November 5th and we are giving you the chance to come with us!

We are looking for design submissions for a 12 ft high by 68 ft wide mural by October 27th, Thursday at 11:59 PM for the Yung Wing School in New York. The winner of the competition will not only have the honor of having their art displayed, they will also get a free trip to New York (meals included) where they can help lead a group of AASA and other Yale volunteers to make the mural a... READ MORE

Have experience writing grants? Want to help those who are hungry?

Hunger & Nutrition
Unpaid
Open

If so, the Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen (DESK), located in New Haven on Temple Street, is looking for a volunteer to help them with writing grant applications.

DESK relies on grants to fund its operations and thus they are a crucial part of its effort to fight hunger — an effort which you could play a key role in. Last month alone, DESK served over 15,000 meals to citizens of the New Haven community. Additionally, DESK has a close relationship with Hunger... READ MORE

Sister Cities International Young Artists and Authors Showcase

Open

Please look at Sister Cities International official website for more detailed information or contact Althea Norcott:  203 389-4748, anorcott250@ho... READ MORE

Tzedek Fellowship

Closed

Are you interested in learning about the intersection between Judaism and social justice? Apply to be a Tzedek Fellow and give back to the community!

The Tzedek Fellowship is a paid fellowship made up of a group of students with a wide array of social justice interests. We meet every other week to read and discuss texts from Jewish sources that address a specific social justice topic (immigration, the environment, mass incarceration, etc.). We then... READ MORE

Everyday Democracy: Young Leaders Scholarship and Grant

Animals
Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Education & Literacy
Employment & Job Training
Environment
Health & Medicine
Homelessness & Housing
Human Rights
Hunger & Nutrition
Immigrants & Refugees
International Affairs
LGBTQ Rights
People with Disabilities
Prison Reform & Reentry
Racial Inequality
Seniors
Veterans & Veterans' Families
Victims' Rights
Women's Rights
Paid
Closed

Young leaders across the country are doing great work to engage people in their communities and create positive change. Our goal is to attract 20-40 of those young leaders to take part in learning and networking at our upcoming national convening. Participants will learn, connect, and share their insights with changemakers of all ages... READ MORE

Sunrise Cafe

Hunger & Nutrition
Unpaid
Join anytime!

Sunrise Café is a free breakfast café open Monday through Friday from 7:30-9:30 at St. Paul and St. James Episcopal Church (57 Olive St.). It’s restaurant-style, so volunteers take orders, fill orders, and run trays out to the guests at their tables. Contact Darby (darby.henr... READ MORE

Volunteer tutoring positions in Hamden, CT

Education & Literacy
Unpaid
Tamara Nathan-Oputa is a Hamden resident who with the help of an esteemed 14 member team started a viable tutoring program approximately 10 years ago.
We now are seeking tutors for Wednesday afternoons/evenings between the hours of 4:45 - 6 p.m.  This will aid us in  enhancing  the existing services rendered to students of all levels.
Also, we are in need of a SAT prep instructor.  It is our belief that students need to be prepared not only for the daily assignments... READ MORE

U.S. PIRG FELLOW

Paid
Closed

U.S. PIRG FELLOW

Early application deadline: Monday, Oct. 3rd
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Jobs with IMPACT

Paid
Closed

FOR OUR ENVIRONMENT, OUR DEMOCRACY, OUR FUTURE.

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Become a Community and Consent Educator (CCE)

Health & Medicine
Paid
Closed

Interested in becoming a CCE? The CCE mission is to create a more positive sexual climate on campus. The CCEs themselves are an exceptionally diverse, creative group of students who collaborate with each other and with their own communities to create space—both literally and figuratively—for students to more easily make 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... READ MORE

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