Dwight Hall Community Response Fellows

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Our Mission:

Community Response Fellows supports the existing relationships between Yale students and community partners in the social sector. The goal is to increase the professional development of students while building the capacity of community partners.

Open Opportunities:

Opportunity TitleDescriptionApplication Information
Winning Ways InternJoin Winning Ways in helping individuals return to society who have been formerly incarcerated or struggled with substance use. Interns can choose to spend time on data analysis and administration, grant research and writing, or a community research project.For Dwight Hall funding, apply here!
Boundless Literacy Grant WriterBoundless Literacy is currently seeking a student to serve as a grant writer for the academic year. The student will be able to work remotely on identifying grant opportunities, completing written narratives, submitting for approval, and applying on various forums. The student will have opportunities to visit programming in person and to work with data to inform the narrative portion of the grant. For Dwight Hall funding, apply here!
Higher Heights (Communications Intern)The communications intern will collaborate with the communications team to develop engaging and creative content for various communication channels, including social media, email newsletters, website, and blog posts. They will design visual assets, monitor social media analytics, help manage the website, and plan events. For Dwight Hall funding, apply here!
Higher Heights (Volunteer Coordinator)The volunteer coordinator will gain hands-on experience in volunteer coordination and community outreach by recruiting new volunteers and organizing events. They will act as a liaison between volunteers, students, and the Higher Heights team, communicating with volunteers and monitoring their performance during events.For Dwight Hall funding, apply here!
New Haven Reads Tutoring Intern New Haven Reads is looking for a dedicated one-on-one reading tutor for students ages 6 through 18. Interns may undertake supervised projects with the Outreach, Education, Marketing departments, support general office and administrative work, and maintain the Book Bank.For Dwight Hall Funding, apply here!
Connecticut CASA Grant WriterConnecticut Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) seeks a fellow to research potential grants and other funding. The Fellow identifies potential funding sources, prepares a timeline, and adapts existing grant-related language to fit specific funding opportunities. There may be opportunities for communications or community outreach (e.g., building Connecticut CASA’s social media presence.)For Dwight Hall Funding, apply here!

Please apply to open opportunities through Dwight Hall’s application. We will connect you with the community supervisor to set up a meeting if the fellowship seems like a good fit.

An existing relationship with a community organization is not required for open opportunities.

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