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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Curriculum Developer -2020: Black Panther Trials 50 Years Later.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Racial Inequality
Unpaid
Open

Curriculum Developer Placement–2020: Black Panther Trials 50 Years Later.

This placement will entail working with the creative team behind Artspace’s upcoming exhibition which will mark the 50th anniversary of the Black Panther trial in New Haven and the May Day 1970 rallies on the New Haven Green that brought national attention to New Haven. This project involves the development of high school curriculum in partnership with educators at Hillhouse... READ MORE

The Rev. John G. Magee Fellowship

Racial Inequality
Seniors
Veterans & Veterans' Families
Victims' Rights
Women's Rights
Paid
Dwight Hall at Yale, Center for Public Service and Social Justice, is an independent, non-profit organization with a mission “to nurture and inspire students as leaders of social change and to advance justice and service in New Haven and around the world.” Founded in 1886 as the Young Men’s Christian Association at Yale, Dwight Hall has evolved into a non-sectarian organization where students from diverse backgrounds can utilize resources to advance justice and service in New Haven and... READ MORE

Program Development Intern — College Bound Dorchester

Education & Literacy
Paid

Employer: College Bound Dorchester, Dorchester, MA

Title: Evaluation and Development Intern – Yawkey

Application: Position is listed in Yale Career Link. search in Jobs... READ MORE

Summer Fellow, The Mayhew Program, Bristol, NH

Children & Youth
Paid
Open

Employer: The Mayhew Program, Bristol, NH

Title: Island Program Facilitator (YACSF)

Application: Position is listed in Yale Career Link. search in Jobs... READ MORE

Resume Partners: Seeking volunteers to help formerly incarcerated people with resume development

Employment & Job Training
Prison Reform & Reentry
Unpaid
Open

New Program Seeking Volunteers

Resume Partners: Provide resume and cover letter development assistance for individuals returning to New Haven from incarceration.

Trained volunteers will staff regularly scheduled open drop-in hours on-site at Dwight Hall. Drop-in hours will be advertised to clients at Project Fresh Start at New Haven City Hall.

... READ MORE

Volunteer Tutors Needed at Brennan Rogers Elementary School

Children & Youth
Unpaid
  • Volunteer Tutors Needed at Brennan Rogers Elementary School in New Haven. Focus areas: reading, writing, math, and science.  Hours are flexible based on G&P student availability Monday- Saturday.  All G&P student Interested in this opportunity please contact: ... READ MORE

2019 YANA-Dwight Hall Summer Fellowship

Paid
Open

Dwight Hall is now accepting student applications for the YANA-Dwight Hall Summer Fellowship.  Space is extremely limited.

The YANA-Dwight Hall Summer Fellowship will:

  • Provide funding up to $4,000 with no geographic restrictions
  • Pair students with mentors 
  • Offering additional networking and career opportunities in the social change sector
  • Assist students in identifying housing and local resources whenever possible

The ideal... READ MORE

Yale Prison Education Initiative Summer Fellowships

Education & Literacy
Human Rights
Prison Reform & Reentry
Racial Inequality
Paid
Open

The Yale Prison Education Initiative at Dwight Hall, Yale’s Center for Public Service and Social Justice, seeks up to two full-time and up to four part-time interns for Summer 2019 to support our Yale Summer Session courses... READ MORE

LEAP is hiring Senior Counselors!

Children & Youth
Paid
Open
  • LEAP is hiring: Senior Counselors! LEAP’s Senior Counselors (SCs) are: Undergraduate and graduate students from local colleges and universities who are interested in working with children and youth from low-income communities. SCs are enthusiastic about becoming deeply embedded in New Haven as mentors for future leaders – while training to become leaders themselve As a LEAP Senior Counselor during the academic year you will:Receive $10.50/hour working between 9-15 hours a week (3-... READ MORE

First Saturday Stewards with Friends of Edgewood Park

Environment
Unpaid
Open
1st Saturday Stewards - Next work session, Nov 3, 10 am Call 203 500-7777 to find out the details and the meeting place. Gloves and tools provided.