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.

Overview Description

Volunteer Opportunity: Computers in Prison Internship with YPEI

Education & Literacy
Prison Reform & Reentry
Unpaid
Open

The Yale Prison Education Initiative at Dwight Hall sees a problem-solving and tech-savvy graduate or undergraduate student to assist with setting up a computer lab for academic use in a Connecticut State prison where YPEI offers Yale programming.

Responsibilities include:
-Seeking providers and ascertaining cost of acquiring set of laptops for student use in prison according to required Department of Corrections (DOC... 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.
 

Volunteer with The Friends of Edgewood Park

Unpaid
Join anytime!
Volunteer with The Friends of Edgewood Park, 720 Edgewood Avenue,c/o New Haven Department of Parks & Recreation, New Haven, CT 06515 
The Green Team - every Tuesday, 9 -11 am
Weekly stewardship. ... READ MORE

Become an IRS-certified Tax Preparer!

Where: Bass L01-A
Announcement Description:
Yale VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) is looking for volunteers to help two hours a week during this coming tax season. VITA is a YHHAP project that provides free tax preparation for low-income households, helping 1500+ New Haven residents get back over $2.4 million in tax refunds this past year. We work at the New Haven Free Public Library (across the New Haven Green) from ... READ MORE

Paid Tutor Opportunity

Employment & Job Training
Paid

A great opportunity awaits a tutor who possess basic knowledge in the following subject areas: AP World History, Chemistry, Geometry, and Spanish. The student is a sophomore in the New Haven area. Tutoring would occur two days/week with the preference for one of those days being a Sunday or Thursday (with flexibility for Monday and/or Wednesday if this works best for your schedule). Transportation or access to a vehicle is required. Pay is determined based on experience. Please contact... READ MORE

Collab Accelerator

Paid

Are you a Connecticut builder, entrepreneur, or activist? 

Collab is a statewide accelerator for Connecticut entrepreneurs. Our main mission is to make entrepreneurship accessible in the State of Connecticut.

We believe that if we prioritize building up the incredible talent already in our state — that will lead to the broadest and deepest progress for the most number of people in the state that we call home.

Through our programming and... READ MORE

Online Public Health Programs in Connecticut

Health & Medicine
Open

Interested in Public Health?

publichealth.org has put together a series of resources useful for individuals who want to learn more about the field in CT.  Information spans from degree programs, state initiatives, internships and other considerations.

More can be found ... READ MORE

Co-Op After School Program Coordinator

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Paid
Open

Dwight Hall is seeking a full-time coordinator for Co-Op After School.  

The program is designed to give high school students daily options of engaging after school programs to choose from.  By offering engaging, rewarding programming for teenagers, Co-Op After School aims to improve regular school day attendance and performance by improving students’ relationships with the school and reduce the achievement gap evidenced in district assessments.

Co-Op After School is recognized... READ MORE

JOBS at All Our Kin - Development Associate

Development Associate, All Our Kin

Location: New Haven, CT with occasional travel around southern Connecticut and New York City

All Our Kin is seeking a highly organized, driven, and skilled communicator to join the organization as Development Associate. The Development Associate will play a critical role in securing the... READ MORE