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 for Bilingual Students

Education & Literacy
Unpaid
Open

The Yale Interpretation Network (YIN) is seeking bilingual students and employees interested in making a difference in the New Haven area!

Limited-English speakers often face language barriers when seeking services like mental health care and legal assistance. Though many organizations would like to accommodate this community, they often lack the resources to do so.

YIN provides high-quality, pro-bono interpretation and translation services to... READ MORE

Volunteer with New Haven Reentry Office at Project Fresh Start

Prison Reform & Reentry
Unpaid
Open

STUDENT INTERNSHIP

About Project Fresh Start

The City of New Haven’s Reentry Department, Project Fresh Start facilitates the coordination of community partners, state agencies and other reentry stakeholders for the purpose of creating a citywide, strategic, and systematic delivery of resources that leads to reduced recidivism, increased employment and housing... READ MORE

Dwight Hall Communications Liaison

Paid
Open
Student Employment Ref # 23405
 
Dwight Hall at Yale seeks a communications officer to make connections with external audiences.  Specifically, the communications liaison writes and captures content to be featured on the website and newsletters and assist in distribution of stories to various outlets.
 
1. Written Content Creation 
  • Manage pipeline of content creation by attending Dwight Hall training, events, and... READ MORE

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

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

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.
 

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