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Student Opportunities & Employment

The Center for Civic Engagement provides undergraduate students with professional development opportunities. The CCE offers many volunteer and employment opportunities for students within the Center itself as well as with local agencies.

Service Opportunities

Are you looking to get more involved in the community? Come to the Center for Civic Engagement and learn about the many agencies and volunteer opportunities you could serve with. The CCE works hard to pair students with an opportunity that best matches their interests.

America Reads

America Reads is a service program for students to serve as tutors in the Springfield Public Schools through Springfield School Volunteers, a local non-profit. Students are provided with training to prepare them for their work as a tutor in the classroom. There are opportunities both during the day and after school. Reflection sessions are provided to encourage student dialogue around service and community issues, as well as provide an opportunity for students to voice concerns or discuss challenges that arise. There are both work study and volunteer positions available for students.

Cub Connections

Cub Connections is our on-campus tutoring program, and a branch of America Reads. This program provides an opportunity for our students to mentor area youth as well as assist with homework completion and enrichment programs for students middle to high school age. There are both work study and volunteer positions available for students.

Civic Engagement Student Assistant

The Civic Engagement Student Assistant works directly with the Assistant Director for Civic Engagement on various civic engagement initiatives and programs. This position is available to students with work-study only.