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Student Opportunities & Employment

The Office for Student Volunteerism provides undergraduate students with a variety of professional development opportunities, both on campus and with local service agencies in the surrounding community.

Service Opportunities

Are you looking to get more involved in the community? Come to the Office for Student Volunteerism and learn about the available opportunities. The Office for Student Volunteerism 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.

Office for Student Volunteerism Student Assistant

The Office for Student Volunteerism Student Assistant works directly with the Assistant Director, Career Development and Volunteerism, on various civic engagement initiatives and programs. This position is available to students with work-study only.