University of Washington School of Public Health
Peace Corps Assistant - UW Peace Corps Recruitment
Closing Date: open until filled
Posted: October 5, 2018
Nature of Organization:
The Peace Corps’ mission has three simple goals:
- Helping the people of interested countries in meeting their need for trained men and women.
- Helping promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the peoples served.
- Helping promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Working under the direction of the Peace Corps Representative assist in the planning of events to include coordinating time and locations; scheduling speakers and advertising. Assist in the outreach to UW professors to schedule class talks, student clubs for presentations, and meetings with advisors to increase their awareness of Peace Corps on campus as well as how students can qualify for and benefit from Peace Corps service. Assist in the coordination of the roles and responsibilities of the three student Campus Ambassadors, and attend weekly team meetings. Update and maintain database of these contacts.
Distribute brochures, posters, visual aids, applications, and other Peace Corps recruitment materials to individuals, groups, associations, faculty, and targeted populations.
Hours per Week: 5-8 hours per week (flexible, max 10)
$15.45/per hour (Compliance with current UW Student Pay Schedule)
Continuing undergraduate or graduate students interested in working with students, faculty, staff and alumni. Excellent communications and interpersonal skills; ability to use tact and diplomacy in working with students, faculty, staff and alumni and other in a friendly, courteous manner both face to face and on the telephone. Basic computer and word processing ability. Detail oriented, dependable and reliable. Initiative and enthusiasm a plus.
Exposure to event planning and coordination, outreach to faculty and student groups and increased public contact skills. Development of strong organization and communication skills involving a high degree of responsibility and judgment.
Applications including a one-page cover letter and a resume should be sent to Claire Mocha at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, October 12th at 5pm.