[Socrates] CUNY Service Corps - Please share with students

Cesar Oyervides-Cisneros cesar.oyervides-cisneros at qc.cuny.edu
Tue Feb 2 12:42:49 EST 2016

Dear QC Students,

The CUNY Service Corps Program is now accepting applications!

To apply, please go to:  http://www.cuny.edu/servicecorps

Priority Deadline: February 29, 2016.
Application closes on March 20th, 2016.

Apply now to be a member of the CUNY Service Corps: a program that gives
students like you the chance to play a role in improving New York City¹s
future ‹ while gaining real-work experience and professional training and
getting paid $12 per hour.

About the program:
The CUNY Service Corps, an intensive civic engagement and professional
development program, aspires to develop the next generation of community
leaders.  The program inspires and prepares students to give back to their
communities and to integrate service into their college education. It
mobilizes students to work on neighborhood projects that tackle pressing
community needs at the grassroots level in four areas: health, education,
economic development and sustainability.  While practicing engaged
citizenship, students also increase their transferable skills, workplace
skills, leadership, people skills, self-confidence, knowledge of social
issues and the landscape of community-based organizations.

The program is a 24-week commitment, 12 hours a week and pays $12/hr.
Priority Deadline: February 29, 2016 (earn a bonus point on your
Application closes on March 20th, 2016.

Some students may also be able to earn college credit.

We currently have 135 placement sites. Some of the community partners
where Queens College students have participated are:
 * 9/11 Memorial & Museum * Brooklyn Navy Yard * American Museum of
Natural History * Federal Reserve Bank of New York * New York City Council
* CUNY Citizenship Now! * NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene *
Office of Manhattan Borough President * GallopNYC * New York Hall of
Science * U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission * Queens College
School for Math, Science, and Technology * Queens Library * Wildlife
Conservation Society City Zoos Services * City Harvest * Queens Botanical
Garden * Reel Stories Teen Filmmaking, Inc. * Coalition for Hispanic
Families * and many more community and government based organizations! We
also offer service projects led by professors from Queens College and
other CUNY campuses!

 Students receive a bonus points on their applications if they meet the
priority deadline or attend an in-person information session in full.
Upcoming information sessions will be promoted via QC Mailer.
Please feel free to contact us for more information:
CUNY Service Corps at Queens College, CUNY
Queens College - City University of New York
65-30 Kissena Boulevard
Razran Hall 314
Queens, NY 11367-1597
Tel.: (718) 570-0565
Email: ServiceCorps at qc.cuny.edu
Apply at: www.cuny.edu/servicecorps <http://www.cuny.edu/servicecorps>

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