Community Work Study Jobs Available

Community Work Study Positions Available for Spring Semester 2015 

Connecting OHIO students in meaningful, career orientation positions in Southeast Ohio Community based organizations

To apply for the Community Work Study Program please fill out this form and submit your current resume to


An initiative of the Community Engagement program within the Campus Involvement Center (CIC)

  Earn $10 per hour  working 10 hours per week  in a local community organization. 

Must be eligible for the program through Student Financial Aid and Scholarships


The community work study program is  opportunity to earn money for college through the Federal Work-Study program. Ohio University undergraduates and graduate students can work up to 20 hours per week for a community organization in Athens.

We proudly partner with these community agencies:

Community Food Initiatives * Arts West * Athens Area Mediation Services * Kids on Campus * Athens Master Gardners * Athens Community Television * Athens County Children's Services * The Dairy Barn and Cultural Arts Center * Paper Circle * Athens Progressive Education Center * Athens Peace and Justice Network * The Athens Foundation * United Campus Ministry * Big Brothers Big Sisters of Athens County * The Gathering Place * Stuarts Opera House * Hillel at Ohio University * Athens Village * Athens County Extension Office * Athens County Visiting Nurses Association and Hospice 

If you are interested, complete the application above and return them to the Campus Involvement Center, 355 Baker University Center.  

What to expect after you apply  

- After verifying your financial eligibility through Financial Aid, we will send your application to the organizations in which you have indicated an interest. 


- Once the organization receives your application, they will determine whether or not to contact you for an interview. Hiring decisions are then made in collaboration with the agencies and community engagement staff.


- All new hires are required to make an appointment with community engagement staff at the CIC within 3 business days of being hired to receive orientation into the SSC program which includes completing the necessary payroll paperwork.    Students cannot be paid until the CWS orientation has taken place.


Who is eligible?

  • Have submitted your 2014-2015 FAFSA.
  • Plan on being enrolled at Ohio University for the academic year 2014-2015.
  • Your calculated financial need is at least $3920 after Federal Pell Grant, Ohio College Opportunity Grant and Scholarships (if applicable).


For more information contact Barbara Harrison , Assistant Director Community Engagement , Campus Involvement Center - 355 Baker University Center - - 740-593-4098

Community Engagement