Community Work Study Jobs Available for 2015-16

Ohio University Community Work Study

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

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

** New Position Posted ***

Student Web Design Assistant: The student will be in charge of redesigning the Buckeye Trail Association’s web page and moving it into a more user friendly interface such as Wordpress. The student will also work with the Volunteer Coordinator to develop an interactive “volunteer resource” page for the new website which will assist the organizations volunteers in accessing important information. The student will also work closely with our graphics volunteer and should have some knowledge of graphic design.

Skills, strengths or interests needed to perform the job: The applicant should be familiar with the mission of the Association. He/she must work effectively with others in person and by phone, deal with changing conditions, be interested in people, and be both enthusiastic and imaginative. The individual should have experience in website development and design. They need to be motivated; task oriented, and possess transportation.

Physical Location of the job: 127 West Main Street, Shawnee Ohio

Will the student need to have their own transportation:  Yes

**** If interested in the Buckeye Trail position please complete the application above and note your interest on your application ***

  Students earn $10 per hour  working up to 20 hours per week  in a local community organization.  Transportation may be necessary for some positions.  

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

We proudly partner with these community agencies:

Community Food Initiatives * Arts West * Athens Area Mediation Services * Kids on Campus * Athens Master Gardeners * 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 * Buckeye Trail Association

Spring 2016 Community Work Study Application

Community Work Study  form - click here to complete. Applications will be reviewed when received for fall positions.

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 a current FAFSA.
  • Plan on being enrolled at Ohio University for the academic year 2015-2016.
  • Your calculated financial need is at least $4200 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