School of Integrative & Engaged Learning

Service Leader Positions

The following Service Leader positions are open for the 2015-16 school year. Applications will be accepted online through Wednesday, March 30.

All Service Leaders are required to:

  • Attend the Service Leader Orientation on Saturday, April 9, 8 am-7 pm
  • Attend the Service Leader Retreat, August 16-17
  • Participate in Thunder U, August 18-20 (won't be full day but a few times over the three days)
  • Spend two hours per week in the Center providing office coverage, preparing for your program, working on projects, familiarizing self with local opportunities, etc.
  • Attend weekly staff meeting, Wednesdays from 5-6 pm (credit available)
  • Assist with Center events; Volunteer Fair, Thank You Reception, and others

After School Science and Engineering

  • Coordinate with East Elementary to secure a location and identify potential youth participants
  • Coordinate with interested campus faculty and staff to plan weekly science-based activities for elementary school aged youth
  • Recruit, orient and oversee SUU student volunteers to assist with weekly activities

After School Sports

  • Coordinate with area Youth and Families with Promise organization and Cedar Middle School to identify potential youth participants
  • Plan and oversee weekly physical activities for middle school aged youth, including advertising to youth, securing location
  • Provide occasional additional enrichment activities for youth to encourage academic success
  • Recruit, orient and oversee SUU student volunteers to assist with weekly activities

 Alternative Breaks

  • Plan and carryout, with the help of the ASB advisor(s), all aspects of the alternative break including fundraising, student recruitment and training, travel arrangements, liability management, on-site activity planning, etc.
  • May include coordinating with Habitat for Humanity, Via International, IVHQ or other service organizations

 Bread & Soup Nite

  • Plan and carryout monthly Bread & Soup Nite, including coordinating food, entertainment, location, publicity, etc.
  • Coordinate with the HOPE Pantry Service Leader to create and distribute information on food insecurity and food resources
  • Recruit, orient and oversee SUU student volunteers to assist with event

 HOPE Pantry

  • Maintain Pantry including shelving and rotating stock, maintaining referral literature
  • Coordinate with groups interested in helping with “can” or hunger activities
  • Coordinate Thanksgiving/Christmas dinner guest program
  • Coordinate with the Bread & Soup Nite Service Leaders to create and distribute information on food insecurity and food resources
  • Recruit, orient and oversee SUU student volunteers to assist with events

 Mini-Breaks

  • In coordination with CEC staff, plan two mini-breaks per semester  (mini-breaks are one to three day break experiences done in closer proximity to campus than the longer alternative breaks)
  • Recruit and orient student participants

 Paiute Center Tutoring

  • Coordinate with local Paiute Center to assist with reading help/tutoring four afternoons per week
  • Recruit and orient SUU student volunteers to assist with tutoring
  • Assist with incentive programs for Paiute youth

 SAIL (Student Alliance of Interfaith Leaders)

  • Plan educational and service events that bring people of diverse backgrounds together in a way that enhances understanding of students with varied religious beliefs
  • Plan events that support SUU’s Food and Faiths initiative
  • Coordinate with existing food and/or faith related organizations and events (i.e. the HOPE Pantry, International Food Fair, Multicultural Club, Cedar City Interfaith Alliance and other religious organizations)

Senior Outreach

  • Coordinate activities at area senior residential facilities for student volunteers, including the “Birthday Club” and other activities
  • Recruit, orient and oversee SUU student volunteers

 Service Club

  • Recruit club members
  • Coordinate two to three monthly service events, including opportunities to participate in on and off-campus events
  • Participate as a club in campus and Center events

 Special Olympics

  • Coordinate with local Special Olympic leaders
  • Recruit, orient and oversee SUU student volunteers
  • Hold weekly or every other week activities/practices

 Sub for Santa

  • Coordinate with Iron County Holiday Assistance to oversee Sub for Santa on campus, including the Angel Tree, fund and food raising events, etc.

 SUU Discover—A Book is More Than a Cover (story hour)

  • Coordinate with the Cedar Public Library to arrange a weekly story hour geared toward k-3 aged children
  • Plan weekly age appropriate stories/activities
  • Recruit, orient and oversee SUU student volunteers

 Wee Be Groovin’

  • Coordinate with East Elementary to schedule time/location and advertise to East families and youth
  • Plan and oversee weekly dance activities for elementary school aged youth
  • Offer additional enrichment activities or opportunities to youth/families as needed
  • Recruit, orient and oversee SUU student volunteers

 Wee Swim

  • Coordinate with the area Head Start preschool and the SUU swimming pool to arrange swimming lessons
  • Advertise to Head Start parents
  • Recruit, orient and oversee Red Cross certified swim instructors and other volunteers
  • Provide three to four six week sessions during the school year