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Job Title: Various Positions including Youth English Teaching Aide, Computer Instructor, Communications Coordinator, Women’s Social Enterprise Coordinator (Women’s Empowerment).

Job Description: Abriendo Mentes volunteers are working every day directly with the families and members of a small rural town in Costa Rica to coordinate and carry out various community development projects. We have positions in the following areas:

Education: Tasks include planning and teaching English lessons for children or adults, tutoring, planning and administering children’s crafts and special activities (ex. Fun Friday, special celebrations, extra-curricular activities)

Technology: Tasks include leading computer lessons for adults or children, assisting with technology in the Abriendo Mentes office, and brainstorming and working to improve technology instruction and our technology department.

Women’s Empowerment: Volunteers in this field work with Abriendo Mentes’ MAP program (Mujeres Activas de Potrero – Active Women of Potrero). This program seeks to improve the lives of women in Potrero through education, social empowerment, and economic empowerment. Tasks include leading or assisting with educational and social workshops in the community, brainstorming and working to improve the MAP program and the retail shop, and fostering and expanding partnerships in order to create a larger market in which to sell the women’s products.

Communications: The Communications Coordinator will work closely with the Country Director and Director of Development in the management, creation, distribution, and evaluation of all organizational media content. The position is writing-intensive and the intern will be expected to help write and edit information for the website, newsletter, blog, social media sites, and local Costa Rican publications.

Some positions provide free housing, such as the communications coordinator.


Various fields available including but not limited to: Education, Business, Management, Communications, Community Development, Technology, Social Relations

Job Location: Potrero, Costa Rica


Degrees Wanted: All are welcome to apply

Majors Wanted:
Education, business, management, and communications majors may find these opportunities particularly appealing. However, Abriendo Mentes welcomes people of all backgrounds to utilize their individual talents to help us carry out and plan our community development programs.


Special Skills Wanted:
Must be at least 18 years to apply or be accompanied by an adult.
Abriendo Mentes welcomes a large variety of volunteers whether you are currently a student, recently graduated and looking to gain experience, or simply want to partake in something that truly makes a difference in the lives of individuals. All ages and backgrounds are welcome to apply!

Other Job Requirements:
Certain positions require that volunteers commit a certain amount of time; other positions have a minimum of only 2 weeks commitment required. Please see website for specific details.
Some positions require intermediate to advanced Spanish skills.

Company Description: Abriendo Mentes is a small nonprofit which seeks to empower rural Costa Rican communities through various community development programs.
The mission of Abriendo Mentes (AM) is to empower rural Costa Rican communities to further their own economic development by providing educational, social, and technological programs to families and youth in need.
AM operates in the rural village of Playa Potrero, where the only educational resource for youth is a small, four room public school that offers classes a mere three hours per day, 85 days per year. The lack of enthusiasm and funding for public education leads to apathy in the students, fosters a negative view of school and learning, and discourages children from pursuing a higher education.
AM is the only organization in this area offering continuing education classes and extra-curricular opportunities to community members. For many students, the AM classes are their only creative and educational outlet, and their primary opportunity for personal growth. In an area that has almost nothing, the AM programs give people something to work for, to strive for, and to feel proud of.
We don’t only give people the tools to carve out better lives financially and linguistically, we give them the chance to change their entire perspective, and the opportunity to seek a better life for themselves and their children. Not only does AM teach job skills, we also teach self-esteem, hope, and inspiration.
Equal Opportunity Employer:

Contact:
The best way to contact us is through our website or e-mail.
US Office: 3310 Crosspark Lane
Houston, TX 77007
E-mail: info@abriendomentes.org
volunteer@abriendomentes.org
Website: www.abriendomentes.org

Application Instructions:
www.abriendomentes.org
To find and apply for positions at Abriendo Mentes, please visit our website and go to the “Current Opportunities” option under the tab “Join Our Team”. Read through the information pertaining to the opportunities of your interest. Once you have chosen the right one for you, click “apply now” at the bottom of the page and complete the form. We look forward to hearing from you!


Go to: http://www.abriendomentes.org/

The Summer Study Internship Program is a valuable opportunity for visiting students that combines in-depth academic knowledge and practical experience on the job.

Students must be in good academic and judicial standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0. During the first 6 weeks of the 12 week program, students take two academic summer courses chosen from one of 8 tracks, earning 8 credits. For the final 6 weeks, Boston U. will place each individual in a professionally relevant internship at a Boston area firm or organization.

The Boston University Summer Study Internship Program is open to visiting, non-Boston University undergraduate students who have completed at least one year of college by the start of the program. Students must be in good academic and judicial standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0.This course prepares students for their internship and provides support as they adjust to a new workplace. By the conclusion of the Summer Study Internship Program, students will have earned a total of 10 semester credits and gained exceptional preparation for their future careers.

Summer 2015 Program Tracks:
Arts & Culture
Business & Management
Communication
Graphic & Web Design
International Studies
Politics, Public Policy & Law
Psychology Research & Practice
Public Health & Social Policy

Application Deadline
Applications to the Summer Study Internship Program are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Students are encouraged to submit their applications as early as possible. The deadline for all applications is April 17, 2015.

Please contact your academic advisor, dean, chairperson, or registrar at your home institution to gain academic approval for your participation in this program.

Application Procedure
The Summer Study Internship Program application consists of an online application form, a $50 application fee, a personal statement explaining why you want to attend the BU Summer Study Internship Program, your résumé, and your official college transcript(s).

For more information see: bu.edu/summer/internship


Go to: http://bu.edu/summer/internship

As of August 1, 2012, the Career Center introduced a new service for both existing and new credential file users.

In an effort to change and grow in response to emerging technologies and to meet the needs of students and alumni applying to positions in the field of education, the Career Center announces a transition from our paper-based credential file service to Interfolio, an on-line letter of recommendation and credential file management service. We believe that Interfolio will offer you the greatest convenience and accessibility for managing your credentials. Interfolio allows you to create and manage an electronic file of application materials and coordinate their distribution as needed.

Existing Students/alumni file users may request to have their files transferred to Interfolio or to obtain copies of their non-confidential letters. To transfer your current file to Interfolio, first create an account at www.Interfolio.com. Once your Interfolio account is opened, make a formal request to have your Career Services file sent to Interfolio. The Career Center will fill your request for a one-time charge of $5. Be sure to include your Interfolio account username (your email address) on your request.

New file users should create an account at www.Interfolio.com. Once you have created your file you may start adding materials to it by following the directions provided by Interfolio.

For further information, contact Career Services at 716-888-2170.


Go to: http://www.Interfolio.com

Epic is seeking out bright, driven students at Canisius College for their many career opportunities. They currently have openings in software development and a variety of technical and non-technical roles. Their “do good” mission is truly at the heart of what we do- help our customers improve the healthcare industry.

Graduating Seniors: Look at College Central or https://careers.epic.com/ to learn more and apply for the following opportunities:

Technical Services | Leverage your problem-solving skills to deliver top-notch technical guidance to top healthcare organizations in the world.

Software Developer | Full life cycle development, your work will directly impact the way half of Americans receive healthcare.

Project Manager | Work side by side as a consultant to healthcare organizations installing our software.

Software Tester/Quality Assurance | Test our software from a medical professional's perspective to make sure it's efficient, intuitive and mistake free. First we use it right, and then we use it wrong.


Go to: https://careers.epic.com/

Lighthouse, a 3rd party recruiter, is looking to fill an IT position for one of their clients.

IT Position
Our client is looking for a recent college graduate who is a self-starter and can work independently. The candidate must know PowerPoint and have excellent Excel skills.

To find out more about this position and the client, call Jerry at the Lighthouse Office at 716-634-0509 or forward resume to jerryt@lhtservices.com

On July 1, 2014, Kenmore Town of Tonawanda UFSD swiched employment application services, and is now part of the Monroe 2 BOCES system, also used by Williamsville Central Schools. We are currently hiring for a variety of teaching positions, teaching assistant positions, as well as substitute teaching positions in all disciplines and at all levels. For more information, go to the KenTon website, www.kenton.k12.ny.us, where you can click on Human Resources, then Job Opportunities, and be directed to our new applicant tracker site. All candiidates will need to set up an account on the application system, which can be found at http://secure.myschooljobs.org/kenton/

Amherst plaintiff's personal injury law firm seeks litigation paralegal with 5+ years experience at a plaintiff's personal injury law firm drafting pleadings, discovery, motions; attending IMEs/DMEs; summarizing medical records; Federal District Court litigation and filings; No Fault applications and processing; Medicare; Medicaid, disability; liens; subpoenas; trial preparation. Please forward resume/references/salary to Gelber & O'Connell, LLC via email at sgelber@gelberoconnell.com. No calls please.

Talk to the AmeriCorps ABLE recruiter on Thurs, March 5th to know your options. . .

“The AmeriCorps Builds Lives through Education (ABLE) program is a National service program which aims to increase students overall test scores.

ABLE members tutor or co-teach in numerous schools across the city of Buffalo including:
• Aloma D. Johnson Charter School
• Elmwood Village Charter School
• Health Sciences Charter School
• King Center Charter School
• Tapestry Charter School
• West Buffalo Charter School
• Buffalo Public Schools through the Buffalo Promise Neighborhood initiatives

Member Benefits: $12,100 Living Allowance, $5,550 Education Award, Basic Health Insurance, Childcare available, Monthly Professional Trainings

Applications are being accepted NOW!
To schedule a meeting with the AmeriCorps ABLE recruiter, contact Lu Firestone in Campus Ministry at: firestol@canisius.edu

We are offering all qualified students an opportunity to join the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation’s Citywide Aquatics Division as swimming instructors to teach “Learn To Swim” at outdoor pools. In order to be considered for a teaching position, students must hold American Red Cross certifications or an equivalent in Water Safety Instruction and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Discounted course rates may be offered to students who are applying for the position, but do not currently hold American Red Cross certification. To schedule an appointment e-mail your resume to (citywideaquatics@parks.nyc.gov) or fax your resume to (718) 699-4247.

For further information call Park’s Citywide Aquatics Division at (718) 760-6969, extension 0. We look forward to meeting your students!

Thank You,

John H. Hutchins
Director of Citywide Aquatics

Regional Teacher Recruitment

Consider a teaching career in the Southern Tier

Submit your resume for anticipated teaching positions in the Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES region.
--Great Schools
--Great Atmosphere
--Easy Access to major cities
--Continuing Education Opportunities
--Activities for all seasons.

For more information, and to submit a resume: www.caboces.org


Go to: http://www.caboces.org

Teacher Recruitment Days (TRD), the area’s largest teacher recruiting event, will be held this year on Monday and Tuesday, April 13th & 14th at the Buffalo Convention Center.

Canisius education majors and alumni who will be certified to teach by September 2015 are eligible to register (graduate students must have completed 6 graduate credit hours at Canisius or be a graduate of either Canisius or one of the 11 local participating colleges in order to attend).

There are two components to TRD:

TRD Erie/Niagara (schools and districts within Erie and Niagara counties)

TRD USA (schools and districts outside of Erie and Niagara counties including districts across New York State)

Please note: Teacher Recruitment Days is an interviewing fair, and is open by pre-registration only.

Registration for both TRD Erie/Niagara and TRD USA BEGINS on February 13th.
TRD Erie/Niagara registration closes: February 26th
TRD USA registration closes: March 19th or when filled.

There are separate registration and selection processes for each.

Please read the registration instructions here: http://www.trd.org/registration.php

In addition, the www.trd.org website has great information about participating districts (frequently updated until the day of the event), researching school districts, common interview questions and overall job search tips.

If you would like to have your resume reviewed prior to registering, please stop in the Griff Center (Old Main 013) or call 888-2170. We are happy to help!


Go to: http://www.trd.org/registration.php

All resumes submitted to College Central go through an approval process from the GRIFF Center Career Services, and you may receive feedback with suggestions to strengthen your resume before you receive final approval.

We try to review student and alumni resumes submitted for posting on College Central as soon as possible, typically within 24-48 hours of submission. However if you submit your resume over the weekend or a school holiday, it may take longer to be approved.

For the reasons listed above, we encourage students and alumni to submit their resume well in advance of posted deadlines (if the position you are seeking requires submission through College Central instead of a direct application to the employer). We do not want anyone to miss an application deadline because of our approval process--If you need immediate approval of your resume because of a deadline, PLEASE CALL THE GRIFF CENTER (716) 888-2170 during business hours (M-Th, 8:00am - 8:00pm, or F, 8:00am - 5:00pm) and we will assist you.

We are looking for students passionate about service for our Summer 2015 Philanthropy & Voluntary Service program in Washington, DC. Our comprehensive program includes academic credit, a guaranteed internship placement and fully furnished housing in the heart of Washington, DC.

More information on our programs may be found at www.DCinternships.org/IPVS.


Go to: http://www.DCinternships.org/IPVS

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