How You Can Get Involved
Do you have the summers off and looking for a position to supplement your income while teaching and interacting with children? Do you want a job working with fantastic coworkers for a program that is a considered a model in the county? This position may be right for you!
The Human Services Center Mon Valley (HSCMV) is currently seeking candidates for part-time temporary seasonal work in the KOOL Summer Program in Turtle Creek for low-income first-fifth graders which runs June 24 – August 9, 2024 (closed July 4). Staff will also be expected to plan lessons and activities for up to 40 hours paid time the week of June 17, 2024, from home or in the office in order to prepare for the program and attend the mandatory in person staff orientation. You must possess current (within last 4 years) Act 33/34, FBI, and NSOR clearances or at least start applying for them to be considered for an interview.
The Education Associates are responsible for overseeing a classroom of youth, developing and implementing math and reading lessons, implementing an online academic curriculum, and planning tons of other fun and educational activities daily, among other duties. High energy is needed – lots of time is spent outside and indoors playing with and supervising the participants. Hours are Monday-Friday, from 8:30AM – 4:30PM. The pay is $20/hour for 40 hours per week. Education Associates will receive a $250 sign on to completion bonus at the end of the program if they do not miss more than TWO days of their scheduled work.
Masks will be optional indoors, however, the Human Services Center Mon Valley the right to change masks policies at any time.
TO APPLY: For more information please contact Leah O’Reilly, Director of Programs, by email at email@example.com. Resumes MUST be emailed if applying for the position.
Are you 55 years or older and looking for a paid training program?
The Human Services Center Mon Valley (HSCMV) in Turtle Creek is looking to fill a Senior Aide position through the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh’s Urban Senior Job Program. Participants will train for 20 hours per week at HSCMV’s front desk. Ideal participants will have customer service, clerical, and computer experience.
To qualify for Urban League’s Urban Senior Job Program, individuals must be:
- 55 years or older
- Income eligible
- Resident of Allegheny County
- Currently unemployed
- Seeking part-time or full-time employment
- Participate in and follow all Urban League Urban Senior Job Program Requirements (weekly job searches, individualized employment plans, evaluations, trainings, etc.)
Individuals must possess or be able to obtain Act33/34 and FBI clearances in order to train at HSCMV.
If you, or someone you know, might be interested in participating in this paid training program, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-436-9537.
Volunteers are needed for general office duties, maintenance, and various other tasks. Individual volunteers and volunteer teams are welcome!
Pantry Network of Eastern Suburbs
Volunteers are needed to assist stocking shelves, registering clients, and escorting and assisting patrons as they shop for their goods. Volunteer hours are flexible, but Pantry distribution days are the second Saturday of the month from 8:30AM to 10:30AM. For more information, please contact Stephanie Eson at email@example.com or 412-829-7112.
Youth Programs Volunteer
Volunteers are needed to assist the Youth LIFE After-School Program staff any time between the hours of 4:00PM to 7:00PM, Monday-Thursday, September through May. Tasks would include helping students with homework and academic activities, in addition to becoming mentors to various ages of youth. Volunteers must possess current Act 33/34 clearances. To apply to be a volunteer, please complete the application located here. For more information, please contact Nikki Polliard at 412-829-7112 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
KOOL Chaperone Volunteer
Volunteers are needed to help chaperone various field trips during the KOOL Summer Program, every Friday, from early July to mid-August. Volunteers must possess current Act 33/34 clearances. For more information, please contact Nikki Polliard at 412-829-7112 or email@example.com.
Emerging Leaders Program Volunteer
Professionals are needed in various fields that would be willing to volunteer a few hours of their time with seniors in high school! Every year, the students participate in job shadows, job tours, presentations, and/or informational interviews with professionals in their fields of interest. We are always looking for engaging individuals that would like to share their expertise and knowledge in their careers. For more information, please contact Kaelynn Hillegass at 412-829-7112 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth Support Intern (Youth Programs) – looking for TWO interns
The Youth Learning In a Fun Environment (Youth LIFE) After-School Program, a program of the HSCMV, is seeking a student (preferably a social work/direct practice student) for fall through spring to help carry out the functions of the program and assist the youth participants. Responsibilities include organizing and planning the HSCMV’s Lights on After-School event, implementing an internet-based math and reading curriculum, developing and implementing current event, cultural, science, and other supplemental activities, assisting in reviewing participants’ files and progress, and mentoring the first-fifth grade participants. The interns may also be required to implement an evidence-based, best practice bullying prevention curriculum – Second Step for 1-5 graders. The Second Step curriculum is a comprehensive program for promoting emotional and social competencies and reducing bullying problems in elementary aged children. Second Step is designed to be taught two or more times per week for a minimum of 30-40 minutes per day. Systematic, developmentally based lessons, materials, and instructions are provided to facilitate emotional literacy, self-control, and social competence. Ideally, the internship will be at least three days per week from approximately 2:00PM-7:00PM. However, 4 days from 3:00PM-7:00PM would be acceptable. Any needed variations to days and times of the internship can be further discussed in an interview. The student must be available from September through the end of April. Based on individual interests and schedule, additional opportunities may also be available. A modest stipend is provided with this internship. For more information please contact Leah O’Reilly at email@example.com. Resumes and cover letters MUST be emailed.