Join the CSC Team
The Community Service Center recruits student staff members during the spring semester each year. We are looking for dedicated, committed student leaders who want to be engaged in service and part of the CSC team. Applications will be available for Student Directors and Assistant Student Directors/Beat Auburn Beat Hunger Committee Chairs. Descriptions for each position are listed in the applications.
Applications are due by 5:00 pm on March 7th, 2014
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Applications can be dropped off at the Community Service Center in the Old Capstone Medical Building off of 5th Avenue located by the Nursing School or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line CSC Team Leader/Assistant Team Leader Applications.
Assistant Team Leader
The CSC Assistant Team Leaders positions include: Al’s Pals, Beat Auburn Beat Hunger, Impacting Poverty, Team, Civic Responsibility & Engagement, Campus Kitchen Project , Generations, and Alternative Break. There will be three Assistant Team Leaders positions for each specific focus area.
Each CSC Assistant Team Leaders (A.T.L.) oversees a specific area within their focus area. Assistant Student Directors are directly responsible for coordinating events, promoting awareness and soliciting volunteers for their area. Â The A.T.L’s along with the Student Director will serve as a committee. Assistant Team Leaders in Impacting Poverty, Civic Responsibility & Engagement, Beat Auburn, Beat Hunger, Generations, Campus Kitchen Project, and Al's Pals and will adopt one community partner each semester to work directly with and will take volunteers to that location each week. Alternative Break will be responsible for adopting one community partner to work directly with once a month.
ATLs are required to work 5 hours per week for the duration of the school year (August- May, excluding breaks). Â A.T.L.’s will spend 2 hours per week at a service location and will spend 3 hour per week in the CSC office.
Community Action Team Descriptions
Campus Kitchen Projects
Mission: The mission of The Campus Kitchens Project is to use service as a tool to: Strengthen Bodies by using existing resources to meet hunger and nutritional needs in our community; Empower Minds by providing leadership and service learning opportunities to students, and educational benefits to adults, seniors, children and families in need; and
Build Communities by fostering a new generation of community-minded adults through resourceful and mutually beneficial partnerships among students, social service agencies, businesses and schools.
Al’s PalsÂ Education Impact Team
Mission: To organize and promote the Al’s Pals afterschool mentoring program for at-risk youth in the Tuscaloosa community. Students will serve as mentors to elementary students at Mackenzie Court Community Center and Oakdale Elementary School. Note:Â Al’s Pals staff applications will be available in March.
Generations Service Team
Mission: To organize and promote events that center around working with humans in all aspects of the journey through life. Â This team will focus on educating the community and engaging in service that promotes life well-being with all generations.
Beat Auburn Beat Hunger
Mission: To organize and promote the annual Beat Auburn Beat Hunger food drive that pits Alabama against Â Auburn University to see who can collect the most food in the weeks leading up to the Iron Bowl.
Sample projects could include: 5K Race, fundraising events, West Alabama Food Bank service (Please see attached BABH Committee Chair descriptions)
Poverty Impact Team
Mission: To organize projects concerning issues surrounding poverty and meeting basic human needs throughout the year and educate the UA community on the issues surrounding these issues of poverty. Issues such as hunger, homelessness, health, etc
Sample projects could include: Sleep-out on the Quad, Hunger Banquet,
Civic Responsibility & Engagement
Mission: To organize and promote events centered around working to make a difference in the civic life of our communities and developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values and motivation to make that difference. It means promoting the quality of life in a community, through both political and non-political processes.
Sample projects could include: , blood drives, recycling initiatives,
Mission: To plan and organize events for the UA student body during Fall, Winter, and Spring break.Â To also promote service once a month through Habitat for Humanity.
Sample projects could include: Alternative Spring Break, Alternative Winter Break (HOUSE UNITED), and Alternative Fall Break
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