Wilkes University

Available Student Work Study Jobs

Fall 2022 Student Work-Study Positions

On-Campus Jobs

Students should consult with supervisors regarding all position requirements.

Position Title:  Peer Consultant
Department:  Writing Center
Location:  E.S. Farley Library, Lower Level
Supervisor Name:  Dr. William Chad Stanley
Phone:  570-408-4514
 
Purpose:  Writing Center Peer Consultants are undergraduate students who provide academic writing support services for Wilkes University students, faculty, and staff who visit the Writing Center or use the Online Writing Center.
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Consultants will conduct 30-45 minute writing consultations within the Writing Center, or via the Online Writing Center, as assigned. Consultants work 2-6 hours per week, in most cases.

 

  • Consultants will also attend paid staff meetings as well as regularly scheduled training sessions, so as to keep their skills current. Consultants are also required to attend certain workshops, events, and conference sessions sponsored by the Writing Center.

Qualifications / Skills:

 

  • Advanced writing skills (an academic writing sample is required)
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Reliability

Preferred Majors: 

  • All are welcome to apply, and the Writing Center actively seeks consultants from all undergraduate programs, majors, and minors.
Position Title:  Postal Center Assistant
Department:  Postal Center
Location:  Henry Student Center, 2nd Floor
Supervisor Name:  James Yeninas
Phone:  570-408-4123
 
Purpose:  To assist the Postal Center staff with the receiving and delivering of student mail and packages.
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Receive, sort and  process incoming student packages and mail
  • Delivery of student packages
  • Assisting students with opening their mail box
  • Assisting students with general shipping needs such as addressing envelopes, selling postage stamps or tracking packages.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Able to provide students with a good customer experience
  • Reliable
  • Strong communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Federal work-study eligibility

Preferred Majors: All majors are welcome to apply

Position Title:  Finance Office Work Study Position
Department:  Finance Office (Budget and Accounting)
Location:  Miller Hall - 32 W South Street
Supervisor Name:  Courtney Lomax
Phone:  570-408-5891
 
Purpose:  The Finance Office Work Study Student will assist the Finance Office in daily tasks that contribute to the smooth functioning of the office.
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
The Work Study Student will be responsible for:
1. Posting journal entries into Banner
2. Downloading data from Banner into an excel spreadsheet
3. Filing
4. Data entry
5. Managing the office email account
6. Assisting with special projects
7. Maintaining confidentiality
 
Qualifications / Skills:
1. Reliable
2. Federal Work Study eligible
3. Strong communication skills
4. Friendly
5. Detail Oriented
6. Excel knowledge helpful
 
Preferred Majors:  All majors are welcome to apply.
Position Title:  Student Office Assistant
Department:  Student Financial Services
Location: Capin Hall, 165 South Franklin St.
Supervisor Name:  Ann M. / Michelle S.
Phone:  570-408-4512
 
Purpose:  The Student Office Assistant is a student representative responsible for assisting the Student Financial Services Office. This person will help the student financial services team with outreach to students and families and assist with the processing of documentation and data entry.
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Uploading and filing documents into the University's electronic filing system, Etrieve
  • Data Entry into the Banner system
  • Assist with mailings
  • Make outreach to students by phone and email regarding missing or incomplete documentation
  • Office coverage when needed
  • Assist with special projects
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Able to provide students and families with a good customer experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Federal work-study eligibility
  • Reliable

Preferred Majors:  All majors are welcome to apply

Position Title: Career Peer Ambassador
Department: Career Services
Location: Center for Career Development & Internships - rear 236 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre, PA
Supervisor Name: Julie Chropowicki
Phone: 570-408-5503
 
Purpose: The Ambassador will serve as a liaison between CCDI professional staff, students, faculty, alumni and on- campus resources and professionals. They will represent the program; facilitate interactions to increase and maintain student, faculty and employer engagement; train and mentor peers as appropriate; and assist in the marketing and promotion of CCDI services and career development resources and events. 
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
Career Peer Ambassadors will be provided with opportunities to enhance their own professional development and communication abilities, and will be trained and mentored by CCDI staff. Each Ambassador's strengths, aptitudes and professional interests will be considered in creating a semester work plan, to include, as per student-supervisor discussions, to include the following tasks:
1. Assist in promoting CCDI services and events by utilizing social media, email.
2. Strategize and execute outreach communications to engage fellow students in CCDI events
3. Interact with Faculty to attain their support in sharing CCDI offerings.  Visit Faculty offices and classes, make announcements, and distribute promotional materials.
4. Collaborate with campus resources, ex. Student Development and the Center for Global Education and Diversity, and professionals to promote student engagement and services
5. Represent the CCDI in on campus/virtual venues. Staff Resume Express tables, CCDI event information tables (ex. fairs, networking nights, career conversations), and interact with employer recruiter visitors as needed.
6. Utilize the Handshake platform to review student resumes. Sit in with staff on appointments and take on drop-in hours to host your own appointments to further assist students with their career needs. Ex. resume building, interviewing, cover letter writing, etc.
7. Attend mandatory orientation and training at the beginning of the year. Training will cover topics such as customer service, resume writing, student appointments, how to use Handshake, and interviewing.
8. Locate and examine the best practices of similar career development/internship programs via online research for information
9. Assist with building a virtual library of career education resources for students. Record videos or podcasts with accomplished alumni of varied careers
10. Create student-friendly, peer-oriented presentations on utilizing the CCDI resources, and presenting them to groups or online.
11. Assist CCDI staff in tracking involvement of first year students’ submissions into Career Gateway career development program.
12. Support CCDI programming with clerical work and tasks as needed.
 
Qualifications / Skills:

It is preferred, but not required, to have passed one of the following courses: CAR 398, EGR 202/203, PPD 201/301, PSY/SOC/PS 309. 
Sophomore standing or higher. 

Preferred Majors: All majors are welcome to apply

Position Title:  Work Study Aide
Department:  Career Services
Location:  Center for Career Development & Internships
Supervisor Name:  Carol Bosack
Phone:  570-408-4063
 
Purpose:  To assist the professional staff at the Center for Career Development and Internships with promotions, events, clerical work, data entry and serving as a receptionist for the center.
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Assist staff with clerical tasks
  • Copy and scan documents
  • Deliver documents and materials to campus offices
  • Post flyers
  • Explore and suggest updates to social media and web based services
  • Learn of the mission and goals of the Center, with the goal of becoming a Career Peer and Ambassador for the Center for Career Development and Internships for future semesters
  • Attain training on Presence program and assist Career Development Coordinator with related duties

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with faculty and employers visiting the center in a collegial and professional manner
  • Interest in supporting the career education and development of fellow students
  • Microsoft Word. Internet, Canva, digital design or marketing skills a plus

Preferred Majors:  All majors are welcome to apply.

Position Title:  Web Services Work Study
Department:  Web Services, Marketing Communications
Location:  Weckesser Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303
Supervisor Name:  Cory Burrell
Phone:  570-408-7892
Email:  cory.burrell@wilkes.edu
 
Purpose:  To provide support and development to Wilkes University's digital presence, including various websites, marketing, and visual assets.
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Content updates
  • Reporting/analytics
  • Graphic development
  • Web development
  • Web services support
  • Project coordination
  • Digital asset acquisition
  • Event support
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Interest in digital marketing, communications, or web design and development
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Federal work-study eligibility

Preferred Majors:  

Computer Science, Communications, Marketing, Business, Integrative Media, Art, and Design

Position Title:  Production Assistant
Department:  Theater
Location:  Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts
Supervisor Name: Lee Corcoran-Michaels
Phone:  570-408-4544
Email:
 
Purpose:  To assist Technical Director and Master Electrician in productions, events, and general up-keep of the Darte Center and it’s shop/ production spaces.
 
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
The ideal production assistant can assist in:
  • The build, paint, installation, and strike of scenic units
  • Hang, focus, programming, and strike of lighting equipment
  • Hang, focus, and channeling of sound equipment
  • Hang and focus of projections equipment
  • Maintaining cleanliness and functionality of the shop and production spaces

Lack of knowledge in any of these aspects is admissible with the understanding that the production assistant is willing to learn and engage in the above activities.

 

Qualifications / Skills:

The ideal production assistant is:

  • On-time
  • Communicative
  • Pleasant to work with
  • Flexible
  • Willing to Learn
  • Enthusiastic
  • Federal work-study eligibility

 

Preferred Majors:

Theatre Design Tech, Theatre/Musical Theatre, Engineering

Position Title:  Office Aid
Department:  Division of Performing Arts / Conservatory
Location:  Dorothy Dickson Darte
Supervisor Name:  Maryellen Sloat
Phone:  570-408-4420
 
Purpose:  To provide assistance for general clerical duties to both the Performing Arts Division Assistant and the Coordinator of the Wilkes Conservatory.
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Receptionist
  • Data Entry
  • Mailings, phones, campus deliveries
  • Production related tasks
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor(s)

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Basic Microsoft Office
  • Dependable
  • Good People Skills
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Discreet
  • Federal work-study eligibility

Preferred Majors:  

Business/Marketing/Communications

Position Title:  Lab Assistant & Support
Department:  Integrative Media, Art & Design
Location:  Breiseth 018/020
Supervisor Name:  Eric Ruggiero
Phone:  570-408-4508
 
Purpose:  The Integrative Media, Art & Design Department Work Study students are to support the operation of the IMAD facilities, and aid fellow students and faculty as requested.
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary: 
The role includes:
  • checking in and out equipment
  • report and/or solve system and facility issues (overall studio support)
  • resolve student requests
  • enforce lab policies and procedures
  • other administrative tasks as requested by the department chair and faculty
  • keeping the labs tidy and printers filled with paper while monitoring ink cartridge levels

 

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Knowledge of system level MAC and PC computer operation and creative software applications
  • reliability
  • professionalism
  • strong interpersonal and communication skills are required

Preferred Majors:  DDMA Major or Minor

Position Title: Student Office Aide
Department:  Global Cultures
Location:  Breiseth Hall 110
Supervisor Name:  Debra Archavage
Phone:  570-408-6808
 
Purpose:  Office coverage in the Global Cultures Department, Breiseth Hall 110, during the time that the Office Assistant is in another office. Any availability between the hours of 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. and 12:30 - 4:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday will be considered.  Federal work study funds required.
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Customer service to students/faculty
  • copying materials for faculty
  • distribute mail in faculty mail boxes
  • run errands to print shop or other locations on campus
  • simple filing

Qualifications / Skills: 

  • Customer service skills
  • Federal work-study eligibility

Preferred Majors:  History, Philosophy, Foreign Languages, but not necessary

Position Title: Student Office Aide
Department:  English
Location:  Kirby Hall 202
Supervisor Name:  Debra Archavage
Phone:  570-408-4530
 
Purpose:  Office coverage in the English Department, Kirby Hall 202, during the time the Office Assistant is in another office.  Any availability between the hours of 9:45 - 1:30, Monday thru Friday will be considered. Federal work study funds required.
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Customer service to students/faculty
  • copying materials for faculty
  • distribute mail in faculty mail boxes
  • run errands to print shop or other locations on campus
  • simple filing.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Customer service skills
  • Federal work-study eligibility

Preferred Majors:  English, but not necessary

Position Title:  Sports Information Student Aide
Department:  Athletics
Location:  Marts Center, 274 South Franklin St (Roon 131)
Supervisor Name:  Vince Scalzo / Maia Dwyer
Phone:  570-408-4303
 
Purpose:  To assist the sports information department in game operations at the Marts Center, Ralston Athletic Complex, and Toyota SportsPlex
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
Assist sports information personnel.  Available jons include:
  • statistic keeping
  • live stream camera operator
  • scoreboard operator
  • music operator

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Federal work study eligibility
  • Sports knowledge preferred but not required
  • Willingness to learn
  • Reliability
  • Ability to work nights and weekends
  • Friendly attitude
  • Possibility to work during breaks or between semesters (not required)
  • All students welcome to apply

Preferred Majors:  Sports Management and Communications preferred, but anyone is welcome to apply

Position Title:  Student Aid
Department:  Nesbitt School of Pharmacy
Location:  Dean's Suite, SLC 115
Supervisor Name:  Bernadette Frail
Phone:  570-408-4280
 
Purpose:  Assist office staff with day to day tasks
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Confidentiality
  • Data entry
  • Labeling and stuffing envelopes
  • Proofreading
  • Filing
  • Running campus errands
  • Photocopying
  • Organizing materials
  • Assist with special projects

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Positive customer service orientation
  • Willingness to assist others
  • Federal work-study eligibility
  • Reliable
  • Detail oriented

Preferred Majors:  Non-pharmacy students only

Position Title:  Student Aid
Department: Bursar's Office
Location:  32 W South Street
Supervisor Name:  Anne Kotarski
Phone:  570-408-4654
 
Purpose:  To assist with student account updates and processing.
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Data entry to the Banner system to include:  posting tuition deferments, moving hold codes, posting payment plan codes, posting write offs, and posting parking tickets and passes.
  • Mailing and printing collection letters.
  • Opening and distributing mail.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Full-time undergraduate student
  • Federal work-study eligibility

Preferred Majors:  All majors are welcome to apply.

Position Title:  Assistant to the Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs
Department:  Pharmacy Administration
Location:  Pharmacy Study Area (old Pharmacy Information Center SLC 106)
Supervisor Name:  Jennifer Malinowski
Phone:  570-408-3294
 
Purpose:  To establish a staff presence in the pharmacy study area (Pharmacy Information Center in SLC 106) and assist with Pharmacy Academic Affairs related assignments as needed.
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Maintain library printers (change toner cartridges, add paper supply)
  • Maintain tidy workspace in study area
  • Provide a staff presence at the front desk
  • Assist Asst Dean of Academic Affairs with tasks as assigned (photocopying, organizing materials, helping with laptop carts before exams)
  • Assist Pharmacy Deans and Staff as requested with special assignments or projects

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Positive customer service orientation
  • Willingness to assist others when necessary and when asked
  • Federal work-study eligibility

Preferred Majors:  All majors are welcome to apply.

Position Title: Student Officer
Department: University Police
Location: 148 South Main Street, UCOM Parking Garage
Supervisor Name: Seth Pesta
Phone: 570-408-5218
Purpose: To augment the operations of the University Police Department by providing community safety and security to the Wilkes University campus. Student Officers will benefit from available mentorship from University Police Officers in the areas of law enforcement and similar-related fields in the course of the students' employment.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Providing high-visibility security for campus community members and University property. 
  • Providing emergency lock-out services.
  • Conducting interior/exterior building checks.
  • Enforcing all parking regulations within University parking lots.
  • Providing escorts (walking or vehicle) within a reasonable distance of campus, as outlined by the Colonel Connector boundaries.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Valid driver's license
  • Federal work study eligibility
  • C.P.R /A.E.D. Certification within 6 months of hire
  • Basic computer skills
  • Competent level of oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to pass a stringent background check

Preferred Majors: All majors are welcome to apply.

Position Title: Creative Services Work Study
Department: Creative Services, Marketing Communications
Location: Weckesser Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 301
Supervisor Name: Ashleigh Crispell
Phone: 570-408-3825
Purpose: To provide support and development to Wilkes University's visual presence, including managing the creative services image library and digital assets.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
The candidate will perform:
  •  Photography catalog organizing, uploading to online library and tagging
  • Image editing and resizing for print and web
  •  Project coordination
  •  Graphic design (updating/creating marketing materials for print/web)
  • Creative services support
  •  Digital asset acquisition
  •  Occasional photography
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  •  Interest in graphic design, photography, video, communications, or web design and development
  •  3.0 GPA or higher
  •  Adobe CC (Photoshop, Lightroom, Bridge, Illustrator, InDesign)
  •  Microsoft Office (Powerpoint, Word, Excel)
  •  Video editing a plus
  • Federal work-study eligibility

Preferred Majors: Digital Design and Media Art

Position Title: Student Office Assistant
Department: Continued Learning
Location: Weckesser Annex/2nd Floor
Supervisor Name: Margaret Petty
Phone: 570-408-4460
Purpose: To assist with the day-to-day functions of the Center for Continued Learning through general office duties.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Answer phones
  • Process program registrations and payments
  • Prepare deposits 
  • Assist with live programs and Zoom webinars

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Organization/Attention to Detail
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Federal Work-Study eligibility

Preferred Majors: All majors are welcome

Position Title: Custodial Assistant
Department: Campus Support Services
Location: Campus wide
Supervisor Name: Lee Plank
Phone: 570-408-4981
Purpose: To assist the custodial team in the cleaning and disinfecting of the campus
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • The student is responsible for assisting with cleaning services in areas such as residence halls, athletic areas, and administrative and academic buildings.
  • The student employee will clean and disinfect, gather garbage, and provide services with the use of vacuums, mops and brooms.
  • Workers will police the grounds and pick up and dispose of garbage as necessary.
  • The student will work with one or more of our current staff.
  • We are looking for summer help as well as help for the fall.
  • Flexible work hours anytime Monday - Friday.

Qualifications / Skills:

Any cleaning experience is preferred, but not necessary.

Preferred Majors: Open to all majors

Position Title: Student Aid
Department: School of Education Masters Education
Location: Breiseth Hall - 2nd Floor
Supervisor Name: Renee Sipple
Phone: 570-408-4674
 
Purpose: To support office staff as needed.
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Responsibilities of this position require providing support to the staff.
  • Must be organized and have the ability to work independently.
  • The job requires basic data entry skills, focus on detail, and to be customer service oriented.
  • The position also requires the ability to file in alphabetical order and assist with mailings and other duties as assigned.
  • Previous office/clerk related experience is helpful.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Basic Microsoft Office
  • Organizational/Attention to Detail/Customer Service
  • Filing
  • Data Entry
  • Office Processing/Associated Duties (mailings, deliveries)

Preferred Majors: All majors are welcome to apply.

Position Title: Student Health & Wellness Aide
Department: Health & Wellness Services
Location: Passan hall 1st Floor
Supervisor Name: Anita Burns / Diane O'Brien
Phone: 570-408-4730
Email: anita.burns@wilkes.edu
Purpose: To Assist the Secretary/Staff with office duties
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary: 
  • This position requires someone to have good communication skills.
  • Must be organized; be able to accept responsibility. 
  • Have customer service experience. 
  • Be able to act as as receptionist when staff is not available. 
  • Be able to articulate accurate messages. 
  • Must be able to accept confidentiality responsibilities. 
  • Be able to use a computer with basic programs. 
  • Be willing to assist in office duties/responsibilities. 
  • Must be reliable.

Qualifications / Skills

Basic Microsoft Office
Basic Working knowledge/experience with computers
Previous office/clerical related experience helpful

Preferred Majors: Nursing or Pharmacy

Position Title: Student Aid
Department: Nesbitt School of Pharmacy
Location: SLC 319
Supervisor Name: Theresa Rule
Phone: 570-408-4270
Email: theresa.rule@wilkes.edu
Purpose: Assist Pharmacy Office Staff with day to day tasks, as well as assist with data entry projects. 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Confidentiality
Data entry/data organization
Labeling and stuffing envelopes
Sorting mail
Proofreading
Filing
Running campus errands.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Reliable
  • Personable
  • Conscientious
  • Detail oriented
  • Federal work-study eligibility

Preferred Majors: Any: Non-pharmacy students only.

Position Title: Student Office Assistant
Department: Residence Life
Location: Passan Hall, 3rd Floor
Supervisor Name: Roberta Shaffer
Phone: 570-408-4350
Email: roberta.shaffer@wilkes.edu
Purpose: Provide customer service to visitors and callers and to support projects of functions of the Office of Residence Life.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Assist students with lock outs in residential facilities.
  • Answer phones and greet guests to the Residence Life Office, especially during times when staff is otherwise occupied.
  • Conduct regular office upkeep tasks such as checking copy machine paper, straightening up RA resource room, distributing posters and other mail to RA mailboxes, etc.
  • Keep inventory of RA resource room supplies and alert professional staff to ordering needs.
  • Assist with other office projects as needed.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Confidence in telephone communication.
  • Ability to communicate with office visitors.
  • Basic Office products (Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Federal Work-Study eligibility

Preferred Majors: All majors are welcome to apply.

Position Title: Student Ambassador/Tour Guide
Department: Admissions
Location: Chase Hall
Supervisor Name: Shawn Austin
Email: shawn.austin@wilkes.edu
 
Purpose:  A Wilkes Admissions Ambassador is a student representative responsible for assisting the Admissions office. The purpose of this position is help the admissions team create the best possible experience for prospective students and their families. This will be done by phone or in person. This role will also entail data entry and office work. Student is also responsible for providing tours to prospective students and their families. 
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Responsible for calling prospective students regarding upcoming Admissions-related events, fee waivers, missing documentation, and other calls a counselor may need
  • Responsible for entering prospective student data into our Admissions recruiting software
  • Relay pertinent information to prospective students while giving a campus tour
  • Required to share appropriate personal experiences about Wilkes to families for a more personalized tour
  • Required to work all Admissions-related campus events including, but not limited to, open houses and special events
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality with all information
  • Hours offered are flexible and assigned based around academic schedule
  • Evening and occasional weekend hours required

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Must be comfortable engaging with prospective students and families
  • Strong communication skills
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA or higher throughout the academic year
  • Federal Work-Study eligibility 

Preferred Majors: All majors encouraged to apply.

Position Title: General Chemistry Lab TA
Department: Chemistry
Location: Cohen Science Center (CSC) 322/319
Supervisor Name: Aniello Tambasco
Phone: 570-408-3218
Email: aniello.tambasco@wilkes.edu
Purpose: The chemistry teaching assistant will assist the instructor in teaching the assigned lab section and assist the stockroom staff in maintaining the laboratory in a neat and orderly fashion. Lab safety is number one for everyone in the lab. As a teaching assistant your duty is to prevent accidents whenever you are in the chemical laboratory or stockroom.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Prepare for lab by reviewing the lab manual and any handouts prior to coming to work. Reading the laboratory manual during the lab period sets an unprofessional example. Come to lab at least 10 minutes early to check the lab.
  • Make sure chemicals and supplies are adequate for your section.
  • While in lab enforce safety regulations. Make sure students are wearing Lab goggles and face masks. Make sure to sanitize and disinfect all areas that student touched.
  • Help students. Circulate among the students and answer their questions to the best of your ability. A good TA will offer help but will not do the work for the student. Lounging about the stockroom or corridor, socializing with any individual, or studying for your classes is unacceptable.
  • Demonstrate the use of equipment. Demonstrate technique.
  • During lab, the TA will be the contact person for the students whenever they need anything from the stockroom. Therefore the TA must take care of the following stockroom related duties: Get items needed from the stockroom, file breakage slips in the stockroom until the items are returned, and return items for students when lab is finished.
  • After the experiment has been completed, the TA must make sure the lab room is ready for use by the next class by doing the following:Have students clean out bench and hood, paying particular attention to the balances.
  • Turn off equipment. Refill chemicals and make sure caps are on bottles. Check that all water and gas jets are fully turned off and lock doors.
  • Other Duties might be implemented as labs and the semester progress.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • To TA CHM 113, you must have passed (3.0 or higher) and taken CHM 113
  • To TA CHM 111 or 117, you must have passed (3.0 or higher) and taken CHM 111 or CHM 117
  • To TA CHM 113, 111, or 117, you must have passed (3.0 or higher) and taken CHM 113 & 114
  • Must be willing to take an Online safety course through live.wilkes.edu
  • Must be able to work 3-6 hours a week
  • Must be able to wear a mask and safety goggles/ face shield during the lab

Preferred Majors: Any student that has taken the Organic Chemistry Lab. Chemistry, Pharmacy, Biology, Health Sciences

Position Title: Organic Chemistry Lab TA
Department: Chemistry
Location: Cohen Science Center (CSC) 322/319
Supervisor Name: Aniello Tambasco
Phone: 570-408-3218
Email:  aniello.tambasco@wilkes.edu
Purpose: The chemistry teaching assistant will assist the instructor in teaching the assigned lab section and assist the stockroom staff in maintaining the laboratory in a neat and orderly fashion. Lab safety is number one for everyone in the lab. As a teaching assistant your duty is to prevent accidents whenever you are in the chemical laboratory or stockroom.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Prepare for lab by reviewing the lab manual and any handouts prior to coming to work. Reading the laboratory manual during the lab period sets an unprofessional example. Come to lab at least 10 minutes early to check the lab.
  • Make sure chemicals and supplies are adequate for your section. 
  • While in lab enforce safety regulations. Make sure students are wearing lab goggles and face masks. Make sure to sanitize and disinfect all areas that student touched. 
  • Help students. Circulate among the students and answer their questions to the best of your ability. A good TA will offer help but will not do the work for the student. Lounging about the stockroom or corridor, socializing with any individual, or studying for your classes is unacceptable.
  • Demonstrate the use of equipment. Demonstrate technique.
  • During lab, the TA will be the contact person for the students whenever they need anything from the stockroom. Therefore the TA must take care of the following stockroom related duties: Get items needed from the stockroom, file breakage slips in the stockroom until the items are returned, and return items for students when lab is finished.
  • After the experiment has been completed, the TA must make sure the lab room is ready for use by the next class by doing the following: Have students clean out bench and hood, paying particular attention to the balances. 
  • Turn off equipment. Refill chemicals and make sure caps are on bottles. Check that all water and gas jets are fully turned off and lock doors.
  • Other Duties might be implemented as labs and the semester progress. 
  • Will be trained to run the NMR for your assigned lab section.

Qualifications / Skills:

Must have passed Organic Chemistry Lab (CHM 233 & 234 or CHM 237) with a grade of 3.0 of higher

Must be willing to take an Online safety course through live.wilkes.edu

Must be able to work 3-6 hours a week

Must be able to wear a mask and safety goggles/shield during the lab

Preferred Majors: Any student that has taken the Organic Chemistry Lab. Chemistry, Pharmacy, Biology, Health Sciences

Position Title: Stockroom Technician
Department: Chemistry Department
Location: CSC 322
Supervisor Name: Aniello Tambasco
Phone: 570-408-3218
Email: aniello.tambasco@wilkes.edu
 
Purpose: Student will have a true experience in a Chemistry Lab Stockroom. Student will assist with all aspects of lab prep and safety protocols. Student will gain a general knowledge of labroaratory glassware and equipment. 
 
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Reorganizing and cleaning laboratory supplies
  • Washing laboratory glassware
  • Cleaning and reorganizing freshman and Organic Chemistry labs
  • Calibrate and maintain certain chemistry instruments
  • Helping with chemical inventory and labeling
  • Help with SDS (Safety Data Sheet) updates and filing
  • Help with other lab preparations
  • 4-8 hours per week.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • A Wilkes University student in the sciences (preferably Chemistry, Biology, or Health Sciences) who is reliable and hard working
  • Student in good academic standing, dependable, honest, and punctual
  • Confidentiality a MUST
  • Student who is self-motivated and who can follow directions with precision and accuracy
  • Student must follow safety regulations according to OSHA and the American Chemical Society
  • Must be productive and be able to multi-task
  • Working knowledge/experience with Microsoft Office

Preferred Majors: Chemistry, Biology, Health Sciences, Nursing, Pharmacy, Neuroscience, Laboratory Science

Position Title: Henry Student Center Information Desk - Student Worker
Department: Student Development
Location: 1st Floor, Henry Student Center Information Desk
Supervisor Name: Addie Hazlet
Phone: 570-408-4111
Email: adison.hazlet@wilkes.edu
Purpose: The purpose of the position is to represent the University in a positive way by providing excellent customer service. Each student is employed to serve as a resource and ambassador for Wilkes University. Student info desk workers provide clear and concise information, via telephone or in person, about the Henry Student Center, University, and/or Community.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Serve as a resource about the campus and maintain a working knowledge about what is happening at Wilkes University.
  • Responsible for reading and replying to Student Info email during every shift.
  • Responsible for taking signs ups, waivers & collecting money for Student Development sponsored trips.
  • Assist with room reservations in the Henry Student Center & the Student Government vehicles.
  • Manage and oversee the process of handing out weekly bowling passes.
  • Maintaining a flow of information to all information desk staff and administration staff as needed.
  • Remain alert to any unusual occurrences such as vandalism, theft, fire, and illness. In such situations, uses judgment in reporting problems to Wilkes University Police.
  • All student workers must wear Wilkes gear while working at the info desk.
Qualifications / Skills:
  • Student Development is looking for students who are very friendly, have good communication skills, are well organized, and have flexible schedules.
  • Strong inter-personal and customer service skills as well as possess a high degree of attention to detail.
  • Ability to problem solve, work as a team player, and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time and assist in lifting/moving equipment and supplies as needed.
  • Must be approved for federal work study.
Preferred Majors: All majors are welcome to apply.
Position Title: Phonathon Caller
Department: Alumni and Advancement
Location: E.S. Farley Library Phonathon Lab
Supervisor Name: Paige Gallagher'18, MBA'21
Phone: 570-408-2510
Email: paige.gallagher@wilkes.edu
 
Purpose: Phonathon provides students with the unique opportunity to connect with Wilkes University's alumni & contributors. Student callers represent the University through raising critical funds for academic programs, scholarships, athletics, and much more! The more donations that callers raise, the more funding Wilkes can devote to the college experience for students like you! Phonathon is really great job to hold on campus, and returning callers who have demonstrated success are rewarded by being eligible for higher performance-based wages. In other words, there is much opportunity to grow! All callers will have access to training, incentive opportunities, and possible advancement opportunities. 
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary: 
Phonathon callers may be the only personal contact many alumni receive from the University all year so it is imperative that callers do their best to engage and encourage support.
  •  Attend mandatory training for new and returning callers.
  •  Contact alumni of the University to educate them about giving to Wilkes.
  •  Establish a positive rapport with the alumni and friends of the University you call.
  • Respond to problems and answer any questions about the University. 
  •  Represent the University positively in discussing issues that may concern alumni.
  •  Request a specific gift to the Wilkes Fund, scholarship, athletics, or other designation. 
  • When necessary, negotiate the pledge amount.
  • Update employment, address, and other pertinent records of person calling.
  • Maintain records of each shift’s calls.
  • Follow all other procedures and guidelines in the training manual.
  •  Keep all donor information confidential.
  • Celebrate success! We're a fun group and reward accomplishments with bonuses, prizes, etc.!

**Please note ** Due to COVID-19 protocols and precautions, a limited number of student workers will be allowed in the phonathon room at the same time. A wipe dispenser and hand sanitizer station has been installed. Student workers will be required to disinfect shared equipment after use, No food or beverage is allowed inside the room.

Qualifications / Skills:
  • Enthusiasm for Wilkes University and its mission.
  • Effectiveness and genuine warmth in contacts with others.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  •  Comfort in soliciting gifts from alumni of the University.
  • Persistent in securing a pledge and negotiating the gift amount.
  • Strong character and a positive attitude.
  •  Ability to work harmoniously with student managers and as a team with other callers.
  • Organizational abilities and attentiveness to details.
  •  Federal work study eligibility required.
  • Must work at least two+ shifts per week (Flexible shift options: SUN 1- 4PM and/or 5:00-8:00PM; M-TH 5:30PM-8:30PM). Shifts may vary due to COVID-19 policies or restrictions. Positions can extend into spring semester.
  • Opportunity for higher hourly wage for return callers, plus competitive opportunities for advancement into captain and manager positions.
 
Preferred Majors: Any major; however, Phonathon does cultivate important skills in communications, entrepreneurship, public relations, customer service, non-profit, marketing, sales, and finance. Phonathon experience is a fantastic resume builder. Callers also gain valuable networking opportunities as you speak with alumni who are now living in the "real world."
Position Title: Advancement Workstudy
Department: Alumni and Advancement
Location: Annette Evans Alumni House
Supervisor Name: Nora Zale
Phone: 570-408-4155
Purpose: The advancement work study will primarily help the advancement office in our efforts to correct errors and inconsistencies resulting in inaccurate reports from the Banner and Cognos systems. Other office duties, and occasional assistance with alumni and development events is also required.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Assisting the Operations team with editing and entering data into Banner, resulting in greater database integrity.
  • Assisting with Advancement office clerical work- mailings, event nametags, spreadsheets, calendar management, etc.
  • Assisting with tasks at alumni and development events (registration) to facilitate positive guest experiences.
  • Delivering and collecting inter-departmental campus packages, and other functional Advancement requests/needs.
Qualifications / Skills:

Some office experience preferred. Basic Microsoft program knowledge (Word, Excel), mail merges. Ability and interest in learning new programs. Technical/computer skills essential. Must be self-motivated, focused, have attention to detail and strong communication skills.

Preferred Majors: All majors encouraged to apply, must be eligible for Federal Work Study.

Position Title: Athletic Student Aide
Department: Athletics
Location: Marts Center, 274 S. Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766 (Room 118)
Supervisor Name: Phil Wingert / Maria Dwyer
Phone: (570) 408-4020
Email: maria.dwyer@wilkes.edu

Purpose: To assist sport site managers for home pre-games, game-day activity at Marts Center-Henry Gymnasium, Ralston Complex, McHale Athletic Center, Wilkes-Barre CYC and/or Toyota Sports Plex.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
Assist the sport site manager: ball persons, score keeper, score clock operator, video/camera/music operator, statistics, libero tracker, field preparation, ticket seller, facility set-up and break-down.

Qualifications / Skills: 

  • Federal work-study eligibility
  • No experience necessary
  • All inclusive attitude towards others
  • Friendly and patient
  • Must be reliable
  • Physical requirements will depend upon what the site manager has you doing
  • All students are welcome to apply

Preferred Majors: All majors are welcome to apply.

 

Position Title: IT Work Study
Department: IT Services
Location: Farley Library
Supervisor Name: Beau Hallman
Email: beaufort.hallman@wilkes.edu

Purpose:The IT Work Study will provide technology support via phone, email, and face-to-face interaction to faculty, staff, administration, and students at Wilkes University.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • Provide troubleshooting and support via phone, email, and face-to-face interactions to members of
  • the campus community on all technology-related issues.
  • Enter, direct, close, and document all IT support interactions in the Wilkes Help Desk system.
  • Perform regular printer and classroom technology checks.
  • Assist with IT projects as needed.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Communicate well both verbally and in written and electronic communications.
  • Use Microsoft Word and Excel to provide documentation and reports.
  • Work in a team-based environment.
  • Technical troubleshooting experience is helpful.
  • Working knowledge of Windows and Mac operating systems.

Preferred Majors: All Majors are welcome to apply.

Position Title: Upward Bound Chemistry, Physics, Math, Science, & Writing Tutors
Department: Upward Bound
Location: Conyngham Hall
Supervisor Name: Briauna Robinson
Phone: (570) 408-4422
Email: briauna.robinson@wilkes.edu

Purpose:Under the direction and supervision of the Academic Coordinator, the primary role is to provide academic assistance within the given subject of concern. The students will be local high school students whose grade level range is from 10th - 12th grade.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • Be available Monday-Thursday nights (3:00pm - 6:00pm) *Primarily based on student need, so days worked may vary*
  • Provide academic support throughout the semester
  • Conduct individual and small group instruction
  • Provide clear correctional feedback based on students' classwork and responses to tutoring with Academic Coordinator
  • Give brief verbal and written description of student progress

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Must be proficient in college-level Chemistry, Physics, Math, Other Sciences, and/or Writing
  • College student with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Knowledge of test-taking and study skills
  • Flexibility
  • Reliable, responsible, and collaborative
  • Must be eligible for federal work-study and be enrolled as a full-time student

Preferred Majors: All Science and Math areas of concentration will be considered.

Position Title: Mechanical Engineering Teaching Assistant (TA)
Department: Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Location: Stark Learning Center
Supervisor Name: Lisa Colavitti
Phone: (570) 408-4810
Email: lisa.colavitti@wilkes.edu

Purpose: The Mechanical Engineering TA assists instructors and tutors students in core ME classes.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • Teaching Assistant responsibilities for core ME classes (classes vary by semester) include:
  • Assisting the instructor during class and lab sessions
  • Weekly lab setup, cleanup, and equipment organization/inventory (as applicable)
  • Accompanying the instructor during class and answering students' questions as needed
  • Tutoring assistance outside main class times
  • Record keeping assistance
  • Other duties as assigned

Safety is the highest priority. Student is expected to comply with all safe practices and maintain a high level of safety awareness at all times. Safety training will be provided.

Qualifications / Skills: Requirements for this position include:

  • Junior or senior with at least a 3.00 GPA in major
  • Earned at least a 3.00 in the course for which the student would help as a TA
  • Demonstrates a good work ethic; committed, enthusiastic, and diligent
  • Independent and disciplined worker requiring little direct supervision to complete assigned tasks
  • Available 5-10 hours per week (or more up to 20 hours; exact schedule will be agreed upon by course instructor and student)
  • Eligible for Federal Work Study

To schedule an interview, contact the instructor for the core ME course with which you are interested in helping. The instructor will request that Mrs. Lisa Colavitti initiate the work study process.  For administrative or application questions, contact Mrs. Colavitti.

Preferred Majors: Mechanical Engineering

Postiton Title:  Electrical Engineering Teaching Assistant (TA)

Department:  Mechanical and Electrical Engineeting

Location:  Stark Learning Center

Supervisor Name:  Lisa Colavitti

Phone:  (570-) 408--4810

Emaillisa.colavitti@wilkes.edu

 

Purpose:  The Electrical Engineering TA assists instructors and tutors students in core EE classes.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

Teaching Assistant responsibilities for core EE classes (classes vary by semester) include:

  • Assisting the instructor during class and lab sessions
  • Weekly lab setup, cleanup, and equipment organization/inventory (as applicable)
  • Accompanying the instructor during class and answering students' questions as needed
  • Tutoring assistance outside main class times
  • Record keeping assistance
  • Other duties as assigned

Safety is the highest priority. Student is expected to comply with all safe practices and maintain a high level of safety awareness at all times. Safety training will be provided.

Qualifications / Skills

Requirements for this position include:

  • Junior or senior with at least a 3.00 GPA in major
  • Earned at least a 3.00 in the course for which the student would help as a TA
  • Demonstrates a good work ethic: committed, enthusiastic, and diligent
  • Independent and disciplined worker requiring little direct supervision to complete assigned tasks
  •  Available 5-10 hours per week (or more up to 20 hours; exact schedule will be agreed upon by course instructor and student)
  •  Eligible for Federal Work Study

To schedule an interview, contact the instructor for the core EE course with which you are interested in helping. The instructor will request that Mrs. Lisa Colavitti initiate the work study process. For administrative or application questions, contact Mrs. Colavitti.

Preferred Majors:  Electrical Engineering

Position Title: Mover and Event set up helper
Department: Facilities
Location: Campus wide
Supervisor Name: Ken Hanadel
Phone: (570) 408-4669
Email: kenneth.hanadel@wilkes.edu

Purpose: To assist with the daily operations of the General Maintenance Technicians.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • The position assists with set-ups associated with University events (e.g. graduations, orientations, homecoming, various events and performances), logistical moves and campus deliveries (e.g. furniture, equipment, supplies).
  • Provides support with seasonal grounds maintenance and care.
  • Flexible work hours anytime between 6:30a.m. and 3:00p.m. 7 days a week.
     

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Applicant must have the ability to repeatedly lift 20-50 pounds and occasionally lift at least 100 pounds.
  • Must be able to work on their feet for up to 4 hours.
  • Good customer service skills and the ability to function well in a team environment.

Preferred Majors: All majors accepted if qualifications/skills are met.

Off-Campus Community Jobs

Position Title: Student Aid
Department: Civic Engagement-Off Campus Community Work Study
Supervisor: Megan Valkenburg
Phone Number: 570-408-5905
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

The Civic Engagement Office is seeking highly motivated, detail oriented, committed and energetic students to work in the community at various area non-profit agencies.

Available off-campus jobs

Position Title;  America Reads Study Buddy Tutor

Department:  Civic Engagement

Location:  Wilkes Barre YMCA and Kistler Elementary School

Supervisor Name:  Megan Boone Valkenburg

Phone:  570-408-5905

Email:  megan.boone@wilkes.edu

Purpose:  The America Reads Study Buddy Tutor Program is designed to enhance primary-level reading skills of children in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., while providing Wilkes University students the opportunity to give back to their community, gain work experience, and earn money. AR tutors are funded through Federal Work Study. The program is coordinated through the Wilkes University Civic Engagement Office in partnership with AmeriCorps VISTA program. Tutors report to the AR Tutor program coordinator Monica Morrison and Civic Engagement Coordinator Megan Boone Valkenburg.

Job Duties / Responsibilites Summary:  All tutors will be required to commit to a minimum of 4 hours per week to this position. Tutors provide one-on-one and/or small-group instruction for school-age children in the Wilkes Barre Area School District at the Wilkes Barre YMCA and Kistler Elementary twice a week. Tutors will work to increase the reading and writing proficiency skills of children.Tutors will be trained by a professional tutor and will be given support, instruction, and additional materials from teacher, coordinator, and trainer. Both schools have a site coordinator to assist tutors with scheduling and school familiarity, along with a head tutor for ongoing professional development and mentoring.Tutors can work during school and afterschool hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.Weekly updates and check-ins will be required along with a brief summary of what you did throughout the semester for the program at the end of the semester. Tutors will be paid through Federal Work Study.
Tutors will submit their application, application will be reviewed, and if selected, training will be coordinated with the student based on mutual available times between trainee, coordinator, and student. 

Qualifications / Skills:  For paid positions, tutors must be eligible for federal work-study funding as determined by Wilkes Financial Aid. Tutors must have an interest in working with children. Previous experience working with children is preferred however not necessary. Tutors must be motivated, resourceful, dependable and willing to engage in ongoing tutor development. A commitment to working in racially, ethnically, economically diverse communities is a must. Tutors must pass a background check if working in the Wilkes Barre Area School District or afterschool programs at the YMCA. Applicants who can work a minimum of four hours per week will be given preference. 

Preferred Majors:  Open to all majors and all years. No previous tutoring experience is neccessary. All tutors will be trained prior to tutoring. 

 

The responsibilities of the Blood Drive coordinator include but are not limited to advertisement and marketing to students, faculty, and staff, recruitment of donors (phone calls, e-mails, flyers, etc.), recruitment of volunteers, blowing up balloons and decorating, collaborating with facilities and food services on set-up, clean-up and refreshments. Maintaining blood drive records.

Assist in the day-to-day operations of the facility. Answering phones, taking messages, and filing. Students may also train to become hotline operators at the request of the DVSC director. Clearances are required.

Duties

The work study student will be responsible for

  • Volunteer coordination
  • Organizing donated items such as foods and clothing
  • Answering phones and taking messages

Training is provided

Duties

  • Assisting in volunteer recruitment and management of the Special Olympics Bowling Tournament and two fun social events on campus.
  • Participation in once monthly board meetings as well as supervising the planning board

Purpose

To provide shelf-stable food to the needy from the Wilkes-Barre area.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Lift up to 30 pounds of canned foods when opening and closing the food pantry.
  • Help sign up new persons for the food program.
  • Serve the needy from this area by giving them the proper amount of food for their family size.

All majors accepted

Supervisors

Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); James Blewitt (CEO NEPA Food Pantry)

YMCA Off-Campus Community Jobs

Position Title:  Welcome Center and Child Watch Attendant
Department:  Member Services
Location:  Greater Wyoming Valley Area YMCA
Supervisor Name:  
Megan Boone Valkenburg (Wilkes)
Colleen Burns (YMCA) 
Phone:570-408-5905(Megan)
570-970-5030 (Colleen)
 

GENERAL FUNCTION

WELCOME CENTER - Promote a positive, professional and welcoming atmosphere by providing excellent customer service and exemplifying our YMCA values. Enthusiastically greet members and guests as they come into the YMCA. Provide friendly and efficient service while engaging with members and guests.

 

CHILD WATCH CENTER - The child watch center attendant provides a quality member-service childcare program that reflects a positive image for the YMCA and its services to the community. The attendant will provide positive growth and nurturing of children in the program by meeting individual needs. This individual must be able to thrive in an environment with the unique challenges of a non-profit community service organization; works with general supervision.

WELCOME CENTER

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

Duties include but are not limited to:

  1. Provide a quality experience for everyone who accesses or contacts the Y.
  2. Establish and maintains a working relationship with all members on a one-to-one, confidential basis.
  3. Learn member’s names and uses them frequently.
  4. Greet all members, staff and volunteers when entering the building and wish them well when exiting the building.
  5. Introduce members to other members and staff.
  6. Involve members in other YMCA activities and volunteer opportunities.
  7. Promote the YMCA mission and cause in all interactions.
  8. Use Listen First skills effectively.
  9. Readily offers financial assistance in response to every program and membership inquiry.
  10. Respond to members concerns and directs to appropriate person when needed.
  11. Balance and report daily monies of his/her shift.
  12. Provide program registration and information.
  13. Provide membership information and enroll new members.
  14. Direct incoming phone calls.
  15. Attend staff meetings and trainings, as scheduled.
  16. Assist other staff in utilizing the emergency action plan.
  17. As a staff member of the YMCA, acts professionally towards members, programs participants and guests.
  18. Communicate YMCA goals, program offerings and events to members, participants and potential members.
  19. Knows the work schedule and reports to work on time or finds an approved substitute.
  20. Complete timesheet on a daily basis.
  21. Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Must be able to engage strangers in conversations and make all people feel welcome
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Must be able to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with other staff members, leaders, volunteers, members, participants, parents and the general public
  • A high degree of tact and discretion is required
  • Interpret and enforce all safety and health regulations
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations
  • Effective conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to speak concisely and effectively communicate needs
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work enthusiastically within constantly changing priorities
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and handle conflicts in a timely and professional manner
  • Must be able to occasionally work varied shifts dependent on events and staffing needs
  • Must be able to work autonomously within the Y core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility
  • Must be able to work with limited supervision
  •  

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to meet minimum requirements and perform functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Must be able to communicate clearly to all children, parents, members and company personnel
  • Ability to attend all trainings and meetings as required even if scheduled outside normal working or regular scheduled hours.
  • Present a clean, well-groomed appearance
  • Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency
  • Ability to walk, stand, and sit for periods of time.
  • Exposure to communicable diseases and bodily fluids.
  • Occasionally must be able to lift and carry supplies and equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, or up to 50 pounds with assistance
  • Occasionally may require bending, leaning, kneeling, and walking

 

CHILD WATCH ATTENDANT

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

  1. Responsible for the safety of the children in the child watch center at all times.
  2. Provide an appropriate role model to children at all times.
  3. Attend all staff meetings and in-service training programs.
  4. Responsible for the appearance of the room and maintaining the quality of supplies, equipment and materials as well as reporting and supply needs and/or equipment damage.
  5. Responsible for knowing and implementing health emergency procedures and evacuation plans.
  6. Respond to questions and concerns from parents and refers them to the director as needed.
  7. Enforce Child Watch rules to parents, staff and members.
  8. Must be able to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with other staff members, leaders, volunteers, members, participants, parents, and the general public.
  9. Know the work schedule and reports to work on time or finds an approved substitute.
  10. Implement a developmentally activity based on the age of children in the program.
  11. Implement character development which includes values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.
  12. Use appropriate positive guidance when interacting and re-directing children.
  13. Attend quarterly staff meetings and in-service training programs.
  14. Know, educate and enforce Child Care Center rules and policies to members and parents.
  15. Know the names of parents, children and make yourself known and available to them.
  16. May be responsible for communicating facility needs and concerns to the director immediately.
  17. Follow the YMCA guidelines.
  18. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to meet minimum requirements and perform functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to walk, stand, and sit (including on the floor) for long periods of time.
  • Exposure to communicable diseases and bodily fluids.
  • Must be able to lift and/or assist children up to 50 pounds in weight.
  • Occasionally must be able to lift and carry supplies and equipment weighing up to 20 pounds.
  • Frequently may require bending, leaning, kneeling, and walking.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions.
  • The noise level of this work environment is usually moderate to high.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION

Preferred – High School diploma or equivalent, or combination of education and experience

EXPERIENCE

Preferred – CPR, First-aid, AED

Preferred – Experience with working with children

Required – Must 18 years of age or older

Required – Successful experience in public relations, reception, sales or customer service

Required – Strong Interpersonal Skills

Required – Basic math and computer skills

 

STATE/GOVERNMENT CLEARANCES

Required (within 60 days of hire) - Pennsylvania State Child Abuse Clearance

Required (within 60 days of hire) - Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check

Required (within 60 days of hire) - FBI Fingerprint Clearance

 

Position Title: Toddler Teacher
Department: Family / Youth Development
Location: Greater Pittston YMCA
Supervisor Name: Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Briana Dugas (YMCA)
Phone: (570) 408-5905 (Megan); (570) 655-2255 (Briana)
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu; bdugas@greaterpittstonymca.org
 
Purpose:

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
The Toddler Teacher at The Greater Pittston YMCA maintains a supportive, positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals, promotes the potential of all youth, and provides a quality experience to both youth and their families.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

1. Supervises the children, classroom, and all program activities.
2. Follows all procedures and standards as established by law and the Y; makes accommodations where appropriate; maintains the program site, equipment, and required program records.
3. Nurtures children through purposeful programming; creates lesson plans that are intended to achieve program goals and outcomes.
4. Creates a positive rapport and shared interest with all youth.
5. Provides opportunities for youth to lead, problem-solve, and make decisions and choices within the program and provides daily opportunities for youth to reflect on and respond to their experiences.
6. Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child.
7. Provides and welcomes ongoing dialogue with parents and caregivers about their child’s needs and progress; conducts parent/caregiver conferences; connects families to the Y.
8. Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff training.
9. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Skills:

Must possess a high school diploma, associate or bachelors degree preferred but not required and at least two years of experience working with children.

1. Minimum 16 years of age.
2. Must like working with children.
3. Excellent communication skills.
4. A commitment to continuous quality program improvements.
5. Certifications: Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR/AED and Pediatric First Aid.
6. Completion of required trainings.
7. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

Preferred Majors: Education

Position Title: Pre-School Teacher (Certification Not Required)
Department: Family / Youth Development
Location: Greater Pittston YMCA
Supervisor Name: Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Briana Dugas (YMCA)
Phone: (570) 408-5905 (Megan); (570) 655-2255 (Briana)
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu; bdugas@greaterpittstonymca.org
 
Purpose: General Function: Under the general direction of the Child Care Director, a Preschool teacher will provide a quality program, plan lessons, teach, and supervise the children in their work. 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

1. Communicate with parents daily
2. Complete weekly lesson plans and list each standard used
3. Complete monthly evaluations
4. Make sure parent teacher conferences are available to the parents
5. Follow daily schedule (posted in classroom)
6. Inform Child Care Director and/or Assistant Child Care Director of any problems that arise with discipline, staff, illness, supplies, fund raising, public relations, or maintenance
7. Maintain staff/child ratio (Make us aware if you are not in ratio)
8. Attend staff meetings, trainings, and other mandatory staff functions
9. Straighten classroom and clean appliances before leaving each day
10. Administer medication if appointed by Child Care Director/Assistant Child Care Director
11. Meet state standards for child care
12. Follow guidelines for DPW and Keystone Stars (complete evaluations, lesson plans observations, etc.)

Qualifications / Skills:

Must possess a high school diploma, associate or bachelor’s degree preferred but not required and at least two years of experience working with children.

1. Minimum 16 years of age.
2. Must like working with children.
3. Excellent communication skills.
4. A commitment to continuous quality program improvements.
5. Certifications: Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR/AED and Pediatric First Aid.
6. Completion of required trainings.
7. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

Preferred Majors: Education

Position Title: School Age Monitor
Department: Family / Youth Development
Location: Greater Pittston YMCA & Wilkes Barre YMCA
Supervisor Name: Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Briana Dugas (YMCA GP); Jennifer Brennan (YMCA WB)
 
Phone: (570) 408-5905 (Megan); (570) 655-2255 (Briana)
 
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu; bdugas@greaterpittstonymca.org
 
Purpose: The School Age Monitor is responsible for the daily supervision of up to 12 after school program participants grades K-6. S/he is responsible for assisting in the academic support of virtual learning for students enrolled in cyber school in their school districts. They will assist in the planning, development, and implementation of all nine program components and program activities in the ACHIEVE program. The Leader guides the academic and social development of children; ensuring a safe, enriching, and healthy learning environment. 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Assists in planning and organizing the schedule, including preparing and leading group activities, serving snacks, and clean up.• Supervises a group of children.
  • Plans and implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA core values.
  • Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
  • Attends staff meetings and trainings.
  • Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
  • Maintains positive relations and communication with parents, school personnel and other staff.
  • Enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures.
  • Administer basic First Aid as needed.
  • Endeavors to provide for the safety of each child in his/her care.
  • Applies appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Performs other duties for the betterment of the program as needed or directed.

Qualifications / Skills:

Must possess a high school diploma, associate or bachelors degree preferred but not required and at least two years of experience working with children.

1. Minimum 16 years of age.
2. Must like working with children.
3. Excellent communication skills.
4. A commitment to continuous quality program improvements.
5. Certifications: Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR/AED and Pediatric First Aid.
6. Completion of required trainings.
7. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

Preferred Majors: Education

Position Title: Child Care Aide
Department: Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA Child Care Department
Location: Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA, 40 W. Northampton St. Wilkes-Barre, PA


Supervisor Name: Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Jennifer Brennan (YMCA WB)


Phone: (570) 408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

Purpose:To provide assistance within the Child Care Department

Positions available in Day Care, Preschool, and School Age

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • Communicate with parents daily
  • Follow daily feeding/eating schedules (posted in classroom)
  • Follow correct diaper changing procedure (posted in classroom)
  • Follow daily schedule (posted in classroom)
  • Inform Child Care Director and/or Assistant Child Care Director of any problems that arise with discipline, staff, illness, supplies, fund raising, public relations, or maintenance
  • Maintain staff/child ratio (Make us aware if you are not in ratio)
  • Attend staff meetings, trainings, and other mandatory staff functions
  • Straighten classroom and clean appliances before leaving each day
  • Meet state standards for child care
  • Provide stimulation to the children by rocking, holding, talking to, singing, and playing Follow guidelines for DHS and Keystone Stars

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Must possess a High School Diploma
  • Must obtain Child Abuse History Clearance, Criminal Background Check, and FBI Fingerprinting
  • Must take Mandated Reporter Training
  • Child Care experience a plus

Preferred Majors: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Psychology, Nursing

Department: Aquatics
Location: Greater Pittston YMCA & Wilkes Barre YMCA
 
Supervisor Name: Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Lizz Elliott (YMCA GP); Sam Reinhardt (YMCA WB)
 
Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)
 
Purpose: 
  • Keeping the pool area clean and organized, and ensuring all materials are accessible for both staff and guests.
  • Enforcing rules and regulations as set forth by the YMCA to ensure the safety of staff and guests.
  • Testing water for Chlorine and PH balance, and checking water temperature on a scheduled basis, and updating information where required.
  • Greeting each guest and answering all questions to the best of their ability, or taking contact information and ensuring that messages are passed along to appropriate Directors as needed.
  • Keeping the Director informed of any issues or problems that arise immediately.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

The Greater Pittston YMCA takes great pride in the outstanding service we offer to all members and guests, and we are looking for motivated individuals to continue this legacy. Lifeguards are expected to continuously scan the pool area for dangerous situations or issues that potentially arise. They will also answer any questions posed by our guests and members while in the Aquatics area. Lifeguards will work independently and will maintain a clean pool deck, and be able to make decisions about basic maintenance. No chemical knowledge will be required for this position.

Qualifications / Skills:

• Must be 16+ years of age and have proof of eligibility to work.
• Lifeguard Certification, CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse prevention training prior to hire.
• Previous experience lifeguarding or in an aquatics setting preferred.
• Previous experience with diverse populations.
• Complete all required staff safety trainings.
• Open availability

Preferred Majors: All Majors

Department: Guest Services / Membership
Location: Greater Pittston YMCA & Wilkes Barre YMCA
 
Supervisor Name: Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Lizz Elliott (YMCA GP); Amy Cameron (YMCA WB)
 
Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)
 
Purpose: The Greater Pittston YMCA takes great pride in the outstanding service we offer to all members and guests, and we are looking for motivated individuals to continue this legacy. A Membership Services Rep. will be responsible for greeting each individual that walks through our doors, and answering any and all questions presented in a timely manner. They will handle all transactions for memberships, programming, and special events, and will be knowledgeable about each. They will also ensure the front desk area is always clean and organized, and that they represent the high standards of the YMCA in all they do.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

• Keeping the front desk/lobby area clean and organized, and ensuring all materials are accessible for both staff and guests.
• Handling cash/check/credit card transactions for the entire facility, and keeping all personal information private for the safety of our members and staff.
• Ensuring the guests that use the facility are signed in properly, and that all photos, financial and personal information are up to date.
• Greeting each guest and answering all questions to the best of their ability, or taking contact information and ensuring that messages are passed along to appropriate Directors as needed.

Qualifications / Skills:

• Must be 16+ years of age and have proof of eligibility to work.
• CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse prevention training within 30 days of hire date.
• Previous experience working customer service preferred.
• Previous money handling experience required.
• Previous experience with diverse populations.
• Complete all required staff safety trainings.
• Open availability

Preferred Majors:All Majors

Department: Youth Development
Location: Greater Pittston YMCA & Wilkes Barre YMCA
 
Supervisor Name: Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Briana Dugas (YMCA GP); Ashlee Rittenhouse (YMCA WB)
 
Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)
 
Purpose:
• Assists in planning and organizing the schedule, including preparing and leading group activities, serving snacks, and clean up.
• Supervises a group of children.
• Plans and implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA core values.
• Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
• Attends staff meetings and trainings.
• Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
• Maintains positive relations and communication with parents, school personnel and other staff.
• Enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures.
• Administer basic First Aid as needed.
• Endeavors to provide for the safety of each child in his/her care.
• Applies appropriate behavior management techniques.
• Performs other duties for the betterment of the program as needed or directed.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

The Before and After Care Teacher is responsible for the daily supervision of up to 12 after school program participants grades K-8. S/he is responsible for assisting in the planning, development, and implementation of all nine program components and program activities in the afterschool program. The Leader guides the academic and social development of children, ensuring a safe, enriching, and healthy learning environment.

Qualifications / Skills:

• High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
• CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse prevention training within 30 days of hire date.
• Meets educational and experience qualifications established by the Greater Pittston YMCA.
• Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.
• Ability to plan, organize, and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate program activities.
• Previous experience with diverse populations.
• Complete all required staff safety trainings.

Preferred Majors: Education

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Department: Youth Development
Location: Greater Pittston YMCA & Wilkes Barre YMCA
 
Supervisor Name: Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Briana Dugas (YMCA GP); Jennifer Brennan (YMCA WB)
 
Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)
 
Purpose: This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Child Care Teacher at The Greater Pittston YMCA maintains a supportive, positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals, promotes the potential of all youth, and provides a quality experience to both youth and their families.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
1. Supervises the children, classroom, and all program activities.
2. Follows all procedures and standards as established by the law or the Y; makes ADA accommodations where appropriate; maintains the program site, equipment, and required program records.
3. Nurtures children through purposeful programming; creates lesson plans that are intended to achieve program goals and outcomes.
4. Creates a positive rapport and shared interest with all youth.
5. Provides opportunities for youth to lead, problem-solve, and make decisions and choices within the program and provides daily opportunities for youth to reflect on and respond to their experiences.
6. Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child.
7. Provides and welcomes ongoing dialogue with parents and caregivers about their child’s needs and progress; conducts parent/caregiver conferences; connects families to the Y.
Qualifications / Skills:
• Meets educational and experience qualifications established by state law and/or the Y.
• CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications required.
• Child Abuse Prevention training required within 30 days of hire.
• Meets minimum age standards as established by state law and/or the Y.
• Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.
• Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate
program activities.
• Previous experience with diverse populations.
• Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.
• Commitment to inclusion and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Preferred Majors: Education
Department: Family / Youth Development
Location: Greater Pittston YMCA & Wilkes Barre YMCA
 
Supervisor Name: Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Briana Dugas (YMCA GP); Amy Cameron (YMCA WB)
 
Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)
 
Purpose:
1. The Child Watch Staff is responsible for the safety and well-being of the child/children in their care.
2. Directly interacting with Child/Children.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
1. The Child Watch Staff is responsible for the safety and well-being of the child/children in their care.
2. Directly interacting with Child/Children.
3. Responsible for ensuring the Child Watch room is kept clean.
4. Ensuring that proper sign-in and sign-out procedures are followed at all times.
5. Maintaining proper registration cards on all children utilizing the service.
6. Using positive guidance techniques that incorporate the YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility when working with children, families and coworkers.
7. Establishing and maintaining positive and productive relationships with families.
8. Attending all trainings and staff meetings as required by department.
9. Maintaining a professional appearance and attitude that reflects the YMCA at all times, upholding the policies outlined in the YMCA Personnel Policy handbook and Child Care Parent Handbook.
Qualifications / Skills:

1. Minimum 16 years of age.
2. Must like working with children.
3. Excellent communication skills.
4. A commitment to continuous quality program improvements.
5. Certifications: Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR/AED and Pediatric First Aid.
6. Completion of required trainings.
7. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

Preferred Majors: Education

Department: Youth and Family Programs
Location: Greater Pittston YMCA & Wilkes Barre YMCA
 
Supervisor Name: Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Jessica Bredbenner (YMCA GP); Amy Cameron (YMCA WB)
 
Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)
 
Purpose:
• Work with the Program Coordinator on planning and executing of programs, birthday parties and special events.
• Ensure all set up is complete and materials needed are prepared before arrival.
• Plans and implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA core values.
• Facilitate and run classes and activities when necessary, as an instructor.
• Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
• Attends staff meetings and trainings.
• Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
• Maintains positive relations and communication with children, parents and other staff.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
The Programs/Party Host is responsible for the executing and supervision of participants for programs, birthday parties and special events. S/he is responsible for assisting in the planning, executing, and implementation of the program components and program activities for the event.
Qualifications / Skills:
• High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
• Preferred CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse prevention training within 30 days of hire date.
• Previous experience working with children preferred
• Ability to organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate activities.
• Previous experience with diverse populations.
• Complete all required staff safety trainings.
Preferred Majors: All Majors

Department:Wellness
Location: Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA
Supervisor Name: Megan Valkenburg(Wilkes); Lauranel Banks(YMCA)
Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

Purpose: Under the direction and supervision of the Wellness Director, the Wellness Center Staff shall be responsible for all day to day functioning and cleanliness of the Wellness Center. Staff persons will develop relationships with members and ensure consistent, superior service is provided to maximize member retention. Staff members are responsible and accountable for the cleanliness and safety of the wellness center and surrounding studios during scheduled shifts. The Wellness Center Staff will assist in programs as needed and work on individual projects as required. They will be solution seekers and confident, trustworthy decision makers. The incumbent will also exhibit the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility in all aspects of their work with the YMCA. They will deliver excellent service to all members, guests, and program participants, respond to member and guest needs promptly, and promote all programs.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • Develop member relationships
  • Actively supervise the members using the Wellness Center
  • Enforce Wellness Center regulations
  • Assist members with fitness programs
  • Maintain the cleanliness of Wellness Center areas and machines
  • Document and log all equipment malfunctions
  • Perform routine maintenance on all equipment
  • Ensure the Wellness Center is safe environment
  • Conduct youth and adult orientations
  • Actively recruit clients to the personal training, duo-training, and small group personal
  • training programs
  • Monitor temporary signage in the wellness center for current information, accuracy and
  • professional look
  • Be knowledgeable about all YMCA programs to effectively engage with members. This includes
  • being familiar with all current brochure information, upcoming events and other special activities.
  • If information is not available, be responsible for obtaining the correct information and providing
  • information to members.
  • Follow and enforce all YMCA procedures and policies, including: personnel guidelines, safety
  • guidelines, wellness policies. Carry out emergency plans as necessary
  • Be dressed in appropriate attire and wear name tag at all times
  • Attend and remain current on all mandatory trainings and staff meetings
  • Be knowledgeable and supportive of the YMCA annual support campaign
  • Always look for ways to improve performance
  • Emphasize fun, make the Y a happy place with positive relationships
  • Assume other responsibilities as deemed appropriate by supervisor(s).

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Must have: Criminal Background Check; Fingerprinting, Child Abuse Clearance
  • Must Obtain: CPR/AED & First Aid Certified with 90 days
  • Prior-to-start trainings: HIPAA; Child Abuse Prevention Training; Blood Born Pathogen Training;
  • Appropriate Touch Training; Social Media and Technology Training; Bullying

Preferred Majors: N/A

The Greater Wyoming Valley Area YMCA has an assortment of Youth Programs that are offered throughout the year at both the Wilkes-Barre and Pittston locations.  Programming includes cooking, STEM projects, slime classes, art classes, games, puzzles, nerf mania, etc.  These programs are programs for ages 3-12.  Employee would be responsible for carrying out the activities of each program.

Hours:

Monday - Thursday 4-7pm

Saturdays 9am - 1pm

Requirements

  • Child Abuse Clearance
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Experience with children
  • Preferably an education major

Supervisors

Megan Boone Valkenburg (Wilkes)
Phone: 570-408-5905
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

Ashlee Rittenhouse (YMCA)

 

The Greater Wyoming Valley Area YMCA has an assortment of Youth Programs that are offered throughout the year at both the Wilkes-Barre and Pittston locations.  Programming includes cooking, STEM projects, slime classes, art classes, games, puzzles, nerf mania, etc.  These programs are programs for ages 3-12.  Employee would be responsible to make sure everyone in attendance of the program is registered.  Employee is also responsible to make sure the appropriate materials are available for the program staff.

Hours:

Monday - Thursday 4-7pm

Saturdays 9am - 1pm

Employee could also work other hours to complete office work.

Requirements:

  • Child Abuse Clearance
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal Background
  • Experience with children
  • Preferably an Education major

Supervisors:

Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes)

Ashlee Rittenhouse (YMCA)

Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)

Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu 

 

The Greater Wyoming Valley Area YMCA has an assortment of Youth Sports Programs that are offered throughout the year at both the Wilkes-Barre and Pittston locations. Sports include, basketball, football, soccer, kickball, Frisbee, cheerleading, gymnastics, etc.  These programs are for ages 3-12. Employee would be responsible for carrying out the weekly sports activities. 

Hours:

Monday - Thursday 4-7pm

Saturdays - 9am - 1pm

Requirements

  • Child Abuse Clearance
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Experience with children
  • Preferably someone who has played sports before and understands the concepts of each sport.
  • The Civic Engagement Office can assist with clearances

Supervisors

Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Ashlee Rittenhouse (YMCA)
Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg) 
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

The Greater Wyoming Valley Area YMCA has an assortment of Youth Sports Programs that are offered throughout the year at both the Wilkes-Barre and Pittston locations.  Sports include, basketball, football, soccer, kickball, frisbee, cheerleading, gymnastics, etc.  These programs are programs for ages 3-12.  Employee would be responsible to make sure everyone in attendance of the program is registered.  Employee is also responsible to make sure the appropriate materials are available for the program staff.  Employee will be assisting the Youth Program Coordinator when needed. 

Hours: 

Monday - Thursday 4-7pm

Saturdays 9am-1pm

Employee could also work other hours to complete office work.

Requirements:

  • Child Abuse Clearance
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal Background
  • Experience with children
  • Preferably someone who has played sports before and understands the concepts of each sport
  • Good with paperwork
  • Organized
  • Can multi-task

Supervisors:

Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes)

Ashlee RIttenhouse (YMCA)

Phone:  570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)

Email:  megan.boone@wilkes.edu

The Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA has an assortment of Youth Sports Programs that are offered throughout the year. Sports include, basketball, football, soccer, kickball, Frisbee, cheerleading, gymnastics, etc. Employee would be responsible to make sure everyone in attendance of the program is registered. Employee is also responsible to make sure the appropriate materials are available for the program staff. Help with coordinating Wilkes University Couching staff and players. Employee will be assisting the Youth Program Coordinator when needed. These programs are programs for ages 3-12 and run between the hours of 11am -12pm Monday- Thursday and 5-7pm Monday- Thursday and 9am-1pm on Saturdays. Employee could also work other hours to complete office work.

Requirements

  • Child Abuse Clearance
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Experience with children
  • Preferably someone who has played sports before and understands the concepts of each sport. 
  • Good with paperwork
  • Organized
  • Can multitask

Supervisors

Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Ashlee Rittenhouse (YMCA)
Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg) 
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

The Greater Wyoming Valley Area YMCA has an assortment of Teen Programs that are offered throughout the year at both the Wilkes-Barre Family and Pittston locations. Programming includes cooking, STEM projects, 3d Design, gym time, homework help, etc. These programs are for ages 12-17.  Employees would be responsible for carrying out the activities of each program. 

Hours:

Monday - Thursday 6-8pm

Saturdays - 1-3pm

Requirements

  • Child Abuse Clearance
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Experience with teens
  • Preferably an education major

Supervisors

Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Ashlee Rittenhouse (YMCA)
Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg) 
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

The Greater Wyoming Valley Area YMCA has an assortment of Teen Programs that are offered throughout the year at both the Wilkes-Barre and Pittston locations.  Programming includes cooking, STEM projects, 3d Design, gym time, homework help, etc.  These programs are for ages 12-17.  Employee would be responsible to make sure everyone in attendance of the program is registered.  Employee is also responsible to make sure the appropriate materials are available for the program staff.  Employee will be the assistant to the Youth Program Coordinator when needed.  

Hours:

Monday - Thursday 6-8pm

Saturdays 1-3pm

Employee could also work other hours to complete office work,

Requirements:

  • Child Abuse Clearance
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal Background
  • Experience with teens
  • Good with paperwork
  • Organized
  • Can multi task

Supervisors:

Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes)

Ashlee Rittenhouse (YMCA)

Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)

Email: Megan.boone@wilkes.edu

The Wilkes- Barre Family YMCA has an assortment of Teen Programs that are offered throughout the year. Programming includes cooking, STEM projects, 3d Design, gym time, homework help, etc. Employee would be responsible to make sure everyone in attendance of the program is registered. Employee is also responsible to make sure the appropriate materials are available for the program staff. Employee will be the assistant to the Youth Program Coordinator when needed. These programs are programs for ages 12-17 and run between the hours of 6-8pm Monday- Thursday on Saturdays from 1-3pm. Employee could also work other hours to complete office work.

Requirements

  • Child Abuse Clearance
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Experience with teens
  • Good with paperwork
  • Organized
  • Can multitask

Supervisors

Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Ashlee Rittenhouse (YMCA)
Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg) 
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

The Wilkes- Barre Family YMCA has an assortment of Adult Programs that are offered throughout the year. Programming cards, art classes, knitting, etc. Employees would be responsible for carrying out the activities of each program engaging with program participants. These programs are programs for anyone over 18 and run between the hours of 6-8pm Monday- Thursday.

Requirements

  • Child Abuse Clearance
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Experience with older adults

Supervisors

Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Ashlee Rittenhouse (YMCA)
Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg) 
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

The Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA has an assortment of Adult Programs that are offered throughout the year. Programming cards, art classes, knitting, etc. Employee would be responsible to make sure everyone in attendance of the program is registered. Employee is also responsible to make sure the appropriate materials are available for the program staff. Employee will be the assistant to the Youth Program Coordinator when needed. These programs are programs for anyone over 18 and run between the hours of 6-8pm Monday- Thursday. Employee could also work other hours to complete office work.

Requirements

  • Child Abuse Clearance
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Experience with older adults
  • Good with paperwork
  • Organized
  • Can multitask

Supervisors

Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Ashlee Rittenhouse (YMCA)
Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg) 
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

The Wilkes- Barre Family YMCA has a program called 7th grade initiative. Any 7th grader in the WBASD or WVW School District receives a free gym membership. Programming includes cooking classes, dinner, STEM activities, access to wellness center, gym time, homework help, etc. This program is for children age 12-13. Employees would be responsible for carrying out the activities of each program. 

Hours:

Monday - Thursday 5-7pm

Requirements

  • Child Abuse Clearance
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Experience with teens

Supervisors

Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Ashlee Rittenhouse (YMCA)
Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg) 
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

The Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA has a program named 7th grade initiative.  Any 7th grader in the WBASD or WVW School District receives a free gym membership.  Programming includes cooking classes, dinner, STEM activities, access to wellness center, gym time, homework help, etc.  This program is for children age 12-13.  Employee would be responsible to make sure everyone in attendance of the program is registered.  Employee is also responsible to make sure the appropriate materials are available for the program staff.  

Hours:

Monday - Thursday 5-7pm

Employee could also work other hours to complete office work.

Requirements:

  • Child Abuse Clearance
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal Background
  • Experience with children
  • Good with paperwork
  • Organized
  • Can multi task

Supervisors:

Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes)

Ashlee Rittenhouse (YMCA)

Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)

Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

The Wilkes- Barre Family YMCA has a program called 7th grade initiative. Any 7th grader in the WBASD or WVW School District receives a free gym membership. Programming includes cooking classes, dinner, STEM activities, access to wellness center, gym time, homework help, etc. Employee would be responsible to make sure everyone in attendance of the program is registered. Employee is also responsible to make sure the appropriate materials are available for the program staff. Employee will be the assistant to the Youth Program Coordinator when needed. This program is for children age 12-13 and run between the hours of 5-7pm Monday- Thursday. Employee could also work other hours to complete office work.

Requirements

  • Child Abuse Clearance
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Experience with teens
  • Good with paperwork
  • Organized
  • Can multitask

Supervisors

Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Ashlee Rittenhouse (YMCA)
Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg) 
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

The Wilkes- Barre Family YMCA has a before and after care program in which homework completion is a must! The program has over 72 students and most have homework on a daily basis. The groups are broken up into groups of 24 and the children are in grades K-6. Employee would be responsible for helping the students in each group complete their homework as well as check homework for those who do not need help. 

Hours:

Monday - Friday  4-5:30pm

Requirements

  • Child Abuse Clearance
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Experience with children

Supervisors

Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Ashlee Rittenhouse (YMCA)
Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg) 
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

The Wilkes- Barre Family YMCA has a before and after care program. The program has over 72 students and is growing. The groups are broken up into groups of 24. The children are in grades K-6. Employee would be responsible for helping care for their groups at all times. Job includes taking students to the bathroom, playing in the gym, helping with homework, serving dinner, and supervising the children in the group. Employee will always have a staff member with them. 

Hours:

Monday - Friday 3:30 - 6pm

Requirements

  • Child Abuse Clearance
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Experience with children
  • Time Management Skills

Supervisors

Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Ashlee Rittenhouse (YMCA)
Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg) 
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

The Wilkes- Barre Family YMCA has a before and after care program. The program has over 72 students enrolled and is growing. The groups are broken up into groups of 24. The children are in grades K-6. Job includes office work, organization, paperwork, etc. 

Hours:

Monday - Friday 3:30-6pm

Employee could also work other hours to complete office work.

Requirements

  • Child Abuse Clearance
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Experience with children
  • Time Management Skills

Supervisors

Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Ashlee Rittenhouse (YMCA)
Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg) 
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu