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Work Study Position with Passion Impact: Advocate for Community Engagement

Monday, September 23rd, 2019 to Friday, June 12th, 2020 (PT)


Supervisor(s)Stefan Peierls, Yin Ka Chan
FacultyHannah Cherry
Hiring ManagerRebecca Lewis
Age Limit18 and up
Are you passionate about volunteering in your community? Do you enjoy being a leader and a mentor? You may be our next ACE! 
Passion Impact, PCC's Community-Based Learning Program, and the Community Service Work Study Program are seeking PCC students who have a strong desire to serve the community and share that desire with fellow students. If you are ready to help other students make an impact, apply to become a ACE today! 
Related Fields: outreach/promotion, marketing, communication, community development, non-profit management, media

No. of Openings: 5

Hiring Appointments
Applicants will be contacted to schedule a hiring appointment. Appointments will be held at Passion Impact.

Hours per Week: At least 8 hours every week 
  • Office Hours: 10am-3pm T-F 
  • Weekly Meeting: 10-11 F 
Wage/Salary: $13.00/hour

Work Site Location:
This position requires you to travel to various work-site locations. These will include:
  1. Primary Office Hours: Passion Impact Office Site (5106 Southeast Powell Blvd., Portland, OR. 97206) 
  2. Outreach Hours: Portland Community College Campuses (Sylvania, Southeast, Cascade, and Rock Creek) 
  3. Community Engagement Hours: In the community with Community Organization (e.g., If you're participating in a volunteer event with The ReBuilding Center, you would be on-site at their location) 
The responsibilities of this work study position:

Serve as a representative of Passion Impact, PCC Community-Based Learning, and PCC Federal Work Study

Explore opportunities for community engagement:
  • Find community organizations with volunteer opportunities open to students
  • Explore the volunteer experience, reflect on whether the opportunity could be valuable for PCC students.
  • Find out what students are interested in and assist in identifying volunteer opportunities for them
Outreach to PCC students and staff by sharing information about Community Engagement through:
  • Online volunteer platforms (GivePulse)
  • In Person interactions
    • Tabling on and off-campus (volunteer fairs, community events, weekly tabling schedule)
    • Speaking directly to classes and student organizations (class and club raps)
    • Canvassing on PCC Campuses
  • Following up with students who have expressed an interest in volunteering (i.e., calling, texting, and emailing)
  • Posting blogs, photos, or videos that incorporate your volunteer experiences
Engage in the community with other students:
  • Participate in volunteer events that you have identified for yourself or other students
Assist with program-oriented projects including, but not limited to:
  • Passion Impact events and activities
  • Community-Based Learning events and activities
Requirement Details
1. Financial Aid package includes Federal Work Study Award
2. Minimum of 6 credit course load at PCC
3. Ability to attend weekly staff meetings (Friday 10am-11am)
4. Ability and time to travel between work locations
CausesCivic Engagement Education
SkillsCommunications Learning/Education Marketing Online Marketing Public Relations Social Media Strategic Communications

Location: Passion Impact, 5106 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97206