Archive | August, 2018

Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for ways to make an impact in the community? Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach is recruiting for compassionate volunteers for our Johns Island and downtown sites! We assist our neighbors in need, regardless of faith or creed, helping them achieve their desired path to self-sufficiency. We work to address the root causes of poverty and create systemic change by providing basic and emergency resources, education, and specific health programs, as well as coordinated services in the broader community.

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Yes, I Can! After School Tutor
Description: Volunteers help students in 2nd-5th grade complete their homework assignments. Volunteers must have reliable transportation and must be enthusiastic about working with elementary-aged children. Volunteers must complete the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children training.
Times: Monday-Thursday from 4:00pm-5:00pm
Location: 1684 Brownswood Rd., Johns Island

ESL Tutor
Description: Volunteers teach English to non-native speakers. Teaching experience is preferred. A semester-long commitment is required.
Times: Tuesdays/Thursdays from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Location: 1684 Brownswood Rd., Johns Island

GED Tutor
Description: Volunteers teach individuals who are obtaining their GED. We are looking for volunteers with expertise in Language Arts. A semester-long commitment is required.
Times: Tuesdays and/or Thursdays from 9:00am-12:00pm
Location: 1684 Brownswood Rd., Johns Island

Food Pantry Assistant
Description: Volunteers assist individuals make selections in our client choice food pantry, as well as keep the pantry stocked and organized.
Times: Monday-Thursday 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Location: 77 America St., Charleston, SC 29403

Administrative Assistant
Description: Volunteers assist staff with administrative tasks such as data entry and mailings.
Times: Varies
Location: 79 America St., Charleston, SC 29403

Front Desk Volunteer
Description: Volunteers answer phones, greet clients and visitors and complete clerical tasks.
Times: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays from 9am-11:30am
Location: 79 America St., Charleston, SC 29403
OR
Times: Fridays from 9am-1pm
Location: 1684 Brownswood Rd., Johns Island

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Meshanko at jennifer.meshanko@olmoutreach.org or 843-559-4109 Ext. 106. More information can also be found on the program’s website.

Posted on August 30, 2018 in Community Engagement

Meditation Club

What: Learn various meditative techniques that have been shown to reduce stress, enhance cognitive performance, and facilitate ties with others

When: Will meet regularly on Wednesdays from 12 – 12:50 pm, and on the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month from 11 – 11:50 am. The first Wednesday meeting will be on September 5th and Monday meetings in September will fall on the 10th and 24th.

Where: RSS 319

No previous meditation experience is required.

Posted on August 28, 2018 in Clubs and Organizations

HSA Leadership Positions Available!

The Honors Student Association is looking for students interested in fulfilling a leadership position! We are a club in pursuit of enriching leisure life on campus and engaging in our community through service. We work closely with clubs like Phi Eta Sigma and Charleston Miracle to execute a variety of events including holiday pumpkin carving, book sales, and a semi-formal end-of-the-year event.

We have openings for Treasurer and for members in the following committees:
• Finance committee
• Social Media committee
• Service committee
• Event committee
• Fundraiser committee

ALL STUDENTS ARE WELCOME! If interested, contact harterrm1@g.cofc.edu or janaskiea@g.cofc.edu!

Posted on August 28, 2018 in Clubs and Organizations, Honors Leadership

South Carolina Washington Semester Program

What: The Washington Semester Program (WSP) gives eligible juniors and seniors the opportunity to spend a semester working and taking classes in Washington DC, gaining valuable experience while earning academic credit toward their degrees. Students do not have to be political science majors to apply as the program is applicable for any major or career path.

To Apply: Please visit the program’s website or contact Program Director Julie Hutt at jhutt@mailbox.sc.edu. If you plan to apply, please arrange a meeting with Dr. Folds Bennett at FoldsBennettT@cofc.edu to receive approval to apply and discuss how the program curriculum aligns with CofC Honors requirements.

The deadline to apply for Spring 2019 WSP is Friday, September 21st, 2018.

For more information, visit our page on this opportunity.

Posted on August 21, 2018 in Uncategorized

Paid Internship Opportunity for CofC Honors Seniors

Knowledge Capital Group [KCG] seeks a dynamic, motivated, and detail-oriented student with a healthy desire to grow in a challenging, respectful, and diversified work environment.  Qualified candidates will be eager to gain experience by taking on tasks that support the full scope of firm operations. The Intern will interface with all members of the team and will report directly to Kingsley Mooney, Consultant.  This would be a great opportunity for a senior looking for experience at a consulting firm that works primarily with healthcare organizations, but also with other business management as well. KCG is conveniently located just blocks away from campus on the corner of King and Radcliffe streets.

This is a part-time, paid internship. See more details below, including responsibilities, qualifications, and compensation. Please submit résumés to kmooney@knowledgecapitalgroup.com

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Office Management Responsibilities:

  • Oversees general office management duties including monitoring and ordering supplies, local errand running and delivery activities
  • Helps manage communication with the landlord, acts as point-person for sub-tenants
  • Coordinates relationships with external vendors and suppliers

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Supports staff through scanning, printing, and client deliverable production
  • Assists with client-related projects by editing and proof-reading presentations and written communication
  • Contributes to the firm’s social media strategy and maintains firm social media accounts
  • Oversees internal calendar management and event planning, including team quarterly retreats and outings
  • Addresses inbound queries via phone and in-person
  • Conducts industry research and analysis
  • Enters client and networking contact information into CRM database

Qualifications:

  • Enrolled as a Senior in the College of Charleston Honors College
  • Pursuing a degree in Mathematics, Natural Sciences, or Business preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products; experience with MS Outlook a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated organization skills and strong problem-solving abilities
  • Graphic design and web development experience a plus
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work under deadlines/time constraints

Compensation:

  • $10.50/hour
  • Between 8-12 hours/week on average

 

Posted on August 20, 2018 in Internships & Jobs

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