Current & Upcoming tutoring and service learning opportunities- The Community Engagement and Leadership Education (CELE) Center

Apply: America Reads Work Study Tutors

America Reads Work Study is a program where UW students tutor weekly for the school year at target schools in Seattle. Tutors focus on reading skills with elementary school students and build strong relationships with youth by making a commitment to their tutoring site for two consecutive quarters during the academic year (Fall or Winter quarter start). Tutors support the Seattle Public Schools’ effort to promote educational equity for all students, with a focus on under-resourced schools. Tutors must be work-study eligible. Now accepting applications for the 2023-24 academic year. Visit our website to learn more and apply.

Apply: College and Career Readiness Assistants

The UW Dream Project is hiring undergraduate students to serve as College and Career Readiness Assistant (CCRA) interns at local high schools and middle schools for the 2023-2024 school year.  CCRA interns will work directly with middle and/or high school students to support post-secondary preparation & planning including but not limited to working with students on: college applications, financial aid, scholarship searching, and career exploration. This is an academic year long paid internship through federal work-study. CCRAs work at their school placement site for 10 hours/week, attend bi-weekly professional development sessions, and meet with a graduate mentor. Priority Round applications are due June 4, 2023.  Visit our website for more position details and how to apply today!

Apply: Jumpstart Team Leaders and Corps Members

UW Jumpstart is currently hiring several leadership positions to help us in our mission to prepare preschoolers for kindergarten during the 2023-24 academic year.  Members have the unique opportunity to inspire young children to learn, serve in a local community, collaborate with others on a team, and build professional skills. All members receive high quality training to help them implement Jumpstart’s outcome-based program, promote children’s school success, and build family engagement. Open until filled.  Visit our website for more position details and how to apply today!

Apply: Riverways Guides

Riverways Guides mentor K-12 students from rural and tribal communities and support partnerships between the UW and community colleges.  Develop and facilitate workshops and programs to help students envision pathways towards higher education through community colleges. Open until filled. Visit our website to learn more and apply.

Register: CELE K-12 Tutors and Mentors for Autumn 2023

Passionate about educational equity and interested in gaining experience working with K-12 students from diverse backgrounds?  Tutoring and mentoring are rewarding experiences and a great way to engage with the local community.  Enroll in EDUC 260 and 401 in Autumn quarter 2023 to learn about K-12 educational equity issues while tutoring in a K-12 Seattle Public School classroom or mentoring high school students in post-secondary planning.  Enroll during Spring 2023 course registration period. Visit our website to learn more.

Register: LEAD 100 for Autumn 2023

Are you looking for a unique course to help you develop your own leadership potential and make a positive difference in your communities?  Through exploring contemporary leadership theories with a critical lens and engaging in activities to translate theory into practice, LEAD 100 (Learning Leadership in Theory and Practice) aims to give students the knowledge and tools to practice authentic and socially responsible leadership.  This course is designed as the first of three required courses for the Minor in Leadership.  Offered T&Th 2:30-4:20 p.m.  SLN: 16443

Explore: NextGen Civic Leader Corps

The UW NextGen Civic Leader Corps (NextGen) is a growing community that aims to spark, hone and recognize a deeper commitment to public and community service for undergraduate students. This is a great opportunity to meet other Huskies as well as students across the country who are interested in public service as well as explore government, non-profit and social venture careers. We offer advising, programming, networking opportunities and exclusive access to scholarship dollars to socially engaged, community-rooted leaders with the aim to empower and equip the next generation of public service leaders. Students can learn about NextGen events as well as join the community by filling out our Interest Form . NextGen opportunities are also posted on our website.  Open to all UW undergraduate students. 

By Lily Burnstein (She/Her)
Lily Burnstein (She/Her)