Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Education and Counseling Center Student Worker Position


Reporting to the Director of the Education and Counseling Center, this Student Worker position supports the counseling services and the daily activities of the Education and Counseling Center (ECC). This position is responsible for supporting Graduate Assistants, Faculty, and Director in preparation for client services and classes. This is a grant-funded 1-year position during the 2014-15 Academic Year.

Principal Duties, Responsibilities and Other Job Related Information
  • Serve as a point of contact for initial inquiries about the Education and Counseling Center.
  • Serve as a point of contact for counseling services for families, clients, and referral sources.
  • Provide resources, support, and information to client, staff, and faculty regarding Education and Counseling Center services.
  • Support administration of the ECC, including the scheduling, data collection, and assessment related to counseling services.
  • Provide technology assistance in preparing for Education and Counseling Center Education clinical operations on a daily basis

Position Requirements (Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required)
  • Knowledge of Spanish language preferred (Oral and Written)
  • Current Masters student enrolled in Counseling, Social Work, or Psychology.
  • Ability to trouble-shoot issues with technology
  • Ability to work with a diverse team of staff, faculty, students
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

Position Qualifications (Minimum level of education and/or experience needed to be
successful in the position)

Hour requirements/schedule: The ideal student will have experience in customer service,
technology knowledge (Mac/PC, Microsoft word, Prezi, Google docs/calendar), clear
communication skills, and interest in working in educational or public service fields.
Ability to work four (4) five hour shifts per week. Shift times are either 10 – 3pm or 3 –

20-hour/week position beginning September 2, 2014.

Apply at:

Suder Montessori Elementary School Intern Opportunity

The Suder Montessori Elementary Library is a Chicago Public School looking for Interns to lead and teach units in their area of interest and expertise in our parent-volunteer run library. We are looking for candidates with strong skills in Poetry, Writing, Theatre, Performance, Music, Public Speaking, and Literacy. Candidates should be comfortable with children ages 10-14.

Duties and Expectations
  • Interns should have interest in teaching or in child development or in mentoring youth
  • Interns may wish to participate in event planning and other tasks instead of or in addition to the teaching sessions
  • Intern will commit to one orientation and a series of three in-service sessions
  • Interns will develop and facilitate content within a general framework established by the school, and in collaboration with each homeroom teacher
  • Interns will be responsible for development of an end product, either a final performance or book/chap book compilation or other creative exhibition of the children's accomplishments
  • Interns must commit to at least a full CPS quarter of continuous involvement (T/Th 1:30-4:00). Regular attendance is mandatory to maintain the integrity of the program
  • Interns will lead age appropriate activities, discussions, writing of prose, poetry, or skits, or practice performances during the 20 minutes of allotted instruction time, with the aid and support of the classroom teacher

Project Timeframe and Time Commitment
The school year at CPS begins September 2nd, 2014 and Programming will begin September 23rd. Orientation and Pre-service training will be provided by Suder Montessori Elementary School staff and DePaul University faculty prior to September 23rd TBD as mutual convenient with Interns.

Groups meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30-4:00. Each session consists of 20 minutes of instruction for Grades 4-8 in 8 classes.

For more information and/or to indicate your interest, please contact Dr. Strohschen at or 312.523.5132