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CEA Program: Community Engagement Associate for P105 Courses

DUE is home to IEL which is sponsoring these types of positions across campus. This specific position is part of the Community Engagement Associates program in which students work in a specific department on campus to support campus and community engagement initiatives. You will see more information on the specific job and department below.

Overview of department:
The IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy is globally recognized as the first of its kind. School faculty and staff train and empower students and practitioners to innovate and lead—and to create positive and lasting change in the world.

Project summary:
We are seeking enthusiastic, service-oriented undergraduates who enjoyed their P105: Giving and Volunteering in America learning experience and are looking for a P105 leadership role. Successful community engagement associates are strong communicators, team players, responsible, and want to help other students succeed.

Positions are one-semester appointments for Fall 2021. Positions are available for two online asynchronous sections of the course (one for 1st 8 weeks; the other for 12 weeks). Each CEA is responsible for the one-course section and provides an average of 5 hours of teaching support weekly for a semester, though hours may vary for a shorter course. All P105 instructors and CEAs work together as a team and meet regularly throughout the semester.

Specific tasks that the community engagement associate will complete: 
Duties of the position typically include the following:
  • Assist instructor with monitoring all service-learning projects
  • Serve as a guide for social issues projects through the full assignment process
  • Help with feedback, evaluation, and grading of service learning project and other course assignments
  • Communicate with students about service opportunities, deadlines, and other topics
  • Help create tools for facilitating service learning course goals activities
  • Assist instructors with other teaching activities as requested, such as assisting with Canvas and course materials
  • Contribute as a member of the P105 team (for example: attending meetings, approx. every other week, and sharing resources across sections)

Specific qualifications (knowledge, skills, class standing, etc) we desire the project coordinator to have:
We are looking for undergraduates who have taken P105: Giving and Volunteering in America or other philanthropic courses.

Learning objectives:
By the end of this position assignment, the student will meet the following learning objectives
  1. The CEA is able to name at least one civic issue and articulate how various societal systems and processes address this (and other) civic issues.
  2. The CEA values collaborating with others, especially those individuals representing diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, religions, lifestyles, and viewpoints.
  3. The CEA demonstrates empathy, openness, inclusiveness, and sensitivity when working with diverse others.
  4. The CEA analyzes diverse perspectives and evaluates how these perspectives influence their own norms and biases.
  5. The CEA feels a sense of responsibility and commitment to use the knowledge gained in their higher education experiences to serve others.