University Community Service Center

, United States of America
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To our UCSC members and networks,

The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration is searching for a new Project Manager. Please see below for details!
Anyone interested should send a resume and cover letter to Michael Jogerst ( by July 1, 2019. Thank you!

Position: Project Manager- Survey Data.
Project: Assist senior staff member on retrieving, reviewing, and presenting career survey data for general audiences. Three graduate classes of School of Social Service Administration (SSA) alumni were surveyed on career trends in social service careers. Survey data gathered through Qualtrics and maintained in Excel Spreadsheets. Identify trends, similarities and differences in class responses over five year period. Examine both longitudinal and discreet responses.
Qualifications: Working knowledge of Qualtrics. Excellent skills in creating graphs and charts from Excel Spreadsheets. Strong interest in finding and highlighting career trends. Willingness to “get in the weeds” to highlight interesting and important findings. Imagination and creativity. Ability to work independently.
Time: Part-time/ Summer.
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The UCSC would like to thank its campus and corporate partners, AFAM and Burrell, for their support of the “Purses That Pamper” Mother’s Day Initiative. With their participation, our collection efforts have almost doubled since the program inception three years ago, growing from 187 purses donated to 387. Thank you!
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Are you Interested in the intersection of politics and identity? Do you want to help plan and facilitate community conversations? Apply to be a Politics and Identity Series Facilitator at for the Leaders of Color Initiative at The University of Chicago Institute of Politics for the upcoming academic year! This is an amazing opportunity to work with the Leaders of Color Initiative to plan workshops. All identities are welcome! The application closes June 9th:
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UCSC Invites you to our Open Exchange Teach-Back event TONIGHT from 6-7:30 pm at our office!

This past year our students have worked with various NGOs that support immigrants and refugees, using their foreign language skills to give back. Tonight's Teach-Back is their opportunity to reflect on the experience with their peers and the community.

All are welcome to join us at 6 PM. Dinner will be provided! RSVP here:
2 months
UCSC and Maroon Veterans Alliance are accepting donations for Swag Bags for Dads to benefit Fathers and Veterans! Drop off items at our office (6030 S. Ellis Ave) now through June 14th.
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Call for volunteers! Join the Jackson Park Advisory Council at It's Your Park Day on Saturday, June 1st from 10 am to 1 pm. Register here:
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This Friday, UCSC is co-hosting an end-of-year education celebration on May 17th, 12PM-2PM! This year UCSC, Neighborhood Schools Program at the University of Chicago, and UChicago Careers in Education Professions are coming together to celebrate the accomplishments of our students in education. We will be providing Carbon (vegetarian and vegan options available!) and fun in the Edelstone Center Atrium (6030 S University Ave). RSVP at We hope to see you there!
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Call for volunteers! PAWS Chicago is hosting a 5K on Sunday, June 2nd! This is one of their largest events of the year, with nearly 6000 humans and 2800 dogs in attendance! All donations raised at this event directly benefit homeless pets, and over 200 volunteers are needed to make this event a success!

Interested in volunteering? Please review the attached list of volunteer roles and send an email with your top 3 volunteer role choices to by this Monday, May 13th.
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Thank you so much to Future Ties, NFP for hosting a fantastic Dinner Dialogue with us!
3 months
Call for volunteers! The Hyde Park Garden Fair will be held on Friday and Saturday May 17 and 18, and volunteers are needed both days as well as Thursday for set-up.
3 months
Attention UChicago community! Have you worked with students, staff, faculty, community partners, or alumni who are engaged in building a more just Chicago and world? Nominations for our Community Impact Awards are due this Friday, 5/10! Submit your nominations here:
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Don't forget to submit your nominations for our Community Impact Awards by Friday 5/10!
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UChicago Medicine's Urban Health Initiative team is preparing to celebrate its 17th Annual Day of Service and Reflection (DOSAR) on Saturday, May 18! DOSAR is a day that brings UChicago Medicine faculty, staff, students, friends and families to the South Side of Chicago for a morning of community service. Last year's DOSAR event included over 300 volunteers who worked on various community service projects (i.e. gardening, painting and carpentry) around Chicago's south side.

Looking for a way to give back to your South Side community? Join the UHI team for the 17th annual DOSAR event on Saturday, May 18th! Register here:
3 months
Call for volunteers! UCSC and University of Chicago Student Government are sponsoring the 4th Annual Washington Park Arts Festival this Saturday, May 4 from 12pm to 3pm. This kid-friendly event needs YOUR HELP! Please click here to sign-up to be a volunteer by Friday:

You’re also invited to join in the festivities. UChicago Grill will serve up tasty burgers and hot dogs, while several UChicago student groups will perform. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Questions? Please email Cathy Woolfolk at
4 months
Happy National Student Employee Appreciation Week from UCSC! UCSC’s student employees perform invaluable services with enthusiasm, dedication, and initiative and play a key role in our operational excellence.

A special thank you to Jimmy John's Hyde Park for their support of National Student Employee Appreciation Week!
4 months
The Odyssey Engaged Summer Program provides a small cohort of undergraduate students interested in public service careers with a combination of academic enrichment, professional mentorship, hands-on experience, and industry exposure. This is a paid opportunity, and upon successful completion of the internship, capstone project, and course requirements, each Odyssey Engaged Intern will receive course credit. Apply by 4/30!
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Each year, University Community Service Center recognizes the extraordinary commitment of students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community partners who engage in the building of a more just Chicago and world. We encourage you to nominate those who are deserving of this recognition. Please submit your nominations by Friday, May 10.

Awardees will be recognized at the University Community Service Center and UChicago Civic Engagement reception on Friday, June 7, during Alumni Weekend.

Submit your nominations here!
4 months
Current UChicago students: The University of Chicago Center for Identity + Inclusion is holding a discussion with Dr. Candice Norcott on Monday, 4/22. Dr. Norcott will explore how race and gender intersect in the pursuit of higher education and influence how students experience average and not-so-average stressors during their campus years. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP here:
4 months
Donations are being accepted now through April 29th for the Women in Public Service Program's toiletries drive for incarcerated women. See below for more info and drop-off locations!
4 months
Attention UChicago Students! CHPV is launching a "Village Visitors" program in the Hyde Park community and is seeking student volunteers. This program matches volunteers with older residents who may be more or less homebound and would welcome a regular visitor. See the flier below for more info.
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Attention UChicago Students eligible for Federal Work-Study: There are multiple employers seeking to hire students for spring quarter and this summer. Read more about these jobs below, and visit Handshake (College students) & Grad Gargoyle (Grad students) to explore even more FWS job opportunities!

Tutor/Teacher Aid - Future Ties
• Work with students ages 5-12 with homework/activities

Strategy and Operations Intern - XS Tennis and Education Foundation
• Support CEO/COO with strategy and operation needs

Youth Mentor/Homework Assistance Leader (Oakwood Shores OR Cornerstone/Willard) - The Community Builders (Oakwood Shores) (Cornerstone/Willard)
• Planning, implementing, and evaluating homework assistance program for 1st grade through 12th

Junior Community Life CLQ Resident Specialist (Oakwood Apartments) - The Community Builders
• Ensuring resident’s community success through close work with property management, building and sustaining relationships with local and regional partners, and working one-on-one with residents to assist them in achieving their goals

Lead Peace Guide Internship - Strive
• Lead a collaborative effort to develop curriculum and guide a small group of youth through the activities of the Summer Peace Camp which will include community circles, art projects music exploration, hands-on academic investigations and more.

Summer Peace Camp Program Assistant - Strive
• Assist the program director with attendance, coordination of field trips, lunch and clean-up supervision, parent communication and form collection, and oversight of program activities
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Save the date for the Fourth Annual Washington Park Arts Festival on Saturday, May 4th! Join us for an afternoon of music and dance performances, art activities, and community building hosted at Chicago Youth Programs
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