University College

Service Leader Positions

The following Service Leader positions are open for the 2015-16 school year. Applications will be accepted online through Tuesday, March 31.

All Service Leaders

  • Spend two hours per week in the Center providing office coverage, working on projects, familiarizing self with local opportunities, etc.
  • Attend weekly staff meeting, Wednesdays from 5-6 pm (credit available)
  • Assist with Center events; Volunteer Fair, Thank You Reception, and others

After School Sports

  • Coordinate with area Youth and Families with Promise organization and Cedar middle School to identify potential youth participants
  • Plan and oversee weekly physical activities for middle school aged youth, including securing location, recruiting volunteer help
  • Provide occasional additional enrichment activities for youth to encourage academic success

After School Science

  • Coordinate with East Elementary staff to identify potential youth participants
  • Plan and oversee weekly science-based activities for elementary school aged youth

Alternative Breaks

  • Plan and carryout, with the help of the ASB advisor(s), all aspects of the alternative break including fundraising, student recruitment, travel arrangements, liability management, on-site activity planning, etc.
  • May include coordinating with Habitat for Humanity, Via International, or other service organizations

Animal Rescue

  • Coordinate with local animal shelters/rescues to assist them in meeting their volunteer needs
  • Plan weekly activities, recruit volunteers, coordinate transportation

Bread & Soup Nite/ HOPE Pantry Manager

  • Plan and carryout monthly Bread & Soup Nite, including coordinating food, entertainment, location, publicity, etc.
  • Maintain Pantry including shelving and rotating stock, maintaining referral literature
  • Coordinate with groups interested in “can” or hunger activities
  • Coordinate Thanksgiving/Christmas dinner guest program
  • Assist with community hunger-related activities

Paiute Center Tutoring

  • Coordinate with local Paiute Center to assist with reading help/tutoring four afternoons per week
  • Recruit SUU volunteers to participate
  • Assist with incentive programs for Paiute youth

SAIL (Student Alliance of Interfaith Leaders)

  • Work to plan events connected to the SUU Food and Faith Initiative focused on bringing diverse peoples together to address issues of food scarcity
  • Recruit other participants
  • Coordinate with existing food and/or faith related organizations and events (i.e. the HOPE Pantry, International Food Fair, Multicultural Club, Cedar City Interfaith Alliance and other religious organizations)

Senior Outreach

  • Coordinate activities at area senior residential facilities for student volunteers, including the “Birthday Club” and other activities
  • Recruit SUU student volunteers

Service Club

  • Recruit club members
  • Coordinate one to two monthly service events, including opportunities to participate in on and off-campus events
  • Participate as a club in campus and center events

Special Olympics

  • Coordinate with local Special Olympic leaders
  • Recruit SUU student volunteers
  • Hold weekly or every other week activities/practices
  • Assist in recruiting volunteers for the State Special Olympic Summer Games, held in Cedar City

Sub for Santa

  • Coordinate with Iron County Holiday Assistance to oversee Sub for Santa on campus, including the Angel Tree, assisting with food box donations, fundraisers, etc.

SUU Discover—A Book is More Than a Cover (story hour)

  • Coordinate with the Cedar Public Library to arrange a weekly story hour geared toward k-3 aged children
  • Plan weekly age appropriate stories/activities
  • Recruit SUU volunteers to assist

Wee Be Groovin’

  • Coordinate with East Elementary to schedule time/location and advertise to East families and youth
  • Plan and oversee weekly dance activities for elementary school aged youth, including recruiting volunteer help
  • Offer additional enrichment activities or opportunities to youth/families as needed

Wee Swim

  • Coordinate with the area Head Start preschool and the SUU swimming pool to arrange swimming lessons
  • Advertise to Head Start parents
  • Recruit Red Cross certified swim instructors
  • Provide two to three six week sessions during the school year