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Helping Link Work Study and Volunteer Opportunities
Applications are currently open
Helping Link is offering work study and volunteer opportunities for a number of positions.
The UW Work Study website (www.washington.edu/student/osfa/workstudy/non_list.php) provides a comprehensive list of the available work study positions, all of which also are available as volunteer positions. (Speaking or understanding the Vietnamese language is NOT required.)
The two positions described below are a priority at this time. Both offer excellent opportunities to gain hands-on and rewarding experience.
1. Computer Instructor
Coach computer skills to adults in small classes of 6 to 10 students. The curriculum includes computer basics: creating and organizing files, sending/receiving email, Internet, and PowerPoint. We will provide you with technical support, resources, and materials as needed.
Any of these sessions: Monday, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 4:00pm to 6:00pm or from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
2. Tutor for After School Youth Program
Tutors assist students ages 6-14 in completing their homework. Student-tutors with a talent and interest in art are a plus. Tutoring sessions occur on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. A minimum of 3 hours per session, twice a week is required (6 hours per week).
About Us: Helping Link is a nonprofit, grassroots, community-based service agency that provides educational, social, and cultural programs to empower and support Vietnamese-American immigrants and refugees in King County.
Mission Statement: Empower Vietnamese-Americans' social adjustment, family stability, and self-sufficiency while nurturing community service and youth leaders.
For more information about these opportunities, please contact us at helpinglink2003@gmail or call us at (206) 781-4246. For more information about
Helping Link, please visit our website at http://helpinglink.org.
Country Director position (Indonesia): Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
Applications are open for review
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK) seeks nominations and applications for a strategic, seasoned, and politically astute Country Director to lead CTFK's efforts to promote strong tobacco control legislation and implementation in Indonesia. CTFK is a leading civil society organization dedicated to the fight to reduce tobacco use and its deadly toll in the United States and around the world. Qualified candidates will understand and have proven experience promoting policy change and will be a strategic partner to grantees, partners, and funders in preventing the devastating health impacts of tobacco use.
The Country Director will act as the coordinator for CTFK’s activities in Indonesia, managing CTFK’s Jakarta-based staff and programs and serving as the primary liaison with Indonesian civil society organizations and networks. S/he will lead efforts to develop a comprehensive strategy at the national and subnational level to support the adoption and implementation of effective tobacco control policies consistent with the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in Indonesia in partnership with Indonesian tobacco control advocates. The new Country Director will coordinate legal, media, research, and grant activities in Indonesia, collaborating with CTFK staff, NGOs, stakeholders, and partners in the Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use.
The Country Director will report to and work closely with the Director of Indonesia Programs in Washington, DC to develop annual and long-term strategic plans. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker and effective manager who can balance the broader program goals with the day to day coordination, program execution, and collaboration. S/he will have a strong knowledge of Indonesian political systems, processes, and players as well as the opportunities and challenges of advancing policy change at the national and regional level. This position is based in Jakarta, Indonesia and open to citizens of Indonesia.
More information about the position can be found at: http://nonprofitprofessionals.com/searches/ctfk-id.htm
Call for Peer Reviewers: International and Foreign Language Education Office. Modest compensation provided.
Applications are open for review.
Call for Peer Reviewers
International and Foreign Language Education Office
U.S. Department of Education
The International and Foreign Language Education office (IFLE) of the U.S. Department of Education administers a variety of international education programs. IFLE continually seeks qualified individuals, in particular language and area studies specialists, to serve as readers for grant competitions.
Readers participate in a panel review of applications, and are provided with modest compensation. Most reviews are conducted electronically, via the Department’s G5 system, and travel will not be necessary. In cases where travel is necessary, readers are provided with roundtrip travel, hotel room, and meal allowances. The review process involves orientation, reading of applications, and regularly scheduled discussions with other panelists. Scores are based on pre-determined selection criteria for each program. Panel reviews normally last one to two weeks.
If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, and feel that you have the appropriate qualifications, please submit an online application at opeweb.ed.gov/frs/index.cfm and click on the link for the FRS Registration Page.
Once online, you will be asked to submit your application, including your resume/CV and provide background information outlining your expertise and background. You will also be able to indicate which IFLE programs you are interested in being considered for. Your application to become a field reader will be reviewed by OPE staff to determine whether you have the subject area expertise and appropriate background needed for upcoming competitions.
TITLE VI OF THE HIGHER EDUCATION ACT PROGRAMS:
To learn more about IFLE Programs, please visit our web site at www.ed.gov/ope/iegps
Helping Link: Education Coordinator
Position will remain open until filled.
Organization: Helping Link
This position provides support for training, recruitment, outreach, and basic computer support for the Helping Link community organization and center.
For more information please visit: http://www.helpinglink.org/?page_id=1433
Citizen Outreach Directors
For graduating seniors, applications are currently open
Organization: Fund for the Public Interest
Contact: Kristina Acevedo at 916-444-3327 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fund for the Public Interest (aka “the Fund”) helps some of the top progressive organizations in the country work on issues such as clean water, equal rights for GLBT Americans, and ending subsidies to corporate farms. And we're hiring!
We're hiring graduating seniors to help run our campaign offices next year as Citizen Outreach Directors. It's a lot of responsibility, mainly focused on hiring, training and managing a staff that goes out into communities to build grassroots support for the above organizations and their campaigns. We’re looking for students who might be up for this challenge and would be passionate about working on environmental and social justice campaigns. We know that many students who would be interested in this work don’t necessarily know how to find jobs like ours.
Application deadline: May 26, 2013
St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City invites applications for a one-year sabbatical replacement position as Visiting Assistant Professor in Asian History beginning in August 2013. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching a three course load per semester in a range of lower and upper-level classes including World History, Asian Civilization and upper-level Asian History. PhD or ABD (or MA with significant teaching experience) in Asian history is required.
Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary’s City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland’s public honors college. With highly selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.
To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to Christine Adams, Acting Chair, Department of History, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 18952 E. Fisher Rd., St. Mary’s City, MD 20686-3001.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
The University of Scranton's Department of Asian Studies has an ongoing need for highly qualified part-time faculty to staff a variety of courses each semester. Part-time faculty may instruct one or more courses or labs each semester on an "as needed" basis.
Part-time faculty are expected to teach a specified course(s); prepare course materials; provide support and guidance to students; and report grades.
Minimum Qualifications: A Master's Degree in Asian Studies or a related discipline.
Preferred Qualifications: ABD or Ph.D. in Asian Studies or a related discipline; previous teaching experience and a willingness to be flexible in class scheduling.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must apply online at https://universityofscrantonjobs.com. Complete applications are to include a cover letter, CV and contact information for three professional references. This is a pooled position from which Adjunct/Affiliates will be hired. This pooled position will serve as an electronic file and replace receiving paper CVs. As openings occur, we will draw candidates from this pool.
For more information on the Asian Studies program, please visit this website: http://matrix.scranton.edu/academics/cas/asian-studies/index.shtml
Cascade Asia Advisors is seeking a Senior Analyst to support the development of the Southeast Asia Report, performing the following duties:
REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Job Location: Negotiable
Cascade Asia Advisors is a research and strategic advisory firm focused on Southeast Asia. We combine quantitative and qualitative analysis with rich perspective to render convoluted information into actionable intelligence and uncertain environments into navigable terrain. Our specialized focus is monitoring and assessing what drives political, economic and financial market developments in frontier and emerging markets in Southeast Asia and helping organizations identify investable opportunities and manage risk.
Part-time research opportunity with Eurasia Group: Vietnam specialists needed for political research on health leadership, health ministries, pandemic preparedness, man-made and natural disaster preparedness, and pharmaceutical industry, among other topics. Excellent English writing skills and proficiency in Vietnamese are required. A background in health sector politics or public health is desirable but not necessary. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com with a resume/CV and writing sample (preferably a short research paper, or part of a longer one).
Elon University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Asian History at the assistant professor level beginning in mid-August 2014. Applicants must demonstrate both excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level as well as strong scholarly potential. Areas of specialization to be considered include: Inner, South, Southeast, or East Asia. PhD in History is required as are strong language skills commensurate with the successful scholarly potential of any such candidate. Responsibilities include teaching lower division survey courses in regional history and upper division courses in his/her area of specialization. Applicants must also be willing to teach courses in the interdisciplinary general studies program. Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning. To learn more about Elon, please visit us at www.elon.edu. Complete applications must be received by September 23, 2013. To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations, and a writing sample. All materials should be sent electronically to: Michael Matthews, Chair, Asian History Search Committee, Department of History and Geography, firstname.lastname@example.org. Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.
The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, invites qualified academics to apply for a tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor in Southeast Asian History, with an emphasis on the Malay world, cross-country comparisons, connectedness between regions, social and reform movements or the history of religious movements.
Candidates should possess Ph.D.s and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research, as well as teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The successful candidate will be involved in developing the teaching and research fields related to Southeast Asian History in the University’s newly established History Programme. He or she will also offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses that address the history of Southeast Asia from global and comparative perspectives.
The University offers a competitive remuneration package, commensurate with qualifications and experience and comprehensive benefits. Teh selected faculty member can expect generous support for research, including grants for travel and conferences. For further information about the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, please refer to the following website: http://www.hss.ntu.edu.sg
To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/CareerOpportunities/SubmitanApplication/Pages/FacultyPositions.aspx) and send your application package (consisting of a cover letter, personal particulars form, curriculum vita, a statement on teaching as well as current and future research plans, the names and contact details of three references and a sample publication), to:
History Search Committee
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive, #06-19
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. To receive full consideration, applications should be dispatched to the Search Committee by 19 May, 2013. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
|Southeast Asia Center|
|University of Washington|
|303 Thomson Hall|
|Seattle, WA 98195|
|(206) 543-9606 tel|
|(206) 685-0668 fax|
|Laurie Sears, Director|
|Rick Bonus, Director of Graduate Studies|
|Sara Van Fleet, Associate Director|
|Tikka Sears, Outreach Coordinator|
|Molly Wilskie-Kala, Program Coordinator|
|Chris Grorud, Program Assistant|