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Archive for 2014

Service Corps Honored at MCU Park

July 21, 2014 | News

Once a year at a Brooklyn Cyclones game in MCU Park in July, “CUNY Night” happens.  On this night, students and staff from the City University of New York gather for a shared experience of cheering on the home team, networking, and enjoying the festive backdrop of Coney Island.  Every year CUNY salutes a special […]

Work Study Position Available through NYC Managerial Employees Association

July 21, 2014 | Opportunities

New York City Managerial Employees Association is offering two internship positions. Interns who qualify for federal work study will be paid at the rate of $7.25 an hour and work up to 20 hours per week. For more information about these positions, please contact Michelle Centeno, Recording Secretary, 917-635-6158, macenteno@optonline.net. Career Development Program Intern – […]

Volunteer at the Damon Runyan 5K

July 21, 2014 | Opportunities

Damon Runyun 5K at Yankee Stadium / Run/Walk for Cancer Research – There are a myriad of volunteer positions for the Runyon 5K. Volunteers are asked to report to Yankee Stadium at 7:00 am on event day (August 3) and will stay until about 2:00 pm. Breakfast and lunch will be included along with a […]

Give back through EmergeNYC!

July 21, 2014 | Opportunities

NYC Service – NYC Service, an agency within the NYC Mayor’s Office, is comprised of 20 diverse and innovative initiatives that aim to more easily connect New Yorkers to service opportunities, target volunteers to address the City’s greatest needs, and promote service as a core part of what it means to be a citizen of […]

Job Opportunity with the NYC Civic Corps

July 21, 2014 | Opportunities

NYC Service – NYC Service, an agency within the NYC Mayor’s Office, is comprised of 20 diverse and innovative initiatives that aim to more easily connect New Yorkers to service opportunities, target volunteers to address the City’s greatest needs, and promote service as a core part of what it means to be a citizen of […]

Volunteer Opportunities with New Alternatives for Children

July 21, 2014 | Opportunities

New Alternatives for Children Family Picnic at Central Park on Saturday, July 28, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm – NAC is in need of approximately 20 volunteers for two-hour shifts (10:00 am to 12:00 pm, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm). If you are interested in this opportunity, please email Lindsay Edgcomb at ledgcomb@nackidscan.org. Annual […]

Service Corps Profiled in CUNY TV’s “Study with the Best”

June 30, 2014 | News

The inaugural year of the Service Corps was profiled in a recent segment of CUNY TV’s Study with the Best.

Student Spotlight – Madeline Vera, Lehman College, Lehman Adult Learning Center

June 24, 2014 | Members, News

In her own words: This year I have encountered many challenges. One the most challenging was the death of my great aunt. This was difficult because she raised me, and I was living with her. However, something great was in progress at the same time as my great aunt’s passing. Training for CUNY Service Corps […]

Student Spotlight – Alicia Joseph, Queens College, Federal Reserve Bank

June 24, 2014 | Members, News

In her own words: When I first moved here 9 years ago, I mainly intended, like so many of us, to pursue an education in hopes of living the American dream. I first attended Queensborough Community College where I pursued an Associate degree in Applied Science, and I was also a competitive member of the […]

Immeasurable Impact of Service Corps Helps CUNY Student to Realize CUNY’s Value

June 4, 2014 | Members, News

Kevon Manners, a Service Corps student at Queens College, wrote an essay that was first featured in The Prospect, a college admissions and high school/college lifestyles website, and then picked up by The Huffington Post.  Congratulations to Kevon for finding the words to articulate the value of his experience at CUNY and in the Service […]