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FWS JOBS 2014-2015

If you are eligible for the Federal Work Study program in 2014-2015, we encourage you to review the positions below.

Take note of the Job Code listed with each position, as this will be needed to apply for the position.

Your application will be forwarded to the appropriate supervisor. If the supervisor would like to set up an interview, they will contact you directly.

School Age Tutor – Job Code 101
Department: Y Club (Before and After School Care) @ the West County YMCA
Multiple positions available

Basic Function: Assist children with homework and/or read to them in the Y Club Program in the after school setting.

Responsibilities and Authority: Arrive on time, be engaging with the children, give direction when assisting with homework, redirect any bad behavior.  Not authorized to be alone with any children or give direct discipline.  They must report to the site director any and all issues.

Performance Measurement Criteria: Be in good communication with both the school site and their supervisor with feedback and schedule changes.

Minimum Requirements: Must be available at least 1 hour each shift and at least 1 day a week.

Full position description available here: YMCA Job Description.
Job Code: 101

Office Assistant - Job Code 103
Department: Development Office @ Susan G. Komen of St. Louis
Multiple positions available

Basic Function: Assist the office with daily administrative activities and assist the Development Department with preparation for various events and fundraising initiatives.

Responsibilities and Authority: Arrive on time, help with assigned tasks, act in a professional manner and adhere to office expectations (no cell phone or social media use). Duties may include fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, word processing, creating spreadsheets, filing, and faxing. When assisting the Development Department, duties may include operations assistance for events, cold calls, and other various tasks for organizing/preparing for events and fundraising initiatives.

Performance Measurement Criteria: Dependability, cooperation, independent action/initiative, job knowledge, communication, organization/planning, accuracy, promptness and professionalism.

Minimum Requirements: Microsoft office software skills are required, as well as Internet research abilities and strong communication skills.

Job Code: 103

Program Assistant - Job Code 104
Department: Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri
Multiple positions available

Basic Function: Assist various operations within our program based on agency needs and student interest. Some duties might include writing correspondence, date entry, filing, creating interview packets, etc.

Responsibilities and Authority: Should be organized and detail-oriented, able to work independently on projects, self-motivated, comfortable communicating with many different people, comfortable working with online databases and Excel.

Performance Measurement Criteria: Have good communication with site supervisor and able to work with various other staff as needed.

Minimum Requirements: Work hours/days are flexible, up to 10 hours per week.

Job Code: 104

Student Education Assistant - Job Code 105
Department: Education Programs @ Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis
Multiple positions available

Basic Function: General office work including but not limited to:  filing, copying and assembling program materials, data input, grading pre and posttest data.  Assisting in special research projects when needed.  Mail Room/Kit Room:  Preparing UPS and courier shipments, assist with program material storage upon delivery, maintain order in kit room and rebuild JA teaching kits.

Responsibilities and Authority: Arrive on time as committed.

Performance Measurement Criteria: Successfully complete each task in a timely manner.

Minimum Requirements: Student must be able to provide reliable transportation to and from the JA location.  In addition the Student Education Assistant must be highly organized, detail-oriented and committed to maintaining accuracy in regards to spelling.

Job Code: 105

Lucky Lane Nursery School - Job Code 106
12546 Conway Rd
(Located directly across the road from MBU’s Softball field)

Office Assistant Needed
Hours flexible M-F

Contact Ms. Debbie Raiser, Director, for more details on the duties.
Job Code: 106

Alzheimer’s Association St. Louis Chapter – Job Code 107

The Development Intern will assist Development staff in the planning, organizing, and execution of the chapter’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s campaign, designed to raise awareness and support for the Alzheimer’s Association. This opportunity is designed to provide hands-on experience with the world’s largest grassroots event to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s.


  • Marketing/Public Relations/Communications/Business background is preferred.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills required.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and follow-up skills.
  • Creativity in program development and execution.
  • Ability to work independently to fulfill duties and assignments.
  • Relationship management skills are beneficial.
  • Flexibility in light of last minute changes to projects or schedules.
  • Ability to work under pressure or against deadlines.

Contact: Gina Timme
Volunteer Coordinator
Alzheimer’s Association St. Louis Chapter
9370 Olive Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63132
Job Code: 107


Alzheimer’s Association St. Louis Chapter – Job Code 108

The Front Office Assistant is primarily responsible for answering and routing incoming calls and voice mail messages, processing outgoing mail, hosting visitors and accepting and routing deliveries.  Additional responsibilities will include assisting the Office Coordinator and other staff with data entry, typing minutes, creating packets, and other special projects as required.

The position goal is to create a warm and welcoming experience for callers and visitors.  The Front Office Assistant will create the Association’s first impression for people calling and coming in.  This position will help connect the constituents with the appropriate staff person; ensuring that they receive the help they need.  The Front Office Assistant will help the Office Coordinator in making sure the front office runs smoothly.


  • Demonstrated success for customer service
  • Takes initiative to fulfill constituents’ needs and inform Office Coordinator of issues
  • Excellent ability to communicate in person, print, and electronically to variable audiences.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple projects at once
  • High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative


  • Answer and route incoming calls in a manner consistent with the Association’s mission; take messages
  • Greet all building visitors in a welcoming and professional manner consistent manner with the Association’s mission
  • Ensure that all building visitors are properly signed in to the building (guests and volunteers)
  • Possess knowledge of the Association’s services provided in order to direct visitors and calls to the appropriate person.
  • Process and meter outgoing mail
  • Receive and route incoming packages


  • Provide hospitality to all Association visitors and treat all clients, volunteers, and staff with dignity and respect
  • Work as a member of the Association team to deliver the highest quality services to all constituents, paid and nonpaid staff
  • Data entry into several databases as needed
  • Other special projects as required


  • Louis Chapter Orientation with the first 90 days
  • Advanced volunteer training once a year


  • Education: High School Diploma
  • Experience: At least one year of working experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (especially Word & Excel) and Google

Contact: Gina Timme
Volunteer Coordinator
Alzheimer’s Association St. Louis Chapter
9370 Olive Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63132
Job Code: 108


Alzheimer’s Association St. Louis Chapter – Job Code 109

Respite Volunteer: For a full job description, please click here.

Job Code: 109

Ellisville Weekday Preschool- Job Code 110

America Counts/Reads Tutor

The primary function of this job is to work with preschool aged children to help them learn that counting and reading is all around us in our daily lives. The tutor will sit down and focus on counting and reading with games like number bingo or counting blocks and reading things in the room and reading books.

Job Code: 110

Assistant to Dr. Curtis McClain – Job Code 205

Department: Humanities

Basic Function: There is light office work or even computer work.

Responsibilities and Authority: Keep my office functional.

Performance Measurement Criteria: Accuracy over speed.

Minimum Requirements: Prefer a student who is majoring in Christian Ministry or Ministry & Leadership.

Job Code: 205

Financial Services Student Associate – Job Code 405
Department: Financial Services

Basic Function: Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Financial Services, the Student Associates will help carry out daily Financial Services tasks.

Responsibilities and Authority:  Within the limits of authorized college policies, procedures, programs and budgets, the Student Associates are responsible for and has authority to accomplish the following duties: Process payments to the student accounts via CAMS, balance cash transactions and cash on hand. Prepare cash deposits and provide University Public Safety Officer for transport to bank, help answer phone, emails, assist student visitors with billing and financial aid questions and payment arrangements, and scan Financial Services documents, other duties as assigned.

Relationships: The Student Associate will observe the following relationships: Will report to the Director of Financial Services, Associate Director and Assistant Director. This position will assist the Financial Counselors and Administrative Assistant in completing Financial Services tasks efficiently and effectively.

Performance Measurement Criteria: An annual performance review is to be conducted by the Director or Associate Director of Financial Services.

Minimum Requirements: Background in accounting and cash management preferred. Familiarity with computers and Microsoft Office Suite. The ability to follow specific instructions and carry out tasks with accuracy is a must. Must be a team player with the ability to work well with others to complete tasks. Excellent oral and written communications skills required.

Job Code: 405

STARS (Telecounselor) – Job Code 606
Department: Undergraduate Admissions

Basic Function: STARS work as telecounselors throughout the school year. They contact prospective students and applicants to inform of upcoming college events as well as provide file updates. In addition, they assist at recruitment events such as Spartan Preview Day and Registration Day, and complete other assigned duties as needed.

Responsibilities and Authority: STARS report directly to a supervisor in the Admissions Office.

Performance Measurement Criteria: none listed

Minimum Requirements: Students selected to be STARS must have a good phone voice, be in good academic standing, and have the ability to work flexible hours.

Job Code: 606