Monthly Archives: December 2010

Girl Scouts of Commonwealth Council of Virginia, Inc seeking Summer Intern, Program Dept.

Girl Scouts of Commonwealth Council of Virginia, Inc. is one of 4 councils for the state of Virginia, and serves “more than 16,000 girls and 5,700 adults in 30 counties and the cities of Emporia, Richmond, Hopewell, Colonial Heights, Fredericksburg, and Petersburg.”
This is a summer position.  Intern will be provided room and board plus a monetary stipend.  We have two camps:  one is located in Hanover, Virginia and the other is located in Burgess, Virginia.  .  

Position Description:
•     Assist in the design and development of summer camp programs
•     Help maintain high quality programs offered at summer camp.  
•     Assist with budgeting and planning.
•     Attend staff meetings.  
•     Attend all camp activities
•     Help to ensure the health, safety and security of the campers. 
•     Understand the needs, abilities, and interests of girls.
•     Appreciate creative outdoor living.
•     Be willing to place the needs of girls and camp above personal desires.  
•     Display integrity, sound judgment, poise, and mature sense of humor.  
•     Possess good health and the stamina necessary to live in the camp setting.
•     Have ability to make decisions and act wisely in an emergency.
•     Accept all people and have ability to live and work with girls and adults of various races, religions, and national origins.  
•     Believe in democratic principles of government and troop management, including positive attitudes toward girl planning.  
•     Other duties as assigned by the Camp Director.  

Contact Information:
Samantha Felton
Director of Outdoor Programs
Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia

College Test Prep/SAT Tutors (1-2); Glen Allen, VA (December 2010/January 2011)

College Tutors is seeking a College Tutors of Richmond/Glen Allen is seeking SAT/ACT tutor(s) to work with high school students.  Job responsibilities: provide high-quality academic tutoring and coaching to area high school students in the Learning Center in a one-on-one setting; maintain a commitment to a set weekly schedule throughout the Spring semester; develop a mentoring/coaching relationship with students. Qualifications: working knowledge and expertise (as evidenced by a strong GPA, test scores and references). Must enjoy working with high school students, be able explain concepts well, be highly organized, be able to teach study skills and strategies, and have good communication skills with parents and students. Must have scored in 98th percentile on SAT and/or ACT. Must be able to work 8-10 hours per week within the hours of Monday-Thursday 3-9pm and Saturday 10am-4pm.  Please include your GPA and ACT/SAT/LSAT/GRE scores in your application. Please also include any tutoring/teaching (paid or unpaid), experience with children/students, relevant work experience, and relevant references.

$12-$21 per hour (2-12 hours); US Citizens/Permanent Residents only. 
To find out more, contact Anne Marie Rutledge

Community Futures Foundation (Richmond, VA) is seeking a Part-Time Unit Coordinator

Community Futures Foundation, a non-profit agency serving individuals with
brain injury, is currently recruiting for the position of Part-Time Unit
Coordinator for its innovative clubhouse-model program, The Mill House, in
Job Description:
We utilize a person-centered strengths based approach to working with our
program members, helping them increase their productivity, independence and
self confidence in order to return to work.  Our Clubhouse program provides
an array of services to individuals with brain injuries, including
vocational services and training, case management, and social/recreational
programming.  The part time unit coordinator position is responsible for
providing case management services, coordinating treatment teams,
coordinating daily work activities at the clubhouse, and assisting members
in achieving their goals and aspirations.
Position requirements:
The position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the
human services field.   Prior experience working with individuals with
disabilities is preferred but not required.  
Hours and Benefits:
This position is 25 hours per week, with flexible hours generally between
the program hours of 8:30am -4:30 pm.  Occasional evening and weekend hours
may be needed for coverage of program’s employment services.   Hourly salary
is $13 per hour with pro-rated annual and sick leave provided.  
Application process:
Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to the attention of Joe Craig.
E-mail address is  No phone calls please.

National program- LearningRx is hiring trainers at our West End location.

specializes in learning and reading remediation, we train, 10-20 hours
per week, $11 per hour to start, quickly increasing to $15-18 per hour,
strong phonetics required. Most of our students are available between
3-7pm Monday – Friday (other times are available). Please note, these
positions are not seasonal positions. Applicants with experience dealing
with LD and/or special needs children are encouraged to apply. 

For more information about LearningRx please see
To apply, Please sumbit your resume and cover letter via email (Ed Lawrence – and apply in person.Office is located at 9770 Gayton Rd, Richmond, VA 23238 (in the
Gayton Crossing Shopping Center a few doors down from the Stuffy’s
sandwich shop). Call 612-9959 for more information. Our office hours are
10am-7pm Monday -Friday 

Two opportunities with the Flying Squirrels!!

Full time/paid  Internship for December 2010 graduates or recent alumni:
The Richmond Flying Squirrels are again looking for a new intern class to help maintain another great season here at The Diamond. We are looking forward to a successful 2011 season and will fill interns in the following departments: Corporate Sales, Tickets, Stadium Operations, Merchandise, Promotions/Community Relations and Group Sales. Attached you will find more information on each department and the tasks that are required for interns within those departments. 
If you have any students that may be interested, please have them send their resume, via email to for consideration. The internship will begin on Monday, January 3, 2011 and will commence on Friday, September 23, 2011. This is a full time internship so students must be graduates or need an internship to complete their degree. Expected hours are Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30pm during the off season, and during the season 8:30am until the games are complete-expect 14-15 hour days during the season. This will be a paid internship. 
Current Students/Unpaid internship:
The team is looking for several Game Day Interns.  These students are unpaid and work the games doing a variety of tasks.  If you are interested in this opportunity, email and put “Game Day Interns” in the subject line.