Monthly Archives: July 2011

SUCCESS STORY: Hilliard Hicks

Major: Psychology

Graduation Date: 05/12

Organization Name/Position Title: 
Center for Biobehavioral and Clinical Research, Research Assistant

How the Career Center helped you along the way:
I was helped at the career center with my resume. I had been using a resume that I created for a very long time, and it was getting no results. I stopped by the VCU career center and had it edited. Within a couple weeks I landed a great opportunity doing research.

Any insights that you have for current students: 
Don’t worry about what your currently doing for work. If you look hard enough in the field your trying to get into, things will always turn out right and you’ll do what you love.

 
Pathways, a not-for-profit, faith-based community development
corporation in Petersburg, Virginia, is seeking a full-time Transitions
Coordinator for its workforce development programs. 
The position will include placement site networking/coordination to
include internships, education, and training and job shadowing
opportunities.
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree, 2 years’ work experience,
mastery of Microsoft Office, good oral and written communication skills,
good networking skills, and knowledge of the greater metropolitan area.
Must be able to work with a challenging and diverse population.
Excellent benefits package.
Position start date Sept. 2011
Send resume with cover letter and income requirements by Aug. 15 to:
Frank Brown
1200 W. Washington St.
Petersburg, VA 23803
or
fbrown@pathways-va.org <mailto:fbrown@pathways-va.org> 
No phone or email inquiries please. 
www.pathways-va.org

Part-time Case Manager OAR of Richmond, Inc.

Description:  Provide services to inmates at OAR jail program site in Hanover County.  The position will work 14-16 hours per week during the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.  Preference will be given to applicants who are seeking part-time employment and will make a commitment to this permanent part-time position.
Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree, experience working with disadvantaged persons, and an interest in working with a correctional population.  Jail security clearance required.
Salary:  $12.50 per hour with no benefits.
Closing Date:  August 5, 2011
Send cover letter and resume to:
Barbara Slayden
OAR of Richmond, Inc.
One North Third Street
Richmond, VA  23219
Or by email to:  info@oarric.org

Volunteer
Action Liaison / AmeriCorps National Member

(3
positions available)

 

The
primary role of the Volunteer Action Liaison will be to support the grassroots,
citizen-led efforts in the <!–Notes ACF
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–> region by acting as a liaison between HandsOn Greater Richmond
and various partner groups. Two AmeriCorps positions will be hosted part-time
within our organization and part-time embedded in community educational agencies
to engage volunteers. These two positions will be hosted by youth-serving
agencies whose volunteers will be 12-18 years old. A third AmeriCorps position
will be focused on working with various local groups on environmental issues,
and will assist HandsOn in developing programming to engage
volunteers.

 

This is an 11 month
AmeriCorps position, serving approximately 35-40 hours a week, starting September 6, 2011. AmeriCorps provides
opportunities for Americans to make an intensive commitment to service and is a
real-life education and work experience wrapped into
one.

 

-Living stipend of
approximately $10,000 for the 1700 hour service
term

-$5,350 education
award upon completion of term

-Qualified federal
student loans may be deferred and accrued interest
paid

-Health insurance
and childcare assistance for qualified
members     

 

 

To
apply:

Email your resume
and cover letter with “job opening” in the
subject line
 to Holly Gordon at hgordon@handsonrva.org. Priority deadline to apply is the close of
business on August 1, 2011 but
applications may still be accepted until position filled. Interviews will be
held from August 8-19. The start date for this position is Tuesday, September
6th. 

 

Research Assistant (Part-Time) on RamsRecruiting

Interested  – apply through RamsRecruiting
today! 

You can find out more by logging into
your RamsRecruiting account. Use our One-Click
Searches
for “New
Opportunities Posted by VCU’s RamsRecruiting
”. Then, if desired, you
can Narrow Your Results feature on
the left hand side of your search results.

Make sure that your resume has been
approved before you apply for this position. You can do so by contacting your
Career Consultant or by utilizing our walk-in hours:

·        
University
Career Center Career Consultants by Major: http://www.students.vcu.edu/careers/meet_us/career_consultants.html

·        
Walk-in
hours (Spring and Fall) are Monday through Thursday from 11 am -2 pm
. (Summer beginning May 3rd) are  Wednesday and Thursday 11:30 am -1:30 pm

. 

Don’t have a RamsRecruiting
account? 

It is easy to get one! Stop by the Career Center in the University Student Commons (across from the Chick-Fil-A) and
request an account or email us at mailto:careers@vcu.edu

ARE YOU A SALES SUPERSTAR IN THE MAKING?

Would people describe you as
intelligent, energetic and organized? If so…keep reading! WTVR TV, a
leader in broadcast and digital marketing solutions, has an immediate
opportunity for a sales superstar on the rise. The ideal Account
Executive candidate should be industrious, motivated and have proven
basic sales skills.  College degree preferred.  We’ll give you the
tools, but you need to bring the passion. Send cover letter and resume
to:  ddavies@wtvr.com or General Sales Manager, CBS 6 WTVR-TV, 3301 W.
Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23230.  EOE-M/F/D/V

Part-time job available

The Virginia Oral Health Coalition is hiring a part time Communications and
Office Manager.  The right candidate is a detail-oriented self-starter who
is comfortable writing at a high level, managing projects independently and
is also able and willing to handle basic administrative tasks.
A detailed job description and information about how to apply is available
on the Coalition’s website:

Unpaid Student Volunteer Internship on RR (D.C/NoVA area; government-related)

Interested  – apply through RamsRecruiting
today! 

You can find out more by logging into
your RamsRecruiting account. Use our One-Click
Searches
for “New
Opportunities Posted by VCU’s RamsRecruiting
”. Then, if desired, you
can Narrow Your Results feature on
the left hand side of your search results.

Make sure that your resume has been
approved before you apply for this position. You can do so by contacting your
Career Consultant or by utilizing our walk-in hours:

·        
University
Career Center Career Consultants by Major: http://www.students.vcu.edu/careers/meet_us/career_consultants.html

·        
Walk-in
hours (Spring and Fall) are Monday through Thursday from 11 am -2 pm
. (Summer beginning May 3rd) are  Wednesday and Thursday 11:30 am -1:30 pm

. 

Don’t have a RamsRecruiting
account? 

It is easy to get one! Stop by the Career Center in the University Student Commons (across from the Chick-Fil-A) and
request an account or email us at mailto:careers@vcu.edu

Clerical Assistant on RR (part-time)

Interested  – apply through RamsRecruiting today! 

You can find out more by logging into your RamsRecruiting account. Use our One-Click Searches for “New Opportunities Posted by VCU’s RamsRecruiting”. Then, if desired, you can Narrow Your Results feature on the left hand side of your search results.

Make sure that your resume has been approved before you apply for this position. You can do so by contacting your Career Consultant or by utilizing our walk-in hours:

·         University Career Center Career Consultants by Major: http://www.students.vcu.edu/careers/meet_us/career_consultants.html

·         Walk-in hours (Spring and Fall) are Monday through Thursday from 11 am -2 pm. (Summer beginning July 13th) are Wednesday and Thursday 11:30 am -1:30 pm

. 

Don’t have a RamsRecruiting account? 

It is easy to get one! Stop by the Career Center in the University Student Commons (across from the Chick-Fil-A) and request an account or email us at mailto:careers@vcu.edu