John W. Bean Scholarship (For the Service Volunteer Coordinator Position)

Each year the John W. Bean Scholarship is awarded to a student who exemplifies the qualities of this scholarship and embodies an attitude of service to the college community and society at large. Applicants for the John W. Bean Scholarship are submitting an application for the Student Volunteer Coordinator position.

The Student Volunteer Coordinator (SVC) works closely with the Office of Faith and Action to provide support to the staff in order to ensure a high quality of service.

Eligible applicants

  • Will have a junior or senior status as of the Fall 2021 Semester;
  • Will possess a cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher;
  • Will have the ability to work 10 hours per week (required);
  • Have a history and background of consistent volunteer experience, and
  • Be able to fulfill the requirements of the Student Volunteer Coordinator position. Please see guidelines below.

Student Volunteer Guidelines (Year-Long)

  • Embody an attitude of service to the college community and society at large
  • Demonstrate a history and background of consistent volunteer experience
  • Commitment of 10 hours per week, required
  • Knowledge of computer programs and social media (Microsoft Word and Excel, Facebook, Twitter)

Job Duties

  • Assist in the planning of large-scale college service events—Intersection, Feed the Need, and Service Immersion experiences.
  • Creatively brand and market service opportunities and events via social media and in person campus connections
  • Communicate with local service partners as needed
  • Recruit volunteers on campus—students, faculty and staff
  • Assist BREAKAWAY as a student leader during either Spring Break or May Term
  • Reserve rooms and spaces on campus for events
  • Prepare and submit financial reports with the business office such as: check requests, expense reports, deposits, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Represent the college and supporting department professionally

Desired Skills

  • Effective communication skills—verbal and written
  • Responsible and punctual
  • Creative
  • Detail oriented with an ability to see the big picture
  • Willingness to learn
  • Self-starter who can work independently

John W. Bean
Supplemental Questions
  1. As of the FALL 2021 SEMESTER, will your academic standing be either Junior or Senior?
  2. Do you currently have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher?
  3. Have you filed the 2021-22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? If you have U.S. Citizenship or are an Eligible Non-Citizen, then filing the 2021-22 FAFSA is required for this scholarship. (Please file your 2021-22 FAFSA as soon as possible using 2019 tax information.) Please pick the answer that best describes your status.
  4. If you are selected as a recipient of this scholarship, will you be FULL-TIME (12-18 credit hours per semester) for the 2021-22 academic year?
  5. Do you possess a knowledge of computer programs and social media, (such as Microsoft Word and Excel, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)? [Please check all that apply.]
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