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 Engaged Learning to provide support to the staff in order to ensure a high quality of service.

Eligible applicants

  • Will be a full-time student with junior or senior status as of the upcoming fall semester
  • Will have 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
  • Be able to fulfill the requirements of the Student Volunteer Coordinator position. Please see guidelines below:

Student Volunteer Guidelines (Year-Long)
Qualifications

  • 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, Instagram, other social media)
  • Knowledge of graphic design software, e.g. Canva, Adobe Illustrator or InDesign, preferred

Job Duties

  • Assist in the planning and delivery of college community & volunteering events: Volunteer and Community Engagement Fair, Engaged Learning Fair, and other experiences being developed by the Office of Engaged Learning
  • Creatively brand and market service opportunities and events via Hub, Presence.io, social media, print media and in-person campus connections
  • Communicate with local service partners as needed
  • Recruit student and student organization volunteers on campus
  • Reserve rooms and spaces on campus for events
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Represent the college and supporting department professionally

Desired Skills

  • Effective communication skills—verbal and written
  • Comfortable learning new software
  • Responsible and punctual
  • Creative, eye for design
  • Detail oriented with an ability to see the big picture
  • Willingness to learn
  • Self-starter who can work independently

This scholarship is not automatically renewable.

Donor
John W. Bean
Award
Varies
Deadline
03/01/2024
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you proficient in Microsoft Office, social media applications and/or graphic design software? [Please check all that apply.]
  2. Please provide a list of your past volunteer experiences. (Please list most current volunteer work first.)
  3. The John Bean Scholarship is awarded each year to the Student Volunteer Coordinator. As an applicant for the Student Volunteer Coordinator position, please express briefly (2-3 paragraphs) what motivates you to serve others in the community and how you have exemplified this recently.
  4. If selected as the Student Volunteer Coordinator, a commitment of working with the Office of Engaged Learning for 10 hours per week is required. Please acknowledge that you are aware of this commitment.