Updated January 20, 2008. Sources: PRYSM, DARE, The Jim Vincent Show, and the Providence Dept. of Art, Culture + Tourism
Providence Youth Student Movement
Position Title: Women’s Group Coordinator
Starting Date: February- March, 2008
We are looking for a dynamic, compassionate, fierce and fabulous individual to fill a new part-time position, as a Program Coordinator for the Women’s Group. To learn more about PrYSM, visit www.prysm.us and visit us on Myspace at
• Attend all Women’s Group Advisory Council meetings
• Support and work with two young women who will be hired to support the program
• Help build a leadership curriculum for young Southeast Asian women
• Experience and or knowledge of Southeast Asian (Cambodian, Hmong, Laotian, Vietnamese) communities, culture, language, and politics
• Strong communication, facilitation, and inter-personal skills
• Strong writing skills
• A positive and supportive attitude towards women
To see and print the entire description, click here. To apply, email cover letter and resume to Ammala at email@example.com
DARE is currently seeking a full-time Development/Communications Coordinator to increase the organization’s fundraising capacity, through the following work:
Grassroots/Individual Donor Base Development
Organizational and Staff Development
1. Strong commitment to the struggle for social & economic justice, and understanding of issues facing low-income communities of color.
2. Strong writing skills and enjoys writing
3. Fundraising experience
4. Ability to meet deadlines
To see and print the entire description, click here. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, writing sample and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 8, 2008.
Case Worker position at the Cape Verdean Association of Brockton, Inc
- Associate Degree or higher
- Experience working with Department of Social Service families
- Familiarity with community resources
- Fluency in Cape Verdean Creole and English
To view and print the entire description, click here. Or to apply, send Cover Letter and Resume to:
Cape Verdean Association of Brockton, Inc
P. O. Box 1875
575 North Montello Street
Brockton, MA 02303
GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS LIAISON
Responsible for the research, analysis and advocacy of public policies including legislation on behalf of the Agency and affordable housing issues in general, to ensure a continued focus on affordable housing by state government.
Minimum four years experience in governmental relations; in-depth understanding of federal and state legislative process; knowledge of human service system; working knowledge of housing development; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong negotiation, research and analytical skills; Bachelors degree in social sciences, public administration or related field (Masters preferred).
Send resume to Rhode Island Housing, Attn.: H.R. Director, 44 Washington St., Providence, RI 02903, fax 450-1317 or e-mail email@example.com.
New American Democracy Fellowship
Job / Fellow Position Description:
The New American Democracy Fellowship is a network of community-based organizations and immigrant youth leaders in Massachusetts. The Fellowship came together in 2006 to staff the Student Immigrant Movement, with the vision of building and amplifying the political power of the immigrant community through the leadership of immigrant youth.
Job responsibilities include:
- Outreach to immigrant students and local organizations to build local membership base of the Student Immigrant Movement (SIM)
- In conjunction with Lead Organizer, facilitate meetings, develop and implement action plan on current campaigns
- Minimum high school diploma or GED.
- Bilingual/Bicultural required. Immigrants or second-generation immigrants preferred.
Flexible schedule, 20 hours a week. To read and print the entire description, click here. To apply, email firstname.lastname@example.org, fax 508-559-9337, or send cover letter and resume to
NADF Fellow Search, Cape Verdean Association
575 North Montello Street
Brockton, MA 02301
ACE INSURANCE SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP
FOR A BROCKTON RESIDENT OF CAPE VERDEAN DESCENT WHO IS PURSING HIGHER EDUCATION OR A TRADE. REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE INVOLVEMENT IN VOLUNTEER AT THE BROCKTON CAPE VERDEAN ASSOCIATION AND/OR OTHER COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS, FOR A MINIMUM OF 20 HOURS DURING THE COURSE OF THE YEAR. TO SEE AND PRINT MORE INFORMATION, CLICK HERE.
Providence Alumnae Chapter,
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Currently accepting scholarship applications from High School Seniors and College Students (Soph/Jr).
Applications Available online at www.dstprovidencealumnae.com or students should visit a school guidance counselor. Click http://www.rezaritesri.com/images/1.20.08%20updates/Scholarship%20from%20Deltas.pdf to view and print the attachments for specific instructions and eligibility requirements (high school students must reside in RI and Southeastern Massachusetts; College Students must be RI residents).
Community Outreach Committee of PPAC 2008 Arts Scholarships.
Applications for the ARTS Scholarships 2008 program will be accepted through March 7, 2008. ARTS Scholarships 2008, sponsored by Textron, Inc. and the PPAC Annual Fund Donors, will provide 25 scholarships valued at up to $500 each to qualified, talented Rhode Island students (student must be aged 11 - 14 by June 1, 2008). These scholarships offer young artists an opportunity to attend local, summer arts education programs that will broaden their experiences in a chosen area of study. For more information, visit www.ppacri.org or call 401-421-2997.
Title III ESL Teacher Training Scholarship in 3 program areas:
- Teaching Language with Technology;
- Teacher/Parent Literacy;
- Spotlight Project.
Applications should be mailed to Department of Applied Linguistics, Title III (indicate which scholarship you are applying for) Teaching Language with Technology, Teach/Parent Literacy or Spotlight Project, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125. All applications are due on or before July 1st for Fall semester and December 1st for Spring semester. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Click here to view and print the application.