Pre-College Opportunity Program Jobs

We are hiring spring semester academic tutors and drivers for K-12 Outreach Programs!

Academic Tutors

Priority pplication deadline: Friday, January 26th – Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Contact: Chelsea Benson (cb754@cornell.edu)

Academic tutors with K-12 Outreach Programs will tutor students in our local and regional K-12 partner schools through the Upward Bound program, the Science and Technology Entry Program, and the 21st Century Community Learning grant. 

If interested in this opportunity, please send resume and cover letter, outlining your skills and motivation to work with K-12 Outreach Programs to the contact people above. Applications will be reviewed until positions are filled. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Applicants must be eligible for Federal Work Study or have Cornell Tradition funding to serve in a paid capacity. Students without Federal Work Study can take the position in a volunteer capacity. Graduate students may work as volunteers.  Academic tutoring begins at our partner schools the week of January 29th.  Applicants who miss our priority deadline may still apply in the event that we have positions available.

Tutors must be available for one or more of the following time blocks:

Monday - 2:15 - 5:00 p.m. or 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday - 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. or 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday - 2:15 to 5:15 p.m. or 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Thursday – 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. or 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Drivers

Prioirty application deadline: Friday, January 26th – Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. 

Contact: Kurt Sarsfield (step@cornell.edu)

Drivers for K – 12 Outreach Programs will be assigned to drive between Cornell and one of the local or regional middle or high schools we serve on schedule that meets the needs of the tutoring program at that individual school.  In general, drivers will need to have availability between 2 pm and 6 pm at least one day each week Monday through Thursday. 

Drivers must be comfortable driving Public Serice Center minivans and 12-passenger vans.  To be eligible for this position, applicants must have had a valid driver license for 3 years with a clean driving record, be approved to drive by Cornell’s Risk Management department, and successfully complete paid driver training. 

Pay: $15/hour.  Federal Work Study or Cornell Tradition funding required to receive compensation.  Non-paid volunteers may apply.

If interested in this opportunity, please send a cover letter and resume discussing your commitment to safety and reliability to Kurt Sarsfield (step@cornell.edu).