Community Service: CityLynx Program, Bonner Center for Service

Immediate Supervisor: Chris Williams, Community Partner(s)

Other Supervisor 

Location: Community Partners in Memphis (Bonner Center for Service – 2nd Floor HR Building, West Campus)

Pay rate: 9.05 - 9.65 per hour

General Description of Position:

Welcome to community service at Rhodes! Being a part of the The CityLynx Programs offers work-study students the opportunity to engage in meaningful service in the Memphis community while getting paid through their financial aid package. CityLynx students will work with a variety of Memphis partners including: Refugee Empowerment Program, Snowden School, Room in the Inn, Church Health Center, V&E Greenline, Memphis Crisis Center, Memphis Athletics Ministries, Knowledge Quest, Latino Memphis, Playhouse on the Square, and Memphis Animal Services. You can find the job descriptions here.

In addition, students will also attend required monthly reflection meetings with other service students to engage in discussion about service, social justice, and leadership. Students will have mileage reimbursed or Uber access, are paid for transportation time, and are paid at a higher rate. This is also a great opportunity to connect with the greater Memphis community. Additional application *required* for this program.

Minimum Qualifications:

Incoming or continuing student at Rhodes College; excellent communication skills; ability to work both in team and individual environments (be able to take initiative); flexible and hardworking attitude.  Must have an award of Federal Workstudy.

Preferred Qualifications:

To be determined based on the needs of Community Partners.

Physical demands:

Occasional lifting and additional demands to be determined based on the needs of Community Partners.