Who’s Hiring? | 7 Orgs Searching for Summer Talent

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Now that summer has officially begun, we’ve rounded up a list of organizations looking to hire seasonal talent.

So whether you’re looking for something temporary that may bloom into a full-time opportunity or you have just a couple of months to fill, take a look through these opportunities to see if any sound like a fit!

Summer Vista Service Member, Springfield Promise Neighborhood (SPN), Springfield, OH

SPN’s mission is to help young people achieve high school graduation and the attainment of skills necessary to get a good paying job or pursue higher education opportunities. The long-term goal of poverty alleviation depends upon the academic and social success of children such as those who attend Lincoln, Kenwood, Perrin Woods, and Fulton Elementary schools and the neighboring communities who reside in the south side of Springfield, Ohio.

Summer Skateboarding Coach, STOKED Mentoring, Brooklyn, NY

STOKED’s mission is to create a community of fearless leaders through mentoring, opportunity, and action. The Coach is the face of STOKED at his/her school or site, and therefore must uphold and represent STOKED Core Values, as well as be the liaison with school staff and administration, contacting parents when necessary and ensuring the personal and academic success of each youth participant.

Summer ESOL Instructor, Brookline Housing Authority, Brookline, MA

As part of a network of social services, the Brookline Housing Authority’s ESOL program serves as the primary provider of English language instruction for low-income adults in Brookline. They offer free-to-low-cost, comprehensive English classes to diverse community members resulting in improved prospects for achieving greater economic self-sufficiency.

Summer Camp Activity Specialist, Brooklyn Community Services, Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Community Services is one of Brooklyn’s first and largest non-sectarian social services agencies. Serving more than 18,000 individuals annually, BCS is committed to a broad and diverse range of services including prevention of foster care placement; crisis intervention; early childhood and after school education; and vocational training, job placement, and clinical services to adults with physical and developmental disabilities, and histories of mental illness.

Summer Graduate Press Assistant, NYC Civilian Complaint Review Board, New York, NY

The Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB)—New York City’s independent police oversight agency—is empowered to receive, investigate, make findings, prosecute, and recommend action on complaints against New York City police officers that allege the use of excessive or unnecessary force, abuse of authority, discourtesy, or offensive language. The Board’s investigations are conducted in an impartial manner by an all-civilian investigative staff.

Summer Geometry Instructor, Resources to Inspire Students and Educators, Washington, D.C.

Each summer, District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) gives permission to Resources to Inspire Students and Educators (RISE, formerly RICH) to run summer math classes to help motivated students from the inner city to accelerate in math. This summer, RISE will run a geometry class at Dunbar High School. The syllabus will be designed by DCPS in accordance with the Common Core standards.

Summer Group Leaders, Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House, Cambridge, MA

The Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House, a nonprofit, social services agency located in one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Cambridge, seek Assistant and Full Teacher/Counselors for our School Age Program. They work to nurture the social, emotional, academic and physical health of children by providing them with firm and loving guidance, and a wide range of dynamic learning experiences in our classrooms and around the community.


Clicked one of these organizations only to find that they’re no longer hiring? To keep you apprised of the latest in social-impact opportunities, all listings on Idealist.org have a predetermined expiration date.

If you’ve missed the boat on opportunities with any of the above organizations, don’t forget to explore current search results for summer listings on Idealist.org.

Know of other hiring orgs looking to fill seasonal positions? Tell us about them here.


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