HIRING: HOPE & SEA CLEAR Project Directors AND Project Staff

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Please read the following releases and distribute widely to anyone who is interested!

HOPE Project Director

The Vietnamese Student Union at UCLA is hiring one full-time (40 hours a week-exempt contract) HOPE Project Director (Program Representative III) for the 2014-2015 summer and academic year.

Please review the descriptions below as well as the attached application.
We are looking for driven and motivated individuals dedicated to promoting access to higher education. Make a difference by working with HOPE student staff toward servicing disadvantaged students in Los Angeles and Orange County.

About HOPE: The Higher Opportunity Program for Education (HOPE), a student-initiated outreach project established and supported by the Vietnamese Student Union at UCLA, promotes access to achieve higher education for high school students, particularly those who are underserved and underrepresented. The creation of HOPE marks a proactive effort by the VSU to empower the Vietnamese community, which has historically been overlooked by the educational system. HOPE targets at-risk students in Westminster High School in Orange County as well as San Gabriel High School in Los Angeles County. HOPE exists to raise consciousness of higher education, and promote academic, leadership, and holistic empowerment, as well as self-sufficiency through counseling, mentoring, tutoring, connecting with parents, workshops, community services, field trips, and high school conferences.
Note: Position is for the 2014-2015 summer and academic year. Appointments begin July 1st, 2014 and end June, 30th, 2015. UCLA/VSU is an AA/EOE employer.

Questions/Concerns? If you have any questions or concerns regarding the application or position, contact Justin Nguyen, VSU Outreach Coordinator, at justin.nguyen56@gmail.com or (805) 815-9325.

APPLICATION DUE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014 @ 5:00 PM

Download the Job Application

View the Project Director job description


SEA CLEAR Project Director

We are looking for driven and motivated individuals dedicated to promoting retention on-campus. Make a difference by working with SEA CLEAR to service underrepresented students in higher education.

About SEA CLEAR: The retention project, Southeast Asian Campus Learning Education and Retention (SEA CLEAR), was founded in 1998 as a student-initiated, student-run effort established and supported by the Vietnamese Student Union at UCLA. SEA CLEAR, along with other student retention projects in the Student Retention Center, is committed to address the issue of student retention at UCLA through our holistic development philosophy. The project serves students from the Southeast Asian community, ranging from at-risk to dismissed students, from freshmen to transfers, to ensure that they are supported in their pursuits on-campus. We provide services such as peer counseling, mentorships, internships, wellness, transfers, study hall opportunities, writing success counseling, and other services to all students from diverse backgrounds. We promote self-sufficiency and leadership development through our resources, and we are truly excited for you to join our team. We are committed to 100 percent retention of all students at UCLA.

Note: Position is for the 2014-2015 summer and academic year. Employment begins July 1st, 2014 and ends June, 30th, 2015. UCLA/VSU is an AA/EOE employer.

Questions/Concerns? If you have any questions or concerns regarding the application or position, contact Caresse Vuong, VSU Retention Coordinator, at caressevuong@gmail.com.

APPLICATION DUE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014 @ 5:00 PM

Download the Job Application

View the Project Director job description


HOPE Project Administrative Staff

VSU is hiring for Seven Administrative Positions for the 2014-2015 Summer and Academic Year. We are looking for driven and motivated individuals dedicated to promoting access to higher education for the Vietnamese community. Make a difference by working with HOPE student staff and servicing disadvantaged students in Los Angeles and Orange County.

About HOPE: The Higher Opportunity Program for Education (HOPE), a student-initiated outreach project established and supported by the Vietnamese Student Union at UCLA, promotes access to higher education for high school students, particularly those who are underserved and underrepresented. The creation of HOPE marks a proactive effort by the VSU to empower the Vietnamese community, which has historically been overlooked by the educational system. HOPE targets at-risk students in Westminster High School in Orange County as well as San Gabriel High School in Los Angeles County. HOPE exists to raise consciousness of higher education, and promote academic, leadership, and holistic empowerment, as well as self-sufficiency through counseling, mentoring, tutoring, connecting with parents, workshops, community services, fieldtrips, and high school conferences.
APPLY TODAY! SEVEN POSITIONS ARE OPEN

APPLICATION DUEFRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2014 @ 5:00 PM

INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD: Week 7 + Week 8 of Spring Quarter
Positions are for 2014-2015, Summer and Academic Year. Employment begins July 1, 2014. UCLA/VSU is an AA/EOE employer.
Work study is available. Students must file a Summer Aid Application by April 30 in order to be considered Work-Study eligible for summer sessions. Please refer to the UCLA Financial Aid Office website at http://www.fao.ucla.edu for filing information and updates.

If you are interested in the position, please feel free to contact Jessica Thach, HOPE Project Director at jthach@cpo.ucla.edu or Justin Nguyen, VSU Outreach Coordinator at vsu.outreach@gmail.com or at (805) 815-9325. Also, feel free to contact the current coordinator holding the position you are interested in. You can find them in the HOPE Office in the Student Activities Center, Suite 106D.

Applicants will be contacted no later than Friday, May 9 via email or cell phone for interview times. This is a wonderful opportunity to step up to a leadership position, give back to your community, give hope, and make change! If you have any questions about the application, feel free to contact me directly. Good luck!

Download the Job Application


SEA CLEAR Project Staff

About SEA CLEAR: The retention project, Southeast Asian Campus Learning Education and Retention (SEA CLEAR), was founded in 1998 as a student-initiated, student-run effort established and supported by the Vietnamese Student Union at UCLA. SEA CLEAR, along with other student retention projects in the Student Retention Center, is committed to address the issue of student retention at UCLA through our holistic development philosophy. The project serves students from the Southeast Asian community, ranging from at-risk to dismissed students, from freshmen to transfers, to ensure that they are supported in their pursuits on-campus. We provide services such as peer counseling, mentorships, internships, study hall opportunities, writing success counseling, transfer support and other services to all students from diverse backgrounds. We promote self-sufficiency and leadership development through our resources, and we are truly excited for you to join our team. We are committed to 100 percent retention of all students at UCLA.
Application is attached below. Please contact us if you have any difficulties accessing it.

APPLICATION DUE: WEDNESDAY, April 23rd, 2014 @ 5:00 PM

INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD: Week 4 of Spring Quarter

UCLA is an AA/EOE employer.
Work study is available. Students must file a Summer Aid Application by April 30 in order to be considered Work-Study eligible for summer sessions. Please refer to the UCLA Financial Aid Office website at http://www.fao.ucla.edu for filing information and updates.

Questions/Concerns? If you have any questions or concerns regarding the application or position, please contact Caresse Vuong, VSU Retention Coordinator, at caressevuong@gmail.com or (858) 356-7190 or Layhannara Tep, Project Director, at ltep@cpo.ucla.edu. In addition feel free to contact anyone on staff -our cubicle is located in SAC 105D.

Download the Job Application