Community Placement Coordinator, Swarthmore College

Posted by on August 9, 2002

Friends – This is a newly created position, reporting to me. It’s an entry-level professional position. This will be especially interesting to folks wanting experience in program planning and volunteer management. For information about how to apply, go to

Please pass this on to folks who you think would be a great addition to the Center.

COMMUNITY PLACEMENT COORDINATOR/PROGRAM ASSISTANT, Eugene M. Lang Center for Civic & Social Responsibility. (100% FTE, 12-month, regular. Min. $14.35/hour). Coordinate student community placement programs, including Summer of Service; and will be the Center’s staff advisor to CIVIC, the student-led community service program. Provide program and administrative support to the Director of Partnerships for Community Based Learning & Service, and will work with all Center staff to articulate the Center’s mission to promote social responsibility and civic engagement by members of the Swarthmore College community. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience and 3-5 years administrative experience required, preferably in non-profit with at least one year experience in service to community. Demonstrated commitment to social justice and civic engagement necessary. Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to juggle multiple priorities, and the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff and community partners required.
Patricia James, M.Ed., Director
Community Service Learning Programs
Swarthmore College
Parrish 294
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore PA 19081-1397
PHONE (610) 328-7320
FAX (610) 328-8673

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