Federal Work Study (FWS)
The Federal Work Study (FWS) program provides part-time employment for students who demonstrate financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Priority is given to students who have submitted their 2014-2015 FAFSA by April 1, 2014 and are in Good Standing for Financial Aid Satisfactory Progress. Students must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours to participate in the FWS program.
Students with bachelors degrees are not eligible for work study.
Positions are located both on and off-campus. A number of reading and math tutoring positions and off-campus, non-profit community service jobs are available. A separate application process is required.
The FWS application can be accessed here.
Americorps Federal Work Study (AFWS)
Students who participate in the AmeriCorps Federal Work Study program have the unique opportunity to earn the Segal Educational Award that provides an additional $1,195 to $2,150 to pay for existing loan debt or for future education cost. This award cannot be earned through a general work study position. Students must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours to participate in the FWS/AmeriCorps program.
The AmeriCorps application can be accessed here.
Contact Marian Kraft at 402-457-2727 for information regarding federal work study.
General Federal Work Study Positions (open)
ON CAMPUS OPEN FWS POSITIONS
Fort Omaha Campus Enrollment Services Office of Recruitment
Assisting with recruitment efforts, data entry, stuffing envelopes, creating informational packets, representing MCC at events and occasional outbound calling from the MCC Contact Center. ($9 hour)
Fort Omaha Campus Enrollment Services Office of Recruitment
Contact Center position
Position will require strong customer service and data entry skills for making outbound calls from the MCC Contact Center to perspective students. ($9 hour)
Fort Omaha Campus Records Office
Assisting Records office staff with faxing, filing, copying and answering phones.
Direct contact with visitors, students and staff required. ($9 hour)
Ability to alphabetize correctly, keep an orderly flow, prioritize given tasks and work independently without supervision. Standing, bending and reaching constantly for the entire scheduled work period. ($9 hour)
Fort Omaha Campus Student Services
Greet and provide general college information and directions to new students and visitors, general office work; filing, faxing, copying, sorting mail and some outbound calling. Give campus tours and act as an overall ambassador for the college. ($9 hour )
South Omaha Campus Student Services
Greet and provide general college information and directions to new students and visitors, general office work; filing, faxing, copying, sorting mail and some outbound calling. Give campus tours and act as an overall ambassador for the college. ($9 hour)
South Omaha Campus Financial Aid Assistant
Greet and provide general college information and directions to students and visitors, general office work: filing, faxing, copying and scanning documents to ImageNow.
South Omaha Campus Faculty Assistant
Assist faculty member with oral and written communications, research and project tasks.
Literary magazine production, website maintenance, implementation of emerging technologies and faculty training. ($9 hour)
Elkhorn Campus Student Services
General office work; filing, faxing, copying and making labels. Assisting students in the My Way center, proctor and read exams, some outbound calling. Give campus tours and act as an overall ambassador for the college. ($9 hour)
OFF CAMPUS OPEN FWS POSITIONS
Heartland Workforce Solutions, Inc.
Assist clients with individualized job search efforts and maintain and update curriculum within an adult learning environment. ($10 hour)
Location: 5752 Ames Avenue
Collective for Youth after school mentoring
- Ensuring youth development principles are incorporated into programs and activities
- Providing guidance and discipline to ensure a safe and positive environment for youth
- Ensuring the incorporation of character development, age appropriate and gender-specific programs and activities
- Ensuring that cultural diversity of exciting and engaging educational activities and programs for youth
Main Office 302 South 36th Street Suite 104 ($10 hour)
Americorps Federal Work Study Positions
OFF CAMPUS AFWS POSITIONS
Care Corps Homeless
Shelter (Position has been filled)
The mission at this Fremont area
program is to help all residents get on a path to self-sufficiency and
independence, searching daily for a job. MCC AmeriCorps member will assist
clients with receiving direct service through prevention, shelter, case
management, healthcare assistance, professional counseling, life skills
education, aftercare and transitional housing. Location: ($10 hour)
Financial Hope Collaborative (Position has been filled)
This member will assist with the
Bank on the Heartland Campaign (BOTH) which seeks to connect people without bank
accounts (un/under-banked) to affordable, mainstream financial services
including checking, savings and financial education opportunities. ($10 hour)
Omaha Outward Bound
School (Position has been filled)
This initiative uses a challenge
course to promote team-building and problem-solving skills typically serving
after school programs. The AmeriCorps member will be responsible for outreach,
programming implementation, and evaluation of the impact of programming on
charter development, leadership and service. ($10 hour)
Siena/Francis House (Position has been filled)
Assignment to this host site
allows AmeriCorps members to improve the quality of life for the homeless and
enable them to become more productive members of our community. MCC AmeriCorps
members will coordinate, plan and facilitate on a regular basis the “Finding a
Voice” project, Creative Workshops, Artist in Recovery and the Turtle
Project. ($10 hour)
ON CAMPUS AFWS POSITIONS
MCC Fab Lab (Position has been filled)
MCC’s Fabrication Laboratory on
the Fort Omaha campus is equipped with digital tools for 3-D design and
production. MCC AmeriCorps members working in this area will become skilled in
using Fab Lab designs, production tools and material supporting first-generation
college students and area high school students who are at risk or
underrepresented in college enrollments encouraging STEM educational and career
pathways. ($9 hour)
Engagement (Position has been filled)
This member will help engage
students in service-learning opportunities, training opportunities, and
volunteer opportunities. All of these opportunities aim to build students’
skills and confidence. ($9 hour)