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Volunteer and Paid Leadership Opportunities at Keigwin Middle School

bulliesSixth grade is rarely the best year in a person’s life, and most would agree that it would have gone a bit smoother with the help of older, nicer, cooler friends. Now is your opportunity to be that friend to some of the students at the Keigwin Middle School, home to nearly every sixth-grader in Middletown. Keigwin’s after-school program is looking for volunteers from Wesleyan to provide homework help, discuss their own educational experiences, and even teach enrichment mini-courses on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays from 2:35 to 4:45 pm. The program is also providing small stipends for two students to serve as coordinators for this semester and next year.

There will be an info meeting for volunteers and coordinators on Monday, March 24. If you’d like to be considered for a coordinator position, send a brief paragraph on your interest in the position and experience with tutoring to Rob Arpin at arpinr[at]mpsct[dot]org and Rosy Capron ’14 at scapron[at]wesleyan[dot]edu by noon on Monday.

Date: Monday, March 24
Time: 7:30 PM – 8:15 PM
Place: 41 Wyllys Room 112

Be a Peer Health Advocate; Make safe sex great sex!

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Love your peers? Love health?  Love advocacy?

If you said yes to these questions, then you’d be one heck of a Peer Health Advocate (PHA)!

Join the awesome WesWell team that brings SexQuest, WeSheep, puppies, the Mindfulness Carnival, oh Megan! and world class health education to Wes.

Apply to be a PHA HERE by noon on Fri. Sept. 27!

Drop a line to weswell(at)wesleyan(dot)edu if you have any questions.

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Africa @ Wesleyan Information Session

Do you want to study abroad in Africa? Are you interested in volunteering in Africa, or learning more about African Studies at Wesleyan?

If so, come along to Africa @ Wesleyan, an information session (with free lunch) covering all of these topics. Carolyn Sorkin from the office of international studies will talk about programs for studying in Africa, and Wesleyan students will talk about their experiences studying and volunteering in various locations on the continent. We’ll also talk about current programming in African Studies at Wesleyan.

For more information email scroucher(at)wesleyan(dot)edu, or just drop in on Friday.

Date: Friday, October 5
Time: Noon – 1:00 pm
Place: Judd 116

Be a Peer Health Advocate; Make Safer Sex Sexy

The queen of sexual health, Jeanne McPhee ’13, has a few questions:

Love your Peers? Love Health? Love Advocacy? If you answered affirmatively to any of the above, you’d make one hell of a Peer Health Advocate!

Apply here to become a part of the WesWell team that brings cute puppies, happy sex, and world class health education to campus.

Applications are due Sept. 28! Hit up weswell(at)wesleyan(dot)edu if you have any questions.

Wesleyan ESL Info Sesh

Why not Zoidberg? Kaya Ceci ’13 writes in:

¿Interested in Teaching ESL next year?

The Wesleyan ESL Program offers English classes to members of the custodial staff interested in taking lessons and is seeking new tutors to replace current seniors!

Get a head start with a great volunteer opportunity and/or possible work-study position! And, more importantly, help out and get to know the wonderful men and women who work here!

Come to our Info Sesh! Hope to see you there!

Date: tomorrow, April 11
Time: 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM
Place: Usdan 110