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Job Opportunities at Easter Seals Wisconsin Summer Camp

Posted On: 04/28/10 | Comments (0)

Easter Seals Respite camp works with campers of all ages in a one-to-one setting that have physical, cognitive, behavioral, or multiple disabilities. As a volunteer or counselor, you will be assigned a camper and will assist them with daily personal care. No experience is needed, traning is provided.

To learn more, visit the Easter Seals Wisconsin website at www.eastersealswisconsin.com or click here

For more information, please contact Keri Jo, Respite Camp Coordinator, at kseubert@wi.easterseals.com or 608-254-2502

Categories: Career Services

SSW Commencement, May 1st, Power Center

Posted On: 04/27/10 | Comments (0)

Instructions for Graduates -- Important! Please read!
If you plan to attend the University Spring Commencement, please read through the University of Michigan Graduates Guide to Commencement for important information!

Categories: MSW Students , PhD Students

Job Opportunities at Bailey House in NYC

Posted On: 04/27/10 | Comments (0)

Bailey House, a nationally recognized leader providing innovative housing and support services for formerly homeless men, women and children living with AIDS, has several job openings posted.

To view the job descriptions, click here. To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements using their online form. You may also apply by fax, email, or mail.

Bailey House, Inc.
1751 Park Ave
New York, NY 10035
Attention: Human Resources
212.414.1431 fax

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Two Case Management Positions Open at Hope Network

Posted On: 04/27/10 | Comments (0)

Hope Network, a non-profit Christian organization founded in 1963 to empower people with disabilities or disadvantages to achieve their highest level of independence, is hiring:

1 Case Manager position in Hillsdale
1 Case Manager position in Jackson

Click here to visit their website and fill out an application.


Categories: Career Services

Part-Time Research Assistant Position

Posted On: 04/22/10 | Comments (0)

The William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan is now seeking a new part-time “Research Assistant.” This employment opening is available immediately and may last ten weeks. It will offer fifteen hours per week during WDI's general office hours (Mon through Fri 8 AM – 5 PM).

Click here to access the application.

Applicants must fill out the application and send it to Jill Elliott at wdi@umich.edu

NOTE: The deadline has been extended. Qualified candidates who apply before 5 PM April 29th will be given first consideration.


Categories: Career Services

Scholarship for Continuing Education in the Field of Aging

Posted On: 04/20/10 | Comments (0)

The Senior Coordinating Aging Network (SCAN) of Oakland County is seeking applicants for scholarships to be awarded in August of 2010.

Application and 100-500 word essay due June 11, 2010.

Fall 2010 incoming students can include a copy of their resume and MSW acceptance letter to meet the enrollment requirement.

Contact: Keith Angelocci, SCAN Scholarship Chairman, 248-449-7830

Disability course available for registration Fall term

Posted On: 04/19/10 | Comments (0)

SW 773, Disability Issues: Obstacles and Solution in Today's World, has just been added to the Fall 2010 course schedule. This is a 3 credit hour elective, offered Wednesdays 5-8 p.m. and will be taught by Dana Levin. The course is available for registration on Wolverine Access now and should appear on the SSW web site by tomorrow.

Categories: MSW Students

Job Opportunity - Part-Time Crisis Management Intake Specialist

Posted On: 04/19/10 | Comments (0)

Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County is seeking a part-time Crisis Management Intake Specialist. For a complete job description, please visit our website at www.jfsannarbor.org.

E-mail questions or resumes to Lisa Keefauver, Director of Crisis Management and Community Services at lisa@jfsannarbor.org using CMIS Position in the subject line

Categories: Career Services

Free MASSW Membership for Graduating Students

Posted On: 04/19/10 | Comments (0)

The Michigan Association of School Social Workers (MASSW) is generously gifting graduating MSW students completing school social work certification with a one-year membership to their organization.

To obtain a membership form or get more information, please email masswmembership@gmail.com.

Click here to visit the MASSW website.

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Field Evaluations are DUE on Monday, April 26!

Posted On: 04/14/10 | Comments (0)

Please submit all completed Evaluations to the Field Office NO LATER than 5pm on Monday, April 26. Please be sure to include Signed Field Instructor Narrative, Self-Assessment, and Terms Hours Page Completed.

Categories: MSW Students

Join the U-M SSW Southeast Michigan Alumni Club for Coffee and Networking

Posted On: 04/13/10 | Comments (0)

Join UMSSW Alums for Coffee & Networking! Exchange business cards, learn about exciting initiatives, take home SSW goodies, and let club members know how they can better serve you.

Borders (Seattle’s Best Coffee café)
3140 Lohr Road, Ann Arbor. Parking available.
April 15 at 12:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

3670 Woodward Avenue (near Mack Avenue), Detroit. Parking available.
April 15 at 5:30 p.m.

Coffee Beanery
28557 Woodward Avenue (south of 12 Mile Road), Berkley. Parking available.
April 15 at 5:30 p.m.

RSVP to ssw.alumnioffice@umich.edu or call 734-763-6886

Categories: Career Services

Data Manger/Analyst Position - VA Hospital, Ann Arbor

Posted On: 04/13/10 | Comments (0)

Job Description: Assist with the analysis and data management for health services research projects at a large national mental health research center in the Veterans Affairs health system. Prefer full time commitment but may be willing to offer part time position (20+ hours/week) to qualified candidate.

Candidates Must Possess U.S. Citizenship

If interested in the position please email your resume/CV to the attention of David Jordan: david.jordan4@va.gov


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Field Placement Instructions & Resources for Fall 2010 Incoming Students

Posted On: 04/12/10 | Comments (0)

Incoming students, please click on and read the following Essential Field Placement Instructions and Resources.

For additional field information, visit the Office of Field Instruction website.

MSW Field Placement Webinar Sessions

Posted On: 04/12/10 | Comments (0)

• Tuesday, April 13, 3:30pm – 4:30 pm: Register Here

• Wednesday, April 28, 4:30pm – 5:30pm: Register Here

ALL students planning to attend the MSW Program beginning fall 2010 are strongly encouraged to attend one of the sessions. The sessions will provide invaluable information about the field placement process and will be interactive, allowing participants to ask questions regarding field placement and the field placement application process.

Field placement applications are due May 14th for students beginning field in the fall; however, we strongly recommend attendance of a Field Placement Session even if you do not plan to begin field until January.

There will also be a Field Instruction Q&A Webinar on Tuesday, May 11 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm. Register Here.

Salary and Benefits Negotiations for Nonprofit Job Seekers

Posted On: 04/12/10 | Comments (0)

Looking for a job in the nonprofit sector? Would you like to ensure that you’re receiving the best salary and benefits package you can? Come learn how! Facilitators Paula Wishart and Marianne Clauw will discuss effective ways to negotiate your next position. Sponsored by the Nonprofit and Public Management Center. No reservations necessary.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
E1530 Ross School of Business

For more information, click here

Categories: Career Services

U-M Spring Commencement Broadcast at the School of Social Work

Posted On: 04/08/10 | Comments (0)

10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 1st
Educational Conference Center (ECC),1840 SSWB

We will show a live broadcast of the U-M Spring Commencement, including President Obama’s address,in the ECC at the School of Social Work. Students, faculty, staff, and their families & friends are welcome to join us! Refreshments will be provided.

Registration required. Please click on the following link to RSVP for this event.

Categories: MSW Students , PhD Students

Yossi Schiff Memorial Scholarship, Nomination deadline - Monday, April 19, 2010

Posted On: 04/06/10 | Comments (0)

Please note that online nominations are now being accepted for the one Yossi Schiff Memorial Scholarship.
of $25,000 to be awarded for the fall and winter 2010-2011 academic year.


Categories: PhD Students

Education Job Fair, April 16th in the Michigan Union

Posted On: 04/05/10 | Comments (0)

Looking for a job as a School Social Worker?

Connect with school districts right here on campus! The Education Job Fair typically attracts 85+ school districts, and over 400 students attend. Attend the fair to:

- Interview with school districts for full-time positions
- Build networks to expand your job search efforts
- Get the recruiter perspective on the student teaching experience and the education job search

This year's Education Job Fair is April 16th in the Michigan Union from 9:30am - 2:00pm. For more information, click here

Categories: Career Services

Job Opportunities - The Center for Effective Philanthropy

Posted On: 04/05/10 | Comments (0)

The Center for Effective Philanthropy in Cambridge, Massachusetts is looking for a Manager and Research Analysts to improve foundation performance through the use of comparative data. The mission of CEP is to provide data and create insight so philanthropic funders can better define, assess, and improve their effectiveness and impact.

Manager - Cambridge, MA - Immediate Start
Research Analysts - Cambridge, MA - July start

To read the job descriptions and get more information on how to apply, click here

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