FAFSA Work-Study Ambassador

COSTANOAN INDIAN RESEARCH, INC. (CIR) IS SEEKING INTERNS AND VOLUNTEERS FOR OUR FAFSA WORK-STUDY PROMOTION PROGRAM


JOB SUMMARY

The FAFSA Work-Study Ambassador shall visit local colleges’ financial aid offices and present Costanoan Indian Research, Inc. (CIR) as a viable, qualifying option for FAFSA Work-Study programs and help promote us to the student body. They will link the Financial Aid offices with CIR documents and our website.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Visit local colleges.

2. Communicate CIR’s qualifying status, mission, and programs to Financial Office representatives and students, as needed.

3. Maintain a calendar of connections and results.

4. Prioritize college financial aid visits and proceed in a timely manner.

5. Maintain confidentiality.

6. Other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

1. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication and public speaking skills.

2. Ability to work in deadline-driven environments.

3. Ability to set priorities, deliver information, and manage time.

4. Good organization skills.

5. Ability to work effectively with people of diverse races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities, socio-economic backgrounds, religions, ages, English-speaking abilities, immigration status, and physical abilities in an intersectional environment.

6. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

7. Handle a variety of special projects and other related duties, as assigned.


REQUIREMENTS

1. Ability to speak/read/write in English is required.

2. Access to reliable transportation is required.

3. The person in this position may be required to sit or stand for extended periods, move objects up to 25 pounds, and ascend/descend stairs.


ABOUT THE ORGANIZATIONS

Costanoan-Chular Tribal Community of Indian Canyon: Indian Canyon is the only federally recognized “Indian Country” between Sonoma and Santa Barbara, and has been sacred land and home for Ohlone/Costanoan people since time immemorial. Costanoan Indian Research, Inc. (CIR): CIR is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (FEIN: 68-0287736) owned and held by members of the Indian Canyon Chualar Tribe of the Costanoan-Ohlone People, located near Hollister, California. We seek to improve and enhance the Recognition of Indigenous California Natives; encourage Reciprocity and Responsibility through actions, policies, and programs impacting indigenous peoples and land; Respect the Costanoan Ohlone people.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

Costanoan Indian Research, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer: People of color, transgender and gender-non-conforming people, persons with disabilities, intersex people, women, and persons who are LGBTQ+ are highly encouraged to apply. The Tribe and CIR maintain a policy of non-discrimination with respect to employees and applicants for employment. No aspect of employment will be influenced in any matter by race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, physical disability, medical/mental condition, perceived physical disability or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by statute.