Center for Community Engagement

Federal Work Study Process

If you receive federal work study, you are eligible to get paid for working at El Arco Iris through America Reads and the Center of Community Engagement (CCE).

New Tutors - Follow these Steps to get paid:
  1. Set up a meeting with Nancy Robinson to fill out the necessary paperwork. Email Nancy at: narobinson@amherst.edu. Nancy will further explain what you need to do in order to get paid. After you meet individually with Nancy, you will receive a contract number and bi-weekly timesheets to complete. 
  2. Fill out bi-weekly timesheets, and get them signed by El Arco Iris directors BEFORE the pay period. (Pay periods are listed in the back of timesheets and in the link below). 
  3. Friday Shift Coordinators will retrieve the envelope with time sheets and turn them in to the office in the Second Floor of the Career Center after thier shift. 
Returning Tutors - Follow these Steps to get paid:
  1. Meet with Nancy Robinson in the beginning of each academic year (September), but there is no need to meet with her again mid-semester. 
  2. In January, renew job paperwork. Nancy will send out reminders. 
  3. Fill out bi-weekly timesheets, and get them signed by El Arco Iris directors.
  4. Friday Shift Coordinators will retrieve the envelope with time sheets and turn them in to the office in the Second Floor of the Career Center after thier shift. 
Requirements:
  • Attend America Reads Tutoring Training (look at "Important Dates" for time and location of trainings)

If there are any questions, contact Eddie Kim (ejkim15@amherst.edu).