Student Employment

The Jones Library, Inc. - Amherst

Agency Name:  The Jones Library, Inc.  

Job Title: Technical Services Student Assistant  

Term/Start Date: Now through summer; academic year possible

Job Description: Typing; covering and mending books – full training provided

Approximate Number of Hours: 10-20 per week

Requirements: Accurate typing, attention to detail, working with hands

Hourly Wage: 8.25 to start

How to Apply: send email, attach resume if available

Contact Name: Carolyn Platt


Application Deadline: open until filled


Website Content Management Assistant at Five Colleges, Inc.

Agency Name: Five Colleges, Inc

Job Title: Website Content Management Assistant.

Term/Start Date: April/May 2014 or September 2014

Job Description: Five Colleges, Inc. ( is the consortium of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The Five College center, located at 97 Spring St. in downtown Amherst next to Amherst College, is looking to fill a ten hour per week work-study student position to assist the Academic Programs Office with website content management, editing and training. The position requires assisting Five College staff as well as faculty members across the campuses engaged in collaborative Five College projects with design and publishing of web content, including images and video. The student assistant will be expected to conduct occasional instruction on the use of the website content management system. This is an excellent opportunity to gain training and experience with website content management and communications.

Approximate Number of Hours: 10 hours

Requirements: The successful applicant will have experience with customer service, working in teams, and/or teaching small groups. Demonstrable organizational and clear communication skills are also required. Interest in social media or producing online content is encouraged. Experience with website content management systems and/or familiarity with Five College Academic Programs is helpful, but not required.  Applicants must be available to work ten hours per week during business hours. Applicants must qualify for work study.

Hourly Wage: $10/hr

How to Apply: To apply or for more information please e-mail Sarah Lince, Five Colleges, Inc. Academic Programs Coordinator, at Applications must include a cover letter highlighting your interest, a resume of your pertinent experience and contact details for three references.

Contact Name: Sarah Lince, Five Colleges, Inc. Academic Programs Coordinator

Address: 97 Spring Street, Amherst, MA 01002 (one block North of Valentine Hall at Amherst College)

Application Deadline: Applications accepted until position filled employment to commence as soon as possible.

CONNECTIONS After School Program

CONNECTIONS is the After School Program at Holyoke Public Schools. Tutors provide individual support to students during homework time and assist with enrichment club activities. The program runs from 2:52PM-5:50 PM, Mondays through Thursdays during the school year.

Girls, Inc. of Holyoke

Girls Incorporatedis a national nonprofit, all-girls youth organization dedicated to "inspiring all girls to be STRONG, SMART, and BOLD."  Girls Inc. of Holyoke centers provide after-school programs and educational opportunities for the girls and young women of Holyoke, MA. Currently, most of the girls in the program are from low-income families, often with limited opportunities.

Girls, Inc. of Holyoke

52 Nick Cosmos Way

Holyoke, MA 01041

(413) 532-6247image(413) 532-6247


The Upward Bound Program at Northfield Mount Hermon

Make a difference in the lives of first generation and low-income college bound youth. Assist with homework, test preparation, tutoring and college applications in our after school programs in Greenfield, Turners, Springfield or Holyoke High Schools. The program meets between 2:30 and 5:00 p.m. (exact times vary by site)  Tuesdays through Thursdays. Tutors should have strengths in several academic areas including high school Math, Science, English, History, Spanish, French, Chinese and Latin, experience working with teens, and the ability to engage and motivate college bound youth. Tutors must have transportation to one or more schools. Experience working in multicultural settings preferred. 

For further information please email Sharon Gralnick:



The Jones Library, Inc.-ESL Center

The Jones Library, Inc.-ESL Center

43 Amity Street

Amherst, MA 01002

Lynne Weintraub, Coordinator

Tutors work one-to-one with adult immigrants in English conversation literacy, citizenship, and cultural orientation. Tutoring can be at the Jones Library (downtown Amherst) or at Amherst College, at whatever time is convenient for you and your student. We ask for two sessions a week (approx. 1 hr. each plus time preparing lessons) and a two-semester commitment. A 4-session training is required.  Contact esl [at] joneslibrary [dot] org, or call Lynne Weintraub at 413.259.3090 for more information.

Amherst Leisure Services

Amherst Leisure Services

70 Boltwood Walk

Amherst, MA 01002


Literacy Project

Literacy Project

401 Main Street

Amherst, MA 01002

(413) 259-1663

Safe Passage

Safe Passage is committed to ending domestic violence and oppression in women’s lives. All Safe Passage programs are free, accessible and confidential. Our comprehensive services include shelter, peer-support, counseling, education, advocacy, legal support and community education. We primarily serve women and children in Hampshire County.

Safe Passage

43 Center Street, Suite 304

Northampton, MA 01060

(413) 586-1125

Amherst Family Center

Amherst Family Center

121 N.Pleasant St.

Amherst, MA 01002

Located in the rear of the Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse. The Meetinghouse is located between Bart's and the Amherst Post Office, and is across from Rao's Coffee.

Nancy deProsse, Coordinator



Student in mailroom