Events Assistant - Five Colleges's Academic Programs Office

Term/Start Date: February 2017

Job Description:

Five Colleges is looking for an energetic and engaged student to join the Academic Programs team assisting with the Five Colleges Events calendar and other clerical projects.


  • Update and maintain the Five Colleges Events Calendar
  • Transfer event information posted to listservs to the Five Colleges Events Calendar
  • Assist with organizational projects related to Academic Programs
  • Occasionally support office operations with filing and other responsibilities

Approximate Number of Hours: 4


  • Have strong organizational skills
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Possess basic computer knowledge in operating Windows-based programs, such as Word, PowerPoint and Excel as well as have online literacy and curiosity
    •  Be mature, diligent, self-motivated, with a positive attitude

Time commitment:

Approximately four hours a week. Schedule is flexible, but work will be done at Five College offices in Amherst.

Hourly Wage: $11.00

How to Apply: Send resume to Brian Acevedo,

Address: 97 Spring Street, Amherst

Application Deadline: Open until position filled.


Part-Time Childcare Worker at Center for New Americans in Amherst


Center for New Americans seeks a part-time childcare worker for its Amherst site.  The childcare worker will take care of children whose parents are attending Center for New Americans’ classes.  Parents will be on site. This position is on an as-needed basis. If there is advance notice that there will be no children, there will be no childcare.  If there is no advance notice but no children, the person will be asked to assist with other duties.

Schedule: January 4 through April 6 (spring session) and April 21 through July 14 (summer session): 8:15 – 10:45 A.M., Mon-Thurs  as needed (ideal candidates would work both sessions but it is possible to be hired for just one session. The program is closed when the public schools close for weather or holidays.

Location: Center for New Americans, Bangs Community Center, 2nd floor, 70 Boltwood Walk, Amherst.

Qualifications: Successful candidates should have some work experience with the following:

  • infants and toddlers;
  • caring for more than one young child in a work situation at the same time;
  • engaging with families from diverse backgrounds.

Ideally, candidates will be able to provide references for past childcare work

Candidates must also be willing to submit to a CORI check.


  • Providing childcare
  • Reading to children in English in order to promote early literacy  

Send resume and cover letter to: Laurie Millman:

Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately until the position is filled.

Center for New Americans is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.


About Center for New Americans

Center for New Americans (CNA) is a community-based non-profit adult education center located in Western Massachusetts. Using a participatory approach to instruction, CNA provides limited-English proficient adults with the education and resources to learn English, become involved members of their new communities, and ultimately obtain the tools necessary to secure economic independence and stability.

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