Zips for Hire for students and alumni jobs page

Are you a current student who is looking for a part-time position or volunteer experience in an education-related field?  Are you an alumnus who is searching for a full-time position in teaching, administration, or related field?  

We want to help you in your quest!  Check out the following resources and postings.




Volunteer Opportunities

Take advantage of one of these volunteer opportunities.  They pay big dividends in practical experience!

After-School Program Volunteers

The Seeds of Change after-school program, located at the Helen Arnold CLC, in Akron, is in need of volunteers to assist with grades K-2, or 4-6. The volunteer activities primarily include tutoring in reading or math, and assisting with snacks and programs including gym and crafts.

Schedule: 2:30-4:30, or 3:20-4:30, on Wednesdays and Thursdays  
o   Session 1 (Tutor grades K-2): Program runs through Wednesday, November 9th (no session on November 2nd)
o   Session 2 (Tutor grades 4-6): Program runs through Thursday, November 3rd

If interested, please contact the program coordinator, Ms. Julie Randall, via email julie62@neo.rr.com, or by phone 330-665-4634.

Volunteer Tutors - Goodwill Industries of Akron

Are you interested in gaining experience tutoring and teaching youth and young adults 16-24?  Would you like to volunteer at a well-respected local organization with national and international ties?  Do you enjoy teaching, tutoring, and being a positive role model?  Being a Goodwill Youth Services Tutor may be for you!

For more information or to apply, contact Andrea Riffle at ariffle@goodwillakron.org

Job Opportunities

Many of the following positions are listed on the Ohio Department of Education Web-Based Recruitment System.  Others are listed on a district's website.

Contact the individual listed below (if any) for more information.

Position Requirements School/District Contact Deadline
Intervention Specialist
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Certification/licensure in appropriate teaching area; Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) status in teaching assignment
  • Effective organizational skills with the ability to perform multiple tasks
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in the use of technology

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Beacon Academy

Applicants should send  resumes to: dartl@beaconacademyedu.org  Attn: Danielle Artle

Open
School-age Staff (part-time)

Previous experience working with children in a small group setting; knowledge of principles of child and youth development; strong communication skills; mature, reliable and dependable; professional. Must have high school diploma and work on receiving First Aid, Child Abuse, Communicable Disease, and CPR certifications.

Shaw Jewish Community Center of Akron

Diane Galizio
750 White Pond Drive
Akron, OH  44320
330-835-0035
diane_galizio@shawjcc.org

Open
Preschool Teacher, Head Start/Early Head Start

Must hold 4-year college degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development and 2 years' demonstrated experience working with young children; must have valid State of Ohio driver's license and reliable transportation; computer literacy; criminal background checks conducted.

Akron Summit Community Action, Inc.

Akron Summit Community Action Inc.
Human Resources Department
55 E. Mill Street
Akron, OH  44308
Or email resume to resumes@ascainc.org

Open
Teacher Assistant, Head Start/Early Head Start

Completion of secondary education or equivalent with 6 months' experience in age-appropriate teaching field; must have or working toward an age-appropriate center-based Child Development Associate credential; valid State of Ohio driver's license and reliable transportation; computer literacy; criminal background checks conducted.

Akron Summit Community Action Inc.

Akron Summit Community Action Inc.
Human Resources Department
55 E. Mill Street
Akron, OH  44308
Or email resume to resumes@ascainc.org

Open