University of Central Oklahoma

  • FWSP Student Tutor, Economic Empowerment Advocate

    Posted Date 10 months ago(7/3/2018 3:01 PM)
    $9.50 per hour
    Compensation & Benefits Package at UCO
    N/A for student positions
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  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    This position is located off campus at YWCA OKC (2460 NW 39th St., OKC, OK 73112).

    Please upload a PDF of your STLR Snapshot ( to this job application; if you have no STLR credits yet, an empty one is acceptable.

    Position Overview

    Provide in-person and/or online academic tutoring to students. Maintain an effective and positive learning environment.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    Provide advocacy and services to those that have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking to empower them to attain greater economic opportunity and security.

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    In order to be considered for the work study program, you must be approved for work study through the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships.

    Fall/Spring Semesters All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates.
    Summer Semester Undergraduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in 6 hours to work on campus and Graduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in at least 5 hours. All other students must be enrolled in at least 3 hours to work on campus. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but will be required to pay FICA taxes.
    If the number of hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum hours required to work, the student must obtain a letter from his/her advisor stating the number of hours needed to graduate. Call Human Resources Dept. for further information.

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred


    Social services experience or volunteer experience; 

    Individuals familiar with working with vulnerable populations;

    Individuals familiar with different systems and forms of oppression; 

    Bi/Multi-lingual (Spanish, Farsi, Arabic, etc.)


    The Federal Work Study Tutor provides services to individuals seeking greater economic opportunity in the Social and Economic Justice Program at YWCA OKC.

    Assist clients in utilizing tools and technology to complete job readiness, financial education, and asset building services.


    Work with YWCA OKC Site supervisor and staff to establish and maintain a mentorship and advocacy for assigned clients.


    Assist in developing goals, objectives, and ways in which each client's progress can be measured and tracked and new goals and objectives set if appropriate.


    Participate in data collection and dissemination of outcomes and measures.


    Adhere to YWCA OKC Policies and Procedures; including confidentiality policies, ethical guidelines and the YWCA Employee Handbook.


    Attend and complete YWCA Crisis Services Training for instruction about domestic violence/sexual assault and how to work appropriately with victims and Social and Economic Justice Program training (30 hours). 


    Abide by the policies and procedures published by your University or institution for completing the education, FWSP, and/or internship requirements.  


    Inform site supervisor of any critical incidents or incidents of child abuse that are observed or reported.


    Meet with site supervisor on a regular basis to keep her apprised of events, problems, needs, etc.


    Keep site supervisor informed of your learning and educational needs to facilitate the successful outcome of the service experience.


    Physical Demands

    Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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