FWS Off Campus Positions
Rider University has partnered with several off-campus non-profit organizations to help increase the amount of Federal Work Study positions and provide more opportunities to you! These partner non-profit organizations provide you with high quality positions that will help you develop professional skills and build your resume. These Federal Work Study positions are an opportunity to work at local non-profits while being paid through your work study award.
The organization is responsible for monitoring student employees' time and signing off on timesheets to be submitted to Rider University’s Student Employment Coordinator. While you are being supervised by the non-profit org, you will be paid through Rider University's payroll process. Though this position is off-campus, located in the neighboring communities, you will still be considered a Rider Employee and be expected to follow and abide by Rider Student Employee policies.
If you have any questions about FWS Off Campus Positions reach out to Liz Pastor, Rider University's Student Employment Coordinator.
Below is a list of the non-profit we are partnered with and offer positions to work in:
- Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County
- 21st Century Community Learning Center
- Capital Area YMCA
- Hamilton YMCA
- Sons & Daughters of the United States Middle Passage
- Trenton Youth Wrestling
- Trenton Children’s Choir
To view and apply for Off-Campus FWS positions, search on Handshake using the “on-campus” filter. All Off Campus positions are listed using the “Federal Work Study:” title.
For off-campus organizations interested in partnering with Rider University to employ Federal Work Study students in Community Service Positions:
Organizations must meet the following requirements:
- Must be a non-profit organization
- Must be located in neighboring community, within a close proximity to Rider's campus
- Must be open to community, accessible to community, and used by the community
- Must designed to improve quality of life for community residents, low-income individuals, or solve a particular problem related to their needs.
- Examples of eligible fields that would meet this requirement: health care, child care, literacy training, education, social services, housing, public safety, recreation, community improvement, transportation, and much more!
Not considered public interest:
- Primarily benefits members of an org with membership limits (not open to the community)
- Partisan or nonpartisan political activity
- Association with a faction in an election
- Work for an elected official
- Political aid for an elected official
- Political affiliation is a hiring factor including lobbying
If you are interested in partnering with us submit the following to [email protected]
- Documentation of non-profit status (ex: 501 C 3 letter)
- Community Partner Needs Assessment
Off Campus Employment
Employment is available throughout the area at local businesses.
All students can explore local off campus employment opportunities at:
Rider utilizes QuadJobs, an online platform that connects students with opportunities in the surrounding community including childcare, tutoring, yard work, catering, party help, etc. Quadjobs is unaffiliated with Rider University. Please note that if you choose to use QuadJobs, any employment a student accepts is a strictly private arrangement between the student and such employer, and is wholly independent of and not associated with Rider University. Rider University has not evaluated any employment opportunity listed on QuadJobs, makes no representation about any such employment opportunity, and shall have no liability for any damage, injury or loss you may sustain as a result thereof.