Office of Civic Engagement

Job Postings

All jobs are posted at the discretion of the Office of Civic Engagement (OCE). Postings may be removed at any time. For older postings please see the OCE Jobs Archive.

Posting Date: 03/21/23
Position: Civic + Creative Engagement Intern
Company/Organization: Cleveland Votes
Cleveland Votes
Cleveland VOTES, a young and rapidly growing organization, seeks an intern that is an entrepreneurial, resourceful, highly collaborative team player who possesses strong creative strategy skills and excels at managing a realistic balance among multiple priorities.
  • Engage and spend time with the organization’s Senior Strategist to understand Cleveland VOTES’ vision, mission and strategic priorities.
  • In collaboration with the Senior Strategist, the intern will learn and support implementation and planning tactics for our organization’s programming priorities as identified in our 2022-2026 Strategic Plan.
  • Execute research asks and uncover insights to fuel the strategy process and support the crafting of strategic deliverables, both creative and analytical, in regards to the strategic plan.
  • Partner with the Communications + Narrative Strategist to enhance digital marketing capabilities, create graphics and proofread writing.
  • Provide support to the Civic Engagement Strategist through assisting in the planning and execution of programs designed to increase community awareness and providing administrative and analytic support.

How to Apply:

Please submit your cover letter detailing why you are the ideal candidate for this position, a resume and (3) professional references that may describe how your credentials align for this employment opportunity to by Friday, April 14, 2023.

Status + Internship Period:

Part-Time Intern, maximum 30 hours per week (Hybrid; we work remote on Monday/Friday and in the office Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday). The internship term is June 6 - August 4, 2023.


Cleveland VOTES is fiscally sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Neighborhood Centers Association (GCNCA). The intern will receive $15 per hour, plus cell phone and wellness reimbursements. Please note, this is a part-time temporary position.

Learn more about the position here

Posting Date: 02/09/23
Position: Multiple Positions Available
Company/Organization: City Year
City Year, an AmeriCorps program, helps students across schools succeed. Diverse teams of City Year AmeriCorps members provide support to students, classrooms and the whole school, helping to ensure that the students in systematically under-resourced schools receive a high-quality education that prepares them with the skills and mindset to thrive and contribute to their community.
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident (Authorization to work in the U.S. is not sufficient. Those with DACA status unfortunately are not eligible at this time).
  • Have a GED or high school diploma, some college experience, or college degree.
  • Have served no more than three terms in an AmericCorps state or national program.
  • Agree to complete a background check.

City Year Benefits Include:

  • $1,122 Bi-weekly stipend (pre-tax).
  • 100% employer paid health insurance.
  • $6,895 scholarship award to support paying or repaying educational expenses.
  • 200+ hours of professional development.
  • Paid time off.

Positions begin in July/August based on your location and last 11 months.

City Year
Todd Marsh, AmeriCorps Talent Acquisition Recruiter
Cell: (440) 895-7819 |
Meet With Me About City Year | Schedule Time
Join An Upcoming City Year Virtual Information Session: RSVP Here

For more information on City Year or to apply, visit:

Posting Date: 12/13/22
Position: OCE - community service-learning Job
Company/Organization:  OCE's America Reads and Viking Corps (Federal Work Study) programs
The Office of Civic Engagement (OCE) has several community service-learning job opportunities available for CSU students. The job opportunities are through OCE's America Reads and Viking Corps (Federal Work Study) programs, pay $15/hour, and are located around the Cleveland area.
To apply do one of the following:
- Email Anita Ruf-Young at
- Fill out this Google form at https:
- Find Us at our recruitment tables:
Tuesday, 1/17 from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. 2nd floor Student Center Innerlink.
Wednesday, 1/18 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 1st floor Student Center Innerlink.
Tuesday, 1/24 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 2nd floor Student Center Innerlink. 
Tuesday, 1/31 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 2nd floor Student Center Innerlink.

Posting Date: October 31, 2022
Position: Election Night Ballot Box Openers
Organization: Cuyahoga County Board of Elections
Number of Positions Needing Filled: 125

The Office of Civic Engagement Partners with the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections to Help Fill a Critical Need for Election Night Ballot Box Openers on Tuesday, November 8th. 

CSU Vikings Needed - One night only - $20 per hour*** Guaranteed 4 Hours of Work  

This is a great opportunity to see Democracy in Action! It is a behind the scenes look at the election process! It is a great way for students to be civically engaged, earn some extra money while building their resume, networking, and representing Cleveland State University. 

Students will need a social security number to participate (for payroll purposes), be over 18, and cannot be a convicted felon.

Posting Date: 8/25/22
Position: Multipule Positions Available
Organization: Office of Civic Engagement & Campus Vote Project


· Are you passionate about Democratic Engagement?
· Are you politically interested?
· Are you willing to help peers register to vote and engage & educate them with creative social media?
· If so, you could earn a $500 stipend paid at the end of the semester.
Email Anita Ruf-Young at if interested.

Posting Date:7/21/22
Position: Election Night Ballot Box Opener
Company: Cuyahoga County Board of Elections

The Office of Civic Engagement Partners with the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections to Help Fill a Critical Need for Election Night Ballot Box Openers

***CSU Vikings Needed - Several Positions Available for One Night - $15 Per Hour***

This is a great opportunity to see the election process and be civically involved, and it is also a good way for an organization to raise funds. The only qualifications for hiring are to provide a social security number for payroll purposes; be over 18 years of age, and not be a convicted felon.
Apply here: 
Ballot Box Opener QR Code