Advising Timetable

EDU 202 - Fall 2018

Work/Volunteer Opportunities

The City of Bozeman is looking for a part-time preschool/youth recreation leader. See below for more info:

Part Time Recreation Leaders Needed! We are like family over here in the Bozeman Parks & Recreation Department. We laugh, play and work hard together. Most of it is outdoors, in our parks and on our trails. We are looking for a part-time recreation leader to help promote and implement our preschool programs (a few hours a week) and lead our youth School's Out EXPLORE! Camps a few times a month. You will work alongside a great group of recreation leaders. This position is up to 14 hours a week in fall/winter/spring and 30 hours in the summer months.  You will still have plenty of time to play during the week and weekends. Does this sound delightful to you? Join us. Visit the City of Bozeman jobs page to find more information and apply.

Updated March 19, 2018

Need a summer job? Parks & Recreation is hiring short-term summer recreation leaders to implement our wonderful summer youth camps. Apply online at Interviews are April 13th and summer training starts in May. This is a full-time, Monday-Friday summer job running from May through August. If you like the outdoors, teaching children about nature and being part of a team, this is the job for you! Visit the City of Bozeman jobs page to find more information and apply.

Posted March 19, 2018

The Forward Montana Foundation is looking for a part-time outreach program coordinator. The Forward Montana Foundation is the state's largest youth civic engagement organization. The position would focus on coordinating and supporting high school educators in implementing our Underage Democracy Civics Templates and our Democracy Days Voter Registration Drive. You can find the job description here.

Gallatin Valley YMCA is currently recruiting staff for our Summer Day Camp programs located in and around Bozeman. Camp Counselors will work with kids in grades Kindergarten-7th where our goal is to encourage children to build healthy attitudes and work towards developing competencies and skills through a variety of educational and play experiences.

  • Paid Training: June 1st-3rd, June 6th
  • Camp Dates: June 11th-August 24th, Monday-Fridays, 36-40 hours per week.
  • Times: We will work around your schedule, but generally shifts run in the mornings from 7:15 AM-1:00 PM, or in the afternoons from 1:00-5:30 PM. Part time work will also be considered.
  • Pay Rates: Wages start at $10.00 per hour. Higher pay rates will be considered DOE.
  • Other perks include: employee appreciation drawing for a free whitewater rafting trip, field trips and outings on a daily basis, hikes, and having fun every day! YMCAs are known around the country as a positive community organization that helps children develop healthy habits. This job looks great on a resume, especially if you are an Early Childhood & Education major or in the Department of Education.

Read a full job description here.

If you are interested in applying, please send your resume to: and I will be in touch. Please feel free to email or call me at 406-994-9622 if you have any questions!

Learn about ways to incorporate content on wind energy into your STEM curriculum. All participants receive teaching materials aligned to Montana Science Content Standards. Read more and learn how to RSVP here.

Are you interested in teaching in an outdoor "classroom" on Montana's ancestral lands? Apply as a Youth Crew Leader and help us pilot and implement youth programs across the state working with the Indian Education for All (IEFA) school district staff.  We will be offering opportunities for American Indian middle school and high school age teens in Billings and piloting a high school program in Great Falls.  Leading a crew of teens, with two co-leaders, you will complete daily outdoor service projects in multiple locations in the area, working side by side with teachers and the public land representatives, learn about different land management agencies, the rigors of hands-on work, and the beauty of the ancestral lands around you. Leaders will be preparing and delivering lessons that facilitate active, fun, and culturally relevant material in collaboration with multiple community partners to provide an impactful, positive experience with our public lands!

As a leader of the crew, you might spend a day working alongside MT Audubon or the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center learning about native plants and their traditional uses; another day might be spent clearing trails in the Beartooths or Little Belt Mountains.  Each day is a new opportunity to connect with different agencies or non-profits to develop projects and curriculum to guide your crew.  You will have close to two weeks of hands-on outdoor service learning and projects with each crew, that will wrap with a capstone project camped out for 1-3 nights.  Check the video link below of our 2017 pilot year in Billings!

Location: Helena
Program Dates: April 23 through August 15, 2018
Living Allowance: $700.00 biweekly
AmeriCorps Education Award: $2,215.24 upon completion of the program

For more information or questions on this great opportunity, please contact Madie at and (406) 495-9214 or Tauzha at

MSU's Rec Sports and Fitness is looking for camp counselors to work the Bobcat Summer Youth Camp in 2018. Pay is $10/hr. A full job description and information on applying is available here, or you can visit their website.

Brittany Fasy’s Storytellers project (Sweeney Windchief, co-PI) has two paid research positions (stipend, living expenses, and travel) available for students currently pursuing an undergraduate degree at an institution of higher education (community college, university, or tribal college). Familiarity with rural schools and/or American Indian tribes is a plus. This work falls under an NSF-funded project entitled "Improving the Pipeline for Rural and American Indian Students Entering Computer Science Via Storytelling."  Through this project, the team will engage American Indian and rural Montana middle school students in learning computer science and computing skills through Alice, an object-based educational programming environment.  The role of these two paid positions will be to help develop lesson plans that incorporate computational skills. Visit our website to learn more about the project and the team: Email with any questions.

BYEP provides opportunities to extraordinary teenagers in order to foster
self-reliance, critical thinking skills, and community participation
throughout Gallatin County, Montana. Watch this video to learn more.

Want to become a BYEP Tutor? New this fall! Big Sky Youth Empowerment will be offering a tutoring option for current participants interested in receiving academic support. A BYEP Tutor will provide 8th - 12th grade participants academic support in a variety of subject areas of the participants choosing. This is a great opportunity for our MSU Teacher Candidates who are looking to gain experience educating teenagers who present with a variety of challenges. As a BYEP Tutor, you will receive BYEP Mentor Training and have access to additional training resources throughout the season. Please contact for more information, or apply at

BYEP tutor flier


Updated 12/4/2017

The Montana Conservation Corps is currently hiring for Youth Crew Leaders for our 2018 season. This is a great opportunity for education students to spend their summer getting hands-on experience working with young people in the outdoors. There are positions based in Bozeman, Helena, Missoula, and Kalispell. See below for more information:

Are you an experienced leader who loves the outdoors and working with kids? Then you've come to the right place! As a leader of an MCC youth crew, you will guide local Montana youth in conservation service based outdoor projects on our public lands. You'll have the chance to positively impact the lives of middle- and high-schoolers, local communities, and some of the most treasured wild lands in the West. If you're committed to and impassioned by making an impact on both the lives of youth and our public lands, then serving as a leader of a youth crew is the right position for you!

Learn more about the position and find the application here.

Posted 11/20/2017

Summary of Position:

Sage Learning Center, locally owned and operated in Bozeman since 1996, works with students individually, assisting them to achieve fluent skills that will help them succeed and reach their potential.  We work with a variety of reading difficulties, attention problems, and other learning challenges. The Center is looking for an energetic, hard working, and self-motivated person who is interested in and excited about learning.  This position will begin as part time, working mainly afternoon hours until 7pm during the school year, and either part time or full time throughout the summer months.  We are looking for someone who is patient, reliable, nurturing, kindhearted, upbeat, and has a friendly disposition.  Must be comfortable communicating with parents and taking charge when needed.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Instruct students (ages 4-18) individually in one or more of the following areas: auditory processing and memory, visual processing and memory, phonological awareness, beginning reading skills, reading fluency, comprehension, fine motor skills, and math foundational skills. Training, methods, and curriculum are provided. 

Position Requirements:

  • Reading and/or math endorsement preferred
  • Undergraduate education degree or currently enrolled in a program
  • Interest in education and love of children
  • Experience with children
  • Excellent organizational skills with a keen sense of attention to accuracy, detail, record keeping, and timeliness
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Ability to cooperate with a wide variety of people and work effectively as a team player
  • Willing to commit for at least one year

Work Schedule and Wage:

  • Part time 15-20 hours per week during school year
  • 20-40 hours per week in summer
  • Afternoon hours needed during school year
  • Wage: Depending on experience

To Apply:

  • Please inquire by emailing your resume to
  • Please browse our website at to learn more about Sage!

Posted 11/20/2017

Discover the power of an hour! Become a CAP Mentor today! The Child Advancement Project (CAP) matches adult volunteers from the community with children in Bozeman and Big Sky Public Schools. These mentors work one-on-one with students in grades K-12 to provide support and encouragement. Mentors help students discover and build upon their individual strengths, and affirm student’s ability to shape their own futures. CAP is a school-based program, so mentors go to the schools to work with a student for one hour, once a week.

  • CAP mentors are screened, trained and supervised by professional CAP Coordinators, establishing a community of volunteers who are engaged in the local school system and invested in the future of their community.
  • Thrive’s locally designed CAP program is now part of the National Registry of Evidence Based Programs and Practices, a highly-regarded standing indicating the program's proven effectiveness in creating positive outcomes for children.

We need 200 more mentors for the 2017-2018 school year. Click HERE to apply! You can also visit our website for more information: 

Posted 10/17/2017

Sylvan Learning Center has just opened in Bozeman, and they are looking for teaching graduates (or near-graduates) for positions teaching science, English, and math, as well as current education students to work as math and coding tutors. See this flier for more information. Contact olga.prather@sylvanlearningcenter or call 406.646.4646 with questions or to submit an application.

Posted 10/02/2017

Lone Mountain Gymnastics is currently hiring several positions:

  • Swimming instructors to teach children ages 3-12 while creating a safe and fun atmosphere that encourages students to participate and attempt new skills. Previous experience swimming and/or teaching are not required but would be beneficial. Shifts available after 3:00 pm and some mornings.
  • Preschool/movement instructors to work with children ages 1-12. Teaching and/or coaching experience are not required but would be beneficial.

See this flier for more information. Applications are available at

Posted 9/18/2017

Are you interested in getting involved in the Bozeman schools? Would you like the opportunity to support youth in their academic growth? MSU America Reads*America Counts (MSU AR*AC) is a tutoring program that pairs education majors with K-8th grade students in the Bozeman area. Scheduling is flexible, allowing tutors to choose their hours within the school day. Gain experience in the classroom environment prior to your practicum and student teaching experiences by aiding with math and literacy skills, in-class support, homework help, and one-on-one lessons. Great opportunity to build your resume!

Work-study positions are available at a rate of $11/hour for a minimum 7-10 hour weekly commitment for the fall and spring semesters—must commit to both semesters. Volunteer positions are also available for students without work-study funding. There is mandatory tutor training that will prepare tutors for their work in the schools—date and time to be determined. 

Priority deadline dateSeptember 15, 2017, rolling applications are accepted after that date.

Interested? Find out more at, or contact Rosemary Madero, MSU AR*AC Program Coordinator, at (406) 994-4761 or

Updated 9/12/2017

We are currently looking for Lead Teachers in our 14 month to 2 yr. old classroom and in our 8 mo. to 14 mo. classroom.

With our college students going back to school, we will also be needing a couple of full-time/part-time teacher's assistants.

We have flexible scheduling and are willing to train for our assistant positions. 

We offer paid vacation for our full-time staff after a year and paid holidays after 6 mos.

We are open M-F 7am - 6pm (no late nights, no weekends).

If you are looking for a job where you can make a difference in the lives of children and have a fun-loving personality and a good work ethic, this is the job for you.

Come join our amazing staff!

Call Mary or Shawna at 406-587-2239.

Posted 8/10/2017

Thursdays, 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm


Centennial Park Early Childhood Learning Program is an intergenerational preschool located in the Bozeman Senior Center. We are looking to fill our afternoon Teacher Aide position and develop a qualified list of substitutes for our aides and teachers. Come join us and learn while having fun.

If interested, call 406-586-1295 or e-mail us your resume at

Our application includes a background check with the State and current immunizations for tetanus and MMR.

**Current Infant CPR and First Aid are a plus.**

Please feel free to come by for State background check application.

Our website is

LOCATION:  807 North Tracy, Bozeman, MT 59715, on the corner of Tamarack and North Tracy, inside the Bozeman Senior Citizen Center.

Posted 8/25/2017

To Whom It May Concern:
My name is Linda Stancil and I work at Bozeman Public Schools in the Adult/Community Ed Program. We offer many classes to community adults (for no credit, of course) and have for many years.  In the past, we have had a few MSU students looking for the opportunity to practice teach in our program while they complete their last year of school, so they have some teaching experience to put on their resume when they search for a more permanent teaching job. See description below. 

If you would like to teach one or two nights a week for 6-8 weeks for 1 1/2 - 2 hrs. per class, please contact our office at 522-6012 or fill out an application online at (look for Quick Links on the right hand side, then Employment Opportunities, then open positions, then Adult & Community Education). No teaching experience necessary. This would be a great opportunity to gain experience in classroom/time management, with no discipline problems to deal with...just motivated students who want to learn. It also can be helpful in honing one's organizational skills within a classroom setting while earning a little spending money.

If you would like to "practice teach" in your field of study and would like to make a a little money doing it, contact us. We are looking to add classes and subjects of interest to the adults in the Bozeman Community.

Description: Teach community education classes during evening hours. Areas of instruction include--but are not limited to--Hobbies/Art, Music, Exercise/Dance, Health/Wellness, Cooking (general/specialty), Language/Writing, Outdoor, Technology, Business/Job Skills, etc. Instructor responsible for course content and submits course outline/syllabus for review and approval prior to hire.

Updated 8/9/2017

The MSU Alumni Foundation is looking for students to help with the annual phonathon to raise money for MSU. This benefits the university and even our departments by raising extra funding so we can support scholarships, programs, and other student activities. Please look over the information below and apply at the link if interested.

Below is some information about the position and where to go to apply:

  • Job Title:  Annual Fund Phonathon Student Caller
  • Organization Name:  MSU Alumni Foundation
  • Work Schedule:   Minimum 2 shifts per week -- Shifts run Sunday to Thursday 5:30pm to 9:30pm, and a Sunday day shift 1:30pm to 5:30pm
  • Hours per Week:  8
  • Wage/Salary:  $8.75/hr
  • Summary of job:  Fund raising for Montana State University through the Annual Fund Phonathon.  Annual Fund Student Callers will be contacting alumni and friends using an automated computer system.
  • Job Description:              
    • Call MSU alumni, parents and friends using an automated computer system.
    • Accurately update data records
    • Ask for donations to the University
    • Maintain strict confidentiality
  • Qualifications:
    • Must be enrolled in at least 1 credit at MSU
    • Must speak English clearly
    • Ability to communicate effectively over the phone
    • Ability to follow directions and pay attention to details
    • Demonstrate a courteous and engaging personality
    • Ability to manage school work and job hours
    • Have working knowledge and experience with computers
  • Apply at:

Posted 9/28/2016

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Classroom teaching & teacher training overseas opportunities (all expenses paid) with the Peace Corps. Peace Corps