Community Federal Work Study

Community Federal Work Study: For Students


What is the Community Work Study Program?

This program allows students to provide valuable services for non-profit organizations, schools and municipalities in the Hoboken and surrounding community while at the same earning Federal Work Study wages.

How does it work?

The Federal Work Study program pays 100% of the hourly minimum wage for non-profit organizations in our community. 

What types of positions are available?

Community FWS positions engage students in experiences that focus on improving quality of life for community residents. Many of these opportunities are available through tutoring programs such as: Jubilee Center and Elysian Charter School. Other opportunities are available that address issues including: Literacy, Health Care, Education, Social Services and more!

How do I know if I'm eligible?

You are eligible to participate in the Community FWS Program if you receive Federal Work Study as part of your financial aid package. Additionally, all eligible students will receive an email advertising Community FWS positions early in the fall semester.

How do I get started?

Once you have determined your Federal Work Study eligibility  you must follow these easy steps:

  1. Submit applications for FWS Community Service under the Student Employment Website.
  2. Email [email protected] to schedule an interview with the SEO Coordinator.

Once we have received your request and application, you will be contacted to set up interviews and complete appropriate paperwork, as necessary.