EAIS is looking for two Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Federal Work Study (FWS) students to work part-time, as: 1) School Energy Administrative Assistant, and 2) School Radon Administrative Assistant. Both positions will begin by September 1, 2018, and will be located at EAIS’s new shared workspace at Building 301 on the corner of Elm and Montgomery Streets in Creston, IA (sketch at right).

Not sure what FWS is and/or if you qualify? FWS is financial aid money provided to help bridge the gap between your own resources and the amount needed to pay for the cost of attending college. The only way to know if you are eligible to is to apply for it! If you have not already filled out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with the help of the SWCC Financial Aid Office, please do so today! FINANCIAL AID FAQ

Job Descriptions

School ENERGY Administrative Assistant (10-20 hours/week):  Help schools save energy and budget dollars by being an analytical thinker who researches and accurately enters energy usage, costs and improvements; solves mysteries; and provides organizational support. Be the organization’s school energy social media guru. FULL JOB DESCRIPTION: EAIS_Energy_AdminAsst_FWS

School RADON Administrative Assistant (10-20 hours/week): Help school districts prevent radon-induced lung cancer by providing organizational and administrative support. Be the organization’s school radon social media guru.  FULL JOB DESCRIPTION: EAIS_Radon_AdminAssistant_FWS

Qualifications: Strong organization, communication, problem-solving and computer/online skills. Ability to work independently and with supervision. Ability to use EXCEL and Microsoft Office suite. Detail-oriented. Desire to help schools. Capacity to grow with a growing nonprofit organization. Must be able to pass background check.

Perks: Flexible and supportive office culture, smart and creative teammates and clients, autonomy in your work, chance to grow with an expanding organization, and the opportunity to have a direct positive impact on energy efficiency and cancer control statewide.

For more information and/or to apply, contact EAIS Executive Director Julie Weisshaar.