Bonner Center

Community-Based Work-Study

The Community-Based Work-Study Program (CBWSP) offers students who have a Federal Work-Study award as part of their financial aid package opportunities to work with one of the Bonner Center’s community partner organizations. The program supports students in connecting their academic journeys with career exploration in nonprofit and public sectors.

If you would like to apply to work with one of the Bonner Center's CBWSP partner organizations, please take the following steps:

  1. Follow the links below to learn about sites that match your interests. Organizations that are actively hiring will have their CBWSP positions posted on their pages as "Opportunities." You may reach out to the site supervisors directly or respond to the Opportunities tagged "CBWSP" in the system.
  2. Complete the CBWSP application form which is required for their participation in the program.
  3. New student hires who are being paid through Oberlin College for the first time must submit the following documents to the Office of Student Employment before you may begin working:

For information or if you have questions, contact Karen Reynolds, CBWSP program coordinator.

Information for Students and Employers

To review options on how to receive your pay and additional forms that will need to be completed, please visit the Office of Student Employment.