The Chan Fellows Graduate Student Facilitator coordinates aspects of the Lingnan W.T. Chan Fellows Program with the UC Berkeley Public Service Center and the office of Asian Pacific American Student Development (APASD) at UC Berkeley. Through this position, the Graduate Student Facilitator will develop first-hand knowledge of service learning pedagogy, Asian American and Asian International cross-cultural engagement, and gain hands-on experience leading transformative educational experiences in a university environment.
Reporting to the Public Service Center’s Government and Civil Society Program Manager, work with another Graduate Student Facilitator to develop an educational program that allows the Chan Fellows to reflect on their internship, homestay, and overall experience of their cultural immersive exchange experience through seminar and educational excursion. The GSF plans and facilitates weekly seminars for six visiting fellows from China in the fall and spearheads the development, execution, and evaluation of cultural excursions and intercultural (Asian and Asian American) social events on and off campus.
Lingnan W.T. Chan Fellows Program Overview
The Lingnan W.T. Chan Fellowship is a 5½ month program that invites six undergraduate and graduate students from China to the United States for a significant intercultural service-learning experience. Fellows intern at nonprofit organizations that advocate for marginalized communities in the East Bay as well as live with local families. In order to create a dynamic and educational experience for the fellows, the program at UC Berkeley includes a comprehensive orientation, community-based service internships, and academic seminar culminating with a project proposal, educational excursion, weekly reflections, the option of auditing courses, and cultural activities. To date, 66 fellows have provided more than 31,680 hours of service with non-profit organizations in the Bay Area. For more information visit the Public Service Center’s website.
The full job description, including specific roles, responsibilities, and qualifications can be found here. Submit a resume and letter of interest summarizing qualifications and relevant experience to Muttika Chaturabul. First review of applications will be on Monday, April 24, 2017. Interview invitations will go out shortly after that.
For questions specifically related to this position, contact Muttika Chaturabul, UC Berkeley Public Service Center Government and Civil Society Program Manager at 510-642-5429.