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Badger Volunteers Executive Board Media Team Member

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Division/Organization: School of Education
Department: Morgridge Center for Public Service
Job Type: UW Student Jobs
Remote Eligbility: All Remote
Salary/Wage Range or Lump Sum: $585.00
Job Categories: Leadership, Critical Thinking/Problem Solving, Education and Training, Higher Education-Student Affairs, Nonprofit/Community-Based Organization, Interpersonal Communication, Teamwork/Collaboration, Digital Technology, Professionalism/Work Ethic, Honoring Context and Culture, Communications, Broadcasting, and Media Arts


Department Overview:

The Morgridge Center for Public Service promotes citizenship and learning through engagement with local, national and global communities. The Morgridge Center builds on the Wisconsin Idea, a strong tradition of service with the public by students, faculty and alumni. See for more information about our programs and services. The Morgridge Center actively seeks out diversity in our workplace. We strive to provide a safe, comfortable, and accepting atmosphere. We encourage individuals of all identities to consider being a part of our team.

Anticipated Start Date:

Late August 2021

Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):

May 2022

Remote Work Eligibility Detail:

All job duties of this position will be able to be performed remotely until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Anticipated Hours Per Week:

2-3 (10 hours per month)


Work between the hours of 8:30 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday with some evenings/weekends commitments. Flexible scheduling. Bimonthly one-on-ones with your supervisor.

Salary/Wage Range/Lump Sum:

$585.00/semester, Lump Sum

Number of Positions:



  • Student Status, you are required to be directly enrolled in a minimum of one credit.
  • Experience as a volunteer in UW-Madison’s Badger Volunteers (BV) program.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Attention to detail in tracking data
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the values of equity and responsible community engagement

Position Summary/Job Duties:

Position Summary:

The Badger Volunteers Executive Board (BVEB) supports the Badger Volunteers (BV) program in an expanded and dedicated role. Students engage in a heightened leadership position and serve as a student voice to help guide decisions, generate ideas, and provide feedback in order to ultimately better meet community needs. Executive Board members support essential program operations and also help to make the Badger Volunteers program a more accessible and supportive community.

The Badger Volunteers Executive Board is comprised of 11 Badger Volunteers who provide leadership, direct programming support, and serve on the following committees: Media, Community Development, and Educational Programming. Each committee is chaired by a BV Intern and has 2-3 additional members. The media team member position includes a role on the media committee.

Job Duties:

  • Co-facilitate team leader and regular volunteer orientations at the beginning of each semester
  • Provide ongoing support, including bimonthly check-ins, to a group of team leaders
  • Attend annual board planning retreats in August and January
  • Attend monthly Badger Volunteer Executive Board meetings, bimonthly one-on-ones with the BV Coordinator, and regular educational programming committee meetings
  • Drive the development and distribution of Badger Volunteers-oriented pathways of service engagement and reflection by collaborating with Morgridge Center for Public Service civic engagement staff and interns
  • Spearhead campus recruitment and marketing strategy development and outreach
  • Develop and implement an annual communication and social media plan with relevant content based on time of year and platform
  • Create and distribute the bimonthly Badger Volunteers newsletter
  • Work with Badger Volunteers, community partners, and Morgridge Center for Public Service staff to create diverse media resources for future use (videos, photos, etc.)
  • Conduct intentional campus outreach and develop partnerships with Student Affairs colleagues, including student organizations and Residence Life
  • Collaborate with the educational programming and community development committees to elevate their events and programming through all Badger Volunteers social media outlets
  • Track social media engagement and utilize data from to create responsive engagement on all media outlets
  • Assume additional responsibilities as appropriate 

COVID-19 Workplace Safety:

Please review and be aware of the Student Employee COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy.

Physical Demands:


Institutional Statements:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

UW-Madison is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background-people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit:

Accommodation Statement:

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:


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