Got a summer Job!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by pbjmaker, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Background information:

    I have worked for the local school district as an associate since 1999. Full time until 2008, then I quit to student teach in 2009. My dad got very ill and recently passed, so I have been subbing since 2009 as an associate ( I did not finish my degree due to his illness). Anyhow - money is tight for me during the summer since there is no sub work. Well I saw this job posting for teaching reading during the summer to kids from low income schools. It is through Americorps. It is part-time, pays just enough to cover my bills and puts my student loans into forbearance for the summer. On top of it at the end of the summer I get almost $1200 towards my student loans! Sounded perfect to get back into the swing of finishing my degree plus would look good on a resume. I also like working with "challenging" students.

    The posting was older so I sent an e-mail to the person in charge asking if there was still openings. She never replied so I figured they were all full.

    Turns out the lady had an emergency and someone else just took over yesterday. She hired me today without an interview since I already work for the district! Woo Hoo! I was number 20 of the 22 they are hiring and they still had several people to sort through.

    I got a job! I got a job! And it's not retail [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 3, 2011
  2. EweSheep

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  3. Orchid

    Orchid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome! Congrats!
     
  4. Imp

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    Congrats, Sounds like a great one too.

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  5. sfw2

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    Congratulations! That's wonderful!
     
  6. redhen

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  7. Chickenberry

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    [​IMG] Jobs are very hard to come by now-a-days! You are blessed! Congrats! [​IMG]
     
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