Work Study Jobs

Federal Work Study (FWS) means JOBS on campus for students. It is a form of federal financial aid. To be eligible, you must:

  • have a complete FAFSA on file at MCC

  • have an unmet financial need

  • enroll in at least six (6) credit hours 

  • meet satisfactory academic progress

To determine your eligibility for this program, please go to the Enrollment Center and visit with the Financial Aid department to receive your FWS eligibility (green) slip. 

Please review the student steps to obtaining a FWS job.  In addition to the steps listed, you will need to apply to the FWS pool through our online HR system.  Please visit the Maricopa Jobs website to apply (job id: 310454).  If you need help navigating the Maricopa Jobs website, or assistance with job searching techniques, please visit building 36N on the Southern and Dobson campus and ask the Career Services front desk staff for assistance (or call 480-461-7592).  

FWS Job Openings 

America Reads Tutor - Center for Community & Civic Engagement

Duties: The America Reads program encourages tutors to help elementary-age children read well and independently.  Successful applicants will:

  • attend an orientation
  • attend mandatory weekly meetings on Fridays from 1pm - 2pm
  • commit to work at one school with a set group of students for one year
  • complete or test out of RDG091
  • be willing to help plan events such as Scholastic Book Fair and Dr. Seuss' Birthday

Pay Rate: $10.75 per hour, 10 hours per week.  Hours vary by school.

To Apply: Please stop by the Center for Community & Civic Engagement in the lower level of the Kirk Student Center (building 35N on the Southern & Dobson campus) to apply directly with the department.  You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.   Questions?  Contact Christin Franco at 480-461-7459. 

Student Gardener - Rose Garden @ MCC (multiple positions)

Duties: Assist with general maintenance of the Rose Garden such as weeding, pruning, watering, trash pick-up, etc.  

Pay Rate: $10.75 per hour.  Times vary from 5:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, up to 19.5 hours per week. 

To Apply: Print and complete this application.  Email completed application, résumé, and cover letter to (or drop off at AD-148 in building AD42 on the Southern & Dobson campus).  You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.  Questions?  Contact Maria Flores at 480-461-7200.

Assistant Teacher - Children's Center

Summary of the Job: Main role is to assist the lead teachers in day to day operations of the Children’s Center.

Duties: View the complete job description for details of all included duties

Knowledge and Abilities: Ideally the job candidate would be pursuing a degree in education or has a degree. certificate or CDA in Early Childhood or related field. Knowledge of: child development, recreational and educational activities appropriate to preschool children; first aid
Ability to: interpret written documents; maintain accurate records; prepare meals; provide under direction a wide variety of positive stimulating experiences for children; communicate effectively and establish cooperative working relationships.

Training and Experience: Any combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities. An example of this would be experience in a childcare program and must meet NAEYC accreditation requirements.

Special Conditions of Employment: Position requires Arizona State certification in CPR, a current First Aid certificate and meets NAEYC accreditation requirements.

To Apply: Visit the Children's Center (building 26 on the Southern & Dobson campus) for more information.  You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.  

Office Assistant and Tutorial support (3 positions) - Athletics (Summer and Fall positions available)

Duties Include:  Basic clerical duties such as data entry and document filing.  Must have good oral and written communication skills, be willing to assist with academic tutoring, and work well with others.  Other job duties as assigned

Pay Rate: $10.75 per hour.  15.5 - 19.5 hours per week

To Apply: Contact Sherman Forbes at 480-461-7048 or visit the Athletic Department in building PC-56 on the Southern and Dobson Campus.  You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.


MCC Federal Work-Study Supervisors

Use the FWS Job Order Form. Complete the form and forward to Career Services for posting.  Please also remember to let us know when you have filled an opening, so we can keep our records current.  Make sure to review and complete all items on the Supervisor checklist.