Helena College School Code 007570


Work Study Job Listings 

Helena College offers Montana State and Federal Work Study Programs. The Work Study Programs provide on- and off-campus employment opportunities to students in order to help meet their educational expenses. Work Study is student employment that is part of a total financial aid award based upon financial need. Students must be eligible in order to qualify for employment. For questions regarding eligibility and applications, please contact the Work Study Coordinator or contact the Financial Aid Office.

Students who participate in the Work Study Program receive a paycheck on the 1st and the 15th of each month. Students earn their Work Study award on an hourly basis, the same way they would at a regular job. Contact the Financial Aid Office for applications.

Available Positions for 2016-2017

America Reads America Counts Tutor
Various Helena Elementary Schools Grades 1-4
Date Posted: 6/24/2016
Semester/Year: Spring 2017
Hours: varies
Contact: Karina Moulton, Work Study Coordinator—447-6915

Duties: Assist teachers in elementary classrooms; tutor students in reading and math.

Diesel Shop Assistant
Department: Diesel Technology
Date Posted: 12/14/16
Semester/Year: Spring 2017
Location: Airport Campus
Hours: 5-10 hours per week; generally 4:00pm-6:00pm (may be negotiated with Diesel faculty)
Contact: Rick Purcell, Diesel Technology Instructor—447-6366

Description: At the request of the Diesel technology faculty, perform duties that may include, shop equipment maintenance, tool repair, lab set up, tool room organization, etc. Applicants must be self-motivated and be able to track their hours worked properly.
Qualifications: This position requires heavy lifting at times and a need for certification to operate a lift truck (this training will be given after employment).

Fire & Rescue Office Assistant
Department: Fire & Rescue
Date Posted: 11/3/2016
Semester/Year: Spring 2017
Location: Donaldson Campus
Hours: 5-10 hours/week
Contact: Mike Wiederhold, Fire & Rescue Coordinator—447-6982

Duties: This position entails filing, typing, bulletin board maintenance, inventory control, and maintaining the department budget control spreadsheets, etc.

General Fire Equipment Maintenance
Department: Fire & Rescue
Date Posted:12/22/16
Semester/Year: Spring 2017
Location: Donaldson Campus
Hours: 5-10 hours/week
Position(s) Available: 1
Contact: Mike Wiederhold—447-6982

Duties: Must be familiar with fire and emergency services equipment operation and maintenance, perform minor maintenance, cleaning, fueling of vehicles, hose washing and drying, filling of air cylinders and other duties within qualifications of student.

Library Assistant
Department: Library
Date Posted: 12/13/16
Semester/Year: Spring 2017
Location: Donaldson Campus
Hours: 5 hours/week
Contact: Della Dubbe, Director of Library Services—447-6942

Description: Answer phones, greet and assist library users. Check in, check out, and shelve library materials. Help students with copier, printing, computers, and library catalog. Perform clerical & housekeeping tasks as assigned—typing, copying, book processing, sorting, filing dusting, etc.

Requirements: Good customer service skills; accurate; reliable; demonstrated ability to use computers, Microsoft Office, and electronic databases preferred.

Parking Attendant
Department:  Student Affairs
Date Posted: 11/14/16
Semester/Year: Spring 2017
Location:  Donaldson Campus
Hours:  18 hours per week (8 hrs.: data entry clerk; 10 hrs. parking attendant)
Contact:  Mary Twardos, Student Affairs Administrative Associate—447-6901

Description: Will be responsible for monitoring and ticketing vehicles parked illegally on the Helena College Donaldson Campus.  Assists Helena College parking staff with various projects as needed and will involve work with Excel spreadsheet & database. Split shift hours between morning & afternoon, 8am-6pm preferred.

Retail Services Assistant
Department: Retail Services
Date Posted: 6/24/2016
Semester/Year: Spring 2017
Location: Donaldson Campus
Hours: Up to 20 hours/week
Contact: Josh Bennett, Retail Services Manager—447-6932
Duties: Work Studies will be able to work in all areas of Retail Services. This includes the Coffee Counter, Kitchen, and Bookstore. Duties include: running cash drawers, providing excellent customer service, preparing and stocking food in the kitchen, making customers drinks at the coffee counter, stocking and maintaining merchandise in the Bookstore, cleaning, and other assorted duties. 

RMDC Head Start Assistant
Date Posted: 8/31/16
Semester/Year: Spring 2017
Location: RMDC Head Start
Hours: 10 hours per week
Contact: Karina Moulton, Work Study Coordinator—447-6915

Duties: This position is responsible for assisting the Teacher in implementing, and coordinating all classroom activities. Promote respect for children and staff so that optimal learning for children occurs in a safe and nurturing setting; provide accommodation for children with special needs. Demonstrate an understanding of early child development; demonstrate knowledge of human relations skills; adherence to the state and federal policies and procedures pertaining to child abuse and neglect. Computer literacy: emails, ability to learn and utilize program specific software and online tools and training. Keeps all information on families strictly confidential.

Other requirements: Must meet educational and physical work demands with or without qualifications. Please see full job descriptions for these requirements.  

Student Affairs Data Entry Assistant
Department: Student Affairs
Date Posted: 12/2/16
Semester/Year: December 2016/ Spring 2017
Location: Donaldson Campus
Hours: 10 ½ hours a week (11am-2:30pm three days a week)
Contact: Mary Twardos, Administrative Associate of Welcome Center—447-6900

Duties: Assisting with various projects as needed involving work with Excel database, front desk office coverage involving phones and customer service. Applicant should be pleasant with the ability to work well with others or alone.

Student Support Center Tutor
Date Posted: 9/14/16
Department: Student Support Center
Semester: Spring 2017
Location: Donaldson Campus
Hours: 20 hours/week
Contact: Dr. Patrick Turner, Director of the Student Support Center—447-6937

General Description:  Assist students with reading assignments, note-taking, problem-solving, calculations computer skills, writing assignment, and answering general questions.


  • Math- Pre Algebra through Pre-Calculus
  • Writing and Public Speaking
  • Computer Technology
  • Science- Biology and Chemistry
  • Accounting

Office/Desk Duties: Make copies and fax information as required; maintain filing on a daily basis to keep files manageable; post and remove advertisements for departmental events; assist with scheduling and appointments; assist Director, Advisors, faculty and students as needed; provide customer service at the front desks; uphold and enforce College policies & procedures; check phone messages and deliver to perspective person; and collect and sort department mail.

Student Employment Week

April 11-15,2016. Student Employee of the Year Award presented during this week!

If interested please contact the Work Study Coordinator to see if you are eligible: 447-6915 

Notice to all Helena College Work Study Students:

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Please contact the Helena College Financial Aid Department at 406-447-6916 with any questions.

“Helena College provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, or political beliefs.”