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: Fall 2016/Spring 2017
Hours: varies
Contact: Karina Moulton, Work Study Coordinator—447-6915

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

Faculty Support Desk
Department: General Education
Date Posted: 11/22/16
Semester/Year: Fall 2016/ Spring 2017
Location: Donaldson Campus
Hours: up to 20 hours per week
Position(s) available: 2
Contact: Robyn Kiesling; General Education & Business Technology Division Chair—447-6930

Duties: Perform a variety of routine clerical, reception, and office support functions; performs other related duties as required. The employee will maintain the office environment by assisting students, staff, and faculty with exam proctoring, copying, special projects, scheduling, and other duties as assigned. The employee may be asked to participate in special events planning and preparation. This person will assist Helena College staff with various projects as needed and may need to input information into databases. The employee will also be responsible for connecting students to the correct person/department on campus.

Other requirements: Must maintain a HIGH level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of any and all information regarding students, personnel, and all job-related matters. STRONG attention to detail, accuracy, and dependability, and professionalism are all a must.

Financial Literacy Assistant
Department: Financial Aid
Date Posted: 6/24/2016
Semester/Year: Fall 2016/Spring 2017
Location: Donaldson Campus
Hours: up to 15 hours/week
Contact: Valerie Curtin, Director of Financial Aid—447-6913

Duties: Student will need to have good communication skills, both verbal and written. Organize publications and events for financial literacy. Have good customer service skills, good phone etiquette, filing skills, computer skills, and critical thinking. Must maintain a HIGH level of ethical behavior and confidentiality.

Fire & Rescue Office Assistant
Department: Fire & Rescue
Date Posted: 11/3/2016
Semester/Year: Fall 2016/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.

Marketing and Recruitment Work Study
Department: Marketing & Recruitment
Date Posted: 11/22/2016
Semester/Year: Fall 2016/Spring 2017
Location: Donaldson Campus
Hours: up to 15 hours per week
Contact: Ryan Loomis, Admissions Counselor—447-6904

Duties: Data entry, answering questions regarding the admissions process and Helena College Programs. Sufficient oral and written communication and prioritization skills. Administrative duties as assigned to include mailing information to prospective students and monitoring electronic requests for information. The successful candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Office products including Access, Publisher, Excel and Word, have exceptional customer service skills, creative, self-motivated and detail oriented. The ability to work independently and take initiative in accomplishing projects without specific direction. Previous office experience a plus.

Parking Attendant
Department:  Student Affairs
Date Posted: 11/14/16
Semester/Year: Fall 2016/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: Fall 2016/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: Fall 2016/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: Fall 2016/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.”