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

Admissions and Records Work Study
Department: Admissions & Registrar
Date Posted: 3/1/17
Semester/Year: Spring 2017/Summer 2017
Location: Donaldson Campus
Hours: 15-20 hours/week
Contact: Brenda Johnson, Assistant Registrar—447-6910

Duties: This position is expected to provide customer service, answer phones concerning both admissions and registration, as well as perform general office duties.  Those duties include but are not limited to: filing and handling confidential information, processing and entering new data into our information system (documents include new applications, transcripts, current and new student information, etc.), making copies, editing documents, mailings, and shredding. 
Qualifications: Must be computer literate, knowledgeable in MS Office, and have exceptional communication skills.  Attention to detail is required as well as reliability, punctuality, and willingness to learn.   Previous office experience preferred.  

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.

Elementary Library Assistant
Warren Elementary
Date Posted: 4/27/2017
Semester/Year: Spring 2017/Summer 2017
Hours: Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday afternoons
Contact: Karina Moulton, Work Study Coordinator-- 447-6915

Duties: This job involves scanning barcodes on all the books on the shelves and placing labels on the spines of new books. Job will be finished by the end of may.

Cashier's Office
Department: Business Office
Date Posted: 4/7/17
Semester/Year: Spring 2017/Summer 2017
Location: Donaldson Campus
Hours: up to 20 hours per week
Contact: Maia Zelenak, Accounting Manager--447-6918

Duties: Include, but are not limited to: answering customer questions, providing information on procedures or policies; count money in cash drawers at the beginning of shifts; issue receipts, refunds, credits, or change due to customers; receive payments; calculate total payments received during a period and reconcile with total database transactions; perform general office duties including sorting mail, copying, faxing and filing; and handling confidential information. Must have good knowledge of MS Office, attention to detail is required as well as reliability, punctuality and willingness to learn.

Child Care Connections
Date Posted: 4/7/17
Semester/Year: Spring 2017-Summer 2017
Hours: up to 20 hours per week
Contact: Karina Moulton, Work Study Coordinator--447-6915

Duties: General office duties, please see attached.

Faculty Support Desk
Department: General Education
Date Posted: 4/7/17
Semester/Year: Spring 2017-Summer 2017
Location: Donaldson Campus
Hours: up to 20 hours per week
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. Maintain office environment by assisting students, staff, and faculty with exam proctoring, copying, special projects, scheduling, and other duties as assigned.

Orientation Leader
Department: Student Support Center
Semester/Year: Summer 2017
Location: Donaldson Campus
Hours: Orientation Day and Prior training
Contact: Jonathan Drew, Academic Advisor--447-6941

Duties: Are you comfortable speaking in front of a group of students? Can you bring excitement about your college experience? Can you entertain a group of 20-25 students for 4-5 hours? If so, you may be the right fit for a Helena College Orientation Leader. Orientation Leaders (OL) have a unique opportunity to work first hand with new incoming students. You will be interacting with both traditional and non-traditional students by leading guided tours through the campus, providing important information, directing students to orientation workshop sessions, setting up/tearing-down event items, administering orientation surveys, and most of all having fun!

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 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 10-14,2017. 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.”