Friends of Nova

Student Opportunities 

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These opportunities are brought to you by Nova’s Career and College Counselor, Jennifer Spigner. Please contact Jennifer at for more info or help!

Jobs & Paid Internships


Summer Leader In Training with Food for All!

  • Hiring for summer 2019!

  • Deadline to apply is Friday, 6/21

  • Ages 14-19

  • 7 weeks (end of June-end of August)

  • $599 stipend after completion of program

  • Work in public parks and around the city to distribute food via Summer Meals for Kids, Grocery Rescue and Distribution of food, planning activities for children, etc.

  • Apply by completing this intake form and emailing

  • Visit website for more info


Northwest Youth Corps Summer 2019


Youth Day Program for Ages 15-18

Youth Corps Community is a non-residential, day program for 15 to 18 year olds. With the experience of field staff guiding them, participants complete service projects in their own community each day and return home at night. Crews meet at a designated site every morning and evening, Monday through Friday. Members spend an average of 6 hours per day working and one hour participating in an educational lesson, from which they earn high school credit and a $250/week stipend. During these 5 week sessions, participants learn new skills, challenge themselves, make new friends, and better their communities!

Learn more:

Youth Residential Camping Program for ages 16-18/18*

Youth Corps Camping programs combine education and job skill training with outdoor adventure for 16 to 18/19* year olds. With the guidance of experienced field staff, youth crew members work on conservation, reforestation, and recreation projects, while developing leadership skills and learning how to work as a team. Crews camp in the field for their entire 5-6 week session, traveling to a new project each week and recreating on the weekends. In addition to earning a $300/week stipend and high school credit, participants make new friends, learn new skills, explore the Northwest’s wildest places, challenge themselves, and have an awesome summer!  LGBTQ+ and ASL program offerings.   * Spring, Fall, and BLP and ASL Programs allow 16-19 year old youth. Apply here:

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Join the 2020 king county Census team

$23 - $25.50 per hour
Supervisory and non-supervisory positions available in King County. 2020 Census jobs provide:

  • Great pay

  • Flexible Hours

  • Weekly Pay

  • Paid Training

Apply online:

union summer Washington state labor council

Are you or anyone you know interested in working for social change?

Union Summer is the paid ($16/hour) summer internship program for people interested in getting involved in the labor movement. Union Summer participants will spend an exciting six weeks — June 25-August 3 — working full-time and hands-on with different campaigns — talking to our community, marching for justice, and gaining first-hand experience in the movement. The positions are based in and around Seattle, but campaigns may take place throughout the region.

Fill out this application. The deadline to apply is May 17. Also, download and post this flier about these Union Summer opportunities.

If you have any questions, email WSLC’s Richard Cox or call him at 206-281-8901.



Service Learning/Volunteering

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Northwest folklife festival

Open call for rock star volunteers! Northwest Folklife Festival needs YOU! Join our team as:




University Kiwanis vocal scholarship competition

Announcing the 40th annual Pitzer/Weeks vocal scholarship competition!

This is the 40th year the University Kiwanis Club will offer a voice scholarship in honor of Carl Pitzer and Norman Weeks, both longtime Seattle music educators.

Each contestant must participate in a concert on the afternoon of June 16, 2018, singing two songs: one classical and one standard or selection from the musical theater repertoire.

Click here for the application and for more information please email:

seattle public schools Scholarship bulletin

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Seattle Theater Group offers DANCE This, providing young artist training and performance opportunities in cross cultural and contemporary dance. Each year the DANCE This production brings together hundreds of young artists and community members from diverse backgrounds to share their culture through the art of dance. Guest artists have included Napoleon & Tabitha from So You Think You Can Dance, Savion Glover, Joffrey Ballet, Mark Morris Dance Group as well as Broadway professionals. Classes for high school youth are available through the DANCE This Intensive and the DANCE This Camp at Centrum during the summer.

DANCE This is a multi-faceted program that includes:

  • DANCE This Intensive (one week, Seattle-based):

    WHEN: June 24 - July 1, 2019 NEW DATES! 

    WHERE: Pacific Northwest Ballet Studios – Phelps Center 

    WHO: Young aspiring dancers ages 13-21 of any level of experience 

    COST: $375 (Limited amount of need-based scholarships available) 

    · Comprehensive dance with trained teachers and master artists 

    · Individual style and performance skills developed 

    · Final Share showcase at the Historic Moore Theatre in Seattle 

    · Complimentary Ticket to STG’s DANCE This Performance 

  • DANCE This Camp (one week, at Centrum, Port Townsend, WA)

    WHEN: August 11 - 18, 2019 

    WHERE: Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, WA 

    WHO: Open to students entering grades 9-12 Fall of 2019 

    COST: $900 includes Tuition, Room and Board for the week * 

    *Limited amount of need-based scholarships available 

    · All levels of experience welcome 

    · 6-8 core, specialty and cultural classes to expand your dance vocabulary 

    · A residency program with student dorms, counselors and staff 

    · Beach, Bon Fire, Talent Share, dance parties, and more! 

    This program is in partnership with Centrum in Port Townsend, Washington 

JULY 11, 2019 at 1:00pm Youth Matinee 

JULY 12, 2019 at 1:00pm Youth Matinee / 7:30pm Public Performance 


STG’s signature dance program, the 21st Annual DANCE This Performance, brings together youth and adult performers from diverse communities for collaboration and to share their culture through the art of dance. Works from local and national artists highlight this region’s vibrant talent. 

Graduation 2019

Hello SENIORS, It’s time!!! Please complete:

1. Apply for Federal Student Aid. It’s free to apply. Go to to start your application and let me know if you need any help.

2. Complete your High School and Beyond Plan (state graduation requirement) by Friday, May 24th. Make appointment with Jennifer to complete.

3. Complete all your 60 Service Learning hours (state graduation requirement) by Monday, June 10th. Turn in your completed Service Learning Forms (front and back page) to your Coordinator.

 4. Check-in with your Coordinator to ensure you know what you need to complete or if you have any questions, etc.

5. Complete and turn in all your coursework for classes to your teachers by Monday, June 10th.