Financial Aid
Federal Work-Study
The Federal Work-Study (FWS) Program provides campus employment for qualified students. Due to limited funding, not every eligible student can participate in the work-study program. College work-study award amounts vary based on student eligibility and the work assignment. Federal work-study participants are paid on a bi-weekly basis. To be eligible for work study employment, a student must have financial need, be enrolled in the current semester, and be in good academic standing. Applications are available at the Financial Aid Office.

WHAT TO DO BEFORE WE CAN DETERMINE IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE:
  • Submit a FAFSA.
  • Make sure your financial aid file is complete (transcripts, verification documents, etc.).
  • Be enrolled in the current semester in an approved degree or certificate program.
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress.
HOW TO APPLY:
  • Complete the Student Work-Study Employment Application and submit to the Office of Financial Aid:
    • Email: financialaid@trcc.edu
    • Fax: 573-840-9604 or
    • Return to the Office of Financial Aid.
  • The Office of Financial Aid will determine eligibility.
    • Students who are not eligible will receive communication through the student email account within 7-10 days.
    • If you are eligible, your application will be available for review by each department and interviews may be scheduled.
  • Applications will remain available for viewing by the designated offices for candidates who are eligible.
  • Positions are limited.
  • Please contact the Office of Financial Aid if you are no longer interested in a work study position.
IF YOU ARE HIRED:
  • Once hired, the Office of Financial Aid will send your supervisor a Work Study Eligibility & Hiring Form.
  • Upon completion of the form, including all signatures, you should submit the form to the Human Resources Office (WEST111 - Westover Building) with required forms of identification.
  • All information must be completed, received, and approved by the Human Resources Office AND your timesheet available in your myTRCC.
  • At this point, you may begin working at the designated time agreed upon with the supervisor.
For more information on Federal Work-Study, click here.

For questions about the Federal Work Study program, please email financialaid@trcc.edu or call 573-840-9606.

Current Available Positions


The following is a list of Work-Study positions currently available to Three Rivers students.

Computer Services
Details: 19.5 hours per week. Inquire and apply at the Office of Financial Aid or the Computer Services Office on the second floor of the E. K. Porter Distance Learning Center.
Description: Help with installation of Master Classroom technologies, new building installations, installation of network infrastructure, installation of computer labs, help with support of off-campus center technologies, imaging computers, any other duties assigned for the benefit of the college.

Distance Learning Services
Details: One (1) position available. 15 hours per week. Inquire and apply at the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (Westover Administration Bldg., Room 209).
Description: Preparation for HLC visit April 2018. The work study position will be responsible for supporting the daily activities of the Office by being prompt and present at the workstation with the ability to work independently and take direction regarding processes and projects that may be ongoing within the office.

Maintenance
Details: 19.5 hours per week. Inquire and apply at the Office of Financial Aid or the Maintenance Office.
Description:Will need to operate various grounds equipment; Will also need to be able to lift and move furniture, boxes, and various other items; Assisting staff in performance of projects. Assisting staff in completion of work tickets.

Maintenance Office Worker
Details: Details: 15 hours per week. Inquire and apply at the Office of Financial Aid or the Maintenance Office
Description: Will need to operate various office equipment; Will also need to be able to file, use spreadsheets and databases; Have good people and phone skills; Be able to see that the office is covered when the administrative assistant is in meetings, on projects outside of the office, or absent; Have a good grasp on what offices and classrooms are in what buildings..

Nursing & Allied Health Office
Details: 15 hours per week. Inquire and apply at the Office of Financial Aid or the Nursing Office, Room 219 of the Plaster Free Enterprise Building (Building C).
Description: The work Study will help with general office function including filing, shredding, and maintaining records including immunizations, health forms, and CPR cards. The Work Study will also assist faculty in making copies and other general office needs.

Student Services
Details: 15 hours per week. Inquire and apply at the Office of Financial Aid.
Description: Answer phones, Greet and direct visitors, Answer phone calls, Scan documents, Assist with mailing projects, Assist with overall projects guest and/or students not only in our office.

Tutoring & Learning Center
Details: 15 hours per week. Inquire and apply at the Office of Financial Aid or the Tutoring & Learning Center on the second floor of the Academic Resource Commons Building. .
Description: Duties are tutoring students in math, English or computer application classes. Math tutors must be taking or have completed College Algebra with a grade of B (3.0) or better. Tutors must be skilled in algebra and be able to explain it in a way students can understand. Some calculus, chemistry, and physics experience may be helpful, but are not required. English tutors must have completed College Writing with a grade of B (3.0) or better. Tutors must be skilled in grammar, spelling, and punctuation and be able to assist students with research, topic development, and basic essay structures. An understanding of basic paper types (MLA, APA, and et al.) is necessary.

Welcome Center
Details: 19.5 hours per week. Inquire and apply at the Office of Financial Aid or the Welcome Center (Westover Administration Building).
Description: Answer phones, help with student inquiries, and student phone calls

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