Student Employment Work Study

Student Employment & Work Study is available to currently enrolled students at Porterville College. Our purpose is to coordinate the hiring of on-campus job placement and various off-campus placements funded by Porterville College by the Federal Work Study Program, Campus Work Study Program, and CalWORK's Work Study Program.


It is our goal to provide students with vital employment experience, supplemental income, and an accommodating schedule while working toward a degree or certificate.


Note regarding the Direct Deposit and Payroll process: Student payroll is processed on the 1st of every month in the form of a check. To receive Direct Deposit, submit the Direct Deposit form to the Financial Aid Office.

For Work Study Supervisors

To access the Student Worker Request Form and Student Worker Evaluation Form, please go to the Porterville College Portal. 

Job Openings

Admissions and Records Office Assistant

Job Description:

  • Assist with administrative tasks such as data entry, file management, and organizing documents
  • Provide excellent customer service to students, faculty, staff, and visitors by responding to inquiries in person, over the phone, and via email
  • Collaborate with team members and supervisors to ensure smooth office operations and assist with workflow management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor or office management.
  • Adapt to changing priorities and assist with various office tasks based on workload demands.

Preferred Skills:

  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Good communication
  • Customer service
  • Computer proficiency
  • Confidentiality

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Teamwork

  • Adaptability

  • Professionalism
  • Multitasking

Learning opportunities/Work experience benefits:

  • Working as a student worker in the Admissions and Records department offers valuable learning opportunities
  • Work experience in a professional and higher education setting

IT Office Assistant

Job Description

The Student Assistant will provide technical support and assistance to faculty, staff, and fellow students in the IT department. This role is ideal for a tech-savvy student with strong communication skills, a passion for troubleshooting, and a desire to contribute to the smooth operation of IT.

Preferred Skills

Basic computer installation, record inventory, space management in computer storage.



Disability Resource Center Office Assistant

Job Description

Provide office support in the DRC office. Assist with DRC applications and answer questions about basic services. Will be trained to provide on-campus outreach and DRC student support services as needed. Working with diverse populations and students with a variety of disabilities. Transporting students throughout the campus. Assist students with note-taking, scribing(writing) for students, or reading printed material aloud. Operate classroom/lab equipment for students who use scribing services.

Preferred Skills

Excellent communication skills, customer service skills, personable skills working with diverse students, basic computer skills, ability to drive a transportation cart, ability to take notes/record audio in a classroom lecture, answering phones, basic office skills, and ability to multi-task.



Education Fieldwork Liaison

Job Description

  • Education Fieldwork Program: Each semester all of our EDUC P110 Introduction to Elementary Education students are placed in PUSD schools to do 45 classroom fieldwork observation hours. Completion of these hours is required to pass the course. Onboarding them involves a TB test, live scan (fingerprints), completed forms, a visit to the PUSD office, etc.
  • This student worker would assist each student to ensure that they are onboarded for their 45 classroom fieldwork observation hours. They would also assist students with any questions they have throughout the semester, helping to ensure that they complete their hours.
  • Skills needed: organization, communication, relational, computer and technology.

Cashier - Swap Meet Foundation Office

Job Description

  • Knowledge of cash handling
  • Collect entry and vendor fees
  • Make and provide receipts
  • Track customer entry and counts
  • Ability to multi-task and cross train as needed
  • Customer service oriented
  • Serve as ambassador to customers as needed
  • Cash reconciliation
  • Clean and maintain workstation & break areas
  • Support event safety and rules
  • Maintain event grounds

  1. Application for Student Employment
  2. I-9 Form for applicants with a Social Security Number, I-9 Form for no SSN, W-4 Form
  3. EDD

  4. Completion of the WTE Training and Student Orientation

  5. KCCD Background Check Process

Custodial - Swap Meet Foundation Office

Job Description

  • Support event setup
  • Customer service oriented
  • Serve as ambassador to customers as needed
  • Support event safety and rules
  • Ability to multi-task and cross train as needed
  • Perform routine cleaning and maintenance
    • Hourly bathroom checks and restocking
    • Hourly bathroom sanitation
    • Trash removal
    • Maintain event grounds
    • Clean and maintain workstation & break areas