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Center for Disability Access and Resources (CeDAR)

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Center for Disability Access and Resources (CeDAR)
667 Ardelia Court
Tallahassee, FL 32307

There are several avenues to serve students with disabilities at FAMU. The CEDAR offers opportunities to work on an “As Needed” basis throughout the academic year.  


Other Personal Service (OPS) Positions


Employment opportunities are as follows:


o       Tutors

o       Readers

o       Note Takers

o       Adaptive Learning Lab Assistants

o       Mobility Van Drivers

o       Office Assistants

o       Interpreters


For students interested in work study, you must first complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) and apply with the Office of Financial Aid. Students are encouraged to apply in January for the ensuing academic year. Work study awards are need-based and given on a first come, first served basis.

For individuals interested in being placed on the list for providing free-lance interpreting for the deaf, please review the Interpreter Policy, complete the information form below, and return it to the CeDAR. 


Interpreter Policy

Interpreter Information Form


Please note that Other Personal Service (OPS)positions are at-will, temporary employment positions. OPS employees are not provided benefits, do not earn annual or sick leave, and are usually paid an hourly wage.


OPS Employment Application-Office Assistant


OPS Employment Application-Tutors, Note Taker, Readers

Volunteer Opportunities

The CEDAR is always recruiting dependable and reliable volunteers to serve the center and our participants. Volunteering at the CEDAR affords opportunities for professional and personal development. This is a great way to give back FAMU and earn volunteer service hours.


Volunteer opportunities are as follows:


o       Tutors

o       Readers

o       Note Takers

o       Adaptive Learning Lab Assistants

o       Office Assistants

o       Special Event/Project Assistants

o       Disability Awareness Promotion/Education


If you are interested in volunteering with the CEDAR please review the Volunteer Policy Statement (below), sign the Acknowledgement Statement at the end of the document and complete the Volunteer Information Form (below). The signed documents should be returned to the CEDAR for review.


Volunteer Policy Statement (PDF)


Volunteer Information Form (PDF)

Internship Opportunities

A. Media & Promotional Materials Internship


The CEDAR is recruiting journalism and/or graphic arts students to conceptualize, develop, and produce instructional and promotional materials for the center. Anticipated end products include a promotional CD/DVD; faculty training CD/DVD; and other marketing materials (posters, flyers, brochures, etc.).


Ideal candidates are upper division students with some previous video production, script writing, and graphic design experience. Interested students are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter to the CEDAR along with a work sample.


CEDAR internships are usually unpaid. However, some compensation may be provided if funds are available. Unpaid interns are eligible to receive volunteer hours for their services.


B. Disability Services Internship


The CEDAR is developing an internship program for students interested in the disability services field. Interns will be provided an opportunity to develop skills in academic advising, disability accommodations, disability education/awareness, and group dynamics.

Ideal interns are upper division or graduate students in psychology, counseling, higher education, special education, rehabilitation services, human services, or other related majors.


We anticipate implementing the program in the Spring 2009 semester. Please check back regularly for updated information.