Financial Aid

Current Off-Campus Work-Study Openings

Agency: Capital District Humane Association
Location: Outside Saratoga Springs
Hours: Flexible
Pay Rate: $10.00
Position: Kennel Worker
Description: These positions involve working with rescued dogs and puppies that are being temporarily housed until a permanent placement can be found. Duties and responsibilities include the following.

  • Clean dog runs
  • Bathe and groom dogs
  • Provide animals with food, water, medicine and exercise
  • Human companionship for socialization purposes, such as playing with dogs, petting them and getting them used to grooming.

Contact: Jennifer Politis at 518-664-3450

Agency: Vertus High School
Location: Rochester, NY
Hours: Flexible (5-10 hours per week) between 9:30 am and 3:00 pm, Monday through Thursday
Pay Rate: $15.00 per hour
Position: Reading and Math Tutor
Description: Paid training and orientation to start Monday, September 20.  Work will occur with students from Monday, September 27 through Thursday, December 16, 2016.  Responsibilities include:

  • Tutor Vertus students in either reading or math (or both, if equally comfortable and proficient in both subjects)
  • Form supportive, consistent learning relationships with Vertus students
  • Commit to a regular schedule and abide by it
  • Receive feedback and coaching from Vertus’ tutoring program coordinator
  • Attend all required training and follow all required procedures


  • “Fire in the belly”; passion for creating opportunities for urban youth; commitment to social justice
  • Prior experience working with inner city youth (preferred)
  • Prior teaching or tutoring experience (preferred); a strong teaching-, coaching-, and support-oriented mindset
  • High-school level or higher academic proficiency in either reading or math
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate young people and build effective relationships with students
  • Commitment to the values, culture, and goals of Vertus Charter School

Contact: Timothy Cosgriff for more information regarding training, application process and selection process at 585-224-3271.

Contact us

Fax: 518-581-2782

Mailing Address: 
Empire State College
Financial Aid
111 West Ave.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Questions? Contact the Student Information Center at 518-587-2100 or 800-847-3000.


Code: 010286
Name: SUC Empire State College

TAP Codes

Undergraduate: 0913
Graduate: 5680 (for graduate students applying for Veteran Tuition Awards)


Students planning to attend 2016-2017 should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid for 2016-2017.   Students wishing to get an early jump on applying for financial aid for 2017-2018 (enrollments beginning on or after May 15, 2017) can do so by submitting the 2017-2018 FAFSA after October 1, 2016.