Classifieds

Find and share information about housing, roommates, part-time and temporary local jobs in the Graduate School classifieds. This is a free resource for VCU graduate students and members of the community. To submit a classified ad, contact the Graduate School at gradschool@vcu.edu with the details of your request.

Please use caution and be aware of scammers when answering emails about rooms/apartments for rent. This is an open website that is accessible outside the VCU community.

Services

ACADEMIC EDITING SERVICES AVAILABLE

As founder and president of an editing firm, I am thoroughly familiar with the mechanics of writing. I can especially relate to the needs of grad students because I just recently completed my doctorate in communication. I also currently teach English language courses at VCU.

Please visit my company's website at www.rescue-edit.com for information on we can help you with dissertations, theses, research manuscripts and much, much more.

Shelby Forbes
Rescue Edit, LLC
Email: rescueedit@gmail.com

Part-time jobs

Math Tutoring Services 

Given my 35 years' experience teaching at college preparatory schools and university summer programs, I'm conversant in all fields of math curricula (i.e., Calculus, Statistics, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry, Algebra, Geometry, Probability, Matrix Theory, Discrete Math, etc.). Additionally, I'm well-versed in any and all college board assessments you may be planning to take.

From the specific to the general, I will configure my tutoring lessons to answer to your individual needs.

Resume and recommendations are available upon request. Contact Jeff Gadette: gadettemath@gmail.com

Mother's Helper Needed

Looking for someone to give 12-16 hrs/wk to help Church Hill family with two working parents and two kids (1 and 4 years old). Schedule likely would be 3 to 7 p.m. Tues-Fri. and responsibilities would include: light housework (straightening, loading/unloading dishwasher, sorting laundry, etc.), meal prep, and helping out with bath/bedtime. Ideal candidate loves kids, craves organization, and has a friendly, can-do attitude. $15-20/hr based on experience. If you're interested, please email Katherine at churchhillmama@gmail.com.

Tutoring Opportunities

Cardinal Scholars is a service that connects tutors with elementary, middle school, high school, and college students seeking help. Tutoring sessions can take place at the student’s home, at a nearby library, on the tutor’s campus, or even via Skype.
 
New tutors can join our platform to be considered for local opportunities that match their subject skills and weekly availability.
 
Desired Skills and Experience: Teaching, Tutoring, Leadership, and Mentorship
Responsibilities: Tutor local students based on your subject preference and availability (work as much or as little as you’d like!)
Qualifications: Fantastic teachers who have experience teaching or mentoring others, are academically curious and intelligent, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher 
Compensation: Online tutoring sessions start at $15/hour, and in-person tutoring ranges from $23/hour up to $50/hour.
 
We connect tutors all over the country with students in their area for in-person tutoring - as well as online sessions - so you can tutor in your hometown during breaks and in your college town during the school year! 
 
To learn more, please visit cardinalscholars.com/about and check out our FAQ’s for tutors.

Part-time Childcare Provider Needed

VCU staff member is looking for childcare for their one month old son a few hours a week on Mondays or Tuesdays and for some date nights as he gets a little older. The pay would be $10-$12 per hour based on experience and the family is looking for someone who has experience with newborns, references available and is reliable. Please e-mail Lindsey Rumancik (lindseyrumancik@gmail.com) with an introduction that discusses your childcare experiences and tells us a little bit about yourself. This is the perfect position for a graduate student looking for some flexible hours.

Hiring mental health professionals

Founded in 2009, The Wellness Group Youth and Family Services, Inc. provides quality intensive in-home, mental health support and outpatient therapy to individuals in the Richmond, Henrico, Chesterfield, Chester, Colonial Heights, Petersburg and surrounding areas. Using an evidence-based service model, The Wellness Group Youth and Family Services delivers individualized and practical supports that empower youth, adults and families to lead happy and healthy lives at home.

The Wellness Group Youth and Family Services is a teaching agency and works hard to teach each staff member the essential skills in becoming an excellent mental health provider. When you join The Wellness Group Youth and Family Services, you’ll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals.

The Wellness Group is seeking QMHP’s to provide Intensive In-home Services to individuals ages 4-20 and Mental Health Support Services to individuals ages 16 to late adulthood. Mental Health Support Services is a skill building program designed to teach individuals with severe mental illness the skills to maintain stability within the community. Intensive In-home Services includes individual and family counseling and case management services. QMHP’s may have all IIH cases or may have a combination of IIH and MHS cases.

For The Wellness Group Youth and Family Services, a Qualified Mental Health Professional is critical to our success and exemplifies the work we do for our clients every day. A Qualified Mental Health Professional’s role is a fantastic role to continue your career path in the human services field with a myriad of career options to move up and within the organization. You will learn the skills to become an exceptional mental health provider.

Eligible candidates must have at minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services field and one year of related field experience (working with children or adolescents with mental health disorders)
  • Valid driver's license, current vehicle insurance and reliable transportation

This is a mobile position that involves in-home treatment. The QMHP will travel to the homes of clients who live in the Richmond, Henrico, Chesterfield, Chester, Colonial Heights, Petersburg and surrounding areas. Mileage reimbursement is included.

Some benefits of working with The Wellness Group Youth and Family Services include:

  • Full-time positions
  • Medical, dental and life insurance benefits
  • Vacation/leave
  • Mileage and cell phone reimbursement
  • Free clinical supervision towards LPC and LCSW

Please send your resume to Chenoa.Ford@wellness-group.org or visit us on the Web at www.wellness-group.org.

RICHMOND TRANSLATOR SEEKING INTERPRETERS AND TRANSLATORS

Richmond Translator (richmondtranslator.com) is growing and recruiting contractual interpreters and translators for assignments in the Richmond metropolitan area. All languages desired. Experience not required but advanced language skills are a must—training will be provided. This is a perfect supplemental job, as you will be considered for assignments only on the days and at the times of your availability.

Interested individuals should send a resume and outline your related experience via email to Tricia at richmondtranslator@yahoo.com. All work will be on an on-call basis as needed. Excellent pay. For questions please call (804) 218-3084.

Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, Chinese/Mandarin, Tagalog, Somali, French, Arabic, German, Hindi, Persian/Farsi/Dari and others.

ARE YOU A MATH PERSON?

Huntington Learning Center in Glen Allen, Va., is looking for qualified individuals to teach exam prep and subject tutoring, specifically in math areas. The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:

  • Must have a four-year degree
  • Be available to work afternoons and evenings between 4-8:30 p.m., and/or Saturdays between 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
  • Be punctual and dedicated to our students
  • Be comfortable with advanced math skills

The benefits of being a part-time Huntington teacher include:

  • Training: we offer continual training that even experienced teachers appreciate. Huntington skills and techniques can be transferred to your classroom as well as to home for use with your own children. Become a more effective teacher as you enhance your present skills and develop new ones.
  • Students: work with a variety of students at all grade levels on an individual or one-to-one basis. As you track students' daily progress, you will see marked improvement in their skills, confidence and motivation. There are no discipline problems, so you concentrate on the academics. Since full-time staff conduct all parent discussions, you have no interaction with parents.
  • No outside work: with no homework to correct or lesson plans to develop, you just walk into the center and begin teaching. Everything is ready for you.
  • Year-round flexible hours: our after-school and summer hours adapt to your changing schedule. Since no preparation is needed beforehand, it's an ideal after-school job that's even better than tutoring on your own.
  • Great experience: whether this is your first job, or you're returning to work after an extended absence, teaching at Huntington is an excellent way to ease into the teaching profession and develop a reference that future employers respect. This opportunity offers experiences that are not available in the classroom.

Pay for this job will be $13/hour. If you think Huntington Learning Center is the place for you, please forward a copy of your resume and cover letter to hlcgla@yahoo.com or call (804) 270-0030.

POSTGRADUATE TEST PREPARATION (GMAT AND GRE) TUTORS NEEDED

Parliament Tutors offers private tutoring and test preparation for all academic subjects and standardized tests. We are currently seeking experienced tutors with superior test scores to join our team on a part-time basis.

Sessions typically occur in student’s homes. Rates for test prep tutors start at $30.00 per hour. All candidates will be required to have a face-to-face interview and background check. Interviews take place at our local consultation center (address below) or via web conferencing on Skype. Please apply online by following the link below. No phone calls please.

www.parliamenttutors.com/career.php

Parliament Tutors
1526 Split Oak Lane, Henrico, VA 23229
(804) 477-8827
dgreenberg@parliamenttutors.com

Housing

 
Room For Rent in Churh Hill
 
Looking for female to rent a room in 3BR/2.5 bath house in the heart of Church Hill. House is furnished, except for the bedroom. W/D in unit, central H/AC, shared full bath, fenced in backyard, walking distance from all Church Hill has to offer! https://richmond.craigslist.org/roo/6102206687.html
 
 
Roommate Needed

Graduate student looking for one additional roommate to fill a 3 bed/2 bath house in The Fan, on the corner of Hanover and Allen. This is walking distance to VCU's Monroe Park campus and a short commute to the medical campus. Rent is $700/month plus 1/3 of utilities. Utilities include gas, water, electric, and Internet. Each of the bedrooms is spacious and private, and the house has both a front porch and fenced in back patio. Washer and dryer are included in unit. Contact hillr5@vcu.edu for more details or questions.
 
 
Need 3rd Roommate For 3 Bed in the Edison
 
I am an incoming first year med student, who along with another incoming first year med student, is looking for a 3rd roommate for our prospective apartment unit in the Edison (700 E Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23219). The available room has its own bathroom for $730/month. The unit is 1,228 square feet with a large laundry room with a washer and dryer, a big kitchen, and a spacious common room with large windows overlooking pleasant scenery. Utility costs will vary depending on usage but are likely to be $25-30/month per person. The Edison apartment building is located in a very convenient area downtown and has many amenities such as a movie theater, a large 24-hour fitness center, a bike storage facility and repair shop, and several club/lounge rooms. Short walking distance to the MCV campus.  If interested, please contact Alex Allen at 757-418-1262 or ajallen583@gmail.com
 
 
House for rent Chippenham Hospital area
 
Trilevel with 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths,  updated kitchen, LR, Dining Room, Den with fireplace, Heatpump/ AC.  Open House May 21st, 2-5pm.  Within walking distance to hospital, 6937 Doulton Road, Richmond 23225.  1,400.00 per month.  Contact Ron 804-641-8180 with questions. 
 

Brand NEW House, Housemate Needed! (Byrd Park/VCU)

Hello! I am a graduate student looking for an organized and clean graduate/professional housemate in a brand new 3BR/2.5BA 2 story 1800 sq ft house just built on Aug 2014 conveniently located near VCU, Cary St Gym, Byrd Park, running trails along the James River, the Fan restaurants, VMFA, Carytown, interstate, and even a public pool. The house is about 7-10 min from downtown MCV where I am going to school. It's in a quiet brand new mostly student neighborhood with solar paneled street lights and lots of available parking. Everything is brand new (modernized open kitchen, new windows, new doors, small outdoor patio) and ready to move in by end of June. $650 / 3br - 1800ft².

Amenities include:
- In-house completely new Washer/Dryer
- New stainless steel appliances
- Refrigerator
- Dishwasher
- Over range microwave
- Electric range oven
- Central A/C (HVAC)
- Street parking and carport included
- Flexible Lease

Rent $650/mo and includes water, trash, and sewer. Security deposit 1st month's rent.

Please call (703) 577-0836 or email me at laire@vcu.edu to set a time to walk through or would like more info!

 

Room for Rent - Westover Hills
 
Room for rent on 2nd floor of a clean, quiet, spacious 2000 sqft house a few blocks from the river, near Wayside Spring and 0.6 mile from Forest Hill Park. Room is 13.5ft x 12ft, hardwood floors, 9 ft ceilings, big windows. Share full bath on same level with 1 other person. There's also a half bath on 1st floor. House has spatious living room, formal dining room, a nice sunroom and
a tiny guest room. Full basement and attic - lots of room for bikes, kayaks, etc. Big fenced yard with commercial grade string lights, shed. 0.24 acre lot. No smoking. Off street parking from the alley. Central AC and radiator heating. Sec dep $650.
Text or call 831-915-0296.  Westover Hills
 
  
Room for Rent

Looking to rent out my extra room in my newly renovated house. Located in Northside just a short commute from downtown rva. The room is 11ftx9ft. Rent is $400 plus shared utilities with 2 others. Free parking, fios internet, central air, nice kitchen and large backyard. If interested  email Steve at Ibuyhousesrva@gmail.com
 
Roommate Needed
 
Looking for a non-smoker (and pet free) grad student or professional to share my home in a beautiful neighborhood on W Marshall St (between Madison and Monroe). Room is beautifully furnished and rent is $750 with all utilities included. This is not a typical student housing and I am looking for a mature professional who is also looking for a more upscale housing situation. I am male, a full time employee of the VCU Medical center (working 80 hours/ week), very friendly, clean and love outdoor activities. Because of my work schedule, I am almost never home. House has a beautiful living room, dining room, kitchen and 1/2 bath downstairs and 2 Bed/2 Bath on the 2nd floor.  Private bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, great private back yard, walking distance to VCU, VCU Medical Center, Monroe Park, and many shops and restaurants. Will need to provide reference and a refundable security deposit. If interested, contact Sima at sf.behpour@gmail.com or call/text 813-368-5097 for more information and pictures. For a very compatible candidate, may consider lowering the rent a little.
 
Roommate Needed
 
Looking for female non-smoker (and pet free) grad student or professional to share my craftsman style home in quiet neighborhood of Ginter Park. Rent $550 and ½ of utilities will include bedroom and adjoining room which can be used for personal office/storage, shared upstairs bathroom (1/2 bath downstairs), use of kitchen and washer/dryer. Utilities includes gas, electric, water, and cable (Fios). Great backyard, street parking on one way. Minutes to Bellevue area and downtown as well as convenient to interstate. Will need to provide references and a refundable $550 security deposit. If interested, contact Caitlin at Blaircv1@gmail.com for more information and pictures.
   

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