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Classroom Assistant Registration Still Open

Jodi Fuson joined the Bright Lights staff in February as our Classroom Assistant Specialist. She coordinates recruiting and placing classroom assistants for summer classes. She and her husband, David, have four children, two of whom have served as Bright Lights classroom assistants. She looks forward to sending her youngest to a Bright Lights class this summer. Jodi enjoys outdoor adventures with her son’s Boy Scout troop, writing and biking.

Classroom Assistant Sign-Up
Juniors, fulfill your 20 GOPO volunteer hours as you engage with elementary and middle school students in creative learning experiences this summer. Former Bright Lights students are welcome to apply!

Bright Lights is recruiting students who have completed ninth grade, college students, and adults to volunteer with half-day classes (a.m. and p.m.) and full-day camps.

Class topics include: robotics, science, literature, art, room décor, cooking, iTunes, game design, drama, fishing, electronics, biking, archery. A limited number of paid positions helping with lunch hour supervision are also available.

Program Dates:
June 6-10 ** June 13-17 ** June 20-24 ** June 27-July 1 ** July 11-15

New Main Site:
Holmes Elementary School (5230 Sumner St)

Additional sites: Lux Middle School, Lincoln Southeast High School, Lincoln Southwest High School, Lincoln Christian High School, UNL City Campus and Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center.

All interested applicants should be available to work the entire week they are scheduled.

Easy Steps to Apply for Classroom Assistant

  1. Check your availability. Which of our program week(s) would work best for you? You can choose June 6-10; June 13-17; June 20-24; June 27-July 1; or July 11-15.
  2. Prepare reference contact information. You will need to list two references on your application, so grab their contact info now so you have it handy.
  3. Look through the class schedule online. You can find it at . Look at which class topics, age group and site you would prefer to work with. Our main class site is Holmes Elementary (5230 Sumner St) but we have other locations as well. You’ll find the class location listed with the description for each class.
  4. Apply today!

For additional questions, please contact Jodi at 402-420-1115 ext. 49 or to email, click

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