BSC MEMBERS DIGEST -- December 5, 2022

Community Building Fund Info Session Recording


Hey BSC members,

Thank you to those who attended the Community Building Fund Info Session!

As promised, here’s the link to the video recording of External Affairs Committee (EACom) Shared screen with speaker view.

The Community Building Fund is a $20,000 pot of funds from the Berkeley Student Cooperative, available to BSC members and the broader Bay Area community. Anyone can apply! The fund goes towards mutual aid, cooperative development, care/ solidarity economy, and other community-promoting projects. For more information, here is the FINAL Community Buildling Fund Mass Email, Fall 22-23 (Google doc).

Click here to submit an application to fund your project with the Community Building Fund!

Deadlines to Apply:

We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis and acceptances will be announced in two rounds.

The first round of CB fund applications are due on January 24, 2023 and the acceptance results will be announced on February 9, 2023.

The second round of CB fund applications are due on April 18, 2023 and the acceptance results will be announced on May 4, 2023.

Once we receive your application, we will invite you to attend an External Affairs Committee meeting to discuss your idea and workshop the details. (Remember that your application does not have to be perfectly fleshed out to be considered! We are here to help you succeed).

We can’t wait to hear your great ideas,
External Affairs Committee

PS: For questions, email the VP of External Affairs, Ninoa Kamangar (they/them)

Apply for BSC Jobs Now!


Dear Co-opers,

We still have a few more positions to fill. Apply now for competitive wages, excellent work experience, and a cool, fun cooperative place to work! Check out the positions below, links to the website are embedded.

Remember that BSC jobs are great opportunities for:

  • Professional Development
  • Résumé building
  • Students looking for a job that works with

Their school schedule:

  • Supporting and serving your co-op community
  • Making friends
  • Paying off your rent!

All jobs are compensated at the standard workshift rate of $19/hour (increase from ‘21-’22 Academic Year).

If you have any questions about anything above, if there are any issues you have accessing any of the information or any inaccuracies in the information, don’t hesitate to email Thank you.

CFS (Co-op food supply!):

Delivery Coordinator (2)

BSC Committee:

Hiring Committee Member (2)

Conduct Committee Member (4)

DARCom Member (2)

Apply directly on the BSC's Hiring Committee website (

Unique Student Employment Opportunity in the BSC!

WRITTEN BY BRENDA COOK (Development Director)

The Development Associate plays a significant role in developing the funding strategies for the BSC scholarships, houses, and areas where there is greatest need. This is an area of great importance given the nonprofit nature of the BSC organization and the ever-increasing demands of providing affordable housing in Berkeley. This position covers the areas of use of data for increased community engagement, writing compelling messaging, identifying avenues of opportunity for promotion and raising funds for the BSC, and providing key support for an essential area of the BSC.
The Development Associate job description

COVID-19 Testing Information and Resources


The University Health Services offers two types of testing on campus: symptomatic/clinical tests and surveillance/asymptomatic tests. All testing can be ordered online at eTang, where you will be guided to the appropriate testing site.

COVID-19 Booster Shots:

  • Johnson and Johnson Booster Shot:
  • It is recommended that you get a booster shot 2 months after your initial dose of the vaccine
  • Moderna and Pfizer Booster Shots:
  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded booster shot eligibility on November 19th 2021. It is now available for everyone 18+ who was fully vaccinated at least 6 months ago.
  • You are considered fully vaccinated 14 days after your second vaccine dose.

Other Resources and UC Berkeley Cases:

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