UMass Amherst Everywoman's Center

The Center for Women and Community

Opportunities at Center for Women and Community

Volunteer / Intern / Work Study / Student Hourly

Hiring begins Spring Semester (and ends each fall at Add/Drop)

The following positions are available to undergraduates, graduates, and community members.

Volunteers are welcome and opportunities for internships and training are available through many Center for Women and Community programs. Please call us at 413.545.0883 for more information. We provide extensive training in a supportive, personal atmosphere.

The following is a brief description of programs. For more information, please mail us at Application Info or call 413.545.0883.

Information and Referral SpecialistRape Crisis AdvocateEducator AdvocateWomen of Color Leadership
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What do you do? Offer culturally competent information and referral services to the UMass, 5-College and Hampshire County Community. Coordinate a special project. Provide 24-hr rape crisis intervention services for survivors of rape, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, sexual harassment and relationship violence. Facilitate workshops such as healthy relationships, how to be a positive bystander, sexual assault 101 throughout the community. Provide programming and services for and about Women of Color. This includes: staffing office, outreach, workshops, events and more.
When do you do it? Mon-Fri. 8:45 am – 4:00 pm. Evenings and weekends, off-site via cell phone. (24 hr) Normal business hours and some evenings. Normal business hours and some evenings & weekends.
What is the time commitment? 6-10 hrs/week. 40-hr training in Fall. Weekly staff meetings. 4 on-call shifts/month for 1 full calendar year post training (Dec. – Dec.) 65-hr training in Fall. 2-6 hrs/week. 50-hr training in Fall. 2 workshops and 1 project after training. Weekly team meetings. Staff: 10 hrs/week Volunteers: 6 hrs/week
Volunteer? Credit? Work-study? Work-study and volunteer positions. Students have the option of receiving credits. Volunteer staff. Students have the option of receiving credits. Volunteer staff. Students have the option of receiving credit. Some student hourly and work study positons.
What are the training requirements? 40 hrs of mandatory training Attendance is required at each session. 65 hrs of mandatory training Attendance is required at each session. 50 hrs of mandatory training Attendance is required at each session. Attend 2 Saturday retreats and various inservices throughout year.
When is training? Fall semester on Tues from 4:00 – 6:00 pm, plus one weekend. Fall semester on Mon and every other Wed evenings from 5:00 - 8:00 pm, plus one weekend Fall semester on Thurs from 4:00 - 7:00 pm, plus one weekend Beginning of each semester. During staff meetings.
Other requirements? Attend a weekly staff meeting. Commit to 1 full academic year of service to include training. Attend a weekly staff meeting. Commit to 1 full calendar year of volunteer service post-training (Dec. – Dec.) Attend a weekly staff meeting. Commit to 1 full academic year of volunteer service to include training. As a representative of WOCLN, maintain professional conduct in and outside the office.
Who do you provide services to? UMass, 5-College & Hampshire county community members. Sexual violence survivors of all genders within the UMass, 5-College & Hampshire county community. UMass, 5-College & Hampshire county community members. UMass undergraduate students mostly; 5-College & Hampshire county community.

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate IT Support Staff
Now Hiring! Academic year graduate assistantship for a specialist in the field of Information Technology.

Within the Center for Women and Community (CWC) the Graduate Intern/CWC IT Support Staff, under the direction of the Associate Director for Information and Support Services will: Provide technical support to CWC and be responsible for general technical
support and troubleshooting, and development and maintenance of interactive web sites to include: database management, security, information dissemination, mobile technology, and social media, and allowing for appropriate technical service provision; Design and implement computer based applications to support administrative needs. This internship offers opportunities for practical experience in providing computer technology support services in a higher education setting working as a team member. Reappointment is dependent on department need, performance evaluation, experience, academic standing, and funding availability.

Required Duties:
1. Create, design and maintain internal, external, and mobile CWC web sites and all related forms; publish information and referral (I&R) database; create and maintain methods of electronic information dissemination including social media networking.
2. Complete special projects, prioritize tasks, and troubleshoot software and hardware problems.
3. Maintain Windows system administration including software installation, patch and maintenance, and Microsoft networking.
4. Maintain and enhance professional and technical aspects of I&R database system and on-line statistical forms.
5. Research and assess technologies to meet current demands and needs.
6. Maintain equipment inventory.
7. Liaison with appropriate internal and external constituencies as needed.
8. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience Required:
C. Minimum Requirements
1. Graduate student enrolled in a degree granting program related to job duties, in good academic standing;
2. Demonstrated experience with HTML and Java script, PERL, CGI, PHP, Dreamweaver, PhotoShop, or other imaging software, Windows 2000,2003, XP, UNIX, Microsoft office applications, database management;
3. Excellent problem solving skills and a “can do” attitude required for responding to a variety of complex technology problems or requests;
4. Ability to move, install, and configure computer hardware and peripherals;
5. Ability to maintain secured, updated, patched computers;
6. Network troubleshooting skills;
7. Ability to work independently and within the requirements of Student Affairs
Technology Services (SATS), Office of Information Technology (OIT) and university policy.

Preferred: Ability to use web based Content Management System, preferably Drupal;
creative utilization of emerging media technologies (social, digital, mobile, e-learning); working knowledge of policies and laws applicable to higher education and human services, e.g., FERPA, HIPPA, etc.; experience with Microsoft Exchange.Demonstrated commitment to CWC mission including sophistication handling sensitive information related to working in a counseling related crisis center.

Dates of Appointment: From 08/31/14 To 05/23/15
Hours/Wk 10 Stipend $22.76/hour
How to Apply: Resumes will be accepted only via email

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