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 Specialist||Rape Crisis Advocate||Educator Advocate||Women of Color Leadership|
|To Apply||Apply now||Apply now||Apply now||Apply Now|
|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.|
None currently available. Please check back.
Graduate Assistantships / Counseling Internships
None currently available.