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Student Violence Prevention Program Assistant

Rate of pay: $15.00/hour

Work location: Women’s Resource & Action Center

What you will learn

You can expect to learn skills such as time management, conflict resolution, balancing priorities, attention to detail, interpersonal communication, customer service experience, and working with people from diverse backgrounds and working as part of a team. Although your job in the Division of Student Life may not be directly related to your future profession, the skills you learn here will help you in your chosen career path and give you valuable work experience to strengthen your resume.


Basic job function

Support the development, implementation and assessment of violence prevention initiatives in line with the mission and values of the Women’s Resource and Action Center (WRAC). The Violence Prevention Program. Assistant will assist in the coordination of WRAC’s Certified Peer Educator Program and campus sexual assault and relationship violence prevention workshops (e.g. bystander intervention, healthy relationships, and consent education). The Program Assistant must be available for evenings and weekend activities.


  • Creating and implementing recruitment plans for the Certified Peer Educator Program
  • Scheduling and coordinating volunteer trainings, meetings, and workshop requests
  • Developing outreach efforts and education for the campus community
  • Building relationships with campus partners
  • Implementing and assessing violence prevention programs
  • Communicate effectively with staff, students and the public
  • Organize, prioritize, and perform multiple duties
  • General responsibilities within the Center, attending weekly meetings, as well as other tasks as assigned


  • Interest and/or experience in providing educational programs focused on dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and bystander intervention
  • Public speaking or group facilitation
  • Multi-cultural issues
  • Feminist/social justice issues
  • Volunteer programs and recruitment.
  • Experience with coordinating college student volunteers, student organizations and/or violence prevention efforts are highly desirable.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and verbal and written communication.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency using basic office equipment and computer operations (e.g., Microsoft Office and/or MAC platforms).

Training requirements

  • FERPA Training

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