WHO SHOULD APPLY: Self-driven graduate students with an interest in affecting sustainable change on their campuses to raise awareness of and prevent sexual violence. Campus leaders will be encouraged to partner with like-minded student groups, campus agencies such as student health centers and staff, and are encouraged to demonstrate faculty or administrative support.
REQUIREMENTS: • Five hours of work per week; hours may be increased to support class credit/internship requirements.• Applicants will be required to be available for a phone check-in on a quarterly basis. Video conferences with other campus leaders may also be a regular occurrence.• Applicants must be available for a two-day orientation in San Francisco August 8-9, 2019, and an additional two-day meeting at the end of April 2020. Travel expenses will be covered.• A letter of support from a faculty member or campus administrator will be requested from applicants in the final round of consideration. It is advised that you secure this letter in advance, in the event it becomes necessary to submit.
Campus leaders will:• Develop and implement an organizing plan around key FUTURES programs for your college/university to address dating and domestic violence, reproductive coercion, and sexual violence.• Participate in building FUTURES’ on-the-ground exposure while working towards concrete goals such as: - Ensuring resources are known and available at Student Health Centers and Women’s Centers - Advocating for policy and curriculum change with your college or university’s administration - Writing blog posts and web/social media content to raise awareness of campus sexual violence• Receive a $500 stipend. Leaders are expected to garner institutional support for any additional organizing funds that are necessary.• Travel to San Francisco in September and Washington DC in March to participate in convenings with other Campus Leaders. (Travel, hotel and per diem will be provided by FUTURES.)
Apply by JUNE 15TH, 2019.
Please feel free to email LSohn@FuturesWithoutViolence.org with any questions.