Trainer-Mentor

Job Type: 
Career
Company: 
Students Active for Ending Rape (SAFER)
Department: 
College/University
Deadline: 
Friday, February 21, 2014
Salary Level: 
Per-diem
Description: 

Students Active for Ending Rape (SAFER) is seeking a candidate to serve as a trainer-mentor in our national on-campus movement support programs. SAFER offers in-person trainings and follow-up mentoring in the Activist Mentoring Program, AMP! We are currently looking to hire one Trainer-Mentor at this time.

Trainer-Mentors are paid on a per-diem basis for trainings and an hourly wage for preparation, travel, mentoring responsibilities and supervision. Trainer-Mentors can expect to facilitate at least one training per month and deliver a maximum of 8 hours of follow-up mentoring per month. Trainer-Mentors must be able to make a minimum of a year-long commitment.  View full job description.

 

Qualifications: 
Successfully carried out social justice organizing campaigns on a college campus. Demonstrated experience with trainings, community education or workshop facilitation. Comfort working with diverse groups of students, staff, faculty and administration. Familiarity with (or dedication to learn about) the importance of prevention-based policy reform in the national movement against sexual violence on college campuses. Ability to facilitate difficult dialogues across differences and experience levels. Comfort with discussing and training students on the importance of intersectionality as it relates to their policies and their movements. (i.e. the impact of racism, sexism, classism, ableism, ageism, homo- and trans-phobia in the anti-violence movement) Ability to create and maintain a safe(r) space during trainings. Ability to identify needs of participants and tailoring programming to meet these needs Creative and innovate ideas for engaging student activists both during in-person trainings and supporting their movements in the Activist Mentoring Program (AMP!) Commitment to detailed and thorough follow-up and communication to Coordinators and Board of Directors. Strong oral and written communication skills. The ability to work independently with limited supervision while remaining organized, energized and detail-orientated. Passion for justice, social change and working with a small volunteer-run national collective. Availability to work during evenings and weekends to accommodate to student schedules. Ability to travel, problem-solve on the road, be flexible and have a good time!
Contact or More Information: 
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to contact@safercampus.org. We hope to fill this position by early March and applications will be reviewed as they are received. All Trainer-Mentors must be able to meet with SAFER staff in our office in New York City. SAFER is committed to maintaining a diverse organization and we will actively recruit people of color, people with disabilities, and people with diverse gender and sexual identities.
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