Duties will include but are not limited to:
- Train as a peer health advocate and in other ongoing workshops such as Safe Zone.
- Work closely with Student Services and Student Health Services staff and student leaders in the development, implementation and evaluation of a sexual assault awareness and prevention campaign (Yes Means Yes).
- Lead and participate in outreach efforts such as tabling, flyering and meetings with colleagues at The New School.
- Assist in social media publicity efforts, such as posting and creation of events in Facebook, Twitter and the Wellness blog.
- Writing and editing of documents and presentations dealing with various topics within sexual violence including intimate partner violence, stalking, rape culture, prevention services, resources for survivors, etc.
- Participate as a facilitator in workshops to members of the university community where Yes Means Yes is presented.
- Other responsibilities and duties may arise.
You must be a New School student with a Federal Work Study award to apply for this position. *
We are looking for a dedicated student to fill a position in the Yes Mean Yes campaign as a Peer Health Advocate. The Yes Means Yes campaign is a coalition of students and staff who work to combat sexual violence through education, advocacy, and action. The Campaign operates on various levels in the university in
order to advocate on behalf of survivors and the student population, educate on the topic of sexual violence, and spread awareness of these issues through social media, posters, and trainings.
We are looking for a student with strong commitments to student health, sex and body positivity, anti-oppression frameworks, and social justice.
We request that applicants be comfortable with public speaking and be willing to take part in Peer Health Advocacy training, which occurs during the Fall semester (dates to be decided).
The New School - 20 months ago