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Healthier Masculinities Volunteer

Creating Healthier Masculinities is a program within the AMS Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC) which recognizes the role that some forms of masculinity play in perpetuating gender-based violence. By promoting education and advocacy, and by initiating leadership within male-identified culture, Creating Healthier Masculinities strives to establish an inclusive community empowered against sexism, gender-based and sexual violence, and other intersecting forms of oppression.

 

Qualifications

  • Current UBC student for the entire academic year
  • Passionate about changing campus culture and sexual assault prevention
  • Willing to learn more about sexual assault, consent and how they intersect with gender in our university
  • Keen on raising awareness on campus about sexual assault
  • Comfortable working within a team
  • Can commit to all training sessions, meetings, and educational opportunities
  • Empathetic, non-judgmental and anti-oppressive

Benefits:

  • Education and training on leadership, anti-oppression, sexual assault, consent and a wide variety of other topics
  • Meeting and volunteering with like-minded peers who are also interested in raising awareness about gender and sexualized violence
  • Team building and self-care activities
  • Meals provided at volunteer training and meetings
  • Volunteer appreciation event
  • A letter of reference upon successful completion of the SASC volunteer requirements, provided at the discretion of your supervisor

Position Requirements

  • Attendance at all of our volunteer meetings and volunteer training opportunities
  • Contribute a minimum of 6 hours per month towards outreach (monthly meetings count as 2 hours)
  • Active collaboration in planning and facilitating outreach and events, including “Let’s Talk: Masculinity” Open Houses and tabling
  • Optional opportunities to co-facilitate workshops on masculinity and consent at UBC

This position is open to students of all gender identities and expressions. We especially encourage masculine-identifying students to get involved!

Healthier Masculinities Program Volunteer Application

Liability Form

Please submit your completed application form and your current resume by 5:00pm on Wednesday September 13th, 2017 via email to sascmasculinities[at]ams.ubc.ca