SALARY: $200/month stipend
TYPE: Intern / 15 hours
The Birds & Bees Project is looking for a creative, outgoing, and organized student to fill the position of Campus Organizer at St. Cloud State University. This person will work 10-15 hours/week to mobilize college students and faculty on their college campus to educate and advocate on issues around comprehensive sexuality education, and promote a Sexuality Education Residency program to train pre-service teachers on delivering sexuality education in the classroom.
Responsibilities will include: Manage the “SCSU Birds and Bees” student group on your campus, communicate with the faculty sponsor, hold regular meetings, and plan activities. Organize a campaign around one comprehensive sexuality education issue relevant to the campus that also relates to prevention of unintended pregnancy and/or sexually transmitted infections. Conduct outreach and recruit students to participate in Sexuality Education Shadowing & Residency programs. Plan and host 3 lunch lectures per year for education students, faculty, and local teachers specific to issues around teaching sexuality education. Complete monthly forms to track campus organizing progress. Participate in regular supervisory phone calls with Coordinator at The Birds & Bees Project. Work in coalition with other campus or community organizations in order to engage diverse populations.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: This internship spans the academic year (mid-September to May) and is performed on the SCSU campus and in the surrounding community. The ideal candidate is enrolled as graduate or undergrad student at SCSU (we may consider recent grads), has a commitment to reproductive justice, and has strong communication and interpersonal skills. Prefer a student majoring in Education. Interns must be able to work independently with regular (but long distance) supervision and assistance. Experience working with campus (or community) -based groups and/or volunteers is a plus.
HOW TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter and resume indicating experience and interest to: Amy Kodet, The Birds & Bees Project, 250 – 3rd Ave N, Suite 625, Minneapolis, MN 55401, fax 612-825-0159 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information can be obtained by visiting our website at http://www.prochoiceresources.org/ or http://www.birdsandbees.org/.
The position is open until filled; interviews will start the week of September 14.