In line with the mission and values of the Women’s Resource and Action Center (WRAC), Peer Prevention Trainers will facilitate bystander intervention trainings and other violence prevention workshops (e.g., healthy relationships, consent, and stalking prevention) to promote awareness and take a stand to make a difference at the University of Iowa. Peer Prevention Trainers will be responsible for promoting a campus culture that educates and empowers Hawkeyes to become active bystanders and allies to end sexual and relationship violence. Students must have evening and weekend availability. Upon completing the required 20 hours of training and certification process, Peer Prevention Education Trainers are eligible to receive a $1000 stipend per academic year.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist campus prevention educators in the facilitation of bystander intervention and other violence prevention workshops with students
  • Assist in building relationships with various campus partners
  • Must be engaging, dependable, and able to facilitate meaningful discussions with peers on challenging topics
  • Complete Certified Peer Educator Certification no later than September 1st, 2021
  • Complete 20 hours of training (held on Sunday August 21st and Saturday August 28th)
  • Complete Cultural Humility and Diversity Training (Date TBD)
  • Communicate effectively with staff, students and the public
  • Attend weekly meetings time to be determined and trainings for continuing education and on-going support
  • All other duties as assigned by WRAC violence prevention staff

Learn more about this position and how to apply:

Certified Peer Prevention Educator Position

Cover Letter and Resume describing your interest in and qualifications for the position by May 31st, 2021  to wrac@uiowa.edu