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Current Positions –

CAMPUS PEER-TO-PEER ADVOCATE & OUTREACH WORKER

POSITION TYPE: 10 hours per week (40 hours per month) under a one-year contract

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Be fluent in English and speak at least one API language, particularly Mandarin, Arabic,
    Vietnamese, Korean, Japanese, Burmese, Hindi, Urdu, Farsi, Marshallese or Chuukic-Pohnpeic
  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate program or possess a recent undergraduate degree in a related
    field or a field linked to interdisciplinary studies;
  • Be knowledgeable about and interested in ending gender-based violence;
  • Be able to ascertain the needs of gender-based violence victims and respond to related issues;
  • Be clear and articulate in conversations, and be able to correspond in a precise, accurate and
    easily understandable manner;
  • Possess strong skills in social media, optimizing content and technology;
  • Be able to work with diverse communities, especially students, and to handle difficult or sensitive situations and people tactfully;
  • Possess strong initiative, creativity and motivation, including independently reaching out to community leaders and being able to meet deadlines;
  • Complete trainings on addressing sexual assault and domestic violence conducted by Monsoon, IowaCASA (Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault) and ICADV (Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence);
  • For F-1 international students, all requirements for CPT (Curricular Practical Training) and OPT (Optional Practical Training) must be discussed with and approved through their institutions. Therefore, candidates must be eligible for U.S. employment.

View the full job description here.

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How to Apply –

Please consolidate your application into one PDF document that includes a cover letter summarizing your interest in and qualifications for the position; a 1-2 page resume; and the names, titles, and phone numbers of three professional references (or two professional and one personal reference). Professional references could also be provided by a college professor. Include your last name in the file name and email it as an attachment with the job title as the subject line to Mira Yusef at mira@monsooniowa.org.