Please submit application and cover letter via email to program coordinator: Flor Olivo
If you have any questions, please call: 801-581-3550
Facilitators will supervise 1 and/or 2 program sites (6th-12th grade students) and will meet weekly with other facilitators to plan curriculum and provide program updates to the program coordinator. As site facilitators, they will be expected to lead, organize, take attendance, plan and facilitate Go Girlz sessions independently and/or with a group of other facilitators.
- One-year commitment to program requirements & Go Girlz site facilitation
- Study and apply feminist praxis models of collaboration
- Budget, order, organize and prepare workshop supplies
- Collaborated with other student facilitators and volunteers
- Attend programming meetings weekly
- Visit & support other Go Girlz sites, at least 2 others
- Create and facilitate curriculum
- Provide positive, constructive learning environments for students in grades 6-12
- Conduct assessment & research
- Give feedback and build infrastructure
- Report challenges to program coordinator immediately
- Attend trainings
- Abide by Go Girlz guidebook and curriculum themes
- Follow through with all agreed upon programming
- Respond to requests from Program Coordinator in a timely manner
- Write a short narrative describing your programming experience
- Meet weekly with programming team for group supervision (Wed 11:15 am to 12:30 pm)
- If short on programming hours for week, check in for extra tasks
- Fill out program hours tracking sheet and turn in twice monthly
- Update on programming area when asked to do so by program coordinator
- Be prepared to take the lead in your programming area early on
- Prepare in advance for all programming activities
- Request any needed supplies for programming actives at least one week in advance
- Carry supplies to and from site
- Programming experience
- Pass a background check
- Current college student
- Completed at least one-year of college courses
Go Girlz Volunteer Agreement and Expectations
Thank you for committing to taking on this position where you will be an authority figure, mentor and ally to students in grades 6th through 12th. Please remember this as you navigate your own privilege/marginalization and how those might contribute to the learning/harm of all program participants.
- Volunteers should attend mandatory training and commit to the continued work of
acknowledging privilege/marginalization; expanding knowledge as an ally to communities they are working with and may or may not be a part of; and work to reflect on their own experiences while doing this work.
- Volunteers should abide by site expectations for sign in procedures. Please be sure that you become aware of these on your first visit to your site. Each site may have different expectation so it is your responsibility to become aware of these.
- Volunteers should arrive on time as assigned. If you anticipate an absence or being late, please notify the program coordinator first and then, your site co-facilitators and volunteers. You are expected to send a group message to all of the co-facilitators and volunteers at your site.
- Volunteers should commit to being at workshops regularly, if a facilitator misses more than 1 workshop, they will be asked to reconsider their participation.
- Volunteers should conduct themselves in a professional manner in supervising minors, as outlined in the Go Girlz Volunteer Policy Guidebook. • Volunteers should keep all information regarding students and staff participating and/or collaborating with the Go Girlz program confidential.
- Volunteers should discuss concerns directly and exclusively with the program coordinator.
- Volunteers may not smoke on school grounds.
- Volunteers should avoid being alone with a class or group.
- Volunteers need to keep cell phone use to a minimum. Be here from the student, not yourself.
- Volunteers when appropriate, help keep the focus of the students on the teacher.
- Volunteers must not tickle, pick-up, wrestle or rough-house with the students.
- Volunteers must use only appropriate language and dress appropriately.
- Volunteers agree to keep all student information confidential, including only using official University/School District communication methods to share participant information.