The Bystander Intervention Training program is in the process of recruiting student trainers once again! The BIT program trains members of the student body, peer to peer, to safely intervene in situations or potential situations of gender violence.
This is a paid position.
Job Description for BIT Facilitators:
This position will facilitate BIT, CHEW's bystander intervention and gender violence prevention training, with an emphasis on addressing cultural issues that perpetuate violence in our community. Facilitators gain knowledge about gender violence and in-depth facilitation/training skills. The main focus of this position is to facilitate BIT trainings, teaching peers to be effective bystanders against sexual and relationship violence. Previous knowledge of and experience with gender violence prevention preferred but not required. Positive energy, flexible schedules, good communication skills, and desire and willingness to train large and varied group of peers required. Complements studies in psychology, sociology, public health, anthropology, and gender and women's studies. Since this is a paid position, interns will be expected to work 6 to 8 hours per week, which includes fulfilling program requests, attending a weekly meeting, and attending an initial 3-day intensive training.