Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Now Accepting Applications for WRC Student Advocate Positions!

The Sylvania Women’s Resource Center is seeking students to participate in the Women’s Resource Center Women’s Leadership Training Program during the 2015/2016 academic year. The Women’s Leadership Training Program participants staff the Women’s Resource Center as paid Student Advocates.

Student Advocates provide information to students seeking assistance from the Center, provide peer support and advocacy, make referrals to campus and community services and programs, and develop, organize, and implement programming for the campus community.

To qualify students must:
Benefits will include:
  • $9.75 hourly wage -or- if you are eligible; work study funding
  • college transferable credit through cooperative education
  • a supportive working and learning environment
  • an opportunity to develop leadership, peer advocacy, program planning and organization skills

Applications are due by Friday, May 1, 2015.

The Sylvania Women's Resource Center is built on a feminist philosophy of shared leadership and decision-making which promotes the empowerment and skill development of all women. The WRC sponsors a Women's Leadership Training program for the Student Advocates who work in the Center. Student Advocates develop skills in advocacy, problem solving, crisis intervention, resource research, public speaking, community organizing, coalition building, program design and implementation. If you are interested in a position in the WRC come by and find out more.