Opportunities

Iota Iota Iota (Triota) Women's Studies Honor Society

The Associated Students of the University of Montana (ASUM) has officially recognized Iota Iota Iota (Triota) Women's Studies Honor Society as a student group. Triota's goal is to promote interest in women's and gender studies, to promote volunteerism and advocacy, and to honor the academic prowess of Women's and Gender Studies students. The group will being meeting in fall 2015. Interested students should contact Jamie Boschee at jamie.boschee@umontana.edu for more information.  

Montana Gender Alliance Meeting

Join the Montana Gender Alliance Missoula Chapter for a safe and accepting meeting space for individuals of gender diversity, their allies and supportive families every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 6-8 pm. For more information please contact the Montana Gender Alliance at 406-848-1220 or email mgamissoula@genderexpansionproject.org

Mansfield Center Internship: Global Leadership Podcast

The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center is looking for a motivated and hardworking intern to support the center’s community outreach efforts through the Mansfield Global Leadership Podcast. Interns would have the opportunity to work with Mansfield Center staff on all aspects of podcast creation on a wide variety of topics including leadership, foreign relations, economics, foreign cultures and more. Experience with audio recording and editing required. Visit umt.edu/mansfield/internships for a full description of the position and to apply! Applications are due asap – rolling deadline. This is an unpaid or workstudy internship for 5-10 hours a week that offers extensive experience. Course credit available if desired. More information on the Mansfield Center can be found at www.umt.edu/mansfield.

Mansfield Center Internship: Women’s Leadership Initiative

The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center is looking for a motivated and hardworking intern to support the center’s community outreach efforts through the Women’s Leadership Initiative. Interns will work closely with Presidential Leadership Fellow and Mansfield Center Associate Director Deena Mansour to support the inaugural cohort of the Women’s Leadership Initiative. This Initiative seeks to create a supportive network to develop the leadership capacity of University of Montana female faculty, administrators, and staff. Interns will primarily provide research support to the Initiative, but may also be called on to support communication, outreach, and logistics. Visit umt.edu/mansfield/internships for a full description of the position and to apply! Applications are due asap – rolling deadline. This is an unpaid or workstudy internship for 5-10 hours a week that offers extensive experience. Course credit available if desired.More information on the Mansfield Center can be found at www.umt.edu/mansfield.

Mansfield Center Internship: Program Marketing

The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center is looking for a motivated and hardworking intern to support the center’s community outreach efforts through the Program Marketing internship. Interns will work closely with Mansfield Center staff to create a cohesive portfolio of promotional material including informational fliers, brochures, and online media for multiple exchange programs focusing on a wide variety of topics including environmental studies, civil society, and youth leadership. Interns must be highly-self motivated and capable of working independently. Visit umt.edu/mansfield/internships for a full description of the position and to apply! Applications are due asap – rolling deadline. This is an unpaid or workstudy internship for 10-15 hours a week that offers extensive experience. Course credit available if desired. More information on the Mansfield Center can be found at www.umt.edu/mansfield. 

Call for GUTS! and Pathways Volunteers

GUTS! (Girls Using Their Strengths) is calling for smart, strong, committed and compassionate women volunteers to act as Action Group Facilitators for fall programs in Missoula Schools for girls ages 9 to 13. Volunteers must commit to a full semester and preferably the entire school year - October to May. Pathways is also looking for volunteers to join our team of Staff Advocates to provide crisis intervention and emotional support for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Our Pathways Program offers, crisis counseling, safe shelter, weekly support groups, and children services. Prospective volunteers need only attend one of the orientations. After orientation, volunteer advocates must attend an intensive 30-hour training in preparation to take shifts at the shelter, advocate for survivors of violence, and/or answer the 24-hour crisis line. Training for GUTS! is September 14 and 16. Pathways Advocate orientations will take place September 1, 3 and 8. For GUTS! training contact Erin Barstow ebarstow@ywcaofmissoula.org; For Advocate training contact Rebecca Pettit rpettit@ywcaofmissoula.org

Sex Trafficking in Montana Training

Join the UMPD for Sex Trafficking in Montana Training Monday, September 21 from 2-5 pm in UC 331. The training will cover the scope of the problem, red flags and indicators of trafficking, myths and facts, how to respond, etc. To register, please email Shannon.parsons@mso.umt.edu

Not in Our State Sexual Assault Prevention Summit

The University of Montana is proud to announce the fourth annual Not in Our State Sexual Assault Statewide Summit to be held Sunday, Nov. 8 - Tuesday, Nov. 10 (dates have changed, more information as it becomes available) at the University Center on the University of Montana campus in Missoula, Montana. The summit brings together professionals, leaders and students from around the state to participate in an educational training program following best practices surrounding sexual violence. Montana universities and their surrounding communities are able to learn how to empower survivors of sexual violence and learn how to create a campus climate that is free from oppression. Attendees will learn how to provide a safe, supportive campus and community through education and primary prevention initiatives. The Not in Our State Sexual Assault Summit provides higher education leaders and community professionals an opportunity to participate in an educational training program utilizing best practices surrounding sexual violence prevention and advocacy. Admission for students is free of charge. For more information, to register or to submit a proposal, please visit http://www.umt.edu/vpsa/events/NotInOurStateSexualAssaultSummit/default.php