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Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Outreach Student Assistant (NUWORK)

 Student Employment - NUWorks

POSITION TITLE:                               Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Outreach Student Assistant             

DEPARTMENT:                                  Student Development and Services

Date Posted:                                      November 15, 2017        

CLOSING DATE:                                 January 15, 2018

EMPLOYMENT DATES:                    September 2018 to April 2019

RATE OF PAY:                                     $12.06 - $12.36/hour as determined by HR policy

HOURS OF WORK:                            UP TO 10 Hours Per Week

Successful candidates will be required to apply and demonstrate approval for NU Works funding to maintain this position.


The Sexual Violence Prevention & Education Outreach Student Assistant will assist the Sexual Violence Prevention & Education Coordinator to assist in the planning, implementation and assessment of sexual violence awareness programs for the entire university community. The incumbent will assist in the creation and maintenance of sexual violence awareness campaigns and creation of social media content. The incumbent will be trained as a peer facilitator for workshops on consent, understanding gender/gender identity and bystander intervention. The incumbent will be closely involved with training student leaders in residence and through the week of Orientation.


  • Assist with planning and implementation of Campus Wide events
  • Complete research into best practices
  • Assist with the development of educational print and video materials
  • Become a student facilitator for up to three different violence prevention workshops
  • Assist with email
  • clerical duties to plan, execute and follow up workshops


  • Must be able to attend the Peer Educator Selection Carousel on Saturday, February 3, 2018
  • Must apply and be approved for the NUWORK Program.
  • Interest in sexual violence education, awareness and support
  • Excellent level of responsibility, reliability, and punctuality
  • Willingness to work in a discreet and confidential manner
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Good interpersonal communication skills and ease in relating to people from varying educational, cultural and social backgrounds
  • NU Student with good academic standing (cumulative average of 65% or higher)
  • Ability to work with students across diverse educational, cultural and social backgrounds
  • Experience working with survivors of sexual violence and/or on advocacy to end gender based violence an asset
  • An understanding of trauma informed practice an asset
  • Must be able to attend a follow up second interview during the week of Feb. 12-16, 2018.

* Please note that the availability of this position is pending final budget approval. 

To apply for this position please submit a resume and cover letter referencing the job title to

We thank all applicants: however, only those to be considered for the selection process will be contacted. Those selected for consideration will be asked to provide three (3) references at a later date. Nipissing University is an inclusive employer and will provide accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Please submit your letter of application and resume by: January 15, 2018, 04:00 PM

To apply for this position please submit a resume and cover letter referencing the job title to​​


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