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GLBTQ Resource Center Hiring Office Coordinator & Receptionist

GLBTQ Resource Center is hiring an Office Coordinator & Receptionist!

This is a work-study position. The deadline for this application is Monday, Feb. 17th

Application Available here: Office Coordinator and Receptionist

 To apply, please email the following to Scarlet.Bowen@colorado.edu by Monday, February 17, at noon:

  1. Résumé, including paid work and volunteer experience, group activities, community service, and other relevant training, knowledge, skills, and experience
  2. A one-page cover letter outlining why you are interested in the position and how you meet the necessary and helpful qualifications
  3. A list of three references, including their name, contact information, and their relationship to you


  1. Coordinator must be an enrolled UCB student (graduate or undergraduate) throughout duration of employment.
  2. This is a work study position.  Candidate must qualify for work study through Financial Aid.
  3. The Director of the GLBTQ Resource Center supervises this position.
  4. The position requires 10-12 hours per week.  Position will work both set and flexible hours. Some evening and weekend hours may occasionally be required.
  5. Two weeks notice is expected for resignation.
  6. Position must attend all staff meetings and trainings.  Position may be required to attend trainings and staff development.  Staff training and orientation may occur the week before school starts.
  7. 7.    This position will start in February 2014 and will continue throughout the 2014-2015 academic year with time off during campus breaks and finals. You must reapply at the end of the 2014-2015 academic year if you wish to continue in the position the following academic year.


Necessary qualifications:

  1. Knowledge, understanding, and willingness to learn and educate about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning and ally (GLBTQIA) issues and the multiple identities of the GLBTQIA community (race, ability, religion, etc)
  2. Knowledge, understanding, and willingness to learn and educate about social justice issues, including but not limited to: racism, sexism, homophobia, biphobia, transphobia, ablism, anti-Semitism, and classism
  3. Creativity
  4. Excellent written and oral communication skills
  5. Professionalism and reliability
  6. Enthusiasm
  7. Organizational talent and experience, including attention to detail & multiple deadlines
  8. Able to work independently and as a member of a team
  9. Willingness to learn, ask for assistance and work with groups of people
  10. 10.  Proficiency with basic internet, email, and Microsoft Office programs


Helpful qualifications:

  1. Previous work and/or volunteer experience related to the position
  2. Involvement with GLBTQ community and/or other multicultural groups
  3. Alliance-building experience.


  1. Starting wages of $11/hour
  2. Gain experience with social justice, community building, communication, and organizational skills and a variety of job-specific skills
  3. Help create a safer environment for students at CU
  4. Fun, GLBTQ-friendly work environment!


To apply, please email the requested materials to Scarlet.Bowen@colorado.edu by Monday, February 17, by noon.  Questions about the position or the GLBTQ Resource Center may be directed to Scarlet Bowen by email or by phone 303-492-2966.



Boulder Valley Women’s Health Hiring Bilingual Coordinator

Job Title:   Bilingual Outreach Coordinator

Position Summary:      The Bilingual Outreach Coordinator assists in the coordination and implementation of the Community Health Education & Outreach program as described below.

Hours:                         This is 24 hour per week position that requires early mornings, late evenings and occasional Saturdays.

Could potentially be full-time position:  3 days a week as Bilingual Outreach Coordinator and 2 days a week as Front Office Clinic Assistant. Please request job posting for Front Office Assistant if you are interested in this combined position.

Pay rate:                      $17

Supervisor:                  Youth Services Director

Start Date:                   A.S.A.P.


Scope of Responsibility / Position Summary:

The Bilingual Outreach Coordinator works as part of the Youth Services Program to provide developmentally appropriate comprehensive sexual health education and outreach to youth, families and adults through our Community Education Program.


Mission of Women’s Health:

The Mission of Women’s Health (Boulder Valley Women’s Health Center) is to provide accessible, confidential and comprehensive gynecological and reproductive healthcare, including sexual health services and education.


Description of Responsibilities:


Community Outreach

Plan, organize, coordinate and facilitate community health outreach efforts to mono-lingual Spanish speakers.  Maintain strong community ties by monitoring or serving on community committees and coalitions.  Monitor advertising and marketing for the Latino/a population.  Be the voice of the agency and the Youth Services Program at all community events.


Community Education

Provide developmentally appropriate, comprehensive sexual health education for middle and high school aged youth in English & Spanish. Present in the St. Vrain Valley and Boulder Valley School Districts as well as community groups. Create sexual health parent presentations for mono-lingual Spanish speakers. Represent the agency when presenting and advocate for youth in the community at large. Facilitate presentation evaluations.



Interpret for Spanish-speaking patients receiving services at Women’s Health.  Prepare all reading materials, educational handouts, and general information in Spanish.



Attend mandatory general staff meetings on the third Thursday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Attend monthly Community Health Education meeting.


Education and Experience Requirements

  • Spanish bilingual/bicultural required.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with adolescents and enjoys working with adolescents.
  • Excellent public speaking and group facilitation skills a must.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of  health issues (including: medical terminology, STIs, Contraception and relationship issues)
  • Extensive knowledge of gender, race, class and sexual orientation issues.
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Ability to work well with others and independently.
  • Internet savvy a plus
  • MUST support reproductive justice



Position open until filled. Start date ASAP.

Please submit an electronic cover letter and resume

 To Sherry Biskup, Youth Services Director


*no calls



Teach English, Volunteer with SWAP (Student Worker Alliance Program)!


Tutor English with SWAP

Your help is their opportunity. Join the Student Worker Alliance Program

Predominantly immigrant CU employees hold under appreciated yet indispensable positions all over campus.

SWAP’s mission, then, is to bring together a systematically divided campus to share a common learning and cultural experience.

Gain language experience. Fantastic for resumes (Yeah yeah, we know. Do it for the right reasons).You can make an impact!

Be one of our new student volunteers, providing free one-on-one classes to immigrant employees, twice a week.

Email us at swapv@colorado.edu

Come to UMC Room 137


The time commitment for each volunteer is a one-time, four hour training and one hour classes twice a week for 9 weeks.

Training Dates:

Jan 28th and 30th

6-8 PM

Humanities 250

February 11th and 13th

6-8 PM

Hellems 267


Black Student Alliance Celebrates Black History Month

CU Boulder’s Black Student Alliance Celebrates Black History Month

African American History Panel –  2/04/2013
Dennis Smalls Lounge
Soul Food Night – 02/05/2014
Night of Soul – 02/06/2013
UMC Glenn Miller
Sex Panel – 02/11/2014
Dennis Smalls
Xpressions Beauty Studio Seminar– 02/17/2014
Dennis Smalls Lounge
“Every Kiss Begins with K” Dance – 02/14/2014
Mens’ Wellness Seminar – 02/18/2014
Dennis Smalls
Soul Food Dinner – 02/19/2014
African Fusion Dance Class – 02/19/2014
Dennis Smalls Lounge
Open Mic Night – 02/25/2014
UMC 227

Movie Night – 02/26/2014
Dennis Smalls

*** We will be having our 1st general meeting next Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 5:15pm in CMA suite N320. FREE FOOD WILL BE PROVIDED!! During this meeting, we will take polls for future ideas, have a guest speaker, and open applications up for our Leadership conference for March. ***

flyer: BHM Flyer

black history month

Spring Weekly Colloquium on “Law, Politics & Race in America”

This spring, there is a weekly Colloquium offered by the Law school focusing on Law, Politics, and Race in America. These will be held in Wolf Law Building Room 207 on Thursdays from 3:30pm – 5:10pm. All are invited to these public lectures featuring a range of national and local experts in relevant topics.


Flyer: Race in America_Colloquium Flyer_ 1 9 2014


February 20, Don Kinder from the University of Michigan on affirmative action

March 6, Melissa Hart of the University of Colorado on education law

April 3, Osagie Obasogie of University of California Hastings on “How do blind people understand race and what can they tell us about colorblindness.”



Coloradans For Immigrant Rights Workshops! Two Part Series, Tues 1/28 and 2/4

The Dennis Small Cultural Center is hosting Coloradans for Immigrant Rights. CFIR will be teaching two workshops both in UMC 457 (Dennis Small Cultural Center)

Attend one OR Attend BOTH!!


the first will be on January 28th from 12pm – 2pm titled, “What’s Immigration got to do with Queer Liberation?” and looks at immigration from a LGBTQ perspective

The second event will be on February 4th from 12pm – 2pm and is titled, “Citizen Privilege” and it’s about exploring citizenship and allyship in regards to immigration.

Sessions are Free and Lunch is provided!





“Our Spirits Don’t Speak English”, Film Showing, Wed Jan 22nd 7pm

Please join Native American Rights Fund and Boulder Friends this Wednesday evening, 7-9 pm, to watch and discuss a film about the legacy of the Indian Boarding Schools:

 “Our Spirits Don’t Speak English”

showing at the Boulder Friends Meetinghouse, 1825 Upland Ave, Boulder 80304.

All are welcome.

This document Role of Churches in Indian Boarding Schools -NARF

prepared by the Native American Rights Fund about current efforts to create a process for Truth, Healing, and Reconciliation for generations of Native families that have suffered from the boarding schools experience.