GenEq has two LGBTQ initiatives and are seeking undergraduate and graduate student leaders. These paid positions are new in GenEq and begin this summer 2017. Applications are due Sunday, April 16, 2017 by 11:59 pm.

Coordinator, Queer Cal Pals — 2 positions
Salary: $14/Hour/10 hours/week (9 am – 5 pm)
Start Date: May 15, 2017 (flexible)
Appointment: May 2017 – May 2018

The Queer Cal Pals (QCP) program
QCP connects incoming undergraduate and graduate students with on and off campus resources and communities across the LGBTIQQAA spectra. Coordinators will design, plan and implement the QCP Program for the 2017 – 2018 academic year to assist new LGBTQ+ graduate and undergraduate students acclimate to UC Berkeley.


LGBTQ+ Wellness Interns — 2 positions

Salary: $14/Hour/15 hours/week (9 am – 5 pm)
Start Date: May 15, 2017 (flexible)
Appointment: May 2017 – May 2018

Questions: Contact Billy Curtis or attend an information session — Thursday April 6, 4 – 5 pm in GenEq (202 Chavez) or Wednesday April 12, 12 – 1 pm in GenEq (202 Chavez)

LGBTQ+ Wellness Internship
Interns will help with

  • Basic administration of the Hook-up* and other LGBTQ+ wellness programs
  • Ascertain needs and trends within LGBTQ+  wellness
  • Identify and communicate with potential speakers and facilitators,
  • Provide advisory on the program
  • Promote and market the program to students widely. Interns will work with staff from the Gender Equity Resource Center (GenEq ) and University Health Services (Counseling & Psychological Services, Health Promotion and Social Services) to provide wellness oriented programs and workshops throughout the year to LGBTQ+ undergraduates and graduates.

*“The Hook-up”, as the program is known, has brought in speakers to provide a forum for students to learn about gender affirmation from hormones to surgery options. Other topics covered have been exploring relationship status orientation (e.g. polyamory), PrEP (Pre-exposure prophylaxis), navigating consent and communication sexual health, butch and femme identities and other healing and sexual health forums.

See the GenEq website for more information.


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