Volunteer Program

Our volunteer program is open to current UCSD students. As a volunteer, you will have the opportunity to explore feminism and social justice by working with Center staff, completing recommended readings, and assisting with workshops, events and marketing efforts.

All volunteers must attend one Volunteer Orientation at the beginning of each quarter, during week 1 Friday from 10-11am, and Week 2 Monday from 2-3pm.For the 2016-17 academic year, dates to apply for each quarter are listed, as follows:

To volunteer during Fall Quarter: Applications open throughout summer, and close by Week 1 Friday, September 30.

Winter Quarter: Applications open from Fall Quarter Week 8 Monday, November 14 until Winter Week 1 Friday, January 13

Spring Quarter: Applications open from Winter Week 8 Monday, February 20 until Spring Week 1, Friday April 7

Please complete the Volunteer Application eForm to get started.

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Attend on and off-campus workshops, conferences, and special events
  • Contribute to the mission of the Women’s Center
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Educate yourself and your peers
  • Expand your knowledge of feminism, gender issues and social justice
  • Gain valuable skills and experiences that can be added to a resume
  • Opportunities to meet new people

Types of Volunteer Positions

Ongoing Volunteer

Ongoing volunteers will have the opportunity to work every week at the Women’s Center. Each volunteer shift will take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Shifts are 1-2 hours long, with the opportunity to work between  5-8 shifts per quarter. Volunteers will primarily work on various small projects around the space, and will have opportunities to help with events, workshops and tabling.

Occasional Volunteer

Occasional volunteers will not have a weekly commitment, rather, they will assist with one-time events, workshops and tabling opportunities.