CARE Volunteers

Volunteer, Educate

CARE offers a number of opportunities for students interested in working to create a safer campus for all Highlanders. Become a SAVE Peer Educator to promote consent culture at UCR or a CARE Student Volunteer to help with programs and events.
Save Volunteers

Be a SAVE Peer Educator

Now Accepting Applications for 2017–2018 SAVE Peer Educators!

What do SAVE peer educators do?

Sexual Assault & Violence Education (SAVE) student peer educators facilitate programs and workshops on consent, rape culture, dating violence, bystander intervention and other sexual violence issues. SAVE peer educators work with residence halls, clubs, fraternities and sororities, and other campus organizations to promote consent culture.

Why get involved with SAVE?

  • Have a leadership role on campus and gain leadership experience
  • Be a part of social change, create consent culture and help end sexual violence on the UCR campus
  • Develop leadership, facilitation and public speaking skills
  • Help connect students on campus with important resources and support
  • Gain valuable training and more in-depth knowledge about sexual violence issues, relationship violence issues and stalking
  • Gain teamwork skills and work closely with other students

What are the requirements to be a SAVE Peer Educator?

  • Current UCR undergraduates and graduate students
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
  • Completion of the three-day sexual violence student educator training before the start of fall quarter
  • Ability to work well in a group

What is the time commitment?

  • SAVE peer educators serve for the academic year — fall, winter and spring quarters
  • Attendance at the three-day sexual violence student educator training before the start of fall quarter
  • Attendance at weekly one-hour meetings during the fall quarter and twice-monthly meetings during winter and spring quarters

How do I apply?

Contact lisa.yu@ucr.edu for more information.

APPLY NOW

Be a BSAV Representative

Now Accepting Applications for 2017–2018 BSAV Representatives!

What do BSAV representatives do?

Brothers and Sisters Against Violence (BSAV) is a homegrown network of outstanding fraternity and sorority members who educate their fellow brothers and sisters about the adverse effects of sexual/relationship violence and empower the community to make a difference. BASAV works in collaboration with CARE and the Fraternity and Sorority Involvement Center (FSIC).

As a representative, you:
  • Represent your fraternity/sorority
  • Act as a leader in the fraternity/sorority community
  • Educate your chapters on issues like bystander intervention, healthy relationships and consent
  • Discuss ways to effectively deliver information to chapter members
  • Engage in frequent discussions about what can be done to combat violence within the fraternity/sorority community

Why get involved with BSAV?

  • Be part the inaugural group of representatives
  • Be an agent of change, create consent culture and help end sexual violence in the fraternity/sorority community 
  • Develop leadership, facilitation and public speaking skills
  • Help connect students on campus with important resources and support

 

What are the requirements to be a BSAV representative?

  • Be an active member in a fraternity or sorority at UCR
  • Be enrolled full-time (12 units or more) for fall quarter 2017
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Be in good standing with your own chapter (academically, financially, etc.)
  • Be at least a second-year student

What is the time commitment?

Two hours per week (winter–fall 2018)

How do I apply?

Download an application and submit it in person during office hours to Nayaab Kazmi in HUB 365.

Office Hours

Monday 2–4:30 p.m.
Tuesday Noon–3 p.m.
Wednesday 2–4:30 p.m.
Thursday Noon–3 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m.–Noon 

Contact bsavUCR@gmail.com with questions.

APPLY NOW
 

Be a CARE Volunteer

What do CARE volunteers do?

CARE student volunteers work directly with the CARE office to provide office support, assistance with CARE programs and events, tabling, and help promoting important resources for the campus.


What are the requirements to be a CARE volunteer?

  • Attendance at the CARE volunteer training
  • Attendance at quarterly meetings
  • Involvement of a minimum of 15 hours per quarter

How do I apply to be a CARE Volunteer?

Contact lisa.yu@ucr.edu for more information or complete the online application.