Volunteer, Internship and Club Opportunities

There are many ways to get involved with the PLU Center for Gender Equity! We offer  a variety of opportunities for involvement, with different time commitments and areas of concentration. Check out the information below on volunteer, internship and club opportunities. If you have any questions or concerns, email the Center for Gender Equity at cge@plu.edu.

Center for Gender Equity Volunteer Program

There are many ways you can help! Plan programs throughout the year like Women’s History Month, Eating Disorders Awareness Week and Love Your Body Day. Help out at the Center by providing resources to visitors, updating resources and maintaining the library. For outreach and public relations, help design PR materials and publicize the Center’s work. These are just a few of the ways you can help at the CGE!

Step 1: Apply Here

Step 2: Determine Your Role

  • Meet with the Volunteer Coordinator (they will contact you to schedule the meeting) to discuss your interests and the many volunteer opportunities offered through the Center for Gender Equity
  • Learn more about the Center for Gender Equity and determine how you would like to help support and advance the Center for Gender Equity’s mission

Step 3: Volunteer

  • Once the Volunteer Coordinator meets with you to determine your role and volunteer schedule, the fun starts!
  • Volunteering may mean weekly hours at the Center for Gender Equity, training as a peer educator, or helping out with a campus program or event

Step 4: Offer Your Feedback

  • We want to hear your thoughts, ideas, and suggestions on how we can make the volunteer experience even better. Please share!

Student Clubs

Feminist Student Union (FSU) – FSU’s purpose is to create constructive dialogue, awareness and positive change in society through everyday acts by outrageous women, celebrating individual exploration of gender and critically examining the impact of gender on institutions. E-mail fsu@plu.edu for more information.

Peer Advocacy and Community Education (PACE) – Trained peer educators create dialogue around issues of sexual violence, gender and culture by offering presentations and campus programs. E-mail pace@plu.edu to learn about the next training session.

Men as Partners Promoting Equality – MAPPE engages men as allies in the pursuit for gender equality by exploring positive, healthy expressions of masculinity. Email mensproj@plu.edu for more information.

PLU V-Day -To stop violence against women and girls worldwide, V-Day fundraises and educates the PLU campus by putting on an annual production of Vagina Monologues every February. Email vdayplu@plu.edu or visit www.vday.org for more information.