In order to do the work of the QRC there are many roles that must be filled each year. Whether you want to be involved through peer-counseling, through running programs, or through advocating through ASLC and the administration, there are roles at the QRC for you! The main leadership roles (including peer counselors) are filled at the beginning of each year. Find out how to apply for each below:
Note: Please feel free to apply for as many positions as you like. It is possible to fill multiple positions as well if you are so inclined. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
We are currently accepting applications for the peer counselor position! The application is due on February 1st, the interviews will be held the 3-6th, and the training will be held the 9th. If you have any questions or problems, please email us at email@example.com.
This position is open to students on all three campuses. Peer counselors will be trained in para-professional counseling techniques, LGBTQ specific issues, and the Portland area resources for the queer and questioning community. Counselors should be able to deal with issues related to queer and questioning identity ranging from depression and anxiety, to substance abuse and suicide.
We are currently accepting applications for staff positions! The application is due on February 1st, the interviews will be held the 3-6th, and the training will be held the 9th. If you have any questions or problems, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
These positions are open to students on all three campuses. Staff will be trained in para-professional counseling techniques, LGBTQ specific issues, and the Portland area resources for the queer and questioning community. They will be expected to attend QRC team meetings, but are not expected to hold counseling hours.
Programmer: Ensures that all events run smoothly which includes but is not limited to: Creating reservations of space, arranges all food needs, invites guests. Is point person in creative ideas for new monthly or semester events. Keeps a log with detailed instructions for running each event
Outreach: Familiarizes themselves with resources throughout Portland (i.e. Cascade aids, SMYRC) and fosters connections with them. Connects with OutLaw and the graduate campus. Keeps our group informed of queer related issues on and off campus during staff meetings. Is creative in new ways to reach the masses.
Secretary: In charge of of advertising, including designing posters, getting them printed and distributing them across campus. Updates and checks the twitter, website, BARK and QRC email. Takes minutes at the meeting and sends them to staff. Creates and distributes any literature we want as a resource (i.e. monthly zine).
Treasurer: In charge of all monetary tasks. Creates and follows budget. Allocates funds for events and resources properly. Makes sure to stock all our resources that can be distributed to the community. Features one resource per month (i.e. glow in the dark condoms around Halloween time).