2020-2021 Remote Student Group Coordinator Application

Are you a Five College student interested in deepening your understanding of reproductive justice and student organizing skills? Do you want to play a role in coordinating CLPP's annual conference, From Abortion Rights to Social Justice: Building a Movement for Reproductive Freedom?

CLPP is hiring a Student Group Co-cordinator (Remote Position for the time being) to work collaboratively with another co-coordinator, CLPP staff and Student Group members on fall events and year-round conference organizing. Student Group Coordinators will be responsible for student group planning, staffing events, outreach, social media updates, program evaluations, and facilitating meetings.

Student Group Coordinators have a large role in producing CLPP's annual conference, including coordinating the Student Group, gathering and implementing Student Group input, acting as a liaison between staff and students, and coordinating the student committees. This year's conference is tentative due to COVID-19, and the Student Group's focus will adjust accordingly.

This paid position requires a full academic year commitment. The 2020-21 year runs from mid-August 2020 to mid-May 2021. Must be able to work 10-15 hours/week.

Be the catalyst for the CLPP student community this year! Learn about what you can build in student group in this video.

Deadline for applications is Wednesday, August 19, 12pm (noon).  Five College students are eligible and encouraged to apply. If you have other questions, feel free to email us!


Job Summary

The incoming CLPP Student Group Coordinators will work under the supervision of the CLPP Program Coordinator and collaboratively with CLPP staff and student group members on public events, student group meetings, trainings, and conference organizing. 

Student Group Coordinators will be responsible for planning and facilitating Student Group meetings and other events and trainings (including reproductive justice workshops, trainings, panels, and conference planning meetings); participating in conference planning and workshop development; managing Student Group conference organizing and committees; serving as liasons between Student Group members and CLPP staff; conducting event and conference outreach; and performing program evaluation.

This position begins August 2020 and continues through May 2021 at 10 hours/week in the Fall semester and 15 hours/week in the Spring, with a possibility to stay on in subsequent years. Candidates must be available to work throughout the weekend of CLPP's annual conference.

This position pays $12/hour.

For more details about the position, check out the SGC Full Job Description. If you have other questions, feel free to email Desta Cantave at dcantave@hampshire.edu.


Position Requirements

  • Enrolled at one of the Five Colleges through May 2021, preference for first and second year students. Work-study eligibility preferred, but not required.

  • Div I and Div II students at Hampshire are encouraged to apply.

Position Benefits

  • Transferable Skills:

    • program development in social justice education

    • organizing

    • event planning

    • supervising and delegating to a team of student volunteers

  • RJ Resume Builder:

    • Reproductive Justice Non-profit work experience

    • Opportunities to meet, connect with, and host RJ leaders for Student Group events

    • Conference planning, organizing, and support


  • Ability to work in teams and to empower leadership of peers

  • Willingness to incorporate direction and feedback into creative work plans that include design, implementation, facilitation, or providing logistical support for events

  • Working knowledge of Hampshire offices and the local area

  • Have existing (and ability to build) networks in the Five Colleges and beyond

  • Comfort with public speaking; working knowledge or interest in facilitation

  • Ability to be flexible and to fit into existing systems of organization

  • Ability to work across difference

  • Design/video skills a plus

  • Comfort with word processing, email communication, speaking on the phone, maintaining excel spreadsheets

  • Detail-oriented

  • Interest and knowledge in reproductive rights and social justice issues

  • Growing understanding of systems of oppression and intersections of social justice issues

Hiring Process

  • Deadline for applications is Wednesday, August 19, 12pm (noon)

  • Interviews (via Zoom) will be conducted from August 17 through August 28.

Hiring decisions will be made by Friday, September 4.


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