Women’s Center Winter Break Hours

During Winter Break the Women’s Center will be open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm through Friday, December 21, 2018.


We will reopen at 9am on Tuesday, January 2, 2019.


Wishing you a restful and healing Winter Break.


Winter Break Hours for the Office of the Dean of Students can be found at dos.uoregon.edu.

For 24/7 confidential support and resources about sexual violence, please call 541.346.SAFE or visit SAFE.uoregon.edu.

For support and resources about incidents of bias or hate, please visit RESPECT.uoregon.edu.

WC Closed 4/27

The Women’s Center will be CLOSED on Friday, April 27th following Take Back the Night Rally, March and Speak Out Against Sexual and Domestic Violence.

If you are in need of immediate assistance please contact the Office of the Dean of Students at 541.346.3216.

For 24/7 confidential support and resources about sexual violence, please call 541.346.SAFE or visit SAFE.uoregon.edu.

For support and resources about incidents of bias or hate, please visit RESPECT.uoregon.edu. 

 Please take so much care.

Spring Term Book Aid

Funds are limited! Please apply ASAP!

Please list all books needed, we will purchase what we can if you are selected for Bookaid, the purchase amount varies each term.

The Women’s Center is Hiring Office Assistants!

Please be advised there is a quick turnaround for this deadline extension.

All Office Assistant Applicants must have Federal Work Study in order to be eligible for the position.

Office Assistant Position Description

The Women’s Center seeks to provide leadership skills through experiential learning opportunities and empowerment. Our center focuses on bridging classroom learning and student activism. The WC provides education, advocacy and support via resources, referral, event coordination, support groups, lactation space, quarterly magazine, community outreach, cultural events co-sponsored with various organizations/departments, etc. in order to promote a safe, equitable and affirming campus climate for people of all genders. Student Office Assistants are vital to the mission of the center’s services and programming efforts.

The Mission:

The mission of the Women’s Center is to advocate for the best educational and working environment for women and people of all genders at the University of Oregon. We accomplish this by working toward societal change, the ending of oppression and by supporting personal growth.


Office Assistants are the public face of all work of the Women’s Center. Office Assistants lead general awareness campaigns about the Women’s Center’s programs, events and services. Office Assistants work as part of a 20 person staff, supervised by the Women’s Center Director and Administrative Program Assistant.

Yearly WC Events:

  • Red Zone Sexual Violence Awareness Campaign
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month Toiletry Drive
  • Women of Color Retreat/Allyship Symposium
  • Lyllye B. Parker Women of Color Speaker Series
  • International Women’s Day Celebration
  • Take Back the Night
  • OUT/LOUD Queer and Trans Women’s Performance Fest

Location: The Women’s Center, EMU Room 012

Compensation: $10 hour, 5-10 hours per week

Start date: September 2017     

End date: June 2018


  • Develop high visibility awareness campaigns for the Women’s Center
    • Class raps each term about WC and resources
    • Tabling about our office
    • Create promotional items
    • Develop innovative ways to promote involvement of the general student body in the Women’s Center
  • Serve as a greeter in the Women’s Center by:
    • welcoming people to the office and helping them feel they belong
    • providing support, information and referrals and explain our services
    • being up-to-date on Women’s Center events in order to provide necessary information to visitors and callers
    • updating desk resource guide with current staff contact information, schedule, and information about events
    • maintaining the social area in the lounge and front desk
    • offering a hospitable and problem-solving attitude to visitors
    • assisting visitors who use the Women’s Center library, maintaining the library system
    • seek out resources when unaware so no one coming to the Women’s Center feels under-served
  • Organize the toiletry drive with local domestic violence service provider for Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October) programming
  • Assists with advertising for all center-related events

 Inter-Office Support:

  • Assist with the functioning of the center (answering phones, taking messages, greeting people, etc.)
  • General office support including photocopying, delivering, picking up, or posting materials on campus, working on special projects, assisting with mailings, keeping the display area current, fundraising and maintaining the library
  • Help coordinate center events and reviewing and approving requests for co-sponsorships made to the center

Prerequisite Skills/Requirements:

  • Ability to work and learn with people from diverse backgrounds; to work under occasional time pressure; to listen, communicate and write effectively; to take directions and follow through on projects and assignments; to have self-initiative; to meet time commitments on scheduled work hours; to attend weekly staff meetings and occasional training sessions.
  • Must have a personal commitment and sensitivity to creating a welcoming environment for all women (including, but not limited to, women of color, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer women, nontraditional students, international women, mothers, disabled women and members of all religious and ethnic groups).
  • Understanding of intersectionality of all underrepresented communities and why our services for all women reflect on multiple communities.
  • Willingness to be challenged and grow in a supportive environment.
  • Education about or commitment to feminism is preferred.

How to Apply:

Applicants are screened and the top candidates are offered interviews. Applications are submitted online via the form below. Requirements also include a resume and a list of two references to be uploaded.

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The Women’s Center will be closed Friday 4/28 following Take Back the Night Rally, March & Speak Out Against Sexual Violence. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Day of Service 2016


“On January 18th—MLK Day—millions of volunteers around the country will give back to their communities and we hope you will join them! Last year the Holden Center sent over 200 students, faculty and staff out into the community and this year will hope to make an even larger impact. We are working with 12 community partners: Walama Restoration, Hendricks Park, Arc of Lane County, Ophelia’s Place, St Vincent de Paul, and many more.

Registration is required and available online at serve.uoregon.edu under Service Events.

There will be two community service shifts (9-12pm and 1-4pm) on the 18th.

If you have any questions feel free to call the Holden Center at 541-346-1146 or email us at serve@uoregon.edu

Thank you for working with the Holden Center and helping your community!”