Missouri State women – ask yourself these questions as you plan your fall…
- Are you interested in building your communication, facilitation, and conflict skills?
- Do you have a passion for helping youth, particularly girls and young women?
- Would you like a meaningful volunteer opportunity?
- Would you enjoy connecting with other college-aged women with similar interests?
- Would you benefit from an outstanding resume-building experience?
If you answered “yes,” consider taking part in Circles for Girls Facilitator training and volunteering with the program!
This free training is for women who wish to learn more about and/or volunteer to co-facilitate Circles for Girls with the Center for Dispute Resolution.
Circles for Girls is an 8-10 week structured educational group for girls and young women. It brings together a group of 4-10 girls with trained facilitators to explore topics relating to social, emotional, and physical well-being. Groups are conducted within area middle and high schools during the school day.
The program is designed focus on the development of effective conflict management and communication skills and to help girls realize their strengths, withstand social pressures, and maintain healthy relationships. In each session introduce the theme for the week. This is followed by an activity designed to help girls further explore the topic. Each session also includes guided discussions as well as journaling. Between sessions facilitators respond to girls’ journal entries to answer questions and provide feedback.The structure of Circles for Girls allows girls to receive information and explore topics in a meaningful way.
For more information on this program please visit http://www.missouristate.edu/cdr/Circles-for-Girls.htm.
Sign up for Training and to Volunteer
The training on Saturday, September 10th (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) will prepare you to co-facilitate a Circles for Girls group. This training is free for volunteers – sign up now!