Intergroup Relations

CommonGround Workshop Program

The Program on Intergroup Relations

Student Coordinator Position

 

Goals of the position:

  • Develop skills and knowledge in event programming and management, marketing, recruitment, community building and facilitation, as well as gain an increased understanding of social justice issues.
  •  Support CommonGround Facilitators in the areas of workshop facilitation skills, dialogic pedagogy, and professional development.
  • Promote a positive and connected CommonGround community.
  •  Promote the social, professional and educational development of the CommonGround community

Requirements for Student Coordinators:

  • Attend the CommonGround retreat
  • Plan, facilitate and manage Professional and Social Development Events
  • Manage and assist Curriculum Development and Organization
  • Assist in the Marketing of and Recruitment for CommonGround
  • Attend the Weekly Student Coordinator meetings
  • Facilitate a CommonGround Weekly Meeting
  • CommonGround meetings take place on a rotating schedule from 6:00 – 7:30 pm
  • Up to 10 hours per month

 

Meet the Current Student Coords!

Apply to be a Student Coordinator

Deadline: January 15, 2018 

Please email us at igrcommonground@umich.edu with any questions or concerns. Thank you!

Request a Workshop

  • We will begin accepting workshop requests for the Spring/Summer semester starting April 1st (workshops held between June - August 2018; We cannot take any workshop requests for May 2018 this year).
  • At this time, we are at capacity the Winter semester (workshops held between January - April 2018). 

 We appreciate your understanding and look forward to working with you!

  • Requests must be submitted three (3) weeks prior to the intended workshop date.
  • The general purpose of these workshops is to create interactive spaces to engage in dialogue about social justice and social identity. If your organization is seeking mediation, the Office of Student Conflict Resolution (www.oscr.umich.edu) or Student Activities and Leadership's Student Organization Support can serve as resources