UHC 2017 - 2018 Peer Educator Application

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Personal Information
Your Directory ID is your username that you will use to log into computers and other electronic systems on campus.
Academic Information
University Health Center Peer Education Programs are open to eligible undergraduate students only.
If you are a first year student, please enter NA
Resume can be in any of these formats: .txt, .rtf, .html, .odf, .pdf, .doc. Maximum file size is 2 Meg
Availability

The Peer Education Program requires students to register in the Fall for PEER31X (3 credits) and in the Spring for PEER32X (3 credits). It is critical that participants are able register for these courses and have enough time in their weekly schedule to commit to peer educator responsibilities (average of 3-5 hours per week). How many credits do you plan to take in the next two semesters?

What other time commitments/organization affiliations do you anticipate in the coming year (Spring and Fall Semesters)? (e.g. fraternity/sorority, other student organizations, athletics, job, volunteer work)


Are you willing to commit to work at least 3-5 hours per week in the coming year and attend all required weekly peer meetings?
Programs require a Mandatory 40 hour training held August 21-25, 2017 from 9am – 5pm. Students MUST participate in the full training to be eligible to serve as a peer educator. By submitting this application you are acknowledging and agreeing to participate in the full training process, attend required peer meetings and adhere to conduct becoming of a University Health Center Peer Educator.

PERSONAL STATEMENT

Write a response to the question, "Why do YOU want to be a peer educator? " Please discuss your qualifications, strengths, weaknesses, expectations, etc. Essentially, tell us why we should select YOU to be a peer health educator.

You can enter text in the text area below or, if you like, upload a separate document.

If you like, you can upload your personal statement in any of the following formats: txt , rtf, html, odf, pdf, doc. File size cannot be more than 2 Meg.

REFERENCES

Please list 2 people who can comment on your skills, abilities and character. These references must be from a teacher, professor, academic advisor, and/or a supervisor. It must be someone in your life, currently or formerly, who can recommend you for a peer educator position. Do not list family members or friends.
Reference 1
Reference 2
For students living on-campus Fall 2017 (this does not include properties close to campus but managed by private companies): Will you need early move-in to attend the required training? Early housing for resident students cannot be guaranteed. We CANNOT assist with early move-in for off-campus students.

If you are interested in joining the CARE Advocate program - whose mission is to work directly with survivors of sexual relationship and stalking violence to provide support, resources, and referrals - please select YES

PLEASE NOTE: If you apply for the CARE Advocate program - you will not be eligible to also apply for the Peer Educator programs. You must select one. 

If you are interested in joining the CARE Outreach program - whose mission is to educate the campus community about the CARE office and other campus resources for survivors and supporters- please select YES.

PLEASE NOTE: If you apply for the CARE Outreach program - you will not be eligible to also apply for the Peer Educator programs. You must select one. 

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