Peer Health Educators

TCI’s Remote Peer Health Education 2 semester based program is dedicated to building students’ knowledge of Take Control Initiative’s core curriculum and sexual health best practices while developing and implementing a project to positively impact the community. Peer Health Educators (PHE) will use knowledge and skills developed to co-plan and implement projects of choice on comprehensive sexual health education and services. Under the guidance of Take Control Initiative’s Education and Outreach team, PHE will:

  • Be advocates for student body wellbeing and inclusivity as campus policies and procedures change
  • Provide virtual safe spaces for group discussion
  • Develop a group project that promotes health and wellness
  • Disseminate accurate sexual and reproductive health information 
  • Provide referral to TCI partner services

What qualifications are needed?

Applicants should meet the following eligibility requirements to be considered for a position for the 2022-2023 academic year:

  • Must be 18-24 years or older
  • Minimum commitment of 2 semesters 
  • Minimum commitment of 3 hours per week 
  • Complete required training/orientation and weekly check-in meetings
  • Must be willing to foster partnerships with diverse campus partners and student organizations
  • Must be committed to delivering programming that is culturally sensitive and inclusive to all populations
  • Ability to function in a group both as a leader and as a supportive team member
  • Be able to work independently and with a team 

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