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Under the direct supervision of the Lead Health Educator and Health Educator, a Peer Educator will:
•Facilitate Health Education classes and workshops with various University offices, including Residence Life, University Recreation, Counseling Center, The Responsible Sexuality Committee
•Be well versed in wellness, alcohol, drugs, sexual health, and sexual assault prevention.
•Serve as a University role model and advocate for responsible and healthy lifestyle choices.
Must be willing to:
•Attend all mandatory training and meetings.
•Assist fellow Peer Educators in the creation of programs and workshops that educate the University of West Georgia community about Alcohol, Drugs, Sexual Health, Sexual Assault Prevention, and Wellness issues as they relate to college students.
•All other duties as assigned by the Lead Health Educator, the Health Educator, and the Graduate Assistant.
•Must be a full-time University of West Georgia undergraduate student in good academic standing (GPA of 2.75 or higher).
•Must be a role model for responsible and healthy lifestyle choices and enthusiastic about educating peers on wellness issues.
•Must possess strong verbal skills and the desire to present information to peers.
•Must demonstrate the ability to work with individuals and groups in a leadership capacity.
GPA 3.0 or higher
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Superior customer service skills, positive and friendly attitude. Willingness to work cooperatively with others. Ability to handle confidential information with care and ability to prioritize duties. Basic computer skills and knowledge, attentiveness to details, and good organizational skills and initiatives. Assist students with scheduling appointments and provide information on other academic support programs offered for student success.
Be able to lift and carry mail. Take stairs and non-stop work for two-plus hours.
Career & Self-Development
Equity & Inclusion
Special Applicant Instructions
Thank you for your interest in this position. The screening and selection process is currently underway and will continue until a successful candidate is chosen. Should a review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted.