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Peer Educator Program

There are two different ways to become involved with the Health Resource Center (HRC):

1) Wellness Warriors

2) Peer Educators

Wellness Warriors

Wellness Warriors are our outreach volunteers who represent the Student Health Services on campus.

Job duties include:

  • Attend trainings to learn about a variety of health topics in the HRC
  • Set up, conduct outreach and clean up tables, chairs, etc. for outreach events on campus
  • Promote the Student Health Services and all of our programs during events

What are we looking for?

  • Excellent verbal skills
  • Professional and responsible
  • Comfortable talking to students, staff and faculty about our programs and health education topics
  • Comfortable talking about topics important to college students (e.g., alcohol and drug use/abuse, sexual health, tobacco use/abuse, sexual assault, etc.)
  • Comfortable conducting condom demonstrations
  • Able to volunteer an average of 2 hours per week
  • Minimum commitment of one semester.

If you are interested, please submit the following package to hrc@csulb.edu

  1. Cover letter stating your interest and intentions
  2. Resume

Peer Educators

We have a core group of internal peer educators who will work in the Health Resource Center. This is for interns, volunteers and paid student assistants.

What we are looking for:

  • Must be able to work a minimum of 12 hours per week (maximum of 20 hours/week).
  • Must commit to a minimum of one full semester regardless of required internship hours.
  • Confident speaking in front of your peers.
  • Comfortable talking about topics important to college students (e.g., alcohol and drug use/abuse, tobacco use/abuse, sexual health, etc.).
  • Professional, responsible, self-motivated, and mature.
  • Open minded and nonjudgmental (about race, religion, sexual orientation, health choices, etc.).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Capable of working independently and in team environments.
  • Passionate about health promotion, public health, and wellness.
  • Capable of being absolutely confidential about other people's private medical affairs.

Job Duties include:

  • Attending trainings and meetings.
  • Teaching workshops for CSULB students on sexual health, stress reduction, drugs, alcohol, sexual misconduct, bystander intervention methods, campus wellness services, etc.
  • Implementing outreach events on campus to increase awareness about different health topics (includes tabling, walking, carrying items and talking to students).
  • Training Wellness Warriors to conduct outreach events on campus.
  • Assisting health educators and supervisors with special projects.
  • Writing articles for website and blog, and engaging in our social media.
  • Scheduling appointments for patients, answering phones and providing information about our programs and services to students.
  • All training provided!

 

If you are interested, please submit the following to hrc@csulb.edu

  1. Cover letter (include what qualifies you, how you will con
  2. tribute, etc.)
  3. Current resume Writing sample (choose a paper you have written that you are proud to submit).

    For more information, call Heidi Girling at (562) 985-7182 or visit our website at: www.csulb.edu/hrc/peereducatoropportunities

HRC Table