Apply to be the Wellness Peer Mentor!
SW&HP is now recruiting for a Peer Mentor to work with our Wellness Community in 2013-2014. Learn more & apply at http://goo.gl/9sO24. Get involved in planning exciting events & workshops, connect students to campus resources, and help first year students learn to live a healthy lifestyle on campus. You will gain leadership skills, work closely with Residence Life and Student Wellness staff, and help other students achieve their health & wellness goals. (Ignore the posted deadline! Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.)
TRAINING IS ESSENTIAL AND REQUIRED for becoming a member of Pow! Training will focus on a variety of material, including health information, programming skill development, and values clarification.
SPRING 2013 PEER EDUCATOR TRAINING will be held on April 12-14th, 2013, and topical breakout sessions have will be held at the times & dates listed below. Training is MANDATORY.
Pow! General Training:
Friday, April 12, 2013, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday, April 13, 2013 , 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday, April 14, 2013, Noon - 6:00pm
ABIDE & SUGAR Breakout Trainings:
After the general peer educator training weekend, each new member will select a topic of focus and attend the mandatory breakout training sessions for this specialty area. The choices are:
SUGAR: Sexual Understanding, Growth, Awareness & Responsibility - peer education about safer sex, STDs, sexual communication, etc. SUGAR Breakout Trainings will be held at 6:00pm-9:00pm on Tues. April 30th & Tues. May 7th.
ABIDE: About Body Image & Disordered Eating -- peer education about body image, disordered eating, fitness & nutrition. ABIDE Breakout Trainings will be held at 6:00pm-9:00pm on Wed. April 24th & Wed. May 1st.
MEETINGS: After training concludes, though not mandatory, peer educators are expected to attend weekly meetings. This Spring 2013, Pow! meetings are on Monday nights at 5:15pm and include free dinner. Each semester the meeting schedule is determined based on the best availability of members.
PLEASE NOTE: You must be able to attend ALL TRAINING SESSIONS (general + your specialty breakout trainings) in order to participate in Pow!
Application Deadline is March 8, 2013, by 5:00pm. If you missed the deadline and would still like to apply, call Student Wellness & Health Promotion at 302-831-3457 and ask to speak to Nancy Chase as soon as possible to inquire about submitting a late application.
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