Matadors4Wellness Peer Health Educators

Application for 2017-18

Passionate about health and wellness? Interested in educating your peers about leading healthier lives in college and beyond? See yourself as a student leader? Then join our team. Matadors4Wellness Peer Health Educators are trained to provide educational programs on stress reduction, sleep improvement, alcohol tobacco and other drugs, sexual health, healthy eating, and overall wellness. All majors are welcome.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct health & wellness workshops at Oasis Wellness Center
  • Participate in outreach activities and tabling fairs across campus
  • Conduct aromatherapy and guided meditation sessions
  • Educate campus community about campus wellness resources

What you’ll gain as a Peer Health Educator:

  • Priority registration (for Spring 2018)
  • $50 gift card (given at the end of the year)
  • BACCHUS Network Certified Peer Educator (CPE) certification
  • TIPS (Training for Intervention Procedures) certification
  • Presentation and public speaking skills
  • In-depth knowledge on college health issues
  • Opportunity to become a campus leader through peer education and mentorship

Time Commitment:

  • 4hrs/week; 1-year commitment (Fall 2017 + Spring 2018)
  • Mandatory 5-day training in August 2017 (Dates to be determined)
  • Mandatory team meetings twice a month (Wednesdays 3-4:30pm)

How to apply:

Complete the fields below. If you would like to include a cover letter and/or resume (recommended but optional) please click on the upload button below. Application Deadline: March 31, 2017

For questions, please contact Susan Krikorian, MPH, CHES at or (818) 677-6128.

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