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Health Services Center


Become a Peer Educator

Position Details

Primary Function and Goal: 
The Health & Wellness Peer Educators work within the Student Health Services Center in conjunction with other University services to deliver holistic health promotion programs and support to Adelphi students through peer educators.

Under the direct supervision of the Health Educator, Peer Educators will:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of educational and social programs geared towards the promotion of wellness on a variety of health & wellness topics.
  • Facilitate wellness workshops with various University offices
  • Be well versed on wellness topics, including: alcohol and other drug use/abuse, nicotine use, healthy relationships, and personal health.
  • Participate in a number of campus-wide wellness awareness-raising events and promotions.
  • Serve as a University role model and advocate for responsible and healthy lifestyle choices.


  • Must be a full-time Adelphi University Undergraduate student
  • 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 ability to work well with individuals and groups.
  • Complete the Peer Education Training program and pass the National Certification Exam.
  • Please note all applicants will undergo a University disciplinary record review upon consideration for the position and any other time during the year as deemed necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Attend and be on time for the required training meetings
  2. Attend and be on time for weekly meetings
  3. Assist fellow Peer Educators in the creation of programs and workshops
  4. Assist the Health Educator and fellow Peer Educators in the facilitation of educational and social wellness campus-wide programs and events.
  5. All other duties as assigned by the Health Educator.

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