!IMPORTANT NOTE FOR CURRENT/PREVIOUS VOLUNTEERS: If you are a current OR former PHE Volunteer with a PHE Community log-in, please apply by logging into the PHE Community and clicking on the “Open Positions” button in the left hand navigation panel.
Failure to comply may result in faulty application submission! For any questions, please reach out to your college’s respective Program Manager.
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Peer Health Exchange (PHE) is a non-profit organization that empowers young people with the knowledge, skills, and resources to make healthy decisions. We do this by training college students to teach a skills-based health curriculum in public high schools that lack health education.
PHE’s vision is, with our partners, to advance health equity and improve health outcomes for young people
PHE Health Educators (HEs) are volunteers. They learn PHE workshops and deliver them to young people in public high schools.
o Teach one workshop approximately every week to the same classroom of students
o Attend a volunteer orientation and volunteer training retreat, attend one workshop group meeting each week throughout the year
o Practice independently, as needed
PHE HEs will:
o Attend the mandatory volunteer orientation
o Attend the mandatory training retreat on a pre-designated weekend
o Attend mandatory weekly Workshop Group meetings led by a Leadership Council (LC) Member
o Incorporate direction and evaluation from their LC Member in order to develop and improve their teaching skills
o Undergo Teaching Skills Evaluations (TSEs) for workshops
o Support the PHE program through additional volunteer opportunities
ResponsibilitiesPHE HEs will:
PHE is looking for someone who:
· Is committed to the PHE mission
· Has strong teaching and relationship building skills
· Is willing to develop and improve their teaching ability
· Will commit four to six hours per week, including all mandatory meetings and teaching at least one workshop a week for the entire academic year
· Is a full-time undergraduate student
o Help build an effective, replicable model of health education
o Gain first-hand classroom experience
o Develop group facilitation skills
o Develop classroom management skills
o Develop public speaking skills
o Develop interpersonal skills
· Learn valuable health information
· Learn about career opportunities
o Learn about the public service, public health, and education sectors
o Learn about job and internship opportunities
o Have the opportunity to apply for jobs at PHE after graduation
· Be an integral part of the campus community
o Develop friendships with a diverse group of fellow students
o Help build a lasting campus organization by recruiting friends and classmates
o Have the opportunity to apply for leadership positions within PHE
Contact: To apply to be a PHE Health Educator, visit www.peerhealthexchange.org/apply.
or Cynthia Diaz - firstname.lastname@example.org