Become a s.w.e.e.t. Peer Educator!

Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  Your application and ‌one reference are due.  Please mail or drop off your references to Karen Flanagan, in the Wellness Center.

Interviews will be scheduled for candidates via email once their applications and references are received. 

S.W.E.E.T. PEER EDUCATOR QUALIFICATIONS, including but not limited to:

  • Academic success at SHU measured by a GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Creativity
  • Energy
  • Positive attitude
  • Dependability and reliability
  • Sensitivity to and interest in issues of alcohol and other drugs as well as additional wellness issues
  • Open minded, non-judgmental
  • Good listening and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills in one-on-one and in group settings
  • Ability to interact and present information to students and the community at SHU
  • Honest desire to help others
  • Commitment to making healthy lifestyle choices and role modeling those choices


  • Peer Educators will serve for the full academic year
  • Plan and run programs, events, and campaigns
  • Provide information and resources to students
  • Develop and facilitate workshops and outreach
  • Make presentations to various groups and organizations on campus
  • Participate in on-going evaluation of the Peer Educator experience
  • Attend training sessions, in-services and weekly meetings
  • Communicate with advisor throughout the year

All questions may be directed to 203-371-7955 or