Interested in becoming a Peer Health Advisor?
Applications for Fall 2022 will open the week of September 5th through Sunday, October 9th.
1.) Fill out the online application
2.) Selected applicants will undergo an interview process (beginning October 2022)
3.) Accepted applicants will attend the remaining Peer Health Advisor meetings in the Fall semester
Training is expected to take place in Spring 2023 and will consist of foundational training as well as training on priority student health issues. Trainings will be delivered by the Health Advancement & Prevention Strategies staff as well as other campus experts. It will be offered as a 4-credit course and is a requirement to become a Peer Health Advisor, though students may opt to not take the class for credit.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Peer Health Advisor Application Process FAQ
If you’re a first or second year undergraduate student that has the time and passion to commit to our organization, we’d love to have you. Applications are open early each fall semester; otherwise, you would have to wait for the following cycle to apply.
Yes! After careful review of all applications, select applicants will be approved by members of the Peer Health executive board and will sign up for a timeslot for an in-person interview. Interviews for the fall semester are to occur early October. Select applicants who make it to round II will demonstrate their public speaking skill through a five minute facilitation.
Peer Health Advisors do not receive compensation for their services. However, as a new member, you have the option to register the training for a 4-credit course offered through Health, Medicine, and Society (College of Arts and Sciences). You are also eligible to apply for positions in our executive board and gain valuable leadership experience.
Participate in a minimum of two (2) programs or events per semester
Attend and participate in training sessions, group meetings, events, and activities
Assist in the planning, execution, and evaluation of related events and programs
Abide by most recent mandated reporting policies and laws
Being a Peer Health Advisor will require a time commitment that can range. At a minimum, students will take place in the 4-credit course which is typically 3 hours a week plus required assignments. All members must attend weekly or biweekly group meetings which last about an hour on average. All Peer Health Advisors are expected to participate in recruitment, programming, facilitation, event organization, or other activities which could also take several hours a week, depending on students’ involvement, Peer Health Advisor events scheduled, programming request volume, and the Lehigh University academic calendar.