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Apply to be a part of CREWS

September 20, 2013

CREWS is looking for new peer educators. Apply by Sept. 27.

CREWS -- Creating Respect, Educating Wellness (by and for) Students --  Peer Educators provide essential educational services for campus groups, classes, departments and organizations on ways to lower their risks in the areas of alcohol use and sexual health practices, as well as offering tobacco education.

CREWS Peer Educators receive relevant training to develop and implement presentations and programming, designed to increase positive health behaviors and decision making. They also supply students with resource information about health-related, student support services on campus and provide referrals to these services.

Become a peer educator

CREWS Peer Educators are selected from the undergraduate, CSU student body to provide relevant health related presentations and outreach. Through their training program, they become Certified Peer Educators, in accordance with standards set forth by the BACCHUS Network.

In selecting our CREWS Peer Educators, the CSU Health Network strives for diversity in student leaders, including:

  • Academic majors
  • Life experiences and personal perspectives
  • Ethnic and cultural diversity

Common characteristics of a peer educator include:

  • Caring about helping others
  • Caring about sharing accurate, up to date resources and information
  • Committed to making a difference on our campus, community and planet
  • Committed to a non-judgmental approach to health education and risk reduction

Apply now

CREWS is accepting applications until Sept. 27. Apply to be a part of CREWS.