CREWS, Creating Respect, Educating Wellness (by and for) Students, is welcoming applicants for the 2014-2015 academic year.
CREWS is a group of student peer educators who provide essential educational services for campus groups, classes, departments and organizations in a nonjudgmental manner. They offer facts and information about ways students can lower their risks with alcohol use and sexual health practices, as well as offering tobacco education.
Peer educators are a diverse, trained, student team who connects with peers, facilitates discussions and helps others make informed health choices. 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.
CREWS peer educators have many opportunities to make connections – with students, with fellow peer educators and with staff. Being a CREWS member can help you build critical skills like leadership, communication, critical thinking, presentation, organization and more.
CREWS seeks students who want to make a difference on campus. Applying to be a peer educator is easy — just complete the online application.