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Apply to Be a Peer Educator

As a Peer Health Educator, you will:

  • Receive training on a wide range of health topics
  • Serve as an extension of the Center for Health Education and Wellness
  • Improve your leadership and communication skills
  • Gain experience in program planning and presentation
  • Make an impact on the health of the UT campus community
  • Interact and collaborate with student organizations
  • Enhance your resume
  • Make great friends!
  • Get paid

Are you interested in health and wellness and looking for a fun way to get involved? Apply here!

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The mission of the VOLS 2 VOLS Peer Health Educators is to promote healthy lifestyles and better decision-making to the university community by providing unbiased and inclusive information with easily accessible resources. They strive to help build a supportive environment for all Volunteers by creating an open dialogue about health issues that matter to students.


  • Public speaking interest and ability
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Interpersonal skills including the ability and willingness to respectfully engage diverse students, faculty, staff, and other university community members
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Be an undergraduate first-year student, sophomore, or junior


  • Complete the Peer Health Educator Certification training
  • Attend all mandatory training and meetings
  • Be committed to the program and follow through with all scheduled commitments
  • Maintain confidentiality when needed
  • Be receptive to new health information and resources

Time Commitment

The total time commitment will vary depending on the number of workshops and presentations requested. At a minimum, you can expect it to be 45 hours per semester (three hours a week).

Contact Ashlynn Malone with any questions!