Description of Position:

Peer Educators facilitate freshmen workshops designed to promote awareness and safety in the MSU community. They will be responsible for promoting an atmosphere conducive to educating and empowering incoming students to become active bystanders and allies at MSU. They will receive a $20 stipend for each freshmen workshop they facilitate. Peer Educators must be undergraduate students and will be required to attend 32 hours of training to become a member of the team.

What we are looking for:

Both men and women are needed to lead these workshops. Additional experience in sexual assault and relationship violence prevention or response is encouraged, but by no means necessary. Focus will be put on teachability, enthusiasm, leadership, and the ability to connect with other students.

Instructions for applicants: 

Please complete the online application and attach a copy of your resume, complete with work and volunteer experience, student group and activity membership, and three professional references with contact info.

Application process:
  • SARV hires once yearly during the spring semester. The application will be available online around February – March. Please feel free to contact us at any time, however, if you’re interested in being a Peer Educator!
  • You will receive an email confirmation after submitting your application online (if not, please contact us).
  • After the application closes we will contact applicants for interviews. Interviews will be conducted throughout April.
  • Final selection and notification of candidates will occur before the end of the spring semester. You will be notified via email about whether or not you are invited to be on our SARV Prevention Team.

Interested in what students have to say about being a peer educators?

  • “If you are interested in fighting against sexual assault, learning more about healthy relationships, improving your public speaking skills, and meeting some of the best coworkers, SARV is the place for you. “
  • “It’s awesome being around all these likeminded individuals who care deeply about these issues on college campuses and in the world in general. Scheduling is extremely flexible and as students trying to juggle all the things we do I know that is important. Making a difference AND getting paid? I don’t think it can get any better than SARV”
  • “My favorite part about being a SARV peer educator is being a part of a group that educates so many people, and is a part of creating change within our own MSU community. “
  • “You should apply to be a peer educator because SARV is an incredible organization from head to toe. We have an diverse network of friendly co-workers, an incredible mission to teach by, and a flexible schedule of workshops”