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Substance Abuse Prevention and Education

Peer Educators Application

You can help students at the University of South Carolina and build useful professional skills at the same time.

How do I become a Peer Educator?

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Non-judgmental and open minded to different experiences and perceptions of AOD use.
  • Desire to advocate for healthy decision making regarding alcohol and other substances through risk reduction strategies.
  • Creativity, program planning experience, and campus involvement preferred.

Requirements:

  • Successful completion of SAPE Peers application and interview process
  • Attend ongoing SAPE trainings to build knowledge and skills for facilitating presentations/workshops

 Responsibilities:

  • Advocate for healthy decisions regarding alcohol and other substances
  • Facilitate substance abuse prevention workshops, presentations and programming as directed by advisors
  • Participate in weekly meetings, presentations, events, and other project-specific functions as scheduled.

Total Time Commitment

  • Eight hours  per month for SAPE Peers and Greeks for SAPE

Training Requirement:

  • SAPE training will be ongoing

 

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