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Carissa Ruf
Jun 27, 2018

Peer Advocate Application Now Open!

Jun 27, 2018 by Carissa Ruf

Lead. Educate. Advocate.

The Office of Health Promotion provides education, outreach, and advocacy to enhance the health of all students. We are looking for students who have a passion for advocacy and bettering the campus community. Peer Advocates have a unique opportunity to be a part of change on Montclair State University’s campus. It is an outlet for students to use their creativity, passions, and interests in order to better the campus as a whole.   

What Do Peer Advocates Do?

Peer Advocates are student volunteers for the Office of Health Promotion. Peer Advocates provide outreach, educational prevention programming, and a person to talk to on a variety of health and social justice issues such as: stress reduction, body image, alcohol and other drugs, safer sex, sleep, nutrition, diversity, and cold/flu prevention, just to name a few. The possibilities are as diverse as our volunteers!

Who Can Apply?

We accept applications from every student currently enrolled at Montclair State University! We also welcome students from any major or discipline to apply for these volunteer positions.
Note: Students selected as Peer Advocates must complete the entirety of our mandatory training on the following dates:

Saturday, September 15, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, September 16, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m
Sunday, September 30, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

How Can I Apply?

Fill out our application to apply.  The application deadline is Tuesday, July 31 or until interview dates have been filled. Due to the overwhelming responses in past years, it is recommended that you fill out your application early in order to secure an interview spot. 

What Is The Process?

Fill out our application. You will be contacted via email to set up an interview date. Interviews will take place Monday, August 20 through Wednesday, August 22 and Wednesday, September 5 through Thursday, September 6.


For more information regarding the Peer Advocacy Program, including volunteer requirements, please visit Health Promotion Peer Advocate FAQ or email