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Becoming a SAVE Peer Educator

How Do I Become a SAVE Peer Educator?

Application Requirements

  • All applicants must be a Sophomore or older by Fall ’17
  • Written application
  • Informal interview with AVI Coordinator and SAVE PE Supervisor
  • Meet-and-greet with current SAVE PEs
  • Letter of recommendation from past supervisor or faculty member at TCNJ
  • Judicial check reveals no code of conduct violations resulting in sanctions of probation or higher
  • Grade point average of at least 3.0
  • Upon receipt of your application, select students will be contacted for in-person interviews
  • Deadline for ’16 -’17 applications: Friday, February 19, 2016 by 4:00 pm

Who We’re Looking For

The SAVE PE Program is looking for individuals who possess the following qualities:

  • Desire to be an agent for social change
  • Motivated to make the TCNJ campus community a safer place
  • Make healthy lifestyle choices
  • Willing to serve as a role model 24/7
  • An inclusive, open mind
  • Strong work ethic
  • Time management skills
  • Comfortable giving presentations

In The Meantime

Getting to know the current SAVE PEs and the Coordinator of AVI will help you become familiar with our program.  You can get involved by:

  • Asking for volunteer opportunities within AVI
  • Joining DVA Month and SAAM Planning Committees
  • Supporting the Green Dot Initiative
  • Attending AVI Sponsored Events
  • Checking the AVI website for PE updates

Important Dates for Peer Educator Applicants

2/17/16 Open House (jointly with CAPS Peer Educators) 4:00-5:00 pm, Ed 212
2/19/16 Applications are due at 4 pm
3/2/16 Group Interview with Current Peer Educators
3/7/16 – 4/11/16 Individual Interviews
Selection notifications will be sent out the first week of April
Acceptance replies are due the second week of April

To apply, click this link:  The deadline for applications is February 19th, 2016 @ 4PM.

For more information:

Contact Michelle Gervasi at 609-771-2571 or