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How do I become a Peer Educator?

Application Process


The official application process starts in January and applications are due in February.  Specific deadline dates are determined each year.  Applications to the SAVE PE Program are only accepted for the following academic year.

What you need in your application:

The following things are taken into consideration:

  • Informal interview with AVI Coordinator and SAVE PE Supervisor
  • Meet-and-greet with current SAVE PEs
  • Written application
  • 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 2.75

In the meantime:

Getting to know the current SAVE PEs, the SAVE PE Supervisor, 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

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