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Junior Peer Educator Positions w. the NYC Healthy Relationship Training Academy

Here are some quick questions:
  • Do you want to help your peers learn about dating violence and healthy relationships?
  • Are you interested in peer education?
  • Do you enjoy working with a team and have a go-getter attitude?
  • Are you a fast learner and able to communicate effectively?
  • Do you want to meet other young people throughout the five boroughs of NYC?
  • Are you between the ages of 17 and 22 and legally able to work in the U.S.?

If you answered YES to all of these questions, this might be a great position for you!

About the position and requirements:

  • Peer education about dating violence and healthy relationships
  • Educators travel to a variety of locations throughout the city to facilitate 90-minute sessions with groups of 10-40 young people ages 11-24
  • Applicants must be between the ages of 17 and 22 and able to work in the U.S.
  • Part-time (4-10 workshops/month, depending on availability)
  • Paid ($20/workshop and $10/hour for meetings)
  • 30 hours of training will take place July 30 – August 9 (mandatory!)
  • No experience necessary, but must be willing to learn!
Interested candidates must submit a completed application along with a current resume. Applications are due Friday, June 15, 2012. The application can be found by copying and pasting the following link into your URL browser: http://www.nyc.gov/html/ocdv/downloads/pdf/junior_peer_educator_position_description_and_application_summer_2012.pdf , and can also be found on the website: www.nyc.gov/domesticviolence/academy
This is an exciting, yet competitive opportunity. Candidates are encouraged to answer the essay questions fully and carefully!
*Information provided by R. Pessoa
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