Peer Educator Applications Available Now - April 22!

Looking to getting more involved on campus? Passionate about LGBTQ issues? Interested in making new friends, learning new skills, or just having fun? 

APPLY TO BE A PEER EDUCATOR IN THE LGBTQ CENTER! 


The LGBTQ Center is currently accepting Peer Educator applications for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Peer Educators in the LGBTQ Center have the opportunity to take on one or more of the following positions this Fall:

  • Facilitators
    Facilitators for our Drop-In Groups and Clubs lead and facilitate small group discussions each week. Our current groups/clubs include Activist Forum, Beyond the Binary (Bi/Pan/Fluid/Queer Group), Coming Out Group, Fabulous Fibers Knit/Crochet Group, Reading Rainbow: LGBTQA Book Club, Trans*scending Boundaries, Queer Grad Social Group, Queer People of Color (QPoC), Men's Group, and Womyn's Group. 
  • Lavender Leaders
    Lavender Leaders develop and lead small and large-scale educational programs, trainings, and workshops, act as a Speakers Bureau for the campus on LGBTQ issues, co-facilitate Safe Space Program training sessions, and co-coordinate our annual Safe[r] Space Conference each Spring.

  • Pride Board
    The Pride Board plans and executes small and large-scale social, cultural, and recreational programming for the LGBTQ Center. Examples of these programs include Annual Pride Awards, Coming Out Day/Week, Celebrate Bisexuality Day, Transgender Day of Remembrance, Trans* Visibility Week, Ally Appreciation Week, various dances and parties, NYC Pride, NJ Pride, Asexual Awareness Week, and more! 

  • Peer Mentors
    The LGBTQA Peer Mentoring Program is designed to connect successful returning students with incoming freshmen, transfer, and/or at-risk students to assist in their success and degree completion at Montclair State University. Make an impact in our new Big/Little LGBTQA program that individually connects students to their peers and campus resources!

  • Work Study Student Assistant
    Work Study students provide support services to the LGBTQ Center Coordinator, Graduate and Undergraduate Interns, and Graduate Student Program Assistants. Office duties include answering the phone, filing and data entry, and greeting and supporting visitors.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be in good academic and judicial standing
  • Undergraduate students must have completed 1 full academic year at MSU (Fall & Spring)
  • Undergraduate students must have a minimum cumulative 2.8 GPA
  • Graduate students must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • All new Peer Educators must be able to attend Fall and Spring Trainings

IMPORTANT DATES:

April 22, 2014: Applications due
April 25, 2014: Group Interview
April 28-30, 2014: Individual Interviews 

To view detailed information on the positions and to submit your application, click here.
Questions? Email edwardsb@mail.montclair.edu.