A group of five peer health educators staffing an information table at Wescoe Underground.

Peer Health Educators

Peer Health Educators is a student organization dedicated to providing health education programming to the broader KU community. Through presentations, student outreach and peer involvement and awareness events, Peer Health Educators and volunteers – known as Peer Health Ambassadors – strive to increase personal responsibility, establish life-long healthy habits, and make learning possible by ensuring the health and well-being of KU students.

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What would I do as a PHE volunteer?

  • Develop health education programming for the KU community
  • Participate in events – tabling, wellness fairs, smoke-outs, safer spring break, etc.
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Promote HERO programs
  • Present to peers in classrooms, student housing, Greek and student organizations, etc.

Why become a PHE volunteer?

  • Get more involved on campus
  • Meet new people
  • Learn from health and wellness professionals
  • Gain valuable public speaking skills
  • Earn volunteer hours to strengthen your resume
  • Network and develop professional relationships
  • Have fun!

How can I become a PHE volunteer?

  • Email the PHE Office at peer-education@ku.edu and/or submit an online Ambassador Application on Rock Chalk Central
  • Meet with the Peer Health Coordinators and Advisor to discuss expectations
  • Attend mandatory training sessions and meetings
  • Sign-up for events
  • Follow PHE social media accounts

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Questions about the PHE Program?

Get in touch! We'd love to hear from you.