Facilitator Application

College Facilitator Application

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High School Facilitator : co-lead a cohort of 12 students at a Philadelphia public high school (see qualifications).

College Facilitator : co-lead a cohort of 12 undergraduate students at the University of Pennsylvania (see qualifications).

The Fall 2022 Application Cycle is now CLOSED!

Please check back in October 2022 for our Spring 2023 application cycle.

Application Timeline

Applications Open:



Interview Cycle:


Applications Due:


Decisions Released:


Facilitator Qualifications

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Be an undergraduate student in Philadelphia

  • Availability to volunteer for a minimum of 5 hrs/week for 12 weeks

  • Ability to commute to a partnering school weekly (transportation costs are covered)

Volunteers Expectations:

  • Complete The Body Positive certification training, which covers five competencies, diversity and inclusion, and workshop leadership.

  • Attend weekly check-in call with program directors (1 hr/week)


Qualities We Look For:

  • An interest in learning about eating disorders, body positivity, and self-esteem

  • An interest in helping build a community-based preventive care program from the ground up

  • Self-driven individuals who will take initiative

  • Individuals who like engaging with students and getting to know them beyond the delivery of a curriculum

  • Prior experience working with high school students (preferred but not required)

  • Prior experience mentoring others (preferred but not required)

  • Individuals who value diversity and inclusion