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).

Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2023!

Application Timeline

Applications Open:

November 1

 

Interview Cycle:

November 28th-December 2nd

Applications Due:

November 18th

Decisions Released:

by December 15th

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