Joe's PEERS

LEARN WELL - BE WELL - STAY WELL - MINER WELL

 

JOE’S PEERS promotes health and wellness by providing education,
encouragement, and resources to Missouri S&T students.

Joe’s PEERS (JPs) is a student leadership organization. JPs will develop experience in public speaking, interpersonal communication, self-management, teamwork, and act as resource persons to the campus community.

 

JOE'S PEERS FOCUS AREAS

Joe's PEERS (JPs) is a student leadership organization within Student Well-Being. 
As a Joe's PEERS, you will provide students education, encouragement, and resources in one of the following topic areas:
 > Alcohol and Drugs Harm Reduction
 > Mental Well-Being Promotion
 > Miner Support Network
 > Public Health and Nutrition & Fitness
 > Sexual Health
 > Sexualized Violence Prevention and Healthy Relationships
 > STEP UP! Bystander Intervention

meetings are held every Monday during the semester from 12pm to 1pm.

3-4 hours/week

Weekly meetings – 1 hour
Office hours (event prep, etc.) – 1 hour
Events – 1-2 hours

  1. Help with all large-scale events.
  2. Host/volunteer for tabling events, Miner Wells, and other outreach throughout the year.
    Members are responsible for finding a replacement for any shift or event that they cannot attend but have previously committed to.
  3. Attend weekly meetings.
    Absences from weekly meetings/events must be pre-approved and excused; disregard of this expectation will result in a review meeting with the Joe’s PEERS advisor.
  4. Take minutes for one weekly meeting each semester.
  5. Review meeting minutes each week.
  1. Joe's PEERS retreat takes place each September - attendance is required.
  2. Certified Peer Educator (CPE) training must be completed at least one time during the duration of membership.
  3. Attend special topic-trainings throughout the year.
  4. Attend team-building activities 1-2 times per semester.
  1. Joe’s PEERS are role models to fellow students. JP members should lead by example (in person and on social media) and avoid high-risk behavior related to alcohol, drugs, tobacco, sexualized violence, etc. Members struggling with any of these issues should consult the Joe’s PEERS advisor.
  2. Members are expected to be respectful of other members of the group, guest speakers, and each member of the campus community. Joe’s PEERS are inclusive to all others and act with intentional kindness.
  3. Joe’s PEERS are expected to have a good general knowledge of campus and community resources that relate to wellness in order to provide education and act as a resource for other students.

Click here to apply to become a member