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OVS- Peer Victim Advocate Application
Dear Applicant, Thank you for your interest in the Office of Victim Services Peer Victim Advocate Program. Peer Victim Advocate's are BSU students who are highly trained in dealing with survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking and all victims of violence. Please read this section completely BEFORE you proceed with this application. Because of the time needed to train each advocate, a TWO SEMESTER time commitment is expected of new advocates. All members are required to attend scheduled meetings. All members are required to complete the required training hours. This application is the first of three steps in the selection process. Completed applications will only be viewed by the selections committee, consisting of the OVS Victim Advocate, OVS volunteer, and up to two other staff members from Counseling and Health Services. If your application is accepted, you will be contacted for an interview. If selected, you will be notified of training dates your interview.
First Name
Last Name
Address Line 1
City
State
Zip
Phone
Email
What is your GPA?
What is your class level?
Do you have available transportation?
Following the completion of the Peer Victim Advocate Training, will you be able to make a commitment to be an active participant during: (please enter Fall or Spring)
Indicate what you hope to contribute and gain by serving as a Peer Victim Advocate.
List any prior student organization involvement:
Please indicate the reasons why you want to serve as a Peer Victim Advocate and what you think the role involves?
List any proir leadership experience you have had:
Detail your personal strengths and how they might impact your role as a Peer Victim Advocate.
Detail your personal weaknesses and how they might affect your role as a Peer Victim Advocate.
What are your feelings towards attending professional counseling sessions, for yourself and others?
How would you handle a survivor with views that may oppose yours (i.e. Abortion, Religion, Racial...)?
How do you define Diversity and what role does it play in your life?
I agree that all the information provided in this application is truthful to the best of my knowledge. Additionally, I agree to a release of information for a background-check purposes.  Yes
  No

Again, thank you for your interest in the Office of Victim Services Peer Victim Advocate Program and if you have any further questions, please email ovs@bsu.edu