Peer Leader Program

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Created in 2014 in conjunction with the Academy of Leader Development, the CES peer leader program is the backbone of our student outreach and engagement efforts. This group of talented student leaders supports individual students, student organizations, and campus groups by guiding them in making meaningful connections to the Greater Waco community through service, education, and advocacy.

What are the requirements of a CES Peer Leader?

• Demonstrated commitment to service

• Enroll in LDS 3305 Peer Leadership for Community Engagement & Service

• Serve campus ambassador for CES and service

• Conduct at least two presentations a semester

• Hold two office hours a week for consultations & outreach efforts

What are the benefits of serving as a CES Peer Leader?

• Learn best practices for service and community engagement work.

• Gain valuable presentation experience and skills.

• Build relationships with service organizations.

• Gain experience and knowledge working in a Community Engagement Office

• Three hours Leadership course credit - can be used toward a Leadership Minor

• Contribute to building a strong culture of meaningful service on campus!

How do I become a CES Peer Leader?

• Spring recruitment & application process

• Apply through Academy Peer Leader program application. Be sure to indicate your preference for the CES Peer Leader program!

What do Peer Leaders Do? Find out more HERE

For more information on the Academy of Leader Development Peer Leader Initative, contact:

Lizzy Davis

Coordinator, New Student Experience

Academy of Leader Development


For more information on the CES Peer Leader Program, contact:

Erin Payseur

Associate Director, Community-Based Learning

Office of Community Engagement & Service