Get Involved

The Student Health and Counseling Center wants YOUR help to build a healthier Fresno State. To learn more about opportunities to get involved and how to apply, click the links below.

Peer Ambassadors of Wellness

2019-20 Peer Ambassadors of Wellness

Now accepting applications for the 2020-21 academic year!

The Peer Ambassadors of Wellness (PAW) program is responsible for promoting the health and wellness of our Fresno State students. 

PAW Volunteers: 

  • Develop and implement activities and presentations focused on a variety of topics, including: stress, anxiety, depression, nutrition, physical activity, alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, food security and basic needs. 
  • Serve as mentors to individuals with mild to moderate depression and/or anxiety through the Work it Out! program. 
  • Make a one-year commitment serving an average of 5 hours weekly throughout the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters.
  • Attend mandatory weekly meetings (1 hour) every Monday at 12:00 p.m.

All volunteers must maintain a 2.0 minimum semester GPA throughout the application process and throughout the 2020-21 academic year. 

Applications are due Wednesday, March 18 and can be completed online by clicking here

Student Health Advisory Committee 

The Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) is responsible for representing student voice in issues related to health and wellness.

SHAC Members:

  • Provide recommendations to administration regarding the operations and services of the Student Health and Counseling Center (including Counseling, Medical and Wellness Services)
  • Assess campus climate and represent student voice on issues related to health and wellness
  • Serve alongside university staff, faculty and administration
  • Make a one-year commitment serving 3-5 hours monthly
  • Attend monthly meetings and support special project initiatives 

 All volunteers must maintain a 2.0 minimum semester GPA throughout the application process and 2019-20 academic year. Previous leadership or advocacy experience is preferred. 

Recruitment for the 2019-20 academic year has closed. Recruitment for the 2020-21 academic year will launch in April 2020.

Mental Health Screening Day Volunteers

Volunteers are needed to support our upcoming Mental Health Screening Day on Wednesday, March 11.

Volunteer tasks include distributing print promotional materials, presenting to classes and student organizations, event day set-up and clean-up, greeting participants, scoring screening tools, data entry, and assisting with tabling and outreach. 

To sign up, click here. The deadline to sign up is Thursday, March 5.