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.

Keeping it Sexually Safer

Keeping it Sexually Safer (KISS) is a program designed to bring comprehensive, medically accurate reproductive health education to Fresno State students through peers.  

KISS Volunteers must: 

  • Be enrolled for Spring 2019 semester at Fresno State
  • Commit to at least 6 months of service
  • Commit to a minimum of 20 hours monthly
  • Pass a competency test
  • Be comfortable talking about sexual health
  • Provide students with education (outreach/presentations)
  • Attending meetings every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
  • Attend all scheduled training days

Recruitment for the 2018-19 academic year has closed.

 

Peer Ambassadors of Wellness

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 adn 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.
  • 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 academic year. 

Recruitment for the 2018-19 academic year has closed.

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:

  • Serve on a committee made up of students, staff and faculty. 
  • Provide recommendations regarding the operation and services of the Student Health and Counseling Center. 
  • Assess the campus climate on health and wellness and provide feedback to administration. 
  • Make a one-year commitment serving an average of 3-5 hours monthly. 
  • Attend monthly meetings (based on member availability). 

Previous leadership experience is preferred. 

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

Recruitment for the 2018-19 academic year has closed.

For more information please contact Melissa Norris at melissaw@csufresno.edu or 559.278.1023.