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.

Our PAW and SHAC volunteers were in studio with KFSR on February 18, 2018 to talk about how they help build a healthier Fresno State.

One-Time Volunteer Opportunities

Beginning in the Fall 2018 semester, we will be posting a variety of one-time or short-term volunteer experiences.

Check back soon for details. 

 

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.