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Volunteer Applications Due March 1, 2018

Applications for the PAW & SHAC programs are due Thursday, March 1st

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 or submit your application here.

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. To listen to the show, click here.

One-Time Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are needed to support our upcoming Anxiety & Depression Screening Day scheduled for Wednesday, April 9th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For more information on this volunteer opportunity, contact Georgianna Negron-Long at gnegronlong@csufresno.edu

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 will: 

  • 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. 

Please make note of the following important dates:

Event Date
Applications Due Thursday, March 1st 2018
Group Interviews Friday, March 2nd 2018
Individual Interviews (if selected) Week of March 5-9th 2018
Mandatory Summer Training Week of August 13-17th 2018
Mandatory Spring Training Week of January 7-11th 2018

Click here to apply online.

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 will:

  • 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. 

Please make note of the following important dates:

Event Date
Applications Due Thursday, March 1st 2018
Individual Interviews (if selected) Week of March 12-16th 2018

Click here to apply online.

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