Volunteer Opportunities 

Student Health Advisory Committee

Spice up your resume! Impress your friends! Find a date...maybe! Volunteer with the Center for Student Wellness!! Learn more about health and wellness issues that impact you and your fellow students. We have 3 levels of volunteering to fit your needs. By getting involved you can help participate in service projects, promote health care issues to students on campus, provide HIV/STD counseling, outreach efforts and more.

Volunteer Level

This is a minimal time commitment and volunteers help with basic wellness programming.

  • Volunteers help:
    • Create condom packets
    • Carry out health events like the Wellness Fair
    • Promote the Center for Student Wellness services, events and more!

Entrance process: Volunteers must fill out the general volunteering application. 

SHAC Member Level

The Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) is composed of a group of students at the University of Utah, whose main purpose is to promote physical, social, emotional, intellectual, financial, environmental, and spiritual health on campus. SHAC members commit 5-10 hours per month.

  • SHAC members participate in all of the above and:
    • Plan and implement events
    • Disseminate awareness and education around wellness topics
    • Educate students about basic health information
    • Utilize social media to spread the word about wellness

Entrance process: Volunteers must fill out the SHAC member volunteering application. 

Requirements: Must attend monthly meetings per semester (one excused absence) and commit a minimum of 5 hours of volunteering per month.

Peer Educator Level

These volunteers are heavily involved in promoting wellness at the U of U! They are highly dedicated SHAC members who commit 10+ hours per month. You can begin working towards this level by first becoming involved in SHAC. 

  • Peer educators participate in all of the above and:
    • Reach out and educate students through classroom presentations and programs
    • Provide HIV/STD test counseling
    • Attend conferences
    • Can participate in research opportunities
    • Attend trainings and complete certifications
    • Learn about bystander intervention training
    • Create awareness and educate campus around issues of sexual assault 

Email Center for Student Wellness for more information on volunteering or if you would like an application.