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Volunteer Opportunities 

 Learn how health and wellness impact you and your fellow students. Our students engage in health promotion across campus, run our HIV/STD testing clinics, and help with outreach. Our student group meetings the 3rd Friday of each month from 2:00 - 3:00 PM in the ESLC HUB. Join us! 

Volunteer Level

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

  • Volunteers:
    • Create condom bags, stress + sleep kits, and other health promotion items. 
    • Assist in the preperation and production out health education events (like our annual Wellness Fair!). 
    • Table for the Center for Student Wellness at events across campus. 

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 participate in all of the above and:
    • Attend monthly meetings;. 
    • Plan and implement health promotion/education events. 
    • Complete Wellness Advocacy training. 
    • Actively engage and advocate for the wellness of their campus community. 
    • Educate students about basic health + wellness information.
    • Conduct outreach by tabling and through social media of the CSW events and messages. 

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

Requirements: Must attend monthly meetings 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 risk-reduction counseling.
    • Can participate in research opportunities.
    • Attend trainings and complete certifications.
    • 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. 

Last Updated: 2/22/18