Volunteers and Peer Educators in Action

Two Volunteers at a tabling event at Will Vill with CHIPYou can find our volunteers on campus throughout the academic year providing support, information, and a student perspective on CAPS services.  They also bring a lot of creativity and fun to our events!  Here’s just a taste of what the volunteers worked on in the 2012-2013 Academic Year:

“Counseling and Psychological Services at CU-Boulder has given me the opportunity to grow and be a leader. The skills I have acquired from being a volunteer and will help me throughout my time at CU as well as the rest of my life! ” -Anil Arora, CAPS Peer Educator

  • Organizing and co-facilitating educational workshops with CAPS staff, on topics such as stress management, healthy relationships, and study abroad.
  • Advertising for events and programs, and increasing awareness about CAPS services
  • Creating interactive mini-events at Williams Village
  • Leading 20 Minute Stress Breaks for student groups, residence halls, classes, Greek chapters, and at the library
  • Helping with CAPS social media efforts via Twitter and Facebook
  • Tabling at events and around campus to let students, faculty, and staff know about CAPS
  • Creating, writing and filming a video project on suicide prevention
  • Designing bulletin boards advertising CAPS and promoting mental health on campus
  • Outreach to Panhellenic and the Business School
  • Stress relief programs at Norlin Library

Do you have an interest in mental health, counseling, psychology, social work, or other related professions? Do you want to make a positive impact on the CU community, while building your resume?  Get more information about applying to be a CAPS volunteer on our "Apply to be a Volunteer" Page.