Volunteering

Volunteering

We are currently hiring Peer Support and Marketing Outreach Volunteers for the 2017-18 academic year!

 

  1. Marketing Outreach Volunteers:

Are you looking to gain marketing an event planning experience? Marketing Outreach Volunteers engage with the UBC community through interactive events to increase awareness of Speakeasy and reduce the stigma around mental health and mental health services. All training is provided and no previous experience is necessary to apply for this position.

Speakeasy Marketing Outreach Application Guide 2017-18

  1. Peer Support Volunteers:

Are you naturally empathetic? Peer Support Volunteers facilitate drop-in sessions to provide quality peer support for UBC staff and students. Peer Support Volunteers also run our information desk on the main level of the Nest, which offers a point of contact for individuals seeking support. Peer Support Volunteers are extensively trained in active listening and other skills so that they are equipped to offer quality one-on-one support in a confidential space. All training is provided and no previous experience is necessary to apply for this position.

 Speakeasy Peer Support Application Guide 2017-18

 

How to Apply

Please read the Peer Support or Marketing Outreach Application Guide prior to applying. Submit your completed Application Form along with a resume and cover letter to Danielle at speak@ams.ubc.ca.

We are accepting applications in two rounds. You are a Round 1 candidate if you submit your application by 11:59pm on Friday, July 21st. You are a Round 2 candidate if you submit your application by Friday, August 11th. It is recommended you apply as early as possible as these positions are quite competitive.

Marketing Outreach Application Form 2017-18
Peer Support Application Form 2017-18

 

Why volunteer with AMS Speakeasy?

“Speakeasy has changed my life for the better as it has not only allowed me to develop my professional skills but has also given me lifelong friends, meaningful experiences and memories I will cherish forever.” – Danielle Sanford, Speakeasy Coordinator

“Speakeasy is a safe, all-inclusive community where we can grow, learn and support one another. We are a group where we can celebrate each other’s success and lift each other up when we’re in need.” – Former Speakeasy Volunteer

“Speakeasy is like family – like a place where I actually feel like I belong.” – Former Speakeasy Volunteer