Volunteering

Volunteering

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.

 

Are you looking to gain marketing and 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.

How to Apply

We will begin hiring Peer Support and Marketing Outreach volunteers in July 2017. If you would like to receive notification when applications open, please email Dani at speakassist@ams.ubc.ca