Make A Difference On Campus

Lead. Advocate. Educate.

Do you have a passion for health, wellness, advocacy, outreach and making a difference during your time here at Montclair State University? If the answer is yes, you should consider applying to the awesome opportunities the Office of Health Promotion and the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) have for you!

Be A Peer Advocate!

Be A Peer Advocate!

The Office of Health Promotion provides education, outreach and advocacy to enhance the health of all students. They hold events and programs throughout the year including Safer Sex is Sexy Week, De-Stress for Finals Week and DIY crafts every Wednesday, to name a few. To learn more about Health Promotion and read about ALL of the services they offer check out their website or HawkSync page!

What Is A Peer Advocate?

Peer Advocates are student volunteers for the Office of Health Promotion and provide outreach, education prevention programming and a person to talk to on a variety of health and social justice issues such as stress reduction, body image, alcohol and other drugs, safer sex, sleep, women’s health, nutrition and other topics.

Who Can Apply?

Applications are accepted from all current Montclair State students!

Please Note: All Peer Advocates must complete the entirety of our mandatory training on the following dates:

  • Saturday, September 16, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 17, 8 a.m.-5 p.m
  • Sunday, October 1, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

How Can I Apply?

Fill out our online application today! The deadline to apply is Monday, July 31. Due to the overwhelming responses in past years, it is recommended that you fill out your application early in order to secure an interview spot. You will be contacted via email to set up an interview date.

Interviews will take place:

  • Monday, August 21-Thursday, August 24
  • Tuesday, September 5-Thursday, September 7

Questions?

For more information regarding the Peer Advocacy Program, including volunteer requirements, please visit our Health Promotion Peer Advocate FAQ web page or email healthpro@montclair.edu.

Be A CAPS Mental Health Ambassador!

Be A CAPS Mental Health Ambassador!

CAPS provides free personal counseling and psychological services to all Montclair State students along with outreach and community programs, mental health screenings, trainings and workshops and so much more. If you are interested in learning more about the services CAPS provides all year long check out their website or HawkSync page!

What is a CAPS Mental Health Ambassadors?

CAPS Mental Health Ambassadors are student volunteers who provide mental health outreach programming to their peers and to the Montclair State University community as a whole. They receive training and mentorship, aim to decrease myths about seeking help, empower and motivate students to make healthy life changes and help raise awareness to decrease the mental health stigma on campus.

Who Can Apply?

Applications are accepted from all current Montclair State students!

Please Note: All CAPS Mental Health Ambassadors must complete the entirety of our mandatory training:

  • Every Friday during the semester from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

How Can I Apply?

Fill out our online application today! The deadline to apply is Tuesday, September 5. Selected candidates will be contacted via email to set up an individual in-person interview.

Interviews will take place:

  • Tuesday, September 5-Tuesday, September 12

Questions?

For more information regarding the CAPS Mental Health Ambassadors Program, please visit our CAPS Mental Health Ambassadors web page, or email Dr. Sudha Wadhwani at wadhwanis@montclair.edu.