Student Leadership Opportunities:
Health Promotion & Wellness (HPW) aims to provide San Francisco State students with the tools and resources to become aware of and make choices toward a healthy, successful, and fulfilling life through peer education, project development, advocacy, and support. We offer multiple ways for students to get involved based on interest and time commitment. See below for more information.
Health Promotion & Wellness’ (HPW) Student Leader program is a paid position. This program provides meaningful professional development training, networking, skill building, and health education opportunities for SF State students. HPW student leaders work to build health education programming to raise awareness about health and wellness and provide SF State students with the tools and resources they need to make informed decisions about their wellbeing.
HPW's Ambassador Program is a volunteer program that provides opportunities for SF State students to be peer health leaders with a minimum of four hours per month for one semester.
The Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) is a committee of students, staff, and faculty that advise the University on the delivery of health programs and services on campus with the goal of enhancing student health and wellness. The SHAC members include students, staff from the student health service fee-funded units, one faculty member, a designee of the Vice President of SAEM, and the three student health service fee-funded Directors (non-voting members).
Active Minds is a student organization on campus that aims to:
- Increase awareness of mental health and mental health illness
- Provide information and resources regarding mental health and mental illness
- Encourage students to seek help as soon as it is needed
- Serve as liaison between students and the mental health community