Student Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

Last updated: 3/1/2024

Volunteer Opportunities

Want to get involved with health education? Looking to develop your facilitation skills? Are you passionate about helping individuals and groups explore their health and well-being?

Alice! Health Promotion is recruiting volunteers to serve as CU Well Peer Leaders who will receive the NASPA Certified Peer Educator (CPE) certification! Undergraduate and graduate students from across the university and affiliates are welcome to apply. During your tenure, Peer Leaders will gain experience with workshop facilitation, implementing outreach events, and leading conversations about health and well-being.

This is an unpaid, volunteer role.

Apply to be a CU Well Peer Leader

Eligibility criteria:

  • Currently enrolled undergraduate, graduate, or professional student at Columbia University or affiliates
  • Commit to at least 1 year of service (August 2024 - May 2024) in the role
  • Attend weekly 1-hour virtual supervision meetings on Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (ET), starting July 30, 2024

Timeline:

  • Accepting applications: March 1 – March 31, 2024
  • Interviews: April 2024
  • Offers go out to selected Peer Leaders: April 2024
  • Summer Break 2024: CU Well Peer Leader Training (Virtual) 
    • NASPA Certified Peer Educator (CPE) training  
      • Asynchronous Instruction
    • Attendance at all (virtual) training sessions from July 24 – July 26  
      • 2:30 p.m. ET – 4:30 p.m. ET  
      • 1 Hour Break
      • 5:30 p.m. ET – 7:30 p.m. ET 
  • Mandatory weekly virtual supervision meeting starts July 30, 2024 (6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET)

Join us at a virtual information session to learn more about role expectations and what it means to be a CU Well Peer Leader!

Register at:

Apply to be a CU Well Peer Leader

What is included in the NASPA Certified Peer Educator training?

CPE certification helps peer educators develop leadership skills to be able to successfully create and implement campus programs. The training includes eight modules, covering the role of peer education, helping peers make a behavior change, listening skills, response and referral skills, how to take action and intervene, recognizing the role of diversity and inclusivity, programming and presentation skills, self-care, and group dynamics.

Do you believe in the power of advocacy? Looking to develop your coaching skills? Are you passionate about helping individuals navigate their health and well-being?

Alice! Health Promotion is recruiting volunteers to serve as Well-being Advocates! Graduate students from across the university and affiliates are welcome to apply. During your tenure, Advocates will gain invaluable coaching experience and become a Certified Wellness & Health Coach! Well-being Advocates provide 1:1 support to students through the Wellness Coaching program at Columbia Health. 

This is an unpaid, volunteer role.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Currently enrolled graduate student at Columbia University or affiliates
  • Commit to at least 1 year of service (Fall 2024 - Spring 2025) in the role
  • Be available for at least 10 hours/week of coaching
  • Attend weekly 1-hour virtual supervision meeting on Wednesdays at 5 PM (ET)

Recruitment Timeline:

  • March 1 - March 31, 2024: Application open
  • April 2024: Advocate interviews
  • May 2024: Offers go out to selected advocates
  • Summer 2024: Advocate Certified Wellness & Health Coach (CWHC) training (virtual)
    • Daily, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM ET, 1 Hour Break, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM ET
    • Week 1: July 8 - July 12, 2023
    • Week 2: July 15 - July 19, 2023
  • Mandatory virtual supervision meeting starts July 30, 2024

Apply to be a Well-being Advocate

Join us at a virtual information session to learn more about what it means to be a Well-being Advocate! Click the link below to register for an info session.

What is wellness coaching?

Wellness Coaching is an evidence-based practice that takes a positive approach to personal development through centering individual strengths, values, and motivations to support behavior change(s) via a collaborative and non-judgmental partnership. Wellness Coaching is available to any currently enrolled Columbia University student at the Morningside and Manhattanville Campus.

Are you committed to queer sexual and reproductive health? Looking to combat HIV stigma? Passionate about advocacy?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, read on for more info about the GHAP Advocate program. Graduate and undergraduate students from all of Columbia’s schools and affiliates are welcome to apply.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Currently enrolled graduate or undergraduate student at Columbia University or affiliates
  • Commit to at least 1 year of service (Fall 2024 - Spring 2025) in the role
  • Be available to work at least 3-5 hours/week of drop-in hours
  • Attend weekly 1-hour virtual supervision meeting on Mondays at 5 PM (ET)

GHAP Advocates are graduate and undergraduate student volunteers that provide 1:1 support to students on a variety of sexual and reproductive health needs, including providing routine STI/HIV screening and referral to testing; PrEP and PEP consultations; education about safer sex practices, birth control options, menstrual and reproductive health; and peer support around sexuality, gender and identity.

This is an unpaid, volunteer role.

Recruitment Timeline:

  • March 1 - April 5, 2024: Application open
  • mid April 2024: Advocate interviews
  • late April 2024: Offers go out to selected advocates
  • Summer 2024: GHAP Advocate training
    • July 29 - August 2, 2024
  • Mandatory virtual supervision meeting starts August 5, 2024

Apply to be a GHAP Advocate

Join us for an information session to learn more about the GHAP Advocate program. During this session, you will learn about the program expectations, training requirements, and the application process.

Click the links above to register for a session. You can register in advance or the day of the session.

Questions? Call us at (212) 854-6655 or email [email protected].

Peer advocates with Sexual Violence Response are students of all identities who are committed to supporting SVR’s mission of eradicating sexual and relationship violence and all forms of gender- and power-based violence in our community.

Peer advocates provide survivors and their supporters with:

  • confidential emotional support
  • accompaniment
  • referrals to on- and off-campus resources.

They also help survivors make informed decisions about their medical, legal, and disciplinary options. 

Eligibility

  • Must be currently enrolled in a degree program at Columbia University or affiliate schools and in good judicial, disciplinary, and academic standing.
  • Able to attend all specified training sessions (minimum 40 hours).
  • Able to commit to at least 2 semesters of service in the role. The semesters do not need to be consecutive.
  • Supportive of our mission statement and are committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

Learn more about the Peer Advocate Program

Deadline

Applications are accepted and interviews are conducted on a rolling basis. Successful applicants will be invited to attend volunteer training (minimum of 40 hours) anticipated in January 2025.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted and interviews are held on a rolling basis.

Apply to be a Peer Advocate


Questions?

Contact Sexual Violence Response at (212) 854-3500 or email [email protected].

Peer educators with Sexual Violence Response are students of all identities committed to preventing sexual and intimate partner violence and to educating their peers about healthy relationships and sexuality.

After completing volunteer training, peer educators will be equipped to facilitate interactive workshops and discussions both on- and off-campus, plan events for sexual assault and relationship violence awareness months, and engage in community outreach.

Peer educators provide the University community with information about:

  • Sexual violence and relationship abuse
  • Campus services available for survivors and co-survivors
  • Positive ways to communicate about sex
  • Social and cultural norms that can contribute to violence
  • How to create a safe and supportive environment that does not tolerate sexual violence

Eligibility

  • Must be currently enrolled in a degree program at Columbia University or affiliate schools and in good judicial, disciplinary, and academic standing.
  • Able to attend all specified training sessions (minimum 40 hours).
  • Able to commit to at least 2 semesters of service in the role. The semesters do not need to be consecutive.
  • Supportive of our mission statement and are committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

Learn more about the Peer Educator Program

Deadline

Applications are accepted and interviews are conducted on a rolling basis. Successful applicants will be invited to attend volunteer training (minimum of 40 hours) anticipated in January 2025.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted and interviews are held on a rolling basis.

Apply to be a Peer Educator


Questions?

Contact Sexual Violence Response at (212) 854-3500 or email [email protected].

The Student Health Advisory Committee acts as a liaison between the Columbia student body and the six departments and offices of Columbia Health:

  • Alice! Health Promotion
  • Counseling and Psychological Services
  • Disability Services
  • Insurance and Immunization Compliance
  • Medical Services and Gay Health Advocacy Project
  • Sexual Violence Response

The committee has three primary goals:

  1. To facilitate bi-directional communication between students and Columbia Health 
  2. To establish an active link to the student community for Columbia Health information and activities
  3. To involve students in the planning and implementation of student health-related programs and services

Who serves on the committee?

The Student Health Advisory Committee is comprised of representatives from the Morningside and Manhattanville campus academic schools and colleges with students being nominated or appointed by the respective student governments or academic administrators.  The committee includes both graduate and undergraduate students with members expected to attend committee and working group meetings, to maintain a high level of engagement, and to facilitate bi-directional communication.

When does the committee meet?

The committee holds monthly meetings during the academic year To find out when the next committee meeting will be held, email [email protected].

How does someone become a committee member?

If you are interested in being involved please contact your respective student government group to identify your committee representative and discuss how you can be involved.

Questions or concerns?

For questions or to bring a concern to the attention of the committee, email [email protected].

As part of the larger Responsible Community @ Columbia (RC@C) initiative, during student orientation all new students take part in R.O.A.R. @ Columbia: Responsible. Optimal. Authentic. Resilient. (ROAR) discussions and other activities.

Facilitated by Orientation Leaders (OL), these sessions allow for an honest dialogue about alcohol and other drugs while establishing social norms and supporting a community of smart, safe, and responsible decision-making.

The session aims to:

  • Challenge students’ misperceptions about alcohol and other drugs
  • Focus the conversation on lower-risk behaviors
  • Describe the impact that drinking has on the broader community
  • Provide life-skills training
  • Discuss how negative consequences are avoidable

Interested in facilitating R.O.A.R.@ Columbia? Visit the Orientation Leadership page to learn about how to become an OL.

Student Employment Opportunities

Opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, including work-study.

Position Summary:

Gather facts, resources, and the latest research findings for Go Ask Alice!, Columbia’s health Q&A Internet resource. Translate complex medical and health information into engaging, readable, smart prose suitable for undergraduate and graduate students at Columbia. Writing is in a question-and-answer format.

Using research collected, the Go Ask Alice! Content Assistant (Student Casual) will craft responses to health questions that have been submitted anonymously to the Go Ask Alice! website. 

  • Anticipated start date: June 2024
  • Pay rate: $25/hour
  • Time commitment: part-time, 13-15 hours/week 

*Candidates being considered for the role will be asked to complete a research and writing task and participate in a virtual interview as part of the application process.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to the Alice! Application Submission Form. Deadline 4/1/2024.

Responsibilities:

  • Gather, review, organize, and record researched information from reputable medical and scientific literature, websites, and other sources as detailed reports to be used for Go Ask Alice! website content. 
  • Use research collected to write new answers or update existing answers for the Go Ask Alice! website.
  • Assist with the site’s overall production.
  • Assist with special projects related to site production and workflow. 
  • Consult by phone or e-mail with medical providers and health professionals while researching. 
  • Other duties as assigned, which include but are not limited to participation in professional development workshops, supporting unit-wide events and initiatives, attendance at all-Alice! staff meetings, performing basic clerical and administrative duties 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Active enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program at Columbia University or affiliates.  
  • Strong research, writing, and editing skills.  
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to translate complex concepts into everyday language, especially health-related concepts.   
  • Familiarity with health and science and ability to work with sensitive health-related content. 
  • Ability to manage time effectively. 
  • Ability to work independently. 

Other Requirements:

  • The selected student must be available to work 15 hours/week (Monday – Friday), preferably between the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Ideal candidate can commit to working from June 2024 – May 2025. Some evening and weekend work may be required.
  • Alice! Health Promotion currently operates under a hybrid working model (some in-person hours and some remote).

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to the Alice! Application Submission Form. Deadline 4/1/2024.

Position Summary:

The Operations and Outreach Assistant will provide front desk coverage and support with administrative tasks and special projects. Respond to office visitors, triage phone calls and emails, and direct students to the appropriate resources. This position reports to the Resource Specialist and works closely with the Manager of Operations. This is a one-year (January 2024 – December 2024) Student Casual position with the possibility of renewal.

Alice! Health Promotion currently operates under a hybrid remote working model. 

  • Anticipated start date: early January 
  • Pay rate: $25/hour 
  • Eligibility: currently enrolled Columbia graduate student
  • Time commitment: part-time, 15-20 hours/week 

Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to the Alice! Application Submission Form. A resume and cover letter are required; submissions without both will be considered incomplete.

Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with Resource Specialist and Operations Manager, provide coverage for Alice! phone and email inbox, and triaging students seeking drop-in support. 
  • Direct students seeking services to appropriate staff and resources. 
  • Perform administrative tasks and special projects related to operations and resource navigation. Maintain part-time student staff and student volunteer Welcome Manual.  
  • Represent Alice! at outreach events, disseminate print materials across Morningside and Manhattanville campuses, and monitor/maintain supplies inventory. 
  • Assist with the production of Go Ask Alice!, Columbia University’s health Q&A internet resource, including reviewing new question submissions and making recommendations for inclusion on the site. 
  • Lead inclusion and belonging initiatives for part-time student staff and student volunteer programs. Create and disseminate monthly newsletter and plan professional development/engagement activities. 
  • Fulfill other duties as assigned, including but not limited to: participation in internal professional development workshops, supporting department-wide events and initiatives, and attending all-Alice! staff meetings. 
  • Serve as ambassador for Alice! Health Promotion initiatives and programs. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in a graduate program at Columbia University or affiliates.  
  • Must demonstrate a positive attitude and strong communication skills.  
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational, follow-up, and customer service skills.  
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative on projects.  
  • Must be able to manage time effectively and balance priorities. 
  • Adhere to Alice! and Columbia Health policies, procedures, and protocols.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest in and experience working with health-related content. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite tools and Electronic Medical Record systems (ex: IMPACT, PnC).

Time Commitment:

15-20 hours per week, primarily between 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday – Friday. Some evening or weekend work may be required. 

  • Ideal candidate would have some availability from 9 – 11 a.m., Monday – Friday 

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to the Alice! Application Submission Form. A resume and cover letter are required; submissions without both will be considered incomplete.

Position Summary:

The Health Promotion Assistant will serve as a member of the Alice! Health Promotion Team to improve health and well-being by supporting strategic efforts to engage the Columbia community in defining and implementing well-being programs and initiatives.

Alice! Health Promotion currently operates under a hybrid remote working model. 

  • Anticipated start date: Mid/Late November 
  • Pay rate: $25/hour 
  • Time commitment: part-time,15-20 hours/week 

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to the Alice! Application Submission Form. A resume and cover letter are required, any other submission will be considered incomplete.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with qualitative research, evaluations, and assessments on the effectiveness of student well-being efforts. Support data collection efforts, create reports of data gathered, and present data findings to groups as requested. 
  • Conduct literature reviews and reviews of evidence-informed practices.
  • Assist Professional Staff with health and well-being initiatives and communication, outreach, including, but not limited to: workshop facilitation, outreach efforts, and staffing for university-wide events such as dog therapy.   
  • Support Alice! Health Promotion initiatives such as health literacy. 
  • Assist with the production of Go Ask Alice!, Columbia University’s health Q&A internet resource, including reading incoming questions. 
  • Other duties as assigned, which will include, but are not limited to, participation in professional development workshops, supporting unit-wide events and initiatives, and attendance at all-Alice! staff meetings. 
  • Perform basic clerical and administrative tasks as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health education, psychology, social work, or other health-related field. 
  • Full-time enrollment in a graduate health or closely related program at Columbia University or affiliate.  
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational, and follow-up 
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative on projects.  
  • Commitment to advancing health equity and social justice.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with college-aged populations.
  • Familiar with web-based software/programs for qualitative research. 

Time Commitment:

Approximately 15-20 hours per week. The majority of hours are to be completed during 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. business hours. Some evening or weekend work may be required. 

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to the Alice! Application Submission Form. A resume and cover letter are required, any other submission will be considered incomplete.

Position Summary:

The Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist (Student Casual) will serve as a member of the Alice! Direct Service’s Team to improve health and well-being through alcohol and drug-related primary and secondary interventions with undergraduate and graduate students and assist with other related prevention initiatives.  

Alice! Health Promotion currently operates under a hybrid remote working model. 

  • Pay rate: $25/hour 
  • Time commitment: part-time, 20 hours/week 

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to the Alice! Application Submission Form. A resume and cover letter are required, any other submission will be considered incomplete.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and assist with maintenance of the online web-based platform used to assist in administering Brief Alcohol Screening & Intervention for College Students (BASICS); including updating training materials. 
  • Facilitate one-on-one BASICS sessions for Columbia undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. 
  • Assist Officers of Administration with substance use/misuse/abuse prevention initiatives and communication outreach, including, but not limited to NSOP, Bacchanal, and Responsible Community @ Columbia (RC@C).  
  • Assist with BASICS program implementation and other related report writing, data tracking, evaluation, and metrics. 
  • Attend and participate in regularly scheduled Alice! Direct Services team meetings. 
  • Serve on task forces and working groups as assigned.
  • Assist with the production of Go Ask Alice!, Columbia University’s health Q&A internet resource, including reviewing incoming questions. 
  • Perform basic clerical and administrative tasks as assigned. 
  • Other duties as assigned, which include but are not limited to participation in professional development workshops, supporting department-wide events and initiatives, and attendance at all-Alice! staff meetings

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health education, psychology, social work, or other closely related field
  • Full-time enrollment in a graduate health or closely related program at Columbia University or an affiliate
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational, follow-up, and customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative on projects
  • Familiar with web-based programs
  • Commitment to advancing health equity and social justice

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with college-aged populations and/or with substance abuse-related issues
  • Knowledge of principles of Motivational Interviewing
  • Experience with client management software and CMS systems
  • Incoming graduate student able to commit to a 2-year term
  • Available to work ~20 hours/week (Monday – Friday), between the hours of 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to the Alice! Application Submission Form. A resume and cover letter are required, any other submission will be considered incomplete.

Position Summary:

The GHAP Coordinator works closely with the GHAP Associate Director to train, support, and help supervise the work of volunteer Peer Advocates and to manage day-to-day Sexual & Reproductive Health (GHAP) Services operations. The GHAP Coordinator also assists other staff at Alice! Health Promotion and Columbia Health on shared initiatives, as needed.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to the Alice! Application Submission Form.

Responsibilities:

  • Help supervise and serve as backup for volunteer GHAP Advocates during virtual and onsite drop-in hours
  • Curate and create training resources for GHAP Advocates and informational material for clients
  • Under the supervision of the GHAP Associate Director, help coordinate and lead volunteer-run GHAP Advocate training
  • Maintain GHAP files (electronic and hard copy) and replenish client handouts, educational binders, office supplies, and other day-to-day operational needs
  • Assist with the recruitment of new student volunteers
  • Liaise with Alice! Health Promotion, Medical Services, and other Columbia Health staff for client referrals
  • Represent Alice! Health Promotion, including GHAP at trainings, workshops, and other events at Columbia, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled student (undergraduate, graduate, or professional) at Columbia University or affiliates
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational, follow-up, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative on projects

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong preference for applicants who have been a GHAP/WHAP Peer Advocate for at least one year
  • Currently enrolled in a graduate program at Columbia University

Other Requirements:

  • The selected student must be available to work at least 12 hours/week and up to 20 hours/week (Monday – Friday)
  • Some evening or weekend work may be required
  • This is a one-year position that ends in August 2024. Possibility of continuation depending on the need

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to the Alice! Application Submission Form.

Position Summary:

The Well-being Advocate Specialist will serve as a member of the Alice! Direct Service’s Team to improve health and well-being through sustainable lifestyle behavior change for undergraduate and graduate students and assist with other related health education and prevention initiatives.

  • Anticipated start date: Mid-April 2023
  • Pay rate: $25/hour
  • Student Casual employee - 20 hours/week

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to the Alice! Application Submission Form.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide 1:1 direct services to students seeking Wellness Coaching
  • Monitor and assist with maintenance of the web-based platform used to administer Alice! Direct Services; including updating training materials.
  • Attend and participate in weekly Alice! Direct Services team meetings.
  • Assist Officers of Administration with health and well-being initiatives and communication outreach, including, but not limited to: Direct Services, Health Education, NSOP, Bacchanal, and university-wide events.
  • Assist with Wellness Coaching and related report writing, data tracking, evaluation, and metrics.
  • Assist with the production of Go Ask Alice!, Columbia University’s health Q&A internet resource.
  • Serve on taskforces and committees as assigned.
  • Perform basic clerical and administrative tasks as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health education, psychology, social work, or other closely related field.
  • Full-time enrollment in a graduate health or closely related program at Columbia University or affiliate.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational, follow-up, and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative on projects.
  • Familiar with web-based software/programs.
  • Commitment to advancing health equity and social justice.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with college-aged populations and/or with wellness coaching preferred.
  • Wellness Coaching certification preferred (ex: CWHC).
  • Knowledge of the principles of Motivational Interviewing and Positive Psychology is preferred.
  • Experience with client management and CMS systems preferred.

Time Commitment:

  • Approximately 20 hours/week, some evening or weekend work may be required.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to the Alice! Application Submission Form.

Position Summary:

The Health Education Specialist will serve as a member of the Alice! Direct Service’s Team to improve health and well-being through the delivery of 1:1 conversations, curricula development, and facilitation of workshops, trainings, and presentations for undergraduate and graduate students.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter on the Columbia Careers Job Board posting (No. 528869)

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and assist with maintenance of the online web-based platform used to assist in administering Alice! Direct Services; including updating training materials.
  • Attend and participate in regularly scheduled Alice! Direct Services team meetings.
  • Assist Officers of Administration with health and well-being initiatives and communication outreach, including, but not limited to: Direct Services, Health Education, NSOP, Bacchanal, and university-wide events.
  • Assist with Health Education Visits and other related report writing, data tracking, evaluation, and metrics.
  • Assist with the production of Go Ask Alice!, Columbia University’s health Q&A internet resource, including reviewing incoming questions.
  • Serve on taskforces and committees as assigned.
  • Perform basic clerical and administrative tasks as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health education, psychology, social work, or other closely related field.
  • Full-time enrollment in a graduate health or closely related program at Columbia University or affiliate.
  • Excellent communication skills are required.
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational, follow-up, and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative on projects.
  • Familiar with web-based programs.
  • Commitment to advancing health equity and social justice.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with college-aged populations and/or with health education preferred.
  • Prior health education certification is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the principles of Motivational Interviewing and Positive Psychology preferred.
  • Experience with client management software and CMS systems preferred.

Other Requirements:

  • The selected student must be available to work approximately 20 hours/week (Monday – Friday)
  • Some evening or weekend work may be required

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter on the Columbia Careers Job Board posting (No. 528869)

Position Summary:

The Nicotine Awareness & Help (NAH) Project Coordinator will serve as a member of the Alice! Direct Service’s Team to engage, mobilize, and advocate for nicotine and tobacco awareness education, workshop facilitation, and community outreach with undergraduate and graduate students.

This is a grant funded Student Casual position from February 2024 – June 2025. We are searching for one graduate student and one undergraduate student for this position. Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis.

Alice! Health Promotion currently operates under a hybrid remote working model. 

  • Anticipated start: early February
  • Pay rate: $25/hour 
  • Time commitment: part-time, 5 hours/week 

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to the Alice! Application Submission Form. A resume and cover letter are required, any other submission will be considered incomplete.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaboratively build a tobacco/vape-free college movement through engagement, mobilization, and advocacy.
  • Coordinate workshops and outreach activities on campus.
  • Assist with program implementation and other related report writing, data tracking, evaluation, and metrics.
  • Attend and participate in regularly scheduled Alice! Direct Services team meetings.
  • Serve on task forces and working groups as assigned.
  • Perform basic clerical and administrative tasks as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Full-time enrollment in a graduate or undergraduate program at Columbia University or affiliate.
  • Able to commit to full term of the grant.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational, follow-up, and customer service skills.  
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative on projects.
  • Commitment to advancing health equity and social justice.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with college-aged populations and/or with nicotine related issues

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to the Alice! Application Submission Form. A resume and cover letter are required, any other submission will be considered incomplete.