Texas Tech University

RISE Volunteers

Volunteering with RISE is an excellent way to make a difference on your campus. Fill out the form below, and our Program Manager will reach out to you to schedule your first session. We have both a volunteer base and practicum students who work with our team.

Become a Volunteer

Who are RISE Volunteers?

A RISE Volunteer exudes a servant leadership heart and has a drive to educate Texas Tech students on holistic well-being. These volunteers assist RISE in outreach, programming and events, administrative tasks, and provide a supportive foundation for the RISE Peer Educators and staff. RISE Volunteers understand the importance of empowering Texas Tech students to get connected and make the best choices for themselves.

What are the perks?
  • Introductory wellness training on topics like mental health and wellbeing, alcohol and drugs, sexual assault prevention and consent education, resources, and so much more
  • Community service hours tracked and signed by staff
  • Hands-on opportunities boosting a professional resume
  • Letter of recommendation based on merit from the Program Manger of Peer Education & Outreach
  • Free volunteer shirt
  • First access to RISE swag items
  • The ability to make a difference, help your peers, and uphold the culture at Texas Tech
  • Work with a fun, diverse group of student leaders from all different majors and backgrounds
  • Minimum one office hour per week
  • Participate in prevention education focus quarters 
  • Mandated Reporter training
  • Complete a brief RISE training
  • Maintain a discriminatory and bias free environment, cultivating respect for all