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Become a Peer Counselor

Interested in becoming a Peer Counselor?

Are You...

  • Dedicated?
  • An excellent listener?
  • Empathic?
  • Committed to helping others?
  • Willing to volunteer your time?
  • Interested in building your resume?

Peer Counselors...

  • Help to promote and improve a culture of mental health and wellness at Drexel through direct peer support and programming.
  • Are trained to provide non-crisis peer support for students experiencing stress, anxiety, sadness, relationship concerns, and academic struggles.
  • Learn active listening, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Have opportunities to work with Drexel University Counseling Center (DUCC) professional staff to develop and present outreach programming regarding mental health and wellness. •
  • Learn about reducing barriers to accessing mental health and wellness resources, including stigma.
  • Attend to relevant cultural considerations for students seeking support.

How do I apply?

Starting in the spring term, we will be recruiting new Peer Counselors to start the fall 2023 term! Email Sarah Maver, PhD at for an application.