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Job and Volunteer Opportunities

Job Opportunities

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Volunteer or Work-Study Opportunities

Part-Time, Volunteer Navigators - Behavioral Health Screening in Primary Care

Integrating behavioral health into primary care remains a national agenda. With funding from the National Institute of Drug Abuse, the Center for Family Intervention Science at the College of Nursing & Health Professions and Family Medicine at the College of Medicine are collaborating on a project focused on screening adult patients for mental health and substance use and then referring those in need for services.

We are seeking advanced undergraduate and graduate students in a public health/behavioral health field (public health, social work, psychology, counseling, family therapy, etc.) interested in volunteering as health care navigators. The position involves working with providers and staff at family medicine practices to help screen patients in the waiting room, assist patients with finding appropriate services after the medical visit, and call patients after the referral process to followup.
Volunteer navigators will work on-site (locations vary; travel compensation possible).

All volunteers must commit to at least 8 hours per week for the entire school year, attend a one day training in October, and attend weekly one hour supervision (in-person or via conference call). Opportunities for integrating class projects or thesis work are available. If you are interested, please send your CV or resume to Guy Weissinger, Volunteer Supervisor at

Positions for this project are available as long as this posting is listed.

Additional Research Volunteers

We are always looking for motivated and inquisitive undergraduate, post baccalaureate, and graduate level volunteers for part-time research assistantships. These positions are structured to aid faculty and staff with a variety of research programs and projects. For details about specific openings and needs across all Center disciplines, please contact the Center Director (information below).

Job Responsibilities

  • To be determined on a case-by-case basis


  • BA/BS, MA/MS, or equivalent
  • Some research experience is helpful, but not required in every case 
  • Ability to work independently and in team-based settings
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a number of projects
  • Ability to manage and prioritize time and projects

Contact the Center

If you have questions or are interested in applying to any of the above positions, please contact our Volunteer Supervisor at