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Access Center Student Volunteer Program

The Access Center has established a Student Volunteer Program. Selected students will participate in various volunteer positions throughout each semester. The role of the volunteer is to promote awareness of the services provided through the Access Center and support other individuals with disabilities as they pursue higher educational goals.

Volunteers must meet the following criteria:

  • Achieved minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.5

  • Registered student with the Access Center

  • Completed 9 or more college credits at MSU Denver

Responsibilities may include but not be limited to:

  • Volunteering at the Annual Auraria Disability Awareness Festival

  • Mentoring High School Students with Disabilities and/or new students to MSU Denver

  • Volunteering for the Access Center STEP (Supportive Education Transition Program) for high school students with disabilities transitioning to college

  • Giving tours of the Auraria Campus and/or leading scavenger hunts designed to acquaint students with support services provided at MSU Denver

  • Representing the Access Center during community outreach initiatives, New Student Soar Orientations, MSU Denver Open Houses, Spring Fling and Fall Fest

  • Serving as a Peer Mentor to fellow students with disabilities

Benefits of serving as  VOLUNTEER

  • List on resume
  • Opportunity to request/receive reference letters
  • Certificate of volunteering available upon request at the end of the semester.  Students will need to log in their volunteer hours.
  • Self-fulfillment through helping others

Volunteers will not be expected to attend and/or participate in every activity as scheduling conflicts are likely to occur but will be expected to “make a best faith effort” to participate in as many events as possible when called upon. 

If you wish to participate in the Volunteer Program, please fill out the following application form below. You will be contacted via MSU Denver Email if you have been selected.


 

Name:  Last, First  
 
Metro E-mail:  
 
Student I.D.#:  
 
Phone Number:  
 
Anticipated Graduation Date:  
 
Academic Major:  

 

Questions:

1. How do you currently use the Access Center to reach your academic potential?

 

2. How would you promote the Access Center to new students attending MSU Denver?

 

3. How do you self advocate for your disability needs on campus?

 

4. Why do you want to volunteer?

 

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