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Huskers Offering Peer Education (HOPE) for Suicide Prevention

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2024–25 Academic Year

Huskers Offering Peer Education (HOPE) for Suicide Prevention

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UNL Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) seeks highly motivated students passionate about assisting with suicide prevention programming.

As a HOPE peer educator, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Facilitate Huskers Prevent Suicide training to the UNL community.
  • Assist in planning events and programming throughout the semester focused on suicide prevention and mental health awareness.
  • Participate in outreach events with CAPS, the suicide prevention team, and campus partners.
  • Make $500 for each completed semester of service.

Apply today to become a HOPE peer educator.


  • Attend Huskers Prevent Suicide training and receive certification of completion to facilitate training to the UNL community.
  • Provide at least 5 suicide prevention trainings per year.
  • Must attend meetings with the Outreach Coordinator - Suicide Prevention and peer educator team to assist in planning events and programming throughout the semester.
  • Participate in at least 3-5 outreach events related to suicide prevention – outreach events throughout the semester including National Depression Screening Day, Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, Out of the Darkness Walk, CAPS tabling events, and more.
  • Assist in additional outreach efforts with creation of monthly newsletter and social media content.
  • Assist in preparing informational material and assisting with administrative needs of the suicide prevention team.


  • Must be registered as a full-time student
  • Have a passion and willingness to serve peers and provide resources for support
  • Desire to help spread awareness surrounding suicide prevention
  • 1-year commitment
  • Academic standing of 3.0 GPA or higher

How to Apply

Complete the application at the link below. You should get an email confirmation once your application has been received.

Deadline was 11:59 p.m. CST on April 26, 2024.