selfsea, powered by Peer Health Exchange, provides young folks with support, resources, and stories from young adults who’ve been there. We believe self-care is community care. Our app was designed together with young people as a safe digital place where they can see themselves reflected within a supportive and inclusive community that prioritizes their identity and experiences about mental health, sexual health, and beyond.
Are you 18-24 years old and want to give back in a meaningful way? Would you consider yourself the "mediator" in your friend group? If you answered 'yes' to these questions, then you may be a perfect fit as a mentor for our Peer Health Navigator Program! Learn effective communication and active listening skills. Build community while facilitating engaging discussion groups with young people! Plus, grow as a leader! Act fast, we are accepting applications NOW!
Spread the word about our new app designed by young people, for young people – selfsea. We are looking for high school influencers to work as a part of the team of Brand Ambassadors to share selfsea with their networks. Each cohort is a 6 week commitment that includes compensation and incentives!
Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Get all the deets on the opportunity, and compensation
Are you passionate about health equity and want to make, and impact in your community or school? Join PHE staff as we collaborate with young people to build healthier communities and advance health equity. Community Health Advocacy Groups in the Midwest (Chicago), Northeast (New York and Boston) and California (Los Angeles, Bay Area) will meet to identify and address community health needs. This is a paid opportunity where you can develop relationship building, leadership, project management and organizational skills. If you're ready to take action, we invite you to complete the application.
We believe that an important part of our role in promoting health equity is amplifying youth voices and their leadership and using our institutional influence to ensure more adults are actively listening to young people. In keeping with this commitment, there are many ways for young people to partner with us!
All opportunities are paid and you will be partnered with a PHE staff member for any support needs.
Are you 18-24 years old and want to help youth feel less alone by telling your story? Are you interested in earning up to $250 by speaking your truth? If you answered 'yes' to these questions, then you may be a perfect fit as a Digital Storyteller for selfsea! Join this self-paced, global community of storytellers and learn how to speak to your skills, reflect on your health experiences, and earn a stipend while creating content on your own time!
Interested in collaborating with young people to design a development program? Then join our Youth Advisory Design Team! We’re excited to collaborate with high school students to evaluate and design our youth engagement work to be sure it’s having a positive impact on you and your peers! You’ll design surveys, interactive activities, and lead group discussions to explore what excites and what bores your fellow Youth Advisors about this development program. Then you’ll use that input inform future versions of our summer program experience! You’ll flex or develop skills in: research and evaluation, program design, leadership, and communication. No prior experience is needed. Desired candidates are passionate about youth voice and learning from your peers and representing youth perspectives!
Are you a high schooler interested in brand creation, narrative storytelling and all things social media? If you answered yes, then our Marketing & Communications Team is excited to work with you to develop amazing content to uplift PHE and make a positive difference in the lives of young people! Flex your skills in content creation and learn marketing best practices. We've also got opportunities for youth to be featured in media interviews! Imagine your name in print for a major magazine or your favorite lifestyle publication -refinery29anyone? PHE provides media training for all interviews as well as support in creating external bios,original quotes and professional photos that you can use here and beyond.
Are you between the ages of 13-18 and passionate about the mental health and wellbeing of young people just like you? If so, consider Youth Design Group! It's a paid experience where you'll get the inside scoop on new features for our products, like selfsea, help us make important decisions such as what the products and features look like, become a leading voice in determining what digital products we offer, and help ensure that identity-affirming resources are accessible to all young people. We particularly encourage those who identify as BIPOC, Latinx, and/or LGBTQ+ to join the team.
Be part of an innovative group of young people creating digital health solutions within the tech space. Our Youth Design Group collaborates with our PHE staff on design research, serves as the leading voice in determining our digital products offerings, and helps ensure that identity-affirming health resources are accessible to all young people. Applications are ongoing and applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis.