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Become A Peer Wellness Educator

Peer Wellness Educators are student leaders dedicated to making a difference on campus related to student wellbeing. Peer Wellness Educators are intensively trained throughout their time with Campus Wellness and receive dedicated oversight by a professional staff member.

Responsibilities

Peer Wellness Educators will be a key component of the comprehensive health promotion strategy of Campus Wellness. The main responsibilities of Peer Wellness Educators include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Volunteer at outreach events sponsored by Campus Recreation and Campus Wellness
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate outreach programming for students on campus
  • Develop educational presentations and resources on wellness topics  
  • Facilitate small and large group presentations on a variety of wellness topics
  • Communicate with campus community (students, staff, faculty) on health and wellness topics

Expectations

Peer Wellness Educators are expected to do the following:

  • To participate in all training retreats and workshops
  • To attend all weekly Peer Educator Team meetings
  • To attend bi-weekly meeting with supervisor
  • To work on average of 5 hours per week
  • To be a role model to their campus peers by promoting healthy and responsible choices

Benefits

  • Getting connected with others on campus
  • Helping the campus community  
  • Enhancing leadership skills
  • Improving communication and presenting skills
  • Developing relevant and transferable skills for future profession
  • Opportunity to count as internship and earn academic credit*

Apply today

To be considered for a Peer Wellness Educator position, complete the Peer Wellness application.

Contact

For more information, please contact:
Emily L. Werner
Associate Director of Campus Wellness
Campus Recreation and Wellness
ewerner@bellarmine.edu
502.272.8340