Peer Health Educators

Educate your fellow peers about health and wellbeing.

About the role

Peer Health Educators will learn about facilitation and wellbeing topics relevant for students, develop and practice skills of presenting for diverse groups, contribute to annual wellbeing campaigns and events, and expand their understanding of equity and inclusion practices.

Who can apply?

Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply to the position.

Qualifications

A successful candidate demonstrates the following:

  • Interest in student health and wellbeing, sexual health, substance use health, mental wellbeing, and relationship with food and body
  • Interest in anti-racism, equity, diversity and inclusion 
  • A desire to learn and develop new skills through experiential learning  
  • Interest in developing presentation and facilitation skills  
  • Flexibility and openness to change and receive constructive feedback  
  • Strong organizational and time management skills  
  • Enjoyment of meeting new people and leading groups  
  • Enjoyment of working collaboratively with others on projects  
  • Initiation and self-motivation

Time commitment

The time commitment is 5 hours per week. For detailed time requirements, please review the position description.

Position description

Skills developed

  • Facilitation
  • Teamwork
  • Adaptability
  • Inclusive approaches to wellbeing
  • Communication
  • Knowledge Translation
     

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