Peer Health Educators

Peer Health Educators share health and wellness information with students.

Who can apply?

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

This is a new position for 2020-2021. For a related position, please take a look at the Wellness Peer position.

Time commitment

The time commitment is 5.5 hours per week. For detailed time requirements, please review the position description.

Position description


  • Gain skills in effective health education approaches in a post-secondary environment
  • Develop communication skills related to public speaking and workshop facilitation, and event planning and coordination skills
  • Receive training in specific issues relating to student health and wellbeing
  • Understand the range of wellbeing resources and services available for students at UBC
  • Develop greater understanding about diverse perspectives and experiences related to student life and wellbeing
  • Form new relationships on campus and be better connected to the UBC community
  • Practice job-related skills and experiences that can complement academic programs and support career exploration
  • Receive ongoing support, guidance, and feedback from professional UBC staff