Peer Health Educators

Peer Health Educators share health and wellness information with students.


Who can apply?

Please note: this is a new position for 2020-2021 for a related position please take a look at the Wellness Peer position

Undergraduate and Graduate students

Time commitment

5.5 hours per week (For detailed time requirements, please review position description)

Position description

Peer Health Educators Position Description 2020-2021

Skills developed
  • 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

Application is now closed.