Wellness Peers

Wellness Peers support students’ wellbeing by promoting proactive wellness strategies.

About the role

The Wellness Peer Program is not running in the 2021/2022 academic year.

A Wellness Peer is a trained student who will listen to and support students in navigating their university experience. They hold one-on-one conversations with a student to help them reflect on their experiences, explore their support options, and learn about wellbeing.

Who can apply?

This position is modified for 2020-2021. Please refer to the Peer Health Educators for a related role.

Applicants must be undergraduate students in years 2 or higher, or graduate students.

Time commitment

The time commitment is 6 hours. See position description for more details on hours and mandatory dates. 

Position description

Skills developed

  • Gain skills in health promotion, health education and communication
  • Improve interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Develop leadership skills and build confidence as a student leader
  • Get training in specific issues relating to student health and wellbeing
  • Accumulate job-related skills and experience needed for academic programs

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