Wellness Peers

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

Overview

Who can apply?

This position is best suited to experienced students who are seeking a long-term commitment as a volunteer. Preference in terms of selecting candidates will be given to students who can commit two years as a Wellness Peer.

No. of positions available20-25
Time commitment

6-8 hours per week.

*for mandatory time requirements, please review position description

Skills developed
  • skills in health promotion, health education and communication
  • interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • leadership skills and build confidence as a student leader
  • training in specific issues relating to student health and wellbeing
  • job-related skills and experience needed for academic programs
Contact

Tam.uden@ubc.ca

Application Process

Applications will open in January 2019.