Peer Wellness Educator Volunteer Coordinator

Classification: Student Assistant III
Employee group: PSAC
Job title: Peer Wellness Educator Volunteer Coordinator
Department: Student Services
Wage: $12.98 per hour
Hours of work: Approx. 10 hours per week
Start date: August 24, 2020
Length of appointment: August 24, 2020 to April 1, 2021
Date issued: March 10, 2020

Duties:

  • Assist in recruiting, screening, training, and supervising of Peer Wellness Educator Volunteers
  • Plan and promote thematic outreach programs and events to provide education to students on various wellness related topics
  • Liaise with Personal Counsellors in Student Services and other key internal and external stakeholders, including but not limited to: BUSU, Residence Assistants, and various externally based community organizations
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Personal Counsellors in Student Services
  • Develop the necessary communication materials and manage social media accounts
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications/experience:

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA and a minimum of 24 credit hours completed at Brandon University
  • Experience with event planning and promotion
  • Volunteer coordination and marketing experience
  • Knowledge of campus and community resources
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Respect for and enthusiasm about serving a diverse population
  • Demonstrated knowledge of issues related to wellness

To apply:

Please forward all applications to:

Marsha Harris, Personal Counsellor
Student Services
harrism@brandonu.ca
Rm. 102, A. E. McKenzie Bldg.