Student Assistant - Wellness Leader
Douglas College
New Westminster, BC, CA
2d ago

Work Arrangements

Hours of work : up to a maximum of 20 hours / week. The work terms for this position are : 1.Fall 2018 : September 4, 2018 December 16, 2018 2.

Winter 2019 : January 2, 2019 April 18, 20193.Summer 2019 : May 6, 2019 August 19, 2019

What Douglas Offers

DO what you love. Be good at it. That’s how Douglas College defines a great career. It’s a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms.

It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC’s Top Employers. We love what we do. And we’re looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada’s best colleges even better.

The Role

Student Engagement is looking for a Wellness Leader to assist with the Peer Health Educator Program and leading the team of Peer Health Educators (PHEs) in creating health and wellness initiatives on campus.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting in the design and development of health promotion materials - Assisting with student wellness-related programming on campus -
  • Assisting in the dissemination of information to students about campus health resources - Assisting in the maintenance of a Wellness Community Calendar on the Student Life webpage -

    Assisting with recruitment, training and leading wellness volunteers, specifically Peer Health Educators - Assisting the Peer Health Educators team with activity implementation through advertising, promotions, event execution, and overall planning -

    Meeting with Peer Health Educators weekly to discuss and plan up-coming events - Coordinating the Peer Health Educator Program web-

    page updates and work with the Student Engagement Unit to ensure content is current - Meeting with the Recreation and Wellness Coordinator weekly -

    Attending mandatory training sessions and Peer Health Educators meetings - Maintaining, organizing, and updating office files and records, as necessary -

    Completing semester goals and evaluations as arranged by the Recreation and Wellness Coordinator - Creating a safe, inclusive and welcoming work environment

    To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

  • Passion for living a healthy lifestyle - An open mind to cultures, practices, and sexual orientations different from your own -
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem solving skills - Attention to detail, organizational skills and creativity -

    Commitment to inclusion and cultural sensitivity to the unique challenges of diverse student groups - Flexibility to work at either campus (New Westminster and the Coquitlam Campus) -

    The ability and comfort level to work with limited supervision - Basic working knowledge of Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point.

  • Experience working in the field of health and wellness (desired) - Experience in event planning (desired) - Leadership experience (desired)
  • Domestic students must meet ONE of the following criteria, to be eligible to work as a Student Assistant / Student Research Assistant : 1.

    The domestic student must be enrolled in, and maintain, a minimum of one or more (3 credit) courses at Douglas College throughout the work term; OR

    2.The domestic student must have been enrolled in, and maintained, a minimum of one or more (3 credit) courses at Douglas College in the term immediately preceding the work term and has indicated an intention to enroll at the college in the term immediately following the work term; OR

    3.The domestic student must be enrolled in, and maintain a minimum of two or more (3 credit) courses at another accredited public post-

    secondary institution in B.C. throughout the work term

    International students must meet ONE of the following criteria, to be eligible to work as a Student Assistant / Student Research Assistant : 1.

    The international student is enrolled in full-time studies at Douglas College, throughout the academic year; OR

    2.The international student, who is not a Douglas College student, but is an international student at another accredited public post-

    secondary institution in B.C., has a valid Study Permit that has the notation May accept employment on or off campus if meeting eligibility criteria as per R186 (F), (V) or (W).

    Must cease working if no longer meeting these criteria. Proof of enrollment in full-time studies from the other post-secondary institution is required.

    An original copy of a Social Insurance Number (SIN) and an original Study Permit are required by law before commencing work at Douglas College.

    Qualified Douglas College students meeting the above criteria will be given first preference over students of other qualifying institutions.

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