Wellness days Coordinator (Fall 2019)

GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITY

The Wellness Days Coordinator is accountable to the Special Events Coordinator with guidance from the University of Waterloo Athletics and Peer Health Education to ensure the successful implantation of Wellness Days events.

SCOPE AND NATURE

Wellness Days Coordinator is tasked with managing, training, facilitating and recognizing Wellness Days volunteers with helping students find wellness and balance in their day to day lives. They will also work closely with the Feds Special Events Coordinator to ensure effective implementation of Wellness Days events throughout the semester and help amplify and promote educational content coming from @UWFeds, @WlooWarriors, and @UWHealthyU. We are looking for students who buy-in to the concept of wellness, who understand the importance of wellness in student life, and who want to help other find their own wellness practices.

Wellness Days is a new initiative among the Federation of Students, Athletics, and Peer Health Education launching in 2018. We are looking for feedback about the program, team member duties, and engagements to help us grow this initiative and see success.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be knowledgeable about Wellness Days events
  • Be available to meet with the Special Events Coordinator to brainstorm Wellness Days events and do event evaluations
  • Act as a strong leader and positive role model for the Wellness Days Committee, the Federation of Students, and the University of Waterloo
  • Provide positive and meaningful interactions with students.
  • Assist with the set up and take down of events as required.
  • Help provide strategic direction for the Wellness Days program and engagements
  • Brainstorm creative ideas and different methods to promote Wellness on campus
  • Attend team meetings as required
  • Other duties as assigned

BENEFICIAL QUALIFICATION

  • Ability to work as a contributing member to the Wellness Days Committee
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Willingness to take initiative, participate in team meetings, and promote Welcome Week events
  • Must be a full-time student (including co-op) for the duration of the position and/or the following term (i.e. until the end of the Winter 2019 term). Complete any training as required by the Special Events Coordinator and the Federation of Students

TIME COMMITMENT

  • Fall 2019 Term
  • Biweekly meetings with some support with preparation
  • Minimum 3-5 hours a week and attendance at most Wellness Day events

Application Open: 2019/7/23 2:01 PM

Application Deadline: 2019/8/26 2:01 PM