Student Wellness Services

Student Wellness Services

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Interested in Volunteering?

Why should I volunteer?

Health Promotion offers many different volunteer programs which can help you learn strategies for you own success, enhance your communication and presentation skills, plus put you in touch with other students who have similar interests.

How do I volunteer?

We are now accepting volunteer applications for positions starting in September 2018!  All applications are DUE by Monday February 19th, 2018 by 11:59pm. Volunteer job descriptions and instructions on how to apply are posted below and on the Career Services website.  To access them on the Career Services website simply login to myCareer with your NetID and Password and search for "Student Affairs" for a complete list of volunteer opportunities with Health Promotion and other on-campus Peer and Mentoring opportunities. 

For more information on peer programs within Student Affairs, please visit the www.queensu.ca/peerprograms

How do I learn more?

We will be doing a drop-in information session with current volunteers on Friday February 9th in the Robert Sutherland Room (located in the JDUC) from 1:30-3:30pm.  Should you have any questions about volunteering with Health Promotion please contact the Health Promotion Coordinator at healthed@queensu.ca.


Opportunities

Peer Health Educator

If your interest is Health Promotion, as a Peer Health Educator (PHE) you can help plan, implement, and evaluate health outreach programs in residence and on campus. PHEs do presentations, interactive displays, walk-arounds on topics such as stress management, healthy eating, physical activity, sleep, sexual health, smoking cessation and promoting balanced lifestyles. To get a better idea of what a Peer Health Educator does, visit their page

To see the job description please click here.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email your cover letter and resume directly to bewell@queensu.ca by MONDAY FEBRUARY 19, 2018 by 11:59pm.  Please include in your cover letter a brief statement on why you want to be a Peer Health Educator volunteer.

COR Volunteer

If your interest is safe alcohol use, you can participate in COR – the Campus Observation Room, an on-site detox centre. Campus Observation Room volunteers reduce potential harm to intoxicated students by monitoring them under the supervision of a Detox worker. To get a better idea of what COR volunteers do, visit their page

To see the job description please click here.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email your cover letter and resume directly to bewell@queensu.ca by MONDAY FEBRUARY 19, 2018 by 11:59pm.  Please include in your cover letter a brief statement on why you want to be a COR Volunteer.