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Are you interested in promoting health and wellness at the University of Wyoming? Do you want to gain leadership experience that you can apply to your future career? Do you want to meet people and have fun? If yes, then consider applying for the Wellness Ambassadors Program!
Our goal is to provide training, support, and opportunities for UW students to become leaders in campus health promotion. The program is open to any undergraduate or graduate student interested in promoting health and wellness at the University of Wyoming.
Wellness Ambassadors organize and plan campus wide events and programs to promote the health and wellbeing of students here at the University of Wyoming. Wellness Ambassadors focus on specific areas of wellness that impact academic and personal success. These areas include mental health, nutrition, physical activity, sexual health and violence, alcohol and other drug awareness, sustainability, body image and financial wellness. As a Wellness Ambassador, you can staff a resource table, promote Wellness Center programs and services, organize and participate in health awareness events and educational programs, serve as a resource person, conduct health screenings, and participate in health coalitions and advisory boards, amongst other options. Our goal as a student-lead organization is to provide training, support, and opportunities for UW students to become leaders in campus health promotion.
There are many benefits to joining the Wellness Ambassadors Organization. To name a few:
Access to numerous volunteer opportunities.
Receive a letter of recommendation at the end of year to be used for future job, scholarship or graduate school applications.
Develop skills in leadership, teamwork, and program coordination.
Enhance communication skills, public speaking, and networking.
Increase your knowledge of health and wellness issues through specialized training.
Collaborate with other departments and organizations both on and off-campus.
Receive mentoring and personal/career development.
Meet new people and have fun!
Strong interest in health promotion and wellness.
2.8 GPA or above. If you are a first semester freshman, you can still apply.
Ability to commit minimum of four hours per month.
Desire to help other students.
Support and model health and healthy choices (doesn't mean be perfect--nobody is!)
Good time management skills.
Responsible and reliable.
Fill out the Wellness Ambassadors Application Form