Part-time Student Health Promoters (4 Position Available - Positions available only to current students of Algonquin College)

Part-time Student Health Promoters (4 Position Available - Positions available only to current students of Algonquin College)

Department:

Health Services (Trina Budd)

 

Position Type:

Student

 

Salary Range:

$14.35-$40.00-Hourly

 

Sc heduled Weekly Hours:

6

 

Anticipated Start Date:

October 19, 2021

 

Length of Contract:

2 months

 

Posting Information

This job posting is now accepting applications from all qualified individuals.

 

Posting Closing Date:

October 21, 2021

 

Please note: jobs are posted until 12:01 am on the job closing date.

 

Job Description:

Reporting to the Manager, Health Services, the role of the student Health Promoter is to assist the Health Promotion and Education Coordinator in making students aware of the resources on campus and in the community that will help to improve their health and wellness.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide accurate and current health information to students on the six pillars (general health, sleep hygiene, nutrition and fitness, sexual health, mental health, harm reduction and substance use) using a variety of delivery strategies.

  • Assist in the design and development of health promotion materials;

  • Attend and actively participate in training sessions where applicable; continue to develop knowledge in health topics and health promotion strategies;

  • Participate in residence outreach and health-related events;

  • Participate in campus-wide outreach and promotional events;

  • Create and maintain an inclusive environment;

  • Make sure the bulletin boards across campus are in good condition with updated resources/brochures;

  • Other duties as assigned by the Health Promotion and Education Coordinator.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Current Algonquin College student, will be registered full-time for the Fall 2021 term.

  • Interest in healthy lifestyle practice;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

  • Confident in ability to present relevant health information to a group of students;

  • Able to approach and speak about relevant health issues;

  • Comfortable working independently and in groups;

  • Willing to work in a collaborative environment;

  • Creative thinking and the confidence to use it.

 

Additional application information:

  • Successful candidate’s schedule will be flexible around their school schedule and other commitments;

  • Position is required from September to December, with the possibility of extension throughout future semesters and the summer while enrolled at Algonquin College;

  • Scheduled hours will vary dependent on the applicants timetable up to a maximum of 6 hours per week;

  • Anticipated start date for this position will be the week of October 19, 2021;

  • Please note: If the applicant has been issued their September class timetable, please include it with either your resume or cover letter.

 

NOTE: This job requires occasional or regular onsite work in accordance with Policy HS 16.

 

  • This position is paid at $14.35/hr

 

Algonquin College values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We offer an inclusive work environment and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Internal candidates will receive first consideration based on qualifications. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process please contact the Human Resources department at humanresources@algonquincollege.com. While we thank all those who apply, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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