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West Chester, PA 19382

Phone: 610-436-1000

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Wellness Promotion

The Office of Wellness Promotion (formerly Wellness Education) is an integral part of the Student Health Center. Our mission is to promote the life-long physical and emotional well-being of our students by providing strong, effective disease prevention, health promotion and educational services. We accept and support the National Wellness Institute definition of Wellness: Wellness is an active process through which people become aware of, and make choices towards, a more successful existence. Our initiatives include both community and individual approaches addressing multiple dimensions of wellness: physical, emotional, social, intellectual, occupational, and spiritual. 

Physical Address:
Commonwealth Hall 
Community Service:
On/Off Campus:

Student Peer Educator (Pay Band 3)

Supervisor Contact Information
Sherry Mendez
(610) 436-0732
Mary Ann Hammond
(610) 436-2509
Position Responsibilities:
Customer RelationsGeneral OfficeOffice AmbassadorSocial MediaStudent MentorWeb DesignProvide education, support, and referrals to students.
Involves the following:
• Confidential or sensitive data/information
• Being responsible for/or providing services to anyone under the age of 18
This position will provide general assistance with:
Peer Educators work as a team to develop and implement health education programs for the Office of Wellness Education
Specific duties as they relate to this department:
Wellness Promotion Peer Educations attend sponsored events and support the staff in the office. They are responsible for creating educational materials, implementing programs focused on student health and wellness, and provide support to students who visit the office and sponsored events. In addition, Peer Educators post to social media pages and write articles for the Stall Seat Journal.
Learning Outcomes:
As a paraprofessional working in Wellness Promotion, students will learn the following professional skills: time management, organization, e-mail etiquette, communication skills, working in a team, and program planning. This position is especially good for health majors.