Apply for: Health Advocate Volunteer, Federal Work-Study(note, must have already been awarded work-study monies. Complete application below), Graduate and Undergraduate Internships, and/or Graduate Assistant
Attention Health Advocate Leader applicants! You will do a 10 minute presentation during your interview. We will supply the PowerPoint and script (below) which are a portion of the presentation that we do to introduce new students to the Office of Health Promotion. The purpose of the presentation is to inform students about how health decisions can affect their academic performance and to connect them with resources at Health Promotion. It is up to you to make your delivery of this material fun and exciting! Have fun with it!
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To apply, click below and complete the application form.
Call 502-852-5429 if you have questions.
- The Health Advocate programs provides opportunities for students to obtain hands-on experience in health promotion! The program is open to students in all academic majors. Students may elect to volunteer for positions in a variety of subject areas including nutrition, sexual health, physical activity, and more. NEW this semester is a health literacy and media literacy program. Visit our youtube channel to see all the videos.
- The UofL Health Advocate Program in the Office of Health Promotion was nationally recognized in Fall of 2010 by the BACCHUS Peer Education Network!
- Health Advocates learn about health issues that affect college students and the campus community and collaborate to design and test new programs that address these issues.
- The Health Advocates sponsor and co-sponsor educational workshops and campus-wide awareness events to promote resilience-building decisions. Health Advocates also consult with student organizations and individuals, providing health information and referrals in a comfortable, safe and confidential environment.
- A select group of students are hired to be Health Advocate LEADERS. Students in PAID position are assigned leadership of a health promotion content area and are responsible for the programming and services in these areas. Applications are accepted in Spring for those wishing to start employment in the Fall.
- Open positions are designated with a * on the application form. All interested students may apply. However, previous connection with the Office of Health Promotion is strongly recommended. Students who have volunteered for at least one semester in the Office of Health Promotion and/or have completed HSS #597 ("Peer Health Education for Advocacy & Action") will receive points on the scoring rubric when interviewing for positions as Health Advocate Leaders.