Student Employment Positions

Wellness Assistant

Student Employee

Currently not hiring. 

Wellness Assistants assist our staff with creating and implementing health and wellness programs and educational materials. 

Hours: 

8-10 hours a week during academic year. Schedules are flexible. Academics always come first.

Pay: 

Starting hourly rate is $8.50

Description: 

Assist staff with creating and implementing health and wellness programs and educational materials for the university community.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to staff of 10
  • Design health education poster, flyers, display boards and PowerPoint presentations
  • Represent Health & Wellness at educational tables and programs around campus
  • Collaborate with staff to create written content for Health & Wellness web site and educational materials
  • Assist staff with organizing, creating, and on occasion, presenting educational programs to students
  • Conduct research using Dimond Library online databases
  • Manage Health & Wellness Resource Library
  • Make deliveries around campus
  • Photocopying, filing and other duties, as assigned

Successful candidates should:

  • Be eligible for the Federal Work/Study Program
  • Be reliable and able to work at least 8-10 hours per week (during the academic year)
  • Have an interest in health and wellness issues (nutrition, sexual health, wellness, alcohol, tobacco, other drugs)
  • Have experience working with Microsoft Office applications (including Excel, Word, Publisher, and Access)
  • Be skilled in conducting research
  • Pay close attention to detail and organization
  • Be professional and able to maintain confidentiality .

Wellness Assistant for Paws & Relax Program

Currently not hiring.

Paws & Relax is a much-loved stress-reduction service offered every Wednesday of the semester at Thrive, the Health & Wellness satellite office located on the second floor of the Hamel Rec Center (HRC).  Please note that you must be available 11 am – 4 pm on Wednesdays to manage the scheduled volunteer team(s). You may need to work an additional 1-2 hours/ week for administrative tasks specific to Paws & Relax.

Hours: 

Approx. 5-6  hours a week during academic year. You must be available from 11 am – 4 pm on Wednesdays. Schedules are flexible. Academics always come first.

Pay: 

Starting hourly rate is $8.50

Responsibilities:

  • Be present from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm for Set up and Break down of weekly sessions held on Wednesday during the academic year
  • Assist with coordinating and communicating weekly schedules to volunteer teams as well as any updates as needed
  • Reserve on-campus parking for Wednesday sessions and any additionally planned Paws & Relax outreach events. Student would not need to be present for additional events, but would be expected to coordinate with the volunteer teams for scheduling
  • You must be present during Wednesday sessions and engage students in conversation about:
    • Upcoming Health & Wellness events
    • Available services at Health & Wellness
  • Take photos for social media and post using #BeWellUNH and @unhhealth tags
  • Collect and report attendance data

Successful candidates should:

  • Be eligible for the Federal Work/Study 
  • Be reliable and able to work at least 5-6 hours per week (during the academic year)
  • Have an interest in health and wellness topics (nutrition, sexual health, wellness, alcohol, tobacco, other drugs)
  • Have experience working with Microsoft Office applications (including Excel, Word, Publisher, and Access).
  • Pay close attention to detail and organization
  • Be professional and able to maintain confidentiality

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