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Mission

"We as Health and Wellness Educators are students interested in promoting healthy lifestyles. We work together to educate the RWU community about alcohol & other drugs, safe sex, nutrition and general wellness."

We believe…

  • That health is an individual choice
  • That people can choose to make lifestyle changes
  • That motivation for change comes from within an individual

Our Motto is:

"Helping Others Help Themselves"

Apply to Become a H.A.W.E.

  • Applications due by Friday, February 28, 2014
  • Group Interviews  Wednesday, March 5, 2014
  • Accepted HAWEs notified Friday, March 7, 2014

Looking For a Job That Gives You

  • $1,100.00 per semester?
  • GREAT Leadership opportunities?
  • A chance to better your presentation skills?
  • A chance to be part of a team?
  • Skills needed in the professional world?
  • Chances to express yourself creatively through programming?

Well then, you should apply to become a Health And Wellness Educator (H.A.W.E.)!

Health and Wellness Educator (H.A.W.E.) Position Description

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Director of Health Education, HAWEs provide a range of planned ongoing educational activities consistent with the university’s mission. They develop and present university prevention campaigns and residence hall workshops with an emphasis on campus alcohol and drug issues.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Attends fall, winter training.
  • Works cooperatively with the HAWEs.
  • Plans and organizes campus wellness campaigns with an emphasis on alcohol and drug use prevention programs.
  • Develops and presents residence hall and classroom workshops on a wide variety of wellness topics: safe sex, AIDS education, stress management, with an emphasis on alcohol and other drug use issues.
  • Collects and analyses data on contacts, programs and student behaviors.
  • Creates educational brochures, handouts, ads, publicity releases, posters and bulletin boards.
  • Provides wellness coaching to students.
  • Participates in self-evaluation and evaluation by the Wellness Coordinator.

Knowledge and Skill

  • Creative, energetic person with good listening skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a group
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Committed to self- development