Health & Well-being Ambassador are a team of students that work under Student Health & Well-being to promote the growth of health and wellness at Michigan Tech. Ambassadors play a vital role in reaching students through presentation, well-being programs, and events. Health and Well-Being Ambassadors are responsible for providing support and leadership to other Health and Well-Being Ambassadors and participants of Student Mental Health and Well-Being programming. The success of Michigan Tech students is the most important measure of our progress. Given this, we are committed to inspiring:
- An engaged community that actively seeks improvement through acceptance and understanding.
- Students to achieve world-class scholarship through academics, research, and continued learning.
- The explorations and creation of all possibilities through innovative use of their skills and knowledge.
- Individuals to hold themselves accountable, and to act with integrity, honesty, and diligence.
- The tenacity required to make ethical choices and to preserve through all obstacles.
- Providing a diverse and inclusive community that encourages involvement and a free exchange of ideas.
- Valuing creativity, leadership, and excellence.
- Being innovative and supportive in our programs, policies, and procedures.
- Supporting students’ intellectual, professional, and personal growth.
- Work cooperatively with other ambassadors on programs, presentations, and other activities.
- Assist the Assistant Director of Health Promotion and Prevention and the Student Health and Well-being Coordinator with general activities related to the position.
- Assist in the development, delivery, and evaluation of Student Mental Health and Well-Being programs and presentations.
- Participate in the development and design of passive health education programming (stall journals, brochures, posters, social media, webpages, etc.).
- Attend scheduled Student Mental Health and Well-Being meetings and events.
- Make a minimum commitment of one academic year; more if possible.
- Perform other duties as assigned and discussed with supervisor.
- Sophomore status (preferred).
- Strong interest in preventative health and wellness.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Attention to detail.
- Strong organizational and time management skills.
- Ability to work well on a team.
- Working knowledge of computer software including Microsoft office, Google, and Adobe Suite.
- Demonstrated understanding of the purpose of Student Mental Health and Well-Being, and ability to represent the Student Health and Well-being team in a positive and professional manner.
- Non-judgmental and open-minded attitude with the ability to meet the needs of different cultures, religions, abilities, sexual identities, and political affiliations.
- Creativity, initiative, motivation, integrity, and a positive attitude.
- Maintain a 2.5 minimum grade point average.
- Free of University disciplinary sanctions imposed by the University Judicial System before and during employment.