Health Worker Program

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Two female Health Workers smiling next to a bulletin board that says "health worker"

Health Workers use health education and peer advising to promote self care and healthy habits; risk management responding to problems effectively, using home-care or professional health services

Health Workers are student peer educators who serve in the residence halls, fraternities, sororities and Bowles and provide the following services on-site or remotely. 

What do Health Workers do?

round teal circle with heart icon Support people of different backgrounds for a range of health issues. Empathize with their complex challenges. Share resources as a knowledgeable and non-judgemental peer.
round teal circle with clock icon Dedicate 8 hours per week. Write and post weekly health tips. Be a visible and active health champion. Attend class each Tuesday 5-6:30pm, 2P/NP units per semester.
round teal circle with house icon Live in a student residential community: 

Be a local "first point of contact” for the peers where you live. Not required for Academic Department Health Workers.

round teal circle with house icon Make one-year commitment to serve, learn, and grow. Engage in experiential training and practice for the knowledge and skills needed to make a difference.


Spring 2021

Apply to be a Health Worker!

recruitment flyer for health worker program

Applications open March 1 and are due March 31, 2021. See the open positionsrecruitment flyer and video below to learn more.

Health Worker Recruitment Video 2021

Health Worker Campaigns

Gratitude Challenge

Gratitude is a powerful tool! We asked some Tang Center staff and student Health Workers to call someone they were grateful for and tell them why. Get your tissues handy for these emotional and uplifting stories! 

Call to Gratitude - Tang Student Edition

Time's Up Bears 

Stand Up to Sexual Harassment Campaign by the Health Workers

Time's Up Bears - Stand Up To Sexual Harassment

Time's Up Bears Resource

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