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Student Health and Wellness Ambassadors FAQ

For more information about Student Health and Wellness Ambassadors, please review our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) below!

 

What is Student Health and Wellness Ambassadors?

  •  It is a new student organization where members work with the The Student Health and Wellness Unit at ISU to outreach, promote, and advise on student health and wellness services.  

 

What is the Student Health and Wellness Unit

  • The Student Health and Wellness Unit at ISU is made up of four departments in the Division of Student Affairs – Student Counseling Services, Student Wellness, Recreation Services, and Thielen Student Health Center.  

 

What does a member of Student Health and Wellness Ambassadors do?

  • Put on promotional events to educate students about the services offered by the Student Health and Wellness Unit.
  • Outreach to students to give them health and wellness resources and gather student feedback on services offered by the Student Health and Wellness Unit.
  • Advise departments within the Student Health and Wellness Unit to help make future decisions.

 

Are members of Student Health and Wellness Ambassadors paid?

  • This is a volunteer organization of student leaders.  Ambassadors are not paid but they do have the opportunity to gain leadership experience, and give back to the ISU community.

 

Do I need to have a specific major to apply?

  • You do not have to be a specific major to apply for Student Health and Wellness Ambassadors. We value diversity of thought and encourage all majors to apply.

 

How does Student Health and Wellness Ambassadors fit into the vision of the Division of Student Affairs and the Mission of ISU?      

  • The Division of Student Affairs seeks to directly empower students and the Student Health and Wellness Ambassadors work to bring students to the table to help the development and future growth of the Student Health and Wellness Unit.  

 

What will I get out of being an ambassador?

  • A great leadership experience centered around raising the voices of students and creating change on campus to enhance student health and wellbeing.

 

What are the expectations for ambassadors?

  • Student Health and Wellness Ambassadors are expected to volunteer for 10 hours a semester and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.25 or higher. Members should desire to raise the student voice and value diversity and inclusion.

 

When is Student Health and Wellness Ambassadors’ recruitment period?

  • Recruitment starts in the Spring Semester every year with an application and interview process.

 

What does training look like for members of Student Health and Wellness Ambassadors?

  • Student Health and Wellness Ambassadors will go through one full day of training in August before the start of the Fall semester.  

 

How do I apply to be a member of Student Health and Wellness Ambassadors?

  • The application is online and can be found on this page 

 

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