CARES Mental Health Student Wellness Ambassador

JOB DESCRIPTION


Job Title
: Student Wellness Ambassador for the 2022-23 Academic Year

Time period: June 1, 2022 – May 31, 2023

Salary: $15 per hour

FTE: Approximately ~ 6 hours/week

Report to: Juztino Panella MA LMFT Counselor/Coordinator

DESCRIPTION

Student Wellness Ambassadors are representatives of Chabot College’s CARES Mental Health team. They are the liaisons between the Chabot College student community and the CARES’ mental health counseling services. The Student Wellness Ambassadors’ goals are to:

  1. Encourage help-seeking behavior
  2. Reduce stigma surrounding mental health
  3. Roster a supportive and inclusive campus culture by promoting social connectedness.

STUDENT WELLNESS AMBASSADOR DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Self-motivated
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Demonstrate leadership skills (or potential to develop leadership skills)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Possess a willingness to serve students
  • Take initiative
  • Comfortable with public speaking

STUDENT WELLNESS AMBASSADOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Able to work ~ 6 hours per week of Student Wellness Ambassador activities/meetings
  • Able to meet with Wellness Ambassador Leadership program staff on a weekly basis (schedule TBA)
  • Able to attend Orientatoin and Summer trainingship
    • Summer Trainee Orientation - May 24th 9-1pm
    • Summer Trainings - June 6-24th Mon 12-3pm, Wed 12-3pm, & Fri 10-12pm
  • Able to attend Fall orientation and training/planning sessions at the beginning of each semester (schedule TBA)

APPLICATION CRITERIA

  • Past leadership experience or interest in leadership experience at Chabot College
  • Current Chabot College student in good academic standing (2.5 GPA or higher)
  • A cohort of 8-10 Student Wellness Ambassadors will be selected
  • Applicants will be contacted for virtual interviews (Zoom)

Please apply online. Deadline to apply is Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022 at 11:59pm

Early interviews will begin mid-May, so students are encouraged to apply ASAP!