Health Promotion is recruiting!

PE team photo - 2017

The Health Promotion (HP) Peer Education Program is made up of approximately 60 volunteers (Peer Educators) and 6 Team Leaders who are dedicated to make health information accessible to students and to encourage well-being through healthy choices.

Peer Educator (PE) Details:

  • Volunteer position (claimable hours on your co-curricular record - CCR)
  • Bilingualism required (French & English)
  • Undergraduate students from all faculties are welcome to apply
  • Act as a representative of uOttawa Health Services (UOHS) and the health topic of the team you are assigned to (Drugs & Alcohol, Global Health, Mental Health, Nutrition, Sexual Health & Physical Activity)
  • 3 hours/week from September 2018 to April 2019 (1hr = team meeting, 2hrs = educational outreach)
  • Actively contribute to your team’s development by sharing your ideas on how to educate students on various health topics in fun and interactive ways
  • Assist with events such as pet therapy, yoga, meditation, wellness week, flu clinics, President’s brunch and many more!
  • Successful candidates must attend a mandatory 2 day training on August 30th & 31st 2018
  • All PEs qualify to apply for a paid Work Study Program Team Leader (TL) position after successfully completing both Fall & Winter Terms with Health Promotion

Still interested? Apply online! (deadline: February 28th)

For more information, come visit us in UCU203 or email us at promo@uohs.uottawa.ca

Testimonials

"Being a PE has helped me to be more confident when talking to people, whether they are friends or strangers."

"Being a PE for the Nutrition team has been so fulfilling and I truly enjoyed my experience. I am so glad to have met such wonderful people and I can't wait to come back next year!"

"Working with the HP team has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. It's allowed me to grow my skills, share my passion for healthy living and meet extraordinary people. I would definitely recommend joining us!"

HP Blog

Hours of Operation

Walk-in Clinic
100 Marie Curie, Ottawa

Monday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 2 PM
Sunday: 10 AM - 2 PM*

*Summer Hours: The Walk-in Clinic will be closed on Sundays from June 4th to August 27th

Important Walk in appointment information for Rideau Clinic location

Contact

300-100 Marie Curie Pvt
Ottawa, ON
K1N 6N5

Tel: 613-564-3950

Fax: 613-564-6627

After Hours Access to Care

Patients registered with a family doctor at UOHS

In case of emergency, always dial 911. THAS connects you to a nurse who can provide medical advice, or, if appropriate, provide access to a family health team doctor or suggest that you go to emergency.

1-866-553-7205


Patients not registered with a family doctor at UOHS – Ontario residents

In case of emergency, always dial 911. Telehealth Ontario is a free service that allows Ontario residents to speak to a Registered Nurse with their medical questions any time of the day or night. This could be when you're sick or injured but aren't sure if you need to see a doctor or can treat the situation at home.

1-866-797-0000


Patients not registered with a family doctor at UOHS – Quebec residents

In case of emergency, always dial 911. Info-Santé 8-1-1  is a free and confidential telephone consultation service that puts you in contact with a nurse in case of a non-urgent health issue.

Info-Santé 811

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