Every year (in January and February), Health Promotion recruits volunteers for its Peer Educator Program.

Peer Educator (PE) Details:

  • Volunteer position (claimable hours on your co-curricular record - CCR)
  • Bilingualism preferred (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 and our new social media team)
  • 3 hours/week from September to April (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, wellness week, flu clinics, President’s brunch and many more!

The next recruitment period will launch as of January 7th, 2019.

Health Promotion on Campus

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Contact us!

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Jennifer Keays

Health Promotion Specialist

jkeays @

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Sylvie Marko

Health Promotion Specialist

smarko @

Upcoming Events

Yoga: Dec. 10th from 5:30-6:30pm in 90U Room 140

Global Health Break: Dec. 11th from 9:30-10:30am in UCU203

Meditation: Dec. 12th from 5:00-6:00pm in 90U room 152

Reiki: Dec.13th from 9:00am-12:00pm (20 minute appointments) UCU203

Cooking Demo: Dec. 13th from 1:00-2:00pm in UCU203

ActiveU: Dec. 13th from 1:00-2:00pm in the UCU Terminus

Active on Ice: Dec. 13th from 1:30-2:20pm in the Sports Complex

Happy Hour: Dec. 13th from 3:30-4:30pm in UCU203

Pet Therapy: Dec. 14th from 11:00am-12:00pm in 90U room 152

Visit the calendar or follow us on Facebook for more info.

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Health Promotion
UCU 203
Tel: 613-564-3950 ext.290

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