Health Promotion is recruiting for 2020-2021!


The Health Promotion (HP) Peer Wellness Education Program is made up of approximately 80 volunteers (Peer Wellness 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 (PWE) 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 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 August 31, 2020 to April 2021 (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 Welcome and many more!
  • Successful candidates must attend a mandatory 2 day training on September 3-4, 2020
  • All PWEs 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? Our recruitment campaign has launched!

(deadline: February 29th, 2020)

If you're interested, complete the online registration form.

For more information, come visit us in UCU203 or email us at


"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 - 2PM

Important Notice- Easter weekend clinic closure

All clinic locations will be closed.  Walk-in clinic telephone visits are still available between 10am and 2pm April 10, 11, 12 and 13.  You can book a telephone appointment with a walk-in clinic physician by calling the clinic at 613-564-3950.


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.


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.


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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