Health and Wellness

Students having fun while getting their heart rates up at Zumba class.Students having fun while getting their heart rates up at Zumba class.

The Health and Wellness Center supports the College mission to promote an exceptional student experience by providing prevention-focused, accessible and high quality healthcare and counseling for a diverse student population.

We are dedicated to encouraging behaviors that change or eliminate health-related barriers to learning, and to promoting optimal physical, intellectual, emotional, spiritual, and community wellness

Counseling Services Programming Assistant 

Term: Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
Job Description:

The Health and Wellness Center is looking for a student worker to assist with a variety of duties in the Health Center, Counseling Center and with the Forester Fitness Team. 

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Basic office support (campus errands, copies, shredding)
  • Maintaining and improving the center’s websites (Facebook, Twitter, College website)
  • Assisting with outreaches/wellness initiatives 
  • Coordinating fitness programs
  • Developing marketing aids
  • Providing support at Health and Wellness Center programs 

The student in this position will also work directly with Dr. Ed Neumann, Wellness Coordinator in the Health and Wellness Center, to assist with Wellness Peer Educator program development and implementation. 

Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Excel, Publisher, and video software as well as equipment is recommended. The office seeks a personable, self-motivated, creative, flexible student who is passionate about encouraging the emotional, psychological, and physical well-being of the Lake Forest College community.

Work student eligibility is required for this position*

The student must be responsible and mature enough to work in an environment where student privacy is a necessity. 

Students interested in Psychology and Health-related fields are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Qualified applicants should email resumes to healthandwellness@mx.lakeforest.edu. The position will remain open until filled. We have one position available at approximately 6-8 hours per week. Some hours will include evening and weekends (depending on events scheduled). 

*Questions regarding work study eligibility please contact:
Charles Whitfield
whitfield@lakeforest.edu
Payroll and Student Employment Manager
847-735-5077

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