Wellness Ambassadors

At Andrews University, we currently have over 40 Wellness Ambassadors consisting of faculty and staff, who are enthusiastic and supportive of the Unversity Health and Wellness initiative and who are passionate about helping each individual person with a meaningful wellness transformation. Together, we can reach our goal to become the HEALTHIEST UNIVERSITY!
 
There are four fabulous CHIEF WELLNESS AMBASSADORS serving as team leaders and if you choose to join this fun, energetic group of wellness ambassadors, you will also be a part of a team! 
 

What is a Wellness Ambassador? 

A Wellness Ambassador (WA) is a representative of the new Andrews University Health and Wellness initiative committed to inspiring faculty, staff, and students to join our MISSION to become FULLY ALIVE through pathways of enthusiasm, inspiration, motivation and sharing of opportunities and resources. Further, the WA aims to be a personal example of living a healthy and fit lifestyle and encourages others to join him/her.

What are the duties & expectations of a Wellness Ambassador?

  1. Attend Wellness Ambassador meetings/rallies once a semester. 
  2. Participate in and represent at events and programs sponsored by University Health & Wellness.
  3. Invite others to events and programs offered by University Health & Wellness via all different communication pathways.
  4. Take the 'Wellness Pledge'.
  5. Assist with certifying her/his department as 'Certified Healthy Department'
  6. Use the E-Wellness platform on a regular basis, promote usage amongst colleagues and offer assistance with it to colleagues. 
  7. Connect with University Health & Wellness vial social media.
  8. Stay up-to-date with University Health & Wellness website updates. 
  9. Know her/his CWA and ask for assistance and support whenever needed. 

How long is a Wellness Ambassador Term?

Wellness Ambassadors serve for a school year (August - April). Wellness Ambassadors can serve more than one consecutive school year as determined the Health & Wellness Council.

How do I become a Wellness Ambassador?

To become a Wellness Ambassador, please email wellness@andrews.edu to request an application.