Wellness and Health Promotion

Join HAWC

  • Selection for 2016-2017

    If you are interested in joining HAWC, please read the information below.

    Health and Wellness Crew Member Description

    Members of HAWC are student volunteers who are trained in college student health, including physical wellness, mental health, alcohol and other drugs, and healthy relationships. All HAWC members receive training and certification as nationally recognized Peer Health Educators. HAWC exists to assess and address student health and wellness needs, and conduct a variety of health promotion activities all over campus.

    Responsibilities

    • Offer individual peer support to students
    • Plan and implement campus wellness programs in collaboration with other members
    • Attend regular HAWC meetings
    • Hold office hour shifts (avg. 2 hours/week)

    Perks of the Position

    • Over 40 hours of training in wellness and health topics, including a national peer health educator certification
    • Large and small scale event and program planning
    • Experience facilitating workshops and conversations
    • Continued personal leadership and skill development
    • Being valued in the SU community as a peer resource for wellness and health
    • Access to office space and campus resourses

    Length of Term

    A full academic year (fall, winter, and spring quarters)

    Information Sessions

    We offer 3 Information Sessions for you to learn more about HAWC and help you discern if you would like to join our team.
    Information Session dates, times, locations are:

    • Tue., Dec. 1st, 4pm-5pm (STCN 380)
    • Thu., Jan. 7th, 12pm-1:15pm (STCN 380)
    • Wed., Jan. 13th, 3pm-4:30pm (STCN 380)

    Application Cycle

    The application cycle for the 2016-2017 school year is as follows:

    • The Redhawk Application for HAWC will open January 4th, 2016 (1st day of winter quarter).
    • The application will be due February 1st, 2016.
    • Group process will be Friday, February 5th, 2016 in the evening. Please keep this date available if you are applying.
    • Individual interview dates will be sent to those who apply, and will occur February 8 - 19, 2016.
    • Commitments will be made by the end of Winter quarter 2016. 

    Conflicts

    Membership in the Health and Wellness Crew is unlike any other student leader position on campus. It is a serious commitment with tremendous rewards and we ask that you carefully review all requirements as you decide to apply. Due to scheduling conflicts, we are aware that the following positions cannot be held at the same time as HAWC. We invite you to speak with us directly as you determine which leadership opportunity will be best for you.

    • Connections Leadership Program (CLP)
    • Orientation Advisor (OA)
    • Resident Assistant (RA)

    Questions

    If you have questions about the position or the application process, please contact HAWC adviser Hope Howard, sa-howardh2@seattleu.edu.

  • Apply Now

    The HAWC 2016-2017 Application is now available here!