VP Student Health & Wellness

Honoraria: $18,207.00/year

Work Terms:

  • 2-week scheduled shadow period: 10 hrs/wk
  • April to Turnover (50 weeks): 20 hrs/wk (minimum 10 hours in TCSA office)
  • 20 days paid vacation (10 to occur during winter break)
  • 5 paid sick days; access to additional paid sick days for appropriate medical issues
  • Statutory holiday pay if holiday falls on a vacation day (4-week average @ hourly wage)
  • Vacation pay (4% of gross)
  • Days in Lieu available as determined by Operating Policy

Description Summary:

  • Assist in the organization of the Association’s efforts/role in Orientation activities & programming, including O-Week and Frost Week.
  • Work with campus and community partners to increase student involvement in wellness initiatives, combat wellness-related stigma, and educate students about resources available to them on campus, and in the community.
  • Sit on the Events Committee to ensure the organization of at least one wellness-related event, campaign, or education activity per month during the academic year on behalf of the Association, including but not limited to de-stress events, seminars, workshops, performances, and other activities as deemed appropriate.
  • Support the Association’s Equity Commissioners in the organization of wellness-related activities that are specific to various student demographics on campus.
  • Regularly check in with Board members regarding their well-being and plan at least one board social per semester.
  • Collaborate with Centre for Human Rights, Equity, and Accessibility, and the Wellness Centre to address barriers to accessing services including the physical accessibility of Trent’s facilities.
  • Develop a yearly Wellness Campaigns Delivery Strategy (as part of the executive strategic plan) to be presented to the Board of Directors for approval by the first meeting in October. The document shall include at least one major campaign regarding mental health.
  • Sit on all Trent University and Association committees related to Student Health and Wellness on which the TCSA is given a voting seat.
  • Act as chair of the Trent Student Health and Dental Benefits Plan Special Committee as outlined in the Association’s Operating Resolutions.
  • Liaise with the Association’s Operations and Services Manager, and benefits provider, to ensure the benefits being provided by The Association are appropriate, this may include data collection and presentation to the benefits provider, the wellness centre, and the Board.
  • Be aware of applicable wellness related policies within Trent, the City of Peterborough, as well as the Provincial and Federal Governments, and lobby and advocate for change where appropriate/necessary.
  • Receive the following training that will be funded by the association: ASIST (or Safetalk), Mental Health First Aid, Standard CPR and First Aid, and any other training offered by Trent University or in the community that is deemed necessary.
  • Be responsible, with the assistance of the Association Resource Manager, for completing the Executive exit survey & any transition documentation.
  • Shared front desk responsibilities when needed.
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