Washoe Country School District

August 20, 2014

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Wellness Ambassadors

2014-2015 Wellness Ambassador Application
Q: What is a Wellness Ambassador
A:  A Wellness Ambassador is a person who is a resource for their working location about the Wellness Program.  Duties may include:  helping to advertise for upcoming events, having basic knowledge to answer co-workers questions about the program, participating in Wellness events, and/or inviting co-workers to be more involved in Wellness events and programs.
Q: What are the duties / expectations of a Wellness Ambassador?
    1)      Attend Quarterly Wellness Ambassador Meetings
    2)      Give a short presentation to the employees at your work site, if required. Wellness will provide you with a short PowerPoint and flyers or you may request the Wellness Coordinator to come to your site and speak about the program.
    3)      Participate, assist and/or represent Wellness at events and programs
    4)      Distribute or post flyers for Wellness events and programs
    5)      Invite co-workers by e-mail or word of mouth to Wellness events and programs
    6)      Answer questions from co-workers regarding Wellness
    7)      Help new employees learn about and get involved with Wellness
    8)      Optional:  create a program specifically for your work site such as a walking club or Biggest Loser   competition
Q: How do I become a Wellness Ambassador?
A: Complete the application above. 
Q: How long is a Wellness Ambassador term?
A: The new Wellness Ambassadors will be appointed for a 12-month term, running June 2014 - May 2015. 
Extended Details Regarding Wellness Ambassadors
More than one person may be allowed to be a Wellness Ambassador dependent on their location size and the necessary duties required. Wellness Ambassadors at the same location may share and/or divide duties, if desired.