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Temporary Volunteer

Typically involves 1-2 hours of volunteering without ongoing commitment.

Activities may include:

  • Participation in focus groups
  • Polling fellow students about college health issues
  • Staffing a table at an event
  • Other tasks, as needed

Please contact the Student Wellness Office to learn more about temporary volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer Program Assistant - Not accepting any further applications until Spring 2015

Typically involves recurring commitment (e.g. 1-2 hours /week or as needed by area coordinator/current assignment)

Activities may be similar to those of the temporary volunteer but also may include:

  • Campaign development and promotion (e.g. The Great American Smokeout; AIDS Awareness Month; Eating Disorders Awareness Month)
  • Event planning and coordination
  • Survey development
  • Health message development (for bulletin board kits, flyers, ads, website)
  • Other tasks, as needed

Students who can commit to being a program assistant should click here to request an interview and submit a current resume.

Graduate Assistant - All GA positions are filled for the 2014-15 school year.

Graduate Assistants participate in planning, promoting, implementing, and evaluating a variety of health-related programs for Purdue students.

Desirable experience and skills:

  • Academic training and/or professional experience in health promotion/education or closely related field
  • Program planning
  • Marketing/public relations
  • Presentation/public speaking
  • Needs assessment/evaluation
  • Collaboration/networking
  • Financial assistance, for Graduate Assistants, includes a monthly stipend, partial fee remission, and some health benefits.


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