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Wellness Center Outreach Graduate Assistant

Apply now Job no: 493503
Work type: Student (Graduate Assistant)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Wellness Center
Division: Student Affairs

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Position Summary:

Reporting to the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Outreach Coordinator, the Wellness Center Outreach Graduate Assistant (GA) is responsible for assisting the Outreach Coordinator and Wellness Center Outreach Team with various aspects of wellness outreaching, training and programming.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the implementation of programming to address the 9 Dimensions of Wellness and campus-wide suicide prevention initiatives. This position will assist with wellness outreach, event planning & programming, communications operations, tracking outreach activities and entering appropriate data into the data management system, assisting in creating positive community norm campaigns, and promoting mental health trainings to departments with significant interaction with target population students. This position may be responsible for other duties as assigned by supervisors. The Graduate Assistant will have the responsibility of assisting with research, outreach, event planning & programming, communications operations, and other miscellaneous office tasks.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Assist in coordination and implementation of mental health and wellness trainings and outreach events in conjunction with Counseling and Psychological Services (QPR, You Can Help a Friend, peer educator orientation, workshops, etc.)
    • Create and conduct presentations about various wellness topics and services utilizing research-based content
    • Incorporate multicultural diversity and social justice concepts and principles into all outreach services
    • Oversee communication with campus partners regarding outreach and training opportunities
    • Promote trainings, workshops and outreach events to various departments on campus that work closely with the identified target population
  • Assist with meeting the dynamic needs of underrepresented students and reduce the stigma of mental health services
    • Collaborate with Intercultural Wellness Coordinator and Wellness Center partners to enhance the success of diverse students through the provision of outreach, programming, training, and advocacy
    • Develop and facilitate wellness-based programming that promote intercultural awareness, knowledge, and skill development to support mental health and wellbeing for all students
    • Develop and facilitate psychoeducational workshops and events for specialized programming that serve underrepresented student populations
  • Assist with the planning and execution of health promotion education events, activities, and campaigns in conjunction with the Health Promotions Department
    • Work with the Health Promotions team and Wellness Ambassadors to create wellness events around student health needs
    • Communicate with campus partners for collaboration efforts
    • Assist in organization of supplies before and after events
    • Participate in event, trainings, and activities, including set up and take down
  • Assist with continued development of an Active Minds chapter for the Rollins community
    • Implement plan for growth and ongoing development of the established chapter on Rollins campus
    • Promote membership and campus involvement for student engagement
    • Coordinate and support the student executive board
    • For more information about Active Minds, visit
  • Assist with Wellness Center initiatives as needed
    • Work closely with Wellness Center Communications Specialist to promote trainings, workshops and outreach events to various departments on campus
    • Assist with Rollins Wellness Center social media content, as needed
    • Collect and assess data on wellness related events and activities
    • Participate in designated staff meetings
    • Assist with front desk coverage

To learn more about the Wellness Center, please visit:

Minimum Qualifications and Skill Sets:


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Enrolled in a Graduate program (Master’s level or Doctoral level)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, & Publisher)
  • Educational background in Health & Wellness, Health Education, Health Promotion, Counseling, Social Work, Public Health and/or related Social Sciences
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse staff, faculty, and student population
  • Strong written and verbal communications
  • Dedication to and effectiveness in working collaborative with a team
  • Knowledge of professional ethical guidelines, including the maintenance of confidentiality
  • Ability to give formal and informal presentations on campus to students, faculty, and staff
  • Demonstrated leadership and initiative
Education Requirement:


Candidates interested in this role must be actively enrolled in a graduate degree seeking program (counseling, social work, mental health, psychology, marriage and family therapy or related field) in order to qualify for this position and must remain actively enrolled in a graduate degree seeking program for the duration of their employment in this position.

Position Information: 

Anticipated Start Date: July 2023

Work Schedule: The Graduate assistant is expected to maintain a 20 hours/week work schedule. Schedule will be determined by student's class schedule and department needs. Some evenings and weekends will be required.

Pay: The hourly pay rate is $15.00 and there are no benefits associated with this position.

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application on this page and upload the following materials:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter (Optional)

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is closed.

About Rollins College:


Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

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