Be a Wellness@Work Champion

Posted on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Written by Melissa Horan, Wellness@Work Coordinator

Do you strongly believe in the importance of workplace wellness? Are you enthusiastic about creating a healthy workplace here at the University of Guelph? Would you like to promote health and wellness opportunities to your colleagues?

If so, you would be an excellent Wellness@Work Champion!

What does a Wellness@Work Champion do?

Wellness@Work Champions help us build a culture of health and well-being at U of G. Champions will:

  • Connect with and engage U of G faculty and staff within their work unit.
  • Communicate with their colleagues about the programs and resources available
  • Encourage others to take advantage of those services
  • Champion the creation of a healthy workplace culture in their unit
  • Help improve the health and well-being of U of G’s faculty and staff.
  • Share employee needs and feedback to the Wellness@Work Advisory Committee.

For more information and to express your interest in becoming a Wellness@Work Champion for the upcoming 2017/2018 academic year, please visit  While Wellness@Work Champions can sign-up at anytime, interested Champions are encouraged to sign-up by September 1, 2017.

If you have any questions about this initiative, please contact  Sarah Joosse, Wellness@Work Coordinator at or (ext. 56705).

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