Wellness Ambassadors

Wellness ambassadors are volunteer employee representatives who care about their personal health and the health of others. They serve as a wellness resource by carrying wellness messages, education and activities to their coworkers.

Wellness ambassador requirements

  • Passionate about well-being
  • Bring the UCI Health Worklife & Wellness Program to life
  • Encouraging and enjoy helping others succeed
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and fun-spirited
  • Commit to up to one hour per month; a one-year commitment is preferred

Roles and responsibilities

Wellness ambassadors support strategic health improvement initiatives such as:

  • Using provided tools and tip sheets to deliver information to provide education or promote programs and events
  • Developing grassroots initiatives in work unit that are in alignment with university health-focused areas (for example, using bulletin boards, develop a healthy potluck day, schedule an activity, organize lunch time walks or activity bursts)


The benefits of being a Wellness Ambassador include:

  • Healthy lunches provided at monthly meetings
  • Peer, professional and cross-UC Irvine relationships
  • Official UC Irvine Worklife & Wellness gear
  • Career growth and skill building in communication, facilitation and marketing

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For questions or more information, contact Krystle Hobson at kahobson@uci.edu or 714-456-6827.