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Unit Health Promotion Rep

Unit Health Promotion Rep

Do you lead a healthy lifestyle and enjoy encouraging others to do the same? The Health Promotion Department is actively recruiting Unit Health Promotion Reps (UHPRs) across 4 Wing.

Units can have more than one rep. If you are interested in becoming a UHPR, please contact Health Promotion.

Eligibility and Requirements for UHPR Enrolment
  • Be health conscious (i.e. non-smoker, responsible drink, physically active, resilient and proactive)
  • Be a CAF Member or Defence Team Member
  • Receive approval from your Supervisor/CoC
  • Attend a half day training session
Duties of the UHPR
  • Identify local Unit needs and issues, and communicate these to the Health Promotion Department
  • Coordinate Health Promotion programs for their respective Unit and act as a resource of health promotion-related information
  • Assist in implementing Health Promotion programs consistent with directions and standards at National level
  • Act as a liasion to disseminate information and gather feedback at the Unit level
  • Participate in training opportunities to enhance skills as a UHPR and assist with the delivery of Health Promotion packages in the form of presentations, workshops and seminars
  • Contribute to the Health Promotion Department in a way that promotes and fosters partnerships, maximizes resources and reduces barriers to Health Promotion program delivery
  • Communicate and work effectively with other UHPRs at the local Unit
  • Act as a resource person for co-workers with information and referrals on the Wing or local community
  • Lead by example