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Wellness Activities encompasses many exciting workshops and fitness classes. The ways to engage are endless and the results rewarding. Expand the volunteer levels below to find out more of what to find from Wellness Activities and how you can help! 

 

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Area Director

Wellness Area Director

A Student Area Director oversees an entire area of Activities. Student Area Directors are primarily responsible for teaching, training, and empowering the Student Directors in their area. They also meet with other Student Area Directors to counsel about Activities-wide issues.

The Wellness Are Director directs, teaches, trains, counsels, and provides vision. They interview, select, train and hold Directors accountable.

General Responsibilities

Set up and direct weekly council meetings with Directors ( approx.. 1 hr)
Counsel regularly with student directors and advisor
Counsel weekly with other Student Area Directors
Invite individuals to participate in the program.

There is a time commitment of 10+ hours per week.

The application deadline is 5:00 p.m. on the 7th Friday prior to the previous semester's end.

 

Coordinators

Coordinators

Coordinators provide leadership and feedback to Managers and Volunteers. They help them publicize and promote their events.

Leadership Role

Coordinators work with individual program managers to help organize and direct their needs. They help managers inform students about upcoming events and invite them to participate. This position requires coordination with Student Managers and Student Directors. The majority of their time will be spent helping managers prepare for their events. Coordinators report directly to the Wellness Student Director.

Coordinator roles exist for the following:

Publicity Coordinator - oversees managers within publicity - creating posters and event promotions

Web Coordinator

Brain Honey Coordinator

Biggest Winner Coordinator

Fitness Class Instruction Coordinator

Fitness Consultant Coordinator

Programs and Events Coordinator

 

Director

Wellness Directors

As a director, you'll have the opportunity to direct, teach, train, counsel, and provide vision to students who are building programs and events in Activities. In this position you'll learn, stretch, grow and also help grow others. Directors work with each other to help the Activities program reach its objectives.

A good director is actively engaged in the organization's activities and programs. Directors have to have served at the coordinator level or equivalent to apply.

General Responsibilities

Set up and direct weekly council meetings with coordinators (approx.. 1 hr)
Participate in weekly directors' council meeting (approx. 1 hr)
Counsel regularly with Student Area Director and area Advisor.
Invite individuals to participate in the program.
There is a time commitment of 8-10 hrs. each week with some weeks requiring 10-20 hours.

There are two directors in Wellness Activities, Instructor and Events Director and Biggest Winner and Consultant Director.

Instructor and Events Director

Directs, teaches, trains, counsels, and provides vision. Assists instructor coordinator and advisor in selecting fitness class instructors. Holds coordinators accountable for interviewing, selecting and training others. This position reports to the Student Area Director.

Biggest Winner and Consultant Director
Directs, teaches, trains, counsels and provides vision. Holds coordinators accountable for interviewing, selecting and training others. This position reports to the Student Area Director.

 

Managers

Managers counsel regularly with their Student Coordinator. They also invite individuals to serve as group leaders or committee members. They set up and direct regular council meetings with their group leaders and committee and invite individuals to participate in Wellness programs.

Managers can expect to serve 2-4 hours each week, with occasional weeks of 4-10 hours. The following list shows the type of manager positions available.

Workshop Manager: Select, lead and counsel with committee members to plan, organize and administer the event. Reports to the Programs and Events Coordinator.

Publicity Manager: Assist other students and the publicity coordinator in marketing the programs and events within the wellness program.  Report to the Publicity Coordinator.

Fitness Consultant: If you are selected to train, you will create workout plans that meet the needs of the individuals or groups. You will train in the fitness center during your available hours and work with the consultant coordinator and other trainers to invite, educate and motivate the BYU- Idaho population on weight training. Reports to the Fitness Consultant coordinator.

Fitness Instructor: If you are selected to teach, you will teach during your available hours and work with the instructor coordinator and other instructors to invite, educate and motivate the BYU-Idaho population in your fitness classes. Reports to the Instructor coordinator.

Biggest Winner Challenge Manager: Create and administer the challenges for the Biggest Winner contestants to help reach their team fitness goals and points. Reports to the Fitness Instructor Coordinator.

Biggest Winner Nutrition Manager: Find students that are willing to council the Biggest Winner contestants in their individual nutrition goals. Create and schedule calendar and appointments for the nutrition committee and contestants with their weekly weigh in and nutrition consultations. Be a trouble shooter for the nutrition program. Reports to the Biggest Winner Coordinator.

Programs and Events Managers: You will choose the event you're interested in hosting. Help organize and administer the event.  Reports to the Programs and Events Coordinator.

5 K Managers: You will help organize and administer the 5 k. Reports to the Programs and Events coordinator.

Lazyman Ironman Manager: You will help organize and administer the event. Reports to the Programs and Events coordinator.

9 Week Challenge Manager:  You will administer the online event. Compile the results and send the data to the Programs and Events coordinator.

Competition Manager:  You will plan and administer the event. Reports to the Programs and Events coordinator.

 

Volunteers

Wellness Activities Volunteers

Volunteers make up the largest group of students that help run Activities. Being a volunteer is a great way to jump in and get involved, develop skills, meet people and help create existing events and programs at BYU-Idaho. Volunteers work under the direction of managers who oversee the planning, organization and execution of specific events and programs.

Volunteers can do the following within Wellness Activities:

Run a Program or Event. Counsel with other committee members and the events coordinator to plan, organize and administer a program or event.

Fitness Consultant: Tryout for the position. Sign up for your tryout at the fitness center desk, pick up your application fill it out and bring it to your tryout. Come dressed down and prepared to train and show your knowledge and proper lifting technique.

Fitness Instructor: Tryout for the position. Sign up for a tryout time posted on Hart 234 door. Pick up your application, fill it out and bring it to your tryout. Prepare to teach a 25 min. class of your choice.

 

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