Wellness Ambassadors

Become a Mines Wellness Ambassador

Join us in championing wellness at Colorado School of Mines as a Wellness Ambassador, dedicated to fostering a thriving community through holistic support and empowering initiatives across physical, emotional, social, environmental, intellectual, spiritual, and financial well-being.

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Wellness Abbassador Job Description


Goal. The Wellness Ambassadors program is comprised of faculty and staff volunteers with the goal of spreading awareness of current well-being programs and services, and identifying, assessing, and promoting new initiatives.

Mission. The Wellness Ambassadors, in conjunction with Every Oredigger, supports students, faculty, and staff throughout Colorado School of Mines to improve and/or maintain overall well-being through the seven dimensions: physical, emotional, social, environmental, intellectual, spiritual, and financial. The ambassadors communicate the implementation of programming, resources, and campaigns that encourage positive behavioral change, reduce health risks, and promote healthy environments. Together, we pledge to be a community where personal and collective wellness is prioritized and everyone is encouraged and empowered to be the best versions of themselves.

Every Oredigger is a comprehensive campus-wide initiative to encourage well-being — in all its dimensions — among all members of the Colorado School of Mines community, students, faculty and staff.


  • Share wellness events provided by Every Oredigger with departmental students, faculty, and staff through email.
  • Host a Zen Zone event for respective department once per academic year.
  • Have current knowledge of campus wellness resources, including, but not limited to; Counseling Center, Student Outreach and Support, Health Center, Rec. Sports, Disability Support Services, Center for Academic Services and Advising, YOU@Mines Human Resources, and more.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Wellness Ambassadors will be comprised of approximately 30 members of Mines’ faculty and staff community. Those teaching CSM202: Introduction to Student Well-being at Mines, will be appointed as a Wellness Ambassador for the semester that they teach. Efforts will also be made to secure representation from faculty, Dining Services, Facilities Management, and a diverse sampling of administrative and academic areas.

Member Appointments. Members will be volunteers, who shall be appointed for 2-year terms, or the duration of time that they teach CSM202. Their appointments may be renewed indefinitely, if requested by the member and agreed upon by Every Oredigger.


    Reporting. Wellness Ambassadors will receive information about campus well-being offerings from Every Oredigger, and the Assistant Director of Well-Being Curriculum.