Goal: Expose all UWG employees to wellness
programs that provide opportunities to improve and maintain a well lifestyle.

Objective: To provide all employees with an
opportunity to participate in health & wellness programs
through the USG and here at UWG.


Desired Outcomes:

  • Improved productivity and work efficiency
  • Decreased absenteeism
  • Improved employee attitudes
  • Reduced risk of work-related accidents
  • Improved quality of life
  • Reduced stress
  • Increased employee camaraderie

What is a wellness champion?

  • Advocate and ambassador
  • Respected member of a team
  • Has a desire to help others
  • Value holistic wellness
  • Can dedicate time and effort to motivate and energize others
  • Possibly lead a smaller team within your department
  • Energetic

Role of the Wellness Champion

  • Identify activities to offer to employees and members, utilizing employee interest survey results, employee feedback and USG and/or UWG sponsored wellness initiatives
  • Support and promote a healthy worksite environment and activities
  • Distribute wellness communications to employees
  • Coordinate wellness activities and events with support and resources from the Wolf Wellness Lab and/or Human Resources
  • Track and report wellness program activities
  • Participate in wellness champion meetings, both face to face and virtually
  • Identify others than would make a great champion
  • Possible assist with fundraising
  • Open doors for us to promote wellness