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The Transit Employees Health & Welfare Fund (TEHW) is currently seeking a Worksite Wellness Specialist to assist the Wellness Program Manager with the onsite implementation of our new 689 Moving Metro Wellness Program. The Worksite Wellness Specialist will support the creation, development and execution of strategic health promotion programs, lead wellness campaigns and serve as onsite program support for the Wellness Program Manager. A major aspect of this position will be visiting all of the large job sites within our organization on a consistent basis to deliver key wellness program messages and promote enrollment in the program. Since this initiative is in its infancy stages, this position will be helping it grow into a well-rounded and effective program! Our ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about preventative health and driven to spread our message.
The program launched in January 2015 with the specific goal of introducing the concept of preventative health in a fun and non-intrusive way. Partnering with Virgin Pulse to manage our wellness program engagement platform allowed us to focus on promoting increased physical activity amongst our members. We currently offer access to an activity tracking device along with other healthy living tools via a website or smartphone app. We plan to continue to grow the program to offer easy to access services that create awareness, motivation and provide practical tools to members to help them adapt and maintain a well-rounded healthy lifestyle.
The Fund is administered by a Board of Trustees comprised of equal numbers of Trustees appointed by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (“WMATA”) and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689 (“Local 689”). Participants in the Fund include the WMATA employees represented by Local 689 – bus operators, train operators, maintenance and construction workers, custodial workers, and clerical staff. These employees are assigned to various worksites throughout the Metropolitan Washington area and to various shifts. The goal of the Fund’s health and wellness initiatives is to promote a positive culture of health and well-being and to reduce unnecessary medical utilization and lost-time, while improving the health and safety of participants and their families. The Worksite Wellness Specialist will work closely but independently, with the Wellness Program Manager.
After careful review of the position responsibilities, if you are interested in applying for this position please submit your cover letter and resume to Nichole Weaver, Wellness Program Manager via email at: email@example.com
**The Fund is an affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, or disability.**
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