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The Master Wellness Volunteer training program is an engaging series of six classes that provides volunteers with 25 hours of training in health and wellness education. 

 

  • What is Master Wellness Volunteer?

    The object of this program is to train individuals who are interested in health and wellness with current research-based information. Volunteers assist the Family and Consumer Sciences program at the Oklahoma County OSU Extension Center. The program is designed for individuals with at least a high school degree or equivalent, with a true interest in health and wellness, and would enjoy volunteering and sharing research-based information with others.

     

    The training focuses on nutrition, dietary guidelines, food safety, healthy lifestyle choices, physical activity, stress management, mindfulness and additional wellness subjects.

     

    Upon becoming a Master Wellness Volunteer and completing the training, volunteers are encouraged to assist with or lead educational wellness activties.

  • What is the time commitment required?

    This training provides around 25 hours of research-based education. Majority of the time will be spent in-person and pertain to wellness topics. Additional training will be online from the Oklahoma State University Master Family and Consumer Sciences Volunteer Training Modules.

     

    By the end of the training, volunteers will complete a group or individual project/presentation, which will require additional outside of class preparation. Participants that complete the program will be awarded a certificate and the title of Master Wellness Volunteer.

  • When are the training dates?

    Trainings are on an annual basis.

    2023 dates are:

    • February 23rd, March 2nd, March 9th, March 15th, March 23rd, and March 30th
  • How much does training cost?

    Upon being interview and accepted into the program there will be a one time fee of $50. This fee covers supplies needed for training and other associated cost.

  • How do I sign up?

    To sign up you will need to fill out an application and return it to Taylor Conner. All applicants will be interviewed and a background check will be conducted.

     

    Applications can be downloaded here: 2023 Application

     

    Applications are due by February 9th, 2023. They can be emailed to Taylor Conner, or mailed/dropped off in person at: Oklahoma County OSU Extension

    2500 NE 63rd Street

    OKC, OK 73111 

  • Additional Resources

    View the 2023 brochure

Master Wellness Volunteers at a local health fair event.

 

Master Wellness Volunteer teaching Yoga for Kids program.

 

Some Master Wellness Volunteers at a quarterly meeting.

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