Peer Wellness Advocates

Peer Wellness Advocates (PWA) is a peer-to-peer volunteer organization that provides educational, non-judgmental health information and resources to the UO community. PWA is open to all students at UO and facilitates health and wellness programs at the Duck Nest Wellness Center. The Duck Nest is a place for students to relax and rejuvenate, to chat with one of our peer wellness advocates, or participate in a wellness workshop.


Benefits of being a member of Peer Wellness Advocates

  • Improved leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Volunteer experience
  • Opportunity to make a difference in the health of UO students
  • Being involved in social justice for health and well-being
  • Skill development and career enhancement

How to become a volunteer

Come visit us at the Duck Nest, EMU 041, chat with one of our current PWAs and learn how you can get involved.

How to contact PWA

Request a presentation