305 - Live Well: Developing a Healthy Workplace for Employees

Thursday, September 28
8:00 AM–9:15 AM

Location: Room RO5

Days: Thursday, 28 September
Track: Employee/Volunteer Management
Session Type: Education Session
NRPA Three Pillars: Health & Wellness

As recreation professionals, we promote healthy lifestyles within our communities. But do our agencies support wellness, physical activity and health for our employees? This session will explore how one agency developed an employee wellness program that decreased absenteeism, boosted morale and created a healthy environment for employees. Through discussion, attendees will share what has been successful and leave with new innovative ideas for creating or enhancing employee wellness programs.

CEU Credits: 0.1

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the session, attendees will understand the importance and benefits of wellness in the workplace.
Upon completion of the session, attendees will know the steps to create an employee wellness program and how to involve human resources and administrative personnel.
Upon completion of the session, attendees will be able to identify internal and external resources for developing employee wellness initiatives.