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Health & Wellbeing

Your health matters.

Health and Wellbeing programs are designed to provide tools, educational resources and services to help employees deal with challenges that may impact work performace, physical health and internal wellbeing. These programs offer opportunity to help the employee balance priorities and maintain optimum total health, both at home and in the workplace. Download the Flyer

Why it's important

  • Work in the educational environmnent can be physically and mentally demanding
  • Psychological health and wellbeing matters, not only to support our students but also to ensure employees have the stamina and healthy mind to enjoy life outside of work. 
  • Research shows an unhealthy work environment can result in:
    • 3 times increased risk of heart problems
    • 3 times increased risk of back pain
    • 5 times increased rate of cancers
    • 2-3 times increased risk of mental health problems
  • Most people through lifestyle changes can improve the quality of their health. 

Program Details

Employee Assistance Program

A confidential and voluntary support service. You can receive support over the telephone, in person, online and through a variety of issue-based health resources:

Health Promotion and Education

Online health seminars, workshops and newsletters designed to provide ongoing education and awareness on a variety of health related issues. 

Incentive Programs

Participate in health campaigns and sign up for workplace health activities and earn rewards for achieving specific personal health goals

Self-Assessment Tools 

using online tools assess how you manage your stress, relationships, fitness, weight and work/life balance

Key Contacts

Teacher Benefits

  • Benefits Support
    Phone: 604.859.4891 ext 1272
    Email
  • BCTF Health & Wellness
    Phone: 1.800.663.9163 ext 1921
    Email

Support Staff

  • Benefits Support
    Phone: 604.859.4891 ext 1216
    Email
  • Teamster National Benefit Plan
    Phone: 1.888.478.8111
    Email