Social Wellness Resources

Resources

Social Wellness

With more than 50,000 employees combined, the UF and UF Health community is practically a city unto itself! Find support, networking and like-minded people by perusing the resources found here.

Social Wellness

Departmental Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Binder

A Random Acts of Kindness binder is a great way to build comradery and reinforce a positive environment at work. A RAK Binder serves as a reference guide for the employees in your department. Each employee can complete a sheet about themselves for other employees to use when they want to do something nice for that person. Each sheet should be housed within your department’s RAK Binder, which should be kept at a central location. One act of kindness can start a chain reaction, creating a whole department that is full of kindness, appreciation, and positivity. Download a PDF template for your departmental RAK binder.

Groups on the Bridge

Join one of the many networking or support groups on the Bridge including but not limited to the Get up and go! Walk@Work group, Breastfeeding/Pumping Employees, LGBT Community and more. *Available to UF Health employees only

Team Challenges

Stay tuned for team challenges including a walking challenge, hydration challenge, and sleep challenge. Challenges can be organized for individuals in a department to compete against each other or for entire departments to compete as a team against other departments. To bring a challenge to your department, email the GatorCare Wellness Manager Morgan Papworth at papwom@shands.ufl.edu

GatorCare Wellness Facebook Group

Join GatorCare’s Facebook group to connect with other GatorCare members and learn more about wellness programs, challenges, and upcoming events. Request to join on Facebook.

Lake Wauberg

Canoes, climbing wall, mountain bikes, sailboats, wakeboarding, waterskiing and more with a Gator 1 card that designates you as faculty, staff, spouse, partner, retired, UAA, UFF or UF Health employee whose card includes a hologram and a UFID number; guests accepted at some locations. Visit the Lake Wauberg website to learn more.

Reitz Union Game Room

On-campus recreation facility featuring 16 bowling lanes, 17 pool (billiard) tables and more. Find out more about hours and reservations on the Reitz Union website.

Association for Academic Women

The AAW connects professional women throughout UF to support their personal growth, relationship building, career development and lifelong learning. Visit their Facebook page to learn more about joining. *Available to UF employees only