Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Job

We are currently looking for qualified candidates for a part time position on one of our research projects.  If you are interested in gaining experience in health research and enjoy working with kids, this job may be a good fit for you!

Health Promotion Specialist (Student Helper)

Position Details:

WSB Study Overview

  • What is a WSB (Walking School Bus)? A physical activity study where a group of children walk to and from school under adult supervision, and in which they are taught pedestrian safety.
  • What are the goals of this WSB project? Increase physical activity and teach pedestrian safety.
  • 6 schools (3 intervention and 3 control)
  • Seattle Public elementary schools, 3rd-5th grade students. Approximately up to 30 student participants per school.

Health Promotion Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Prepping (for recruitment and data collection) at baseline AND follow up
  • Recruitment
  • Data Collection/Assessments at baseline ONLY
  • Walking with the students
  • Teaching Pedestrian Safety
  • Prepping routes and maps
  • Keep track of attendance and weather
  • Communicate with parents and co-workers about anything relating to the WSBs (cancellations, etc.)


  • Follows the school calendar, approximately December-June.
  • Salary: $10 an hour
  • Set hours:
  • Walking (before school: approx. 7-9:30am and after school: approx. 2:30-4:30pm)
  • Trainings (3-4 hours)
  • Staff Meetings (1 hour per month, date/time TBD)

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