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PRI Health Corps
Twelve full-time AmeriCorps members will promote a farm to table approach to under-resourced/served populations such as Veterans, the legally blind and school-aged children. The program will be administered by Pamlico Rose Institute (PRI) located in Washington, NC. PRI Health Corps will develop and maintain community gardens with related aims of harvesting and distributing fresh vegetables, while teaching under-resourced adults and youth the fundamentals of healthy living. Project outcomes include a positive change in behavior toward wellness and exposure to the benefit of gardening as a life skill. This program will also expose Health Corps and service recipients to public health networks of care and career opportunities. Pamlico Rose Institute is a 501(c)3, that provides wellness, healthy living and resilience programs for women Veterans in eastern NC.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Assist PRI staff in designing, building and sustaining three community gardens. Depending on season, garden activities will vary and include construction, preparation, planting, garden maintaining, and harvesting and distributing garden produce. In addition, activities include bed preparation, planting, weeding, mulching, watering, pruning and general garden cleanup. Working with PRI nutritional experts, Health Corps members will implement an integrated healthy eating program for participants at the the garden sites and include guest speakers, meal preparation, a field trip to a local grocery store to learn about budgets and other related activities. PRI Health Corps members will help develop and be actively involved in a PRI Health Corps social media platform (webpage, FB page, Instagram) to advance principles and tenets of wellness and healthy eating.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Public Health AmeriCorps . 
Skills :
General Skills . 
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PRI Health Corps

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2023  -   06/30/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NORTH CAROLINA  


Accepting Applications
From  08/01/2023  To  06/30/2024 

Contact Robert Sands
820 Park Dr
Washington   NC   27889

Listing ID 114087


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