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UACE Pima County Wildcat Marathoner Member
 
 
 
The Wildcat Marathoner’s program will engage local school children through a walking/running program to promote a healthy, active lifestyle. Participating schools will set up a walking/running club at their school with a goal of meeting at least once a week. The AmeriCorps member will help the club’s supervisor (school staff or parent volunteer), to track laps using punch cards and will receive fitness finder charms as incentives when they reach mileage milestones. The goal is for club participants to complete at least 25.2 miles, one mile short of a marathon distance, before the one-mile FitKidz race at the University of Arizona on the first weekend in February, 2021 (parents, teachers, and administrators are encouraged to participate in this event as well). Our Wildcat Marathoners’ theme will be Heart Healthy! The Wildcat Corps (AmeriCorps) member in this position will provide encouragement to the participants, assist school personnel in tracking miles and distributing incentive items to students, and providing some basic age-appropriate lessons on nutrition, hydration, stretching.
 
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Member Duties : •Visit schools to introduce Wildcat Marathoner program •Assist schools in implementing the physical activity programming•Check in with school contacts regularly to determine progress & needed support •Assist with planning & logistics associated with the race day events •Deliver educational programming at schools related to nutrition & physical activity, including relay races, obstacle courses, nutrition demonstrations, Fear Factor tastings & more •Administer evaluation surveys to students following program completion & enter evaluation data. Qualifications: 1 yr of experience in health, education, physical education, or nutrition programs; OR 1 yr working with the public; OR any equivalent combination of experience & education; valid AZ driver’s license, 2 yr good driving record & reliable transportation; 1 yr working with school-age children; public speaking;organization & record-keeping skills. PT & about 20 hrs a wk.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Children/Youth ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
UACE Pima County Wildcat Marathoner Member

Program Start/End Date
09/21/2020  -   07/11/2021

Work Schedule Part Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations ARIZONA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  06/12/2020  To  05/31/2021 

Contact Diane Manzini
4210 N Campbell Ave
Tucson   AZ   85719
5206210921
clipin@email.arizona.edu
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 96966


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