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Safe Routes to Health - Beaumont Healthy Communities
 
 
 
The Michigan Fitness Foundation is dedicated to inspiring active lifestyles and healthy food choices through education, environmental change, community events, and policy leadership. The Safe Routes to Health AmeriCorps Program at the Michigan Fitness Foundation (SR2H) engages 20 half-time AmeriCorps members to serve at host sites statewide. Members will focus on addressing unmet health needs in underserved, low-income communities with the goal of increasing the skills, knowledge, and awareness of how to eat healthy and be active. Using a multigenerational approach to reach across an entire community, SR2H engages AmeriCorps members to connect citizens to health, wellness, and physical activity programs by leading classes, connecting resources, and recruiting volunteers. Members receive training in a variety of areas to support and enhance their service to community residents and develop professional skills. Join us in promoting healthy futures for Michigan communities. The Beaumont Healthy Communities program serves the following communities: Dearborn, Grosse Pointe/Harper Woods, Royal Oak, Westland, Farmington Hills, Taylor/Trenton, & Wayne.
 
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Member Duties : Safe Routes to Health AmeriCorps members will commit their time to promote healthy futures; they will fill gaps and enhance assets in underserved, low-income communities to help residents gain access to supportive environments for healthy eating and physical activity. Members will plan and facilitate nutrition education classes; support shopping skills education and organize physical activity events. They will promote community wellness, participate in host site community events, document service activities, and complete other assigned duties related to the program. Members will participate in scheduled AmeriCorps days of service, trainings, and professional development.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Computers/Technology ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Public Health . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Safe Routes to Health - Beaumont Healthy Communities

Program Start/End Date
10/05/2020  -   09/15/2021

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MICHIGAN  

Accepting Applications
From  06/22/2020  To  03/01/2021 

Contact Shona MacKenzie
26901 Beaumont Blvd
Southfield   MI   48033
248-382-8234
smackenzie@michiganfitness.org
saferoutestohealth.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 97509


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