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2020 Girl Scouts of Central MD-Healthy Choices
The Health/Wellness program developer will help address the obesity epidemic in Baltimore and impact the low educational achievement levels produced by poor nutrition. The program will provide access to healthy food choices, and increased physical activity. This position will sustain and expand on the existing partnerships with local subject matter experts including Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, resident food equity advisors, the Urban Orchard Project, the Heart Association,the Maryland Extension Service and others to collaborate on the design of a refined curriculum that is targeted to middle school aged girls, modeling, evaluation, resources and systems necessary for sustained implementation of programs in underserved communities.
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps VISTA will expand capacity at GSCM to reach underserved communities of girls K-12with emphasis this year on grades 6 through 8,for the delivery of age-appropriate, culturally competent health and wellness programming. The health component will take on new elements this year with the added considerations of a changing body through adolescence, and the impact on self-image and self-esteem that accompanies these changes. Good nutrition and physical activity in the context of the changes girls experience through this process will be an added element to the curriculum. The VISTA member will improve access to nutritious food for economically disadvantaged girls and young women and increased opportunities for physical activities including outdoor activities, and expand the scope of healthy futures to include emotional health and wellness.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Health ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work . 
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2020 Girl Scouts of Central MD-Healthy Choices

Program Start/End Date
08/31/2020  -   08/30/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MARYLAND   Washington/Baltimore  


Accepting Applications
From  06/30/2020  To  10/20/2020 

Contact Trish Cassatt
4806 Seton Dr
Baltimore   MD   21215
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 97593