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COMCorps
 
 
 
GIVE. GROW. SERVE. TOGETHER. The COMCorps program in rural Athens and Washington Counties strives to make sustainable changes for Southeast Ohio. COMCorps supports programs that provide access to evidence-based nutrition education, healthy fresh food, and preventative and primary health care services for children and their families. The overall end outcome is to reduce BMIs in school-aged children. The program focus is on obesity prevention via activities such as the Live Healthy Kids nutrition education curriculum, gardening education and outreach, increasing healthy food access and consumption, and providing health screenings to area schools. COMCorps engages students, families, and community members to play an active role in their health and well-being. COMCorps members GIVE their passion, talents, and knowledge; GROW through professional development, leadership, and cultural experiences; SERVE 10.5 or 12 month terms for approximately 32-40 hours per week over their service year to those in need to impact community change; TOGETHER with 24 members serving in 17 host sites including schools, nonprofits, and government agencies in Southeast Ohio to create a network of relationships to get things done.
 
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Member Duties : Position descriptions vary at each site while maintaining the overall program mission. All members are required to participate in implementing the Live Healthy Kids nutrition education curriculum in 2nd grade classrooms, health screenings at schools, national days of service, professional growth trainings, and Corps service projects.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Youth Development ,  Recruitment ,  Communications ,  Education ,  Leadership ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Health ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
COMCorps

Program Start/End Date
08/01/2017  -   07/31/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  02/15/2017  To  06/01/2017 

Contact Eric Long
1 Ohio University
Athens   OH   45701
7405932293
longe@ohio.edu
www.facebook.com/COMCorps
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 58964


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