Event Detail

Cancelled- HealthCorps Information Session

Cancelled! Hope to re-schedule next week
 
Presented by
Alli Reid, HealthCorp Educational Program Supervisor and
Madeleine Dick-Godfrey '12 HealthCorp Coordinator, Charlotte
 
HealthCorps, a comprehensive health education program founded and developed by host of “The Dr. Oz Show,” heart surgeon, and bestselling author Mehmet Oz, is seeking dynamic, proactive, and engaging individuals to teach its school curriculum and coordinate community health education events. Coordinators will be a part of a national initiative launched in response to a drastic decline in the health of our nation. Based upon a “Peace Corps” model of employment, Coordinators serve two years in a designated high school and community. The mission of HealthCorps is to increase individual awareness and to create a generation of self-empowered individuals today, for a healthier America tomorrow.
 
Responsibilities:
· Teach hands-on HealthCorps curriculum (fitness, nutrition, mental resilience, and proactive health) in high school classrooms throughout the year;
· Collaborate with school personnel including administrators, faculty, cafeteria staff;
· Extend HealthCorps’ message beyond the classroom by planning, organizing and implementing health promotion events at school site (i.e. health fairs; parent and teacher outreach events, Teen Battle Chef, etc.);
· Serve as a mentor and role-model to the students;
· Establish and direct after-school program(s) during each school semester;
· Oversee and implement yearly budget to bring HealthCorps mission to life at school site;
· Manage community-based outreach events within school community;
· Attend summer training and ongoing professional development sessions throughout the year;
· Participate and assist in the planning of additional HealthCorps-related events

Location

Knobloch Campus Center Alvarez- Room 209

Event Type

Presentation

Contact

Harvey, Brenda T
brharvey@davidson.edu