Are you passionate about making Appalachia a healthier place for everyone? Consider joining our team!
AmeriCorps/COMCorps Service Members engage in direct service to the community through the coordination of Live Healthy Appalachia’s programs. This year LHA will host one AmeriCorps/COMCorps member as an Adult Education Coordinator. COMCorps is a 10.5 month service commitment, and the service year begins in August 2018. For more information and to apply click the above link. Full consideration will be given to applications received before April 1, 2018.
The Adult Education Coordinator will work to increase access to wellness programs and healthy living information for adults and families and Athens and Hocking Counties. The COMCorps member will coordinate programs like Cooking Coaches, My First 5K, and wellness programs at social service organizations which educate participants about wellness in a compassionate and straightforward manner, giving them the tools to make lasting changes which will have a positive effect on their health as well as the health of their families.
The ideal candidate for this position will be passionate about health and comfortable teaching adults in a classroom setting.
Live Healthy Appalachia's AmeriCorps VISTA member will engage in indirect service to the community through capacity building for several LHA programs. VISTA service is a 12 month service commitment, and the service year begins on June 19, 2018. For more information and to apply visit the link above. Full consideration will be given to applications received before April 18, 2018.
The VISTA member at Live Healthy Appalachia (LHA) will support the organization's mission to promote healthy eating and active living through educational programs and community partnerships. LHA's sub-site VISTA will work to increase the capacity of healthy living programs in Athens County and surrounding areas in Southeast Ohio. The VISTA will focus on the following goals during the service year: Develop new volunteer engagement opportunities focusing on underserved populations; recruit, train, and support volunteers for LHA programs; help build organizational capacity through grant writing, donor development, and implementation of a strategic plan; and assist with the marketing and promotion of LHA programs, events and initiatives that support its mission to improve the health and well-being of the region.