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21-22 United General Healthy Futures | Active Living

Company: Americorps
Location: Sedro Woolley
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

21-22 United General Healthy Futures | Active Living

United General District 304 is a public hospital district in Skagit County, Washington with a mission of building healthier communities through prevention and wellness services. Located in scenic Sedro-Woolley, the gateway to the North Cascades, United General District 304 is a dynamic organization with an over 20-year history of connecting people and communities with best-practice health promotion and prevention programming. Are you passionate about the outdoors and promoting healthy behaviors, mental wellbeing, and resilience with adults? Do you enjoy making connections and providing health education to diverse audiences? If you are looking to get into the behavioral health, education, or prevention fields, we have a unique opportunity to receive free training and build your resume! United General District 304 is looking for someone to join our team as a Healthy Futures AmeriCorps | Active Living focus. With support from our staff of health educators and coordinators, this position will implement, modify, and evaluate the Skagit Nature Rx program and lead gardening activities in several Skagit communities over the course of their service term. People of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity are encouraged to apply. Interviews will be held on a rolling basis as applications are received. Visit to learn more about how we improve the health and quality of life of residents we serve. This position is contingent on funding and will remain open until filled. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : A Healthy Futures AmeriCorps member will provide direct service to the Skagit County community by engaging small groups of adults in accessible movement, mindfulness, and hands-on gardening activities. The member will implement a new Skagit Nature Rx park prescription program by facilitating a series of hour-long health education activities in parks and on trails to improve mental and physical wellbeing. The member will also work with adults in a community garden setting to grow (and eat!) fruits and vegetables. Comfort and ability to provide health promotion and education activities in diverse outdoor settings is key to this opportunity. This new position builds on several health promotion initiatives in our organization related to Active Living, Healthy Eating, and Engaged Youth & Communities. A Healthy Futures AmeriCorps will make a difference in the lives of Skagit County residents through fun, accessible, and meaningful outdoor activities!

Program Benefits : Health Coverage , Childcare assistance if eligible , Training , Education award upon successful completion of service , Stipend .

Terms :

Car recommended .

Service Areas :

Environment , Elder Care , Education , Hunger , Health .

Skills :

Public Health , Computers/Technology , Education , Team Work , First Aid , Communications , Writing/Editing , Leadership , Public Speaking .

Keywords: Americorps, Bellingham , 21-22 United General Healthy Futures | Active Living, Other , Sedro Woolley, Washington

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