Real Kids Real Food Public Health/Education Intern Job Listing at Optimum Health Solution in Waltham, MA (Job ID 1335543)

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Optimum Health Solution

Location: Waltham, MA
Application deadline: None
Type: Internship
Career Level: Internship
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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Seeking an intern for Real Kids Real Food,(RKRF), a healthy living, inner-city after-school program, manifesting the mission of Optimum Health Solution (OHS), a non-profit 501c3 based out of Waltham. OHSs mission is to eliminate obesity, chronic disease and malnutrition, especially in children through education and advocacy of healthy living. The RKRF program is based out of the Mystic Learning Center in Somerville, MA and focuses on educating children ages 5 to 12 on nutrition, gardening, and physical activity through a hands-on approach. The after-school program takes place at on Tuesday afternoons 3:15 - 5:15pm in Somerville, and preparation beforehand will be at the office in Waltham. This internship requires a 10 hour a week commitment with compensation of $90 a week. College credit can be arranged.

This dynamic internship is an excellent opportunity for students from the Public Health, Elementary Education and Social Work fields to learn more about nonprofits and health education among at-risk populations, and work directly with children. For more information, explore our website at www.realkidsrealfood.org.

Additional highly recommended opportunity: Full tuition scholarship, "Eat to Thrive: 10 weeks to Life Long Healthy Habits and Healthy Living on Wednesdays from 6 to 10 PM, valued at $535. This course is the basis of the "Real Kids Real Food" program and holds beneficial knowledge for the internship. Health Education certification is an option. See syllabus and testimonials at www.optimumhealthsolution.org


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