Real Kids Real Food Volunteer Internship (Unpaid position)

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Optimum Health Solution
337 Newton Street, #4
Waltham, MA
Application Deadline: September 29, 2014
Position: Part-time, Unpaid
Timeframe: 09/30/14 — 12/08/14

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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. OHS’s 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 volunteer internship requires a 2 hours a week commitment.

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


Passionate about our mission.
Ability and experience leading and educating groups of kids.
Works well as a team member.
Background in gardening, nutrition and health education, environmental knowledge, and physical education a plus.
Loves working with kids..
Creative, flexible, and punctual


Must be available on Tuesdays from 3:15 to 5:15 pm in Somerville.
Implement lesson plans and learning goals in classroom setting..
Administer assessment tools for beginning and end of 10-week session.

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