Social Media/Marketing/Fundraising Intern for Healthy After-School program Real Kids Real Food

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Optimum Health Solution
126 Myrtle Street
Waltham, MA
Posted: April 12 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

*We strongly encourage students who wish excellent field experience for college credit to apply (preferred, but not required)

About US

Optimum Health Solution is a small non-profit 501c3 organization founded in 2005 with the mission of preventing obesity, chronic disease and malnutrition in children through experiential/hands on education of healthy living: positive mindset, primarily plant-based and exercise. Its office is in Waltham, MA.

Our vision is to launch the Real Kids Real Food framework into programs across the country. This framework can be integrated into any context: school, after-school, and youth centered nonprofits. This not only serves to build empathy, it provides an opportunity to learn and apply tangible 21st century skills. We are in the process of writing a procedural manual including 30 lesson plans, physical activities and recipes. Real Kids Real Food Kids-Tested Recipes has just been published and is available on Amazon.

Role Description

We are looking for one or more part-time dynamic individuals to assist with public education, marketing and fundraising through social media. To support and expand public education and our Eat to Thrive and Real Kids Real Food programs, we need frequent postings on social media: wordpress website, blogs, facebook, instagram, linkedin, tweeting and press releases. This can be done remotely, but working closely with the Executive Director (see About Us on www.optimumhealthsolution.org).

Responsibilities

• Work closely with the Executive Director (can be remotely).
• Research health information and recipes a plus.
• Write short articles, advertisements and press releases.
• Create flyers a plus.
• Assist in grantwriting.
• Blogging a plus.
• Publish newsletters using Constant Contact.

Requirements

• Passionate about promoting our mission: to prevent obesity, chronic disease and malnutrition in children through education and advocacy of healthy living
• Experience and love of children ages 5 -12, especially inner-city children
• Ability to write in depth lesson plans
• Excellent writing skills to create a “How To” procedural manual with lesson plans and recipes for other organizations
• Mac, iphoto, graphics & wordpress knowledge
• Must have Car and laptop

How To Apply

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