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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Allegheny County RegionPittsburgh, PA 15222

About

Position Summary:

The Health Mentors are responsible for working with a group of participants in the Check. Change. Control. (r) blood pressure initiative. Health Mentors will be assigned to a Site Coordinator, who will be the primary contact person for the community program.

The Health Mentor will communicate directly with each participant facilitating their success in the program including successfully uploading blood pressure readings, using an online tracker and strengthening their commitment to the program. This communication may occur face to face, on the phone or through electronic communication, such as email. Interactions with individuals will be at least once a month. Health Mentors will also provide health lessons to the group sites assigned following the main messages provided by the American Heart Association, as well as to provide program evaluation at the end of each class.

Health Mentors will also communicate directly with the AHA program staff and Site Coordinator. Finally, Health Mentors may be asked to share best practices and challenges with other Health Mentors
Ideal candidates are dedicated to improving the health of their members, employees or community, and enjoy teaching others, feel comfortable in front of a group, and know how to work with a group.

TOTAL HOUR COMMITMENT: 15hrs a month for 4-months
Stipend provided at the end of the 4-month cycle

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • EMT
  • Life Coaching
  • First Aid / CPR
  • Group Facilitation
  • General Education

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • 15 hours a month
  • Needs to have means of transportation

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