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Special Olympics North Carolina is seeking a responsible individual to serve as Health Chair in the Columbus County Area. The Health Chair will help connect athletes to community health and wellness resources, increase athlete numbers, and eliminate many common barriers to health in your community.
Time commitment & requirements:
Attend a monthly local committee meeting and approximately 5-10 additional hours per month. The time is flexible. We hold one big health event in the Fall that would require one month where you would work 20 hours.
We would like you to serve a one-year term with an opportunity to renew
It is preferred that you have some background experience in health and wellness as you will be helping with work on a health grant
Attend meetings and report on health-related program updates
Assist in planning health focused events
Recruit health and wellness volunteers for events, programs and committees
Assist in tracking and recording health dataPlease respond with your contact information and qualifications. This is a very important position and we appreciate all who are interested in taking on this role.