Volunteer Health Education Coach

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East Bay Community Action Program

East Bay RSVP is searching for volunteer coaches interested in promoting healthy lifestyle choices for seniors, age 55 or older. Our workshops, "Healthy Eating for Successful Living in Older Adults" and "A Matter of Balance", are nationally evidence-based programs proven to educate and empower communities. We need your help to facilitate workshops with our team so we can help our senior community members live at home longer. These workshops focus on prevention as a powerful tool to living longer.

What will you do?

Lead workshops with one of our team members, either a trained staff members (who are experienced master trainers) or an experienced coach) with small groups of community (between 8-12 people).

How will you do it?

We provide training sessions for our coaches so they may review the material with someone from our team. We also discuss tips about facilitating workshops.

When and where are these workshops?

They are in your community! We work in East Providence, Barrington, Warren, Bristol, Tiverton, Portsmouth, Middletown, and Newport. The workshops are scheduled throughout the year in one of those communities. We schedule workshops with local community organizations to be accessible to community members in need.

How can I get involved?

Send us a message through Volunteer Match, email Nicholas Andrade at nandrade@ebcap.org, or call our office at 401-435-7876. There are plenty of ways to become a coach with our program!

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About East Bay Community Action Program

Location:

Office of Volunteer Services, 610 Waterman Avenue, East Providence, RI 02914, US

Mission Statement

The mission of East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is to provide high-quality, comprehensive and accessible health and human services to assist people to achieve their fullest potential. EBCAP strives to be recognized as the premier health and human services agency in the East Bay. Each year, we help more than 30,000 East Bay individuals, who might not otherwise get their social, emotional, and health care needs met. This strengthens the overall well-being of the communities that we serve.

Description

The Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) is part of the Senior Corps, a network of national service programs, including the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and the Senior Companion Program, that provide older Americans the opportunity to put their life experiences to work for local communities. Foster Grandparents work directly with children and youth with special needs through a variety of community organizations, including schools, libraries, group homes, before and after school programs and shelters for children.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

610 Waterman AvenueEast ProvidenceEast Providence, RI 02914

(41.81726,-71.35734)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 Hours per session for 6 to 8 sessions

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