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The Women's Fund for Health Education and Resiliency

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The Women's Fund for Health Education is looking for volunteers to facilitate our WAM (What About Me?) curriculum-based health classes for girls in English and/or Spanish!

Our What About Me? program focuses on building resiliency and prevention, and this health education program teaches young women the life skills that are essential to establishing good personal health habits and developing into strong, healthy women.

  • During the 10-week program, the volunteer will be trained in, and implement, the fall and spring sessions of What About Me?. The What About Me (WAM) course helps girls ages 9-17 address critical health behaviors while building resiliency skills.
  • WAM volunteers will meet with their class once a week for 8 - 10 consecutive weeks for approximately 1 hour
Volunteers must be 18 years of age and older and must pass a background check.

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About The Women's Fund for Health Education and Resiliency

Location:

5433 Westheimer Suite 924, Houston, TX 77056, US

Mission Statement

The Women's Fund is a non-profit organization that has been active in the field of women's health since 1979, and our mission is to provide health education to those who need it most. Our services include curriculum-based health classes, publications, health education events and one-time educational sessions to the community. We want all Houston area women and girls to have the tools they need to advocate for their health, so we can be a community full of healthy and resilient women and girls.

Description

The Women's Fund for Health Education and Resiliency, formerly The Women's Fund for Health Education and Research, is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1979 to support research in women's health. The Women’s Fund currently has 4 publications that are available to the public free of charge.

The Women's Fund provides our curriculum-based health classes for girls (What About Me?) and women (Women's Health Advocacy Program).

Our What About Me? program is a 10-week curriculum based program that focuses on building resiliency and prevention, this health education program teaches young women the life skills that are essential to establishing good personal health habits and developing into strong, healthy women.

Our Women’s Health Advocacy Program is a 10-week curriculum-based program designed to teach women to practice prevention and be proactive about their health. We believe all women will benefit from these resiliency topics.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

EventHouston, TX 77056

(29.74849,-95.46992)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours once a week, for a maximum of 10 weeks!
  • Volunteers must provide their own transportation, must attend training, and must pass a background check.

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