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Melanoma Education Foundation

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A middle school and high school student who found early melanomas because of the essons they received.

The opportunity involves searching high school and middle school websites to find contact information of new health educators. Detailed step by step instructions are provided.

Information is entered in a spreadsheet and then we import the data into a large database followed by inviting the new educators to take advantage of our free online lessons and videos at https://www.melanomaeduation.net.

The lessons have saved llives of students, teachers, and their family members.

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About Melanoma Education Foundation

Location:

P.O. Box 2023, Peabody, MA 01960, US

Mission Statement

The Melanoma Education Foundation provides education about melanoma and self-examination of the skin to detect this common and deadly skin cancer at an early stage while it is curable.

Description

The Melanoma Education Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides melanoma videos and related resources to high school and middle school health educators and students through the website https://www.melanomaeducation.net.

At last count over 1700 schools in all 50 states were utilizing our online videos to educate students about early self-detection and prevention of melanoma. The teacher-training video and student videos produced by MEF received Gold Triangle awards from the American Academy of Dermatology.

We also provide melanoma education to the general public through another website https://www.skincheck.org.

Education & Literacy
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Healthcare
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • Typically 4-5 hours per week, with opportunity to continue but no obligation.
  • Must have laptop or desktop with MS Excel installed or accessible online. Mac Numbers is also acceptable if MS Excel is not available. Willingness to surf deep into school websites to find the required information.

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