Want to help teach children about healthy lifestyle habits this summer? The Children’s Fitness Clinic at UVA Children’s Hospital is looking for volunteers to help with the Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL) program.
When: 9:00am-10:00am Monday-Friday June 11-15 July 16-20 July 30-Aug 3 *Pick which week you would like to volunteer. You are welcome to volunteer all 3 weeks. Where: The program will be at Greene County’s Youth Development Council’s Summer Day Camp in Ruckersville, VA. 1 day Training in Charlottesville at UVA Children’s Hospital
Volunteers are needed to help the Children’s Fitness Clinic (CFC) from UVA Children’s Hospital with an outreach program in Ruckersville, VA. Volunteers will receive training to help implement an obesity prevention program in a summer day camp. The Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL) program is designed to teach elementary aged children about healthy nutrition and the importance of physical activity.
Volunteers are provided with 5 hours of training from the CFC’s Outreach Coordinator and Registered Dietitian. A fun and easy to follow curriculum is provided. The volunteers will go with the clinic’s outreach coordinator into the summer day camp in Ruckersville once a day, for one hour, for a week to provide the program. At each session you will teach interesting nutrition education lessons with cool props.
If interested in volunteering please contact Anna King, Outreach Coordinator today!