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Make a difference right here in Howard County.  If you are looking for a rewarding opportunity to utilize your project management, program development and evaluation skill while working with area kiddos, this may be the internship for you. United Way of Howard County build pathways through education, income and health thereby improving individual lives and the community. 

Job Postings

Health Internship - Paid
Employment Type: Internship: Paid
Department: Community Impact
Reports to: Health Associate Tymon Whitfield.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
Temporary summer position to assist the facilitation of a 6-week summer camp offered to any school-aged kids. This program kicks in when school lets out. At no cost, this collaboration supplies lunch to kids under 18 – then we add fun. Every day brings something new, crafts, games, sports. Kids learn about safety, healthy eating, check out library books. The Meet Up, Eat Up & Read Up intern will assist Carver Community Center, 1030 N Purdum, and Taylor Community School, 3750 E 300 S, both in Kokomo, IN. This program fights summer food insecurity.

The position is available for the duration of the current program year, which is June 5 to July 17, 2017. Your time commitment would start at 8:00AM and ends at 2:00PM. The program runs from 9AM to until 2:00PM every Monday through Thursday (No Meet Up, Eat Up & Read Up on Friday’s).

PRINCIPLE DUTIES:
• Provide general classroom support to the Lead Teacher as needed (i.e. making copies, helping students with activities, greeting parents, assisting with meals, etc.)
• Create an environment for students and their families that, as accurately as possible, communicate the expectations for students, through actual practice and development of routines
• Work collaboratively with the Health Associate and community partners to implement activties
• Assisting the staff with children in the community center with duties as assigned
• Helping navigate the children          
• Reading to the children and helping with art/craft projects
• Helping children at the play and/or learning stations
• Assisting younger children in the restroom, making sure hands are washed etc.
• Making sure the child is welcomed as they enter the community center, and that they are picked up by the appropriate person(s)
• Have fun while helping children have the most fun they can over the summer.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, and ability to learn new software quickly
• Must successfully complete a background check
• Excellent communication skills – written, oral, interpersonal
• Self-motivated; works independently
• Valid driver’s license, insured motor vehicle Detail oriented, organized, hardworking, ethical, team player, goal driven
• Provide excellent service to internal and external stakeholders


HOW TO APPLY:
Thank you for your interest in this position. Please email your resume and cover letter to: twhitfield@unitedwayhoco.org. Please communicate exclusively via email with any questions.
LISTING DETAILS:
Application deadline: Friday, May 19 , 2017