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Health and Wellness Chairperson

Health and Wellness Chairperson

WEPR-PTA, is seeking to fill an open seat for our health and wellness chairperson.  This position will allow the volunteer to engage in the region’s efforts in promoting health and wellness initiatives, programs, and events.  The chairperson should have an interest in leading, living, and promoting making healthy choices and a living a healthy lifestyle.

Projects include

·         Playing an integral role in the region’s health and wellness fair and other related events

·         Work related to NYS PTA health and wellness initiatives

Desired Skills and Experience

Support comprehensive health and wellness education.

  1. Support comprehensive health and wellness education.
  2. Promote the accessibility of comprehensive physical and mental health services in school and community.
  3. Promote and collaborate on wellness initiatives within the school and community.
  4. Promote building healthy lifestyles through daily physical activity and nutrition.
  5. Encourage proper labeling of consumer goods.
  6. Promote quality age-appropriate nutrition programs and standards based on scientific evidence.

Scope of Role:

The role will incorporate (but is not limited to) the following key responsibilities:

·         Research and stay informed on health and wellness news, updates, and information from various outlets (NYS PTA, National PTA, NYS Department of Health, etc)

  • Organize and execute health and wellness initiatives as needed.
  • Possess solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Exhibit strong organizational skills, high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Requirements:

·         A passion for health and wellness

·         Solid skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications

·         High level of communication skills and accountability

·         Attend monthly WEPR-PTA board meetings and events

·         Assist in the planning of WEPR-PTA’s Health and Wellness fair

If you or you know someone that lives in the Westchester-East Putnam county areas that would be interested in becoming WEPR-PTA’s new health and wellness chairperson, please contact the regional director Antoinette Darden-Cintron at westchestereastputnamrd@nyspta.org for more information.

 

 

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