Are you passionate about children, healthy eating, and physical activity? If so, be a intern or volunteer with Fit4Kids — the only organization in the Richmond region focused solely on preventing childhood obesity.
Interns and Volunteers have assisted Fit4Kids with Active Recess, Food Explorers, Learning Gardens, Eat Fresh RPS, Safe Routes to Schools, Health Fairs, BMI Data Collection, and many other special events.
We’re currently looking for…
Spring 2019 Interns
Greater Richmond Fit4Kids is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving children’s health and wellness and reducing the prevalence of childhood obesity in the Richmond Region. We are seeking candidates for our Spring 2019 internship program. Interns will have the opportunity to work directly the following programs: Learning Gardens, Safe Routes to School, and our newest female-centric program, Game On Girl!. In addition to this, interns will assist with various administrative tasks, including data collection and entry, social media promotions, blog posts, and more to achieve organizational goals.
Ideal candidates are self-motivated, enthusiastic, able to work independently and collaboratively, adaptable, patient, able to work well with children, and able to provide their own transportation to programming sites. Prior experience with health and nutrition is not necessary; however, a passion for both is highly encouraged.
On site training will be provided. Applicants are required to submit a background check prior to service with Fit4Kids.
Internship will be 15-25 hours a week, January-May. No stipend provided.
Public Health, Anthropology, Sociology, Social Work, and Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science (HPEX) majors are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as student athletes, intramural athletes, and individuals with group fitness and coaching experience. Students with Spanish-speaking proficiencies are also encouraged to apply.
To get involved with Fit4Kids, email Kayla at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please attach a copy of your resume, cover letter, and course requirements, if applicable.