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August 8, 2022
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Fit4Kids Is Hiring a Learning Garden Educator!

About the Position: Fit4Kids is hiring a seasonal part-time garden educators for our Learning Garden program. The position starts September 1, 2022 and coincides with the school year. There are positions for DURING SCHOOL, Tuesday-Thursday 8am-4pm and AFTER SCHOOL, Monday-Thursday, 3pm-5pm. The employment dates will begin September 6th and conclude December 15, 2022 with the option to renew in February 2023.
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August 24, 2022
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Fit4Kids is hiring a Full Time Lead Garden Educator

About the Position: Fit4Kids is hiring a Full Time (temporary) Lead Garden Educator for our Learning Garden program. The position starts immediately and will end in early June. The position pays $2,500/month and includes health/dental benefits from day one. Candidate must be available Monday through Friday 8 to 5 pm. There is a potential to renew for future school years
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August 10, 2022
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Summer Summit 2022 Recap!

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April 19, 2022
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Bike to School Day is Back!

In March of 2020, we were in the early stages of planning our annual Bike to School Day events when the world shut down “for a couple of weeks.” While we encouraged independent or “virtual” active transportation events over the past couple of years, we longed for our group walk, roll, or rides. (Shout out to the Lit Limo for
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April 12, 2022
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What’s growing in the Fit4Kids spring garden?

Spring is here! Fit4Kids garden lessons in elementary schools and after-school clubs are back in session at 26 sites! Students have been busy pulling out old plants from last season and planting our cool-season crops such as broccoli, cabbage, kale, and lettuce! Our interns, community members, and staff have been hard at work seeding and transplanting for the last several
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April 12, 2022
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Family Favorite Spring Ideas in RVA!

The temperatures are rising, the sun is out for a longer period of time, and now it’s time for the fun to really start!  We’ve put together this list of our favorite family activities to get your family up and energized this spring season! Cook a spring-themed dinner – Strawberry Spring Salad is a fan favorite in the Fit4Kids gardens! Go on a scavenger
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January 28, 2022
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FIT4KIDS IS HIRING A FAMILY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR!

Fit4Kids Family Engagement Coordinator The Family Engagement Coordinator is a grant-funded, part-time position (roughly 15 hours per week, $20/hour) for a motivated and energetic individual who is passionate about school wellness and community engagement. This position will work with the Fit4Kids Policy Director to advocate for policies that impact the lives of thousands of children. The engagement efforts will initially
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January 3, 2022
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Crossing Guard Highlight: Leslie Lopez

This blog post was first shared in the VDOT SRTS newsletter. Two years ago, Richmond Public Schools started a pilot program where staff and faculty members could become crossing guards. We talked to one crossing guard, Leslie Lopez, about how she’s doing and why she loves the job. Can you tell us a little about yourself? I am originally from the Northern
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