Time frame: Ongoing
Requirements: Good social marketing skills, ability to translate materials in Spanish and/or other languages is a plus. Must have access to Microsoft Package.
Project Description: With guidance from the Coordinator of Community Relations & Consumer Education, volunteers will develop health-related or child development literature remotely or on-site that pertains to general maternal & child health, child-development, parent engagement, etc.
Objective: Develop health education materials that allows individuals to have the capacity to obtain, process and understand basic health information.
Children’s Futures is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve health and development outcomes for children and their families. To achieve our mission, we formally collaborate with schools, social service providers, health care agencies, faith institutions, civic associations, employers and others around school-readiness and success strategies that have the greatest positive impact on children’s immediate health needs, as well as long-term development.
Drawing on the latest research in the fields of prevention and public health, our strategies include but are not limited to:
- Health Education and Outreach
- Prenatal Care Services
- Nurse Home Visiting
- Case Management
- Quality Child Care
- Health Literacy
- Family Support Services (including after-school)
- Professional Training and Technical Assistance
In addition to the services listed above, we regularly convene conferences and forums, provide training and technical assistance to area agencies, produce reports on the health and well-being of children, and advocate for policy changes most like to positively impact disadvantaged families.