Archive for ‘health’

Apply to for AmeriCorp Vista – Resident Resource Coordinator

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Burten, Bell, Carr is hiring a Resident Resource Coordinator through AmeriCorp Vista!

The resident resource coordinator will support and enhance the collective impact work taking place with the Central Neighborhood’s Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) Network. As the resident resource coordinator, the VISTA member will help train and support resident ambassadors who are looking to increase their leadership capacity while improving access to healthy foods in their community!

Experience required includes:

– Satisfactory oral and written communication skills

– Ability to interact effectively with the public, particularly low-income families

– Satisfactory computer skills,  including Microsoft Office and social media outlets

– Experience in community organizing

– Prior experience facilitating health and wellness programming

– Strong understanding of local food systems and needs in low income neighborhoods

– Minimum: Bachelor Degree

Functions include, but are not limited too, assessing the capacity and community outreach needs of HEAL Network Institutions, collect and enter data, research funding to support educational initiative for HEAL programs in Central and Kinsman, and provide resident ambassadors with support and connections to resources that will help them implement projects.

Find the job posting and apply Here!

Or apply by emailing a resume and cover letter to info@bbcdevelopment.org or mailing to 7201 Kinsman Rd. Ste. 104, Cleveland, OH 44104.

Learn About Urban Farming on Cleveland’s East Side

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Learn about all the urban farming that is happening on Cleveland’s east side, specifically in Kinsman and Central!

Read this cleveland.com article that discusses the urban farms on the east side of Cleveland including the Ka-La Healing Garden, Rid-All Green Partnership, and the our very own Kinsman Farm.

While there is no official definition of an urban farm, Cleveland, by some estimates, is considered the second largest urban farming city in the U.S.!

Join in the growing movement and support your local urban farm!!

ciCLEvia Central Planning Meeting Today

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

What is CiCLEvia? It is an open streets event where segments of streets are temporarily closed to cars and opened for people.  People powered movement, such as biking, walking, dancing, and so much more will be included in this event that encourages a culture of active living and sustainable transportation while highlighting unique neighborhood assets where Cleveland’s residents live, work, and play.

CiCLEvia is a great way to showcase great things that our community has to offer. Hope you can attend the first workshop. Light dinner and refreshments will be served. Attached is the flyer for reference. Please call me if you have any questions.

When: July 16, 2017

Time: 1-5pm

Where: Community College/ Quincy Ave. ( from E. 24- Unwin)

Who: Everyone! ciCLEvia  is open to all ages and abilities

 Learn more:  www.ciclevia.com

Join us May 9th from 6-8pm at Care Alliance (2961 Central Ave.) as we explore what open streets could look like in your neighborhood! For more information: email info@ciclevia.com or call (216) 512-0253

5th Annual Boys to Men Summit May 6

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

5th Annual Boys to Men Health & Empowerment Summit

Presented by All About your Health

Free* parents and guardians welcome – Raffle during adult workshops

Saturday May 6th 2017   8:30am-3:30pm

Register Now, space limited- www.allaboutyourhealth.org

Cuyahoga Community College

2900 Community College Ave., Cleveland Ohio

Lunch is provided

There will be performances

by Metro Gymnasium 2:00pm-3:15pm

Central and Kinsman neighborhoods compete in Cleveland Clinic Health Challenge

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Attention residents of Central and Kinsman:  Join the Cleveland Clinic 6 Week Health Challenge!

Register and represent your neighborhood in the Six Week Health Challenge. At the kick off event FREE health screenings, line dancing, cooking demonstrations, refreshments, raffle prizes, music and fun for the whole family!
The Six Week Health Challenge is part of the Healthy Communities Initiative – a collaborative effort between Cleveland Clinic and community partners to promote optimal health and wellness. Based on the Community Health Needs Assessment and utilizing combined resources within our local communities, these programs will be customized around three core areas: education, nutrition and physical activity.

Kick Off Event

WHEN: Thursday, May 4, 2017

WHERE: Cleveland Clinic Langston Hughes
Community Health & Education Center
2390 East 79th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44104

TIME: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

CONTACT: Registration is strongly advised, but not required. Please call Marsha Thornton
at 216.448.0026.

Community Baby Shower at Friendly Inn tomorrow

Friday, April 7th, 2017

 

Baby sleeps safest alone,on their back, in a crib.

Welcome to Moms Quit for Two 2nd Annual

Community Baby Shower

Who: Expectant Mothers

Where: Friendly Inn Settlement, Inc.

2386 Unwin Rd. Cleveland, OH 44104

When: Saturday April 8, 2017

1:00-4:00 pm

please R.S.V.P. with a Community Health Worker

Call: (216) 431-7656

FREE Diapers for a year!

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Are you pregnant? Have you ever used Tobacco?

If so, Moms Quit for Two may be right for you!

Claim your $25 Walmart diaper voucher.

Contact a Community Health Worker at:

Friendly Inn Settlement House

2386 Unwin Rd. Cleveland, OH 44104

(216) 431- 7656

Apply for the BBC AmeriCorp VISTA Position!

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

BBC is taking applications for a Resident Resource Coordinator to support and enhance the work taking place with the Central Neighborhood’s Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) Network in Cleveland, OH. As an AmeriCorp VISTA, the Coordinator will help train and support resident ambassadors who are looking to increase their leadership capacity while improving access to healthy foods in their community.

Responsibilities: Ambassador on-boarding, building resident voice and project ideas, institution and ambassador relationship building, project planning, project implementation, small grant applications, recruitment of new resident ambassadors.

Skills: Public speaking, writing/editing, general skills, recruitment, leadership, fund raising/grant writing, computers/technology, youth development, community organization, communications.

Benefits: Stipend, living allowance, health coverage, relocation allowance, childcare assistance if eligible, education award upon successful completion of service, training, choice of education award or end of service stipend.

From 07/03/2017-07/02/2018

To apply you must be 18 years or older and a college graduate

Go to the APPLICATION to learn more about the position and to apply.

Applications are due by April 24, 2017

Come out to the Fit-A-Thon!

Friday, March 17th, 2017

The Buckeye, Larchmere, & Woodland Hills HEAL Network is hosting a Fit-A-Thon Saturday March 18 from 11am-2pm!

Learn from the workshops of “Frying without Grease,” “Move it! Move it!,” “Healthy Plates,” and “Sugar: how if Affects the Body!”

Enjoy tools and tips for healthy living, exercise demonstrations, healthy food samples, giveaways, community resources, and vendors!

Hosted at Fairhill Partners, 12200 Fairhill Road, Cleveland OH 44120

Cost- No charge, benefits- Priceless!

Come to Wellness Thursdays!

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Cuyahoga Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Presents:

Wellness Thursdays (for Seniors 55+)

Thursdays from 1pm-3pm starting 2/23/2017 thru 4/13/17

Cornucopia Place: 7201 Kinsman Rd. Ste. 103B, Cleveland OH 44104

Call 216-341-1455 to register or with questions!

Topics include smart eating, health management, Tri-C experience/benefits, and Exercise!