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FGCU Kleist Health Education Center

County: Lee
Categories Computer/Technology
FGCU Campus
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Youth
Health
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The Kleist Health Education Center, located on the Florida Gulf Coast University campus is an educational not-for-profit organization devoted to healthy lifestyles. The program teaches visitors, primarily school children, to respect and care for themselves by making positive health choices. Interactive displays, life-like models and multimedia presentations are all part of our lifesaving curriculum. The Kleist Health Education Center is the only facility of its kind in the state of Florida.

Job Description: Help assist health educators and director with special events such as fund raisers, 5k walk/run etc. An opportunity may also exist to observe health education programs. Volunteers will be notified when special events arise.
Times of Work: Weekdays daytime
Primary Contact: Dr. Renee McFarland
10501 FGCU Blvd. South
Fort Myers, FL 33965
Fax: 239-590-7024
Phone: (239) 590-7502
Email: rmcfarla@fgcu.edu
Website: http://www.fgcu.edu/khec
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: Y
Additional Information: Working with our educators puts you in contact not only with the friendly, helpful center staff, but with Lee County public school children. This is a unique opportunity that would be highly beneficial for education, theater, and health majors, or anyone who truly enjoys working with children and can serve as a healthy role model and knowledgeable resource person. VOLUNTEERS MUST call and make an appointment with the Ex. Director, Dr. Renee McFarland BEFORE starting service learning experience.

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