Volunteer Opportunity: SEAHEC Summer Camp Facilitators Needed

Tohono O'odham Summer Camp
JUNE 19th -25th , 2017
Application Deadline May 5, 2017

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Description:
The Tohono O’odham Future Health Leaders Summer Program is looking for motivated Native American undergraduates and graduate students to join us as camp facilitators. Facilitators will help high school students navigate camp activities as they pertain to health careers and traditional O’odham Himdag.
This is a very exciting opportunity for college students to explore working with Tohono O’odham youth as well as gain experience in coordinating projects, all while exploring health and culture.

General Information:
The FHL Summer Program is an intensive week-long, June 19th- 25th , health and cultural camp where high school students interested in health careers reside in the dorms located at Tohono O’odham Community College.
Partnering orginizations include Southeast Arizona Health Education Center, Tohono O’odham Health & Human Services Department, Tohono O’odham Community College, and the University of Arizona AHEC.
Camp facilitators will receive a stipend in the amount of $500 when camp concludes. All meals and boarding will be provided.

Responsibilities:
– Be available during duration of camp (June 19th-25th) to reside on campus with participants.
– Attend 2 preparation meetings in the months leading up to date of camp.
– Provide input on camp activities and procedures
– Chaperone students during their stay in dorms at TOCC.
– Help presenters set up.
– Administer one presentation pertaining to higher education, leadership skills or team building activity.
– Work closely with camp staff and partners.
– Help to facilitate various activities
Eligibility:
– Undergraduate (Junior & Seniors) or graduate standing
– Native American decent
– Interest in working with Native American Youth
– Excellent presentation skills
– At least 21 years of age
– Must have proof of most recent TB test (within one year)

Where to go for information:
– Tohono O’odham Community College: http://www.tocc.edu/summer-programs
– Southeast Arizona Area Health Education Center: http://www.seahec.org/
– Tohono O’odham Health & Human Services Department: http://www.tonation-nsn.gov/departments/

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