• Brooklyn, NY
  • Salary: Candidates should be able to commit to up to 19 hours a week for 18 weeks. This is a paid fellowship that offers $20 per hour. The fellowship will run from January -April 2020.

Website Brooklyn Public Library

The library has allocated a pool of funding to replicate successful health programming and try out new health programs. The fellow will work with the Outreach Services Department and Department of Strategic Planning to develop and roll out 5 program toolkits:
•Mental Health and Wellness: Brooklyn Supports
•Maternal and Caregiver Health: Know Your Rights Storytime
•Health Literacy: Computer Basics Class
•Culinary Literacy: Cooking Demonstration Program
•Positive Aging: Active and Moving Programs

Each toolkit will be implemented ten times in branch locations across Brooklyn. The fellow will coordinate movement of program supplies, visit programs and track milestones. As part of the Community Health team, the fellow will document and share evaluation data such as program participation and user stories.

Qualifications:

A passion for health and libraries
•An interest in public programming
•Strong communication skills planning and coordinating
•Attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture
•Strong communication and customer service skills
•Current graduate students or those with/pursuing degrees in library and information science
•Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

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