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Health & Wellness Chair

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Seattle Urban League Young Professionals


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Published 4 months ago

Recurring
August 1, 2020
12:00am PDT
August 1, 2021
11:59pm PDT
A few hours per week

SULYP seeks a Health & Wellness Chair to help ensure that the organization upholds its dedication to building healthy and safe communities; eliminating health disparities through prevention, healthy eating, and fitness.  

The Health & Wellness Chair position is a great role for individuals who:

  • Are passionate about SULYP’s mission of empowerment of the black community
  • Are passionate about community service and outreach
  • Are interested in eliminating health disparities
  • Work to actively lead a healthy lifestyle
  • Enjoy helping others discover healthy lifestyles

Volunteer Benefits:

Although this is a volunteer position, SULYP Executive Leadership Team members receive the following benefits through their service:

  • Make connections with local leaders
  • Complimentary or reduced pricing to ULMS annual breakfast
  • Exclusive invitations to Seattle networking events
  • Opportunities to attend regional and national conferences
  • A chance to network and connect with a community of Black professionals and leaders

Responsibilities:

The Health & Wellness Chair is responsible for upholding the Health & Quality of Life pillar of SULYP. They ensure that the  general body is aware of and has access to resources for physical, mental, and spiritual health. Other responsibilities include:

  • Adhere to the mission and vision of SULYP
  • Promote and execute events that surround community well being 
  • Become familiar with community health organizations that currently exist in the Seattle area
  • Coordinate wellness events which encourage a healthy lifestyle and stress relief
  • Lead efforts to develop and track participation in National #YPFit programs
  • Develop programs and events that educate the general membership and community about physical, mental, and spiritual health

Skills and Qualifications Needed:

The Health & Wellness Chair position would be most effectively executed by an individual with the following skills and/or qualifications:

  • Understand and support SULYP’s mission and vision
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Excellent communicator
  • Knowledge of how health policies, programs, and institutions function
  • Leadership experience in health and wellness 
  • Knowledgeable in diet, exercise, and lifestyle health fields 
  • Competent in event planning 

Setting:

This opportunity is 100% remote during the COVID-19 pandemic, but in-person Executive Leadership Team meetings happen bi-weekly at the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle located at 105 14th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122.

Time Commitment:

The Health & Wellness  position is a one-year commitment. The Executive Leadership Team (ELT) meets once per week in a virtual call and twice per month for in-person ELT meetings. General body meetings occur once per month on the 2nd Thursday at 6pm. Other leadership team communication happens via a Slack group, and each member of the ELT is encouraged to engage at least once per week. This position will require a minimum of 10 hours per month.


SULYP seeks a Health & Wellness Chair to help ensure that the organization upholds its dedication to building healthy and safe communities; eliminating health disparities through prevention, healthy eating, and fitness.  

The Health…

Details at a glance

  • Virtual Opportunity
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Seattle, WA

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