Hawaii Public Health Institute (HIPHI)'s mission is to build healthier communities in Hawaii by providing issue-based advocacy and education, technical assistance and other capacity building services through partnerships with government, academia, foundations, businesses and community-based organizations. In the past four years, HIPHI's mission expansion has included efforts to create healthy eating, active living coalitions on neighbor islands, convene and facilitate the statewide obesity prevention task force, expanding training and networking opportunities for Hawaii's public health workforce.The VISTA member will support school-based health efforts in Hawaii, assist with needs assessment projects, build policymaker and HIPHI advocate profiles for our database, and create, grow, and coordinate HIPHI's internship program.
Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours . Service Areas :
Education , Community Outreach , Housing , Community and Economic Development , Homelessness , Health , Entrepreneur/Business , Technology . Skills :
Public Health , Computers/Technology , Community Organization , Non-Profit Management , General Skills , Communications , Social Services.