High Rocks - Try This! WV partnership
Try This West Virginia is a statewide network of thousands of people who are working to build healthier communities by expanding opportunities for physical activity and/or healthy food. The Try This WV mission statement: "help knock West Virginia off the top of the worst health lists, community by community." The Try This motto: "It's up to us!" Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.
Member Duties : Networking with and forming community partnerships for running/walking programs - and individuals - statewide and getting a wide range of them involved as community partners to help improve health and wellness attitudes in West Virginia. Placing information about new community group partners on the Web site.
Making the Web site calendar a true statewide calendar with as many races/events on it as you can find. In-state and out-of-state people should be able to look at it and find out what's happening at any given time. Helping support, organize, publicize and participate in the workshops that occur during your service. Making short "how-to" videos that will be useful to West Virginians who want to start a local volunteer running program.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance , Education award upon successful completion of service , Health Coverage , Training , Childcare assistance if eligible .
Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Car recommended .
Service Areas :
Community Outreach , Health .
Leadership , Team Work , Computers/Technology , Recruitment , Public Speaking , Communications , Community Organization , Education .