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Interested in Becoming a Teaching Fellow for GHE?

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GHE Teaching Fellow Program

Thank you for your interest in being a Girls Health Ed Teaching Fellow! Our programs would not be possible without you and all your hard work. Below are the key missions each teaching fellow of GHE aims to provide.

Influence

Influence girls in DC, NYC, LA and internationally to make informed decisions about their lives.

Inspiration

Inspire girls and young women through practice of healthy routines to improve their lifestyles.

Expertise

Provide expertise in one of our four module subjects: Nutrition and Body Image, Physical Activity, Personal Care, or Reproductive Health.

Experience

Share personal experience with the hopes of changing the experiences of girls and young women.

Everything You Need

Being a teaching fellow is an important commitment.Teaching fellows take a personal responsibility in making a difference.

In order to ensure that you are fully aware of and prepared for the responsibilities, we ask that you read, sign, and return the Teaching Fellow Agreement and the Reimbursement Policy so that you can plan your role as a teaching fellow appropriately.

For DC Teaching Fellows

The DC Child and Family Services Agency requires that all Teaching Fellows serving in any DC sites be trained mandated reporters. Please complete this online training prior to facilitating any workshops and email your certificate to ghe.outreach@gmail.com.

Current Openings

We are looking for volunteer Teaching Fellows to deliver workshops in schools and community centers throughout the DC metro area and NYC in the fields of nutrition, body image, physical activity, personal care & hygiene, and for girls 12+ reproductive health. Exact dates and times vary according to workshop site scheduling. Time commitment is about an hour a week over the course of 5 weeks for a workshop series, where each week would cover a different module. Anyone interested should contact Pavita Singh at ghe.outreach@gmail.com with their resume and a brief cover letter.

Are You Qualified?

If you are interested in being a teaching fellow for Girls Health Ed, here are some basic qualifications that we look for when considering candidates:

  • Experience working in a teaching environment or working with youth.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of our health modules.
  • Background or related experience in public health or health-related field.
  • Passion for our mission.
  • Ability to commit for one year.
  • Ability to pass a basic background check.
  • Must be female.
  • Must be 18 years of age.

If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you!