Mount Vernon Manor CDC seeks Program Coordinator

Project Background:
The Mantua Greenway is a resident-driven project that celebrates the community’s history, links to city amenities, promotes healthy activities, and offers opportunities to have fun outdoors. The proposed bike and walking trail will follow Mantua Avenue from 34th Street to the 40th Street Bridge and continue along 40th Street to Fairmount Park.

“Work It Out! On the Greenway” Description:
“Work It Out! On the Greenway” aims to inspire families, youth, and seniors to incorporate healthy fitness and eating habits into their everyday lives. This program will feature a series of community-led physical fitness activities and nutrition workshops that will take place at the 37th Street and Mantua Avenue Triangle (a large, grassy lot that will become part of the resident-driven Mantua Greenway project). Saturdays this summer will be known as “Work It Out!” days in the neighborhood, when residents can try out fun physical activities outdoors, taught by other residents and community partners.

The Work It Out! Coordinator will be responsible for:
• Engaging organizational and resident partners to plan and implement the program
• Engaging organizational and resident partners to plan and implement the program
• Surveying community members about their fitness and nutrition interests to inform the program design and schedule
• Recruiting, screening, and scheduling physical activity leaders
• Creating and distributing marketing materials

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