Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Square One - Training for February

Hello from Square One...
There are "FREE Training Scholarships" still available for the Square One PEI courses beginning Feb. 1st.
Each agency may apply for one (1) FREE scholarship per PEI course...
Please fax forms to 757-497-5101 and write "Scholarship" at the top for those seeking a FREE training.
(I will contact you if the "Scholarship slots" have been filled. To date, every agency that has applied for a scholarship has received a slot.)
Do not miss out on this opportunity!
Our audio/web conference on Feb. 23 (1:30-2:30 PM) is entitled "Helping Children Deal with Grief/Loss"... your agency may participate at a $50 rate for 5 or more participants.(Single participants pay $12 per person) Please register as soon as possible. We will need at least 3 agencies participating to make it "a go"...

Feel free to call with questions... All forms are available on our website -- www.sqone.org

Marty LaGigliaDirectorSquare One 287 Independence Blvd.Pembroke II, Suite 120Virginia Beach, VA 23462757-552-0293www.sqone.org

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Job posting- Obici Healthcare Foundation

Position Title: Grants Program Officer
Obici Healthcare Foundation seeks a new team member to manage a portion of the grant-making portfolio and programming efforts aimed at improving the health of residents of Western Tidewater Virginia and Gates County North Carolina. Grant Portfolio size averages $1.5 million each year. Primary duties include managing health related projects and funding activities; maintaining and developing relationships with key health leaders and non-profit agencies necessary to advance the mission of the Foundation; maintaining relevant health reform and access information; participating in collaborative teams throughout the community; and maintaining an in-depth knowledge of the priorities, strategies and selection criteria for the foundation’s grant- making programs. Working under the direction of the Executive Director, the Program Officer serves as primary support for the competitive grants program and other Foundation initiatives to advance our mission of improving health and preventing illness and disease.
Required skills and background include: A master’s degree or equivalent experience, with a preference for a degree in public health, public affairs or health administration; five or more years relevant experience in nonprofit management, community-based or philanthropic organization; a strong base of knowledge about the health care system, insurance coverage, finance and related policy issues; an understanding of the complex health care landscape including relationships between health providers, community clinics, social service agencies and other organizations and the public sector. Preference will be given to candidates with previous grant-making or grant monitoring experience and a solid understanding of database software programs and contact management systems.
Applicants who are interested in this position should send a cover letter, resume and salary information by e-mail only to: Cathy Huband, chuband@obicihcf.org. Phone 757-539-8810

Monday, January 11, 2010

Open Asthma 101 training session

Free Asthma 101: The Basics
Who: Open Training for Health Outreach Workers, Coaches, Teachers, and Parents
When: January 26, 2010, 1:00pm –2:30pm
Where: EVMS Williams Hall,
855 West Brambleton Avenue, Norfolk

Upon completion of the course, the learner should be able to:
· Identify the incidence of asthma
· Identify potential triggers
· Identify three effects of asthma on the lungs
· Identify three basic symptoms of acute asthma episodes
· Identify asthma emergency symptoms
· Differentiate between “rescue” and “controller” medications used in asthma management
· State the importance of peak flow monitoring and asthma action plans
RSVP to CINCH@evms.edu