The American Lung Association in Hawaii
Help keiki breathe easier--become an asthma management facilitator.
Company: The American Lung Association in Hawaii
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Location: Kapaa, HI 96746
Project Details

Asthma management facilitators work with ALA staff to coordinate and deliver our asthma management programs--Asthma Basics, Open Airways For Schools, Kickin’ Asthma--in schools and other community venues.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Complete all online training from ALA
  • Outreach to schools or youth-centered organizations and after school programs
  • Deliver one or more of the asthma management programs
  • Professionally represent ALA

Asthma Basics: A 60-min workshop about the basics of asthma is offered to parents and family caregivers, childcare providers and adult professionals interested in asthma.

Open Airways for Schools: Six 40-minute group sessions with keiki aged 8-11 so they can learn how to recognize and manage their personal asthma triggers, warning signs and symptoms in a fun and interactive way.

Kickin' Asthma: Four 45-minute interactive group sessions especially tailored to help older students, aged 11-16, develop asthma self-management skills.

ALA Volunteer Policies:

  • Maintain confidentiality of personal info
  • Valid driver’s license, proof of current insurance or ready access to own transportation
  • Comply with fragrance-free policies while representing ALA
  • Must be a non-smoker/non-tobacco user (including e-cigarettes/vaping)
  • Must submit a background check

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children, diverse populations, and community partners
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
General requirements
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum: 1 semester Preferred: 1 academic year
  • Must not use tobacco (including e-cigarettes) Must comply with fragrance-free policy
Category
Children & Youth
Community
Health & Medicine
Skills Area
Teaching / Instruction
Verbal / Written Communication