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SC-SOPHE Work Experience Opportunity

Sophe organization logoSC-SOPHE is looking for an individual to volunteer for the Secretary position or assistant.

For more information regarding the position, please view the following link: http://www.scsophe.org/boarddirectors/bylaws. Please feel free to email Jayzona (jalberto@westernu.edu), Helen (hmusharbash@westernu.edu), or Crystle Guevarra (clguevarra@westernu.edu) any questions or concerns regarding SC-SOPHE.


SC-SOPHE Membership Opportunity

2014 Current MSHS alumni and student board members are as follows: Jayzona Alberto, Helen Musharbash, and Crystle Guevarra

The benefits of becoming a member of SC-SOPHE include opportunities to network with other health education professionals, obtain discounted professional development training, access available job postings, and post articles in a professional and peer exchange. A fee of $30 for professionals and $15 for students is required to join. For more information, please contact Jayzona, Helen, or Crystle via email.
Feel free to email me any questions or concerns regarding the events and announcements above. Please look out for emails regarding upcoming MSHS student meeting and events. Hope to see you at one of the upcoming events!


Project: INSAN After School Homework Help/Mentoring for Under-Served Children

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Looking for few energetic and motivational volunteers who must be 18 years of age and up, a college student, or a teacher. This is a structured volunteering where we would like you to commit for the entire quarter/semester. One can volunteer as little as one or two day(s) of the week, once or twice a month, or entire month (for a better outcome a consistency is needed). For more information, please contact Insan Mission: or visit: www.insanfoundation.org.

Duration:2013-14 Session, on going
Days:Mondays & Wednesdays (Location A), Tuesday & Thursdays (Location B)
Time: 2:30 – 5:00 PM (Location A), 3:00 – 6:00 PM (Location B)

Location:Pomona (Both) 
Students:about 30, mostly Elementary School, some Middle School, few High School ones
Demographic:Children of Low Income/ Financially Disadvantaged Families, At Risk Students
Program:Homework help with inspirational and positive approach, some hands on Fun Activities, Enrichment, Health, Safety, and Good Citizenship


Online Training Opportunity in Community Based Reasearch

University of Michigan
To register, visit the University of Michigan CBPR website

From the website: Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is a partnership approach to research that equitably involves community members, organization representatives, and academic researchers in all aspects of the research process. CBPR aims to increase knowledge and understanding of what is being studied and to integrate the knowledge gained with interventions and policy changes to enhance the health and quality of life of community members.

Important dates

Application deadlines: May 31 and Oct 31

Fall term: Aug 10 – Nov 20, 2015

Spring term: Jan 4 – Apr 15, 2016

Summer term: Apr 25 – June 24, 2016

Tuition: $570/credit hr



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E-Mail: MSHS Department

Western University of Health Sciences
Department of Health Sciences
450 East Second Street
Pomona, CA 91766
909.469.5397 (office)
909.706.3947 (fax)


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