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Johns Hopkins HEAT Corps

Teach COVID-19 Curriculum to Youth through JH HEAT Corps

 

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Johns Hopkins HEAT (Health Education And Training) Corps seeks Johns Hopkins volunteers to be trained and supported to provide health education and training regarding COVID-19 to youth. The program is currently being taught through virtual platforms with schools and non-profit organizations throughout the United States, with a current focus on Baltimore City Public Schools.

JH HEAT is a unique opportunity for Hopkins volunteers to develop their own health education and teaching skills, while simultaneously supporting youth in their understanding of COVID-19. The HEAT Corps will discuss how youth can make a difference by modeling social distancing, handwashing, and mask wearing. Through a series of 30-minute sessions – using both live “virtual” teaching or recorded presentations – the HEAT Corps aims to heighten K-12 student awareness about the science of COVID-19 and the public health response.

Additional benefits of the program include:

Volunteers will receive training and guidance from a team of Johns Hopkins faculty and staff.  We invite volunteers to become a part of an exciting national initiative!

JH HEAT Corps Volunteer Expectations

The application cycle for Spring 2021 volunteers has now closed

Additional opportunities to apply will be announced at a later time.