Job Opportunities

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CLOCC will post internship opportunities on this board as they become available. Please respond to specific openings rather than sending in a general request or inquiry.

CLOCC Internship (Unpaid) – School Systems and Early Childhood Intern

Business/Organization:

Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children
School Systems & Early Childhood
225 East Chicago Ave., Box 157, Chicago, IL

Job description:

The Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children (CLOCC) is currently seeking a part-time, unpaid intern to support CLOCC’s school systems and early childhood work. The intern will support the Food and Fitness Partner Network, the +Network, The School Systems Interest Group, and the Healthy Teacher Network. Additionally, the intern will support Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative work and provide technical assistance to hospitals in the City of Chicago.

CLOCC Logo Redesign_08.12.09

Essential Job Functions:

School Systems: The intern will be providing support for the various networks CLOCC convenes to support healthier schools. Tasks will include supporting meetings, planning events, updating documents, as well as data base management.

Early Childhood: The intern will be responsible for working directly with Chicago hospitals Mother/Baby and Labor & Delivery Units. The intern will spend the majority of their time at hospitals throughout the City speaking with hospital staff about their practices relating to breastfeeding and infant care. Some background information on breastfeeding is helpful but not required.   

Area Specific Job Accountabilities:

  1. Provide support for the Food and Fitness Partner Network (FFPN) and the +Network
  2. Provide support for the School Systems Interest Group and Healthy Teacher Network
  3. Update the School Systems resources on the CLOCC website
  4. Provide support for the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative
  5. Use audit tool to speak with hospital staff and patients
  6. Assist in the development of staff training tools
  7. Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Bachelor’s degree required, work towards an MPH preferred
  2. Attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and problem solving skill
  3. Strong written and verbal communication skills]
  4. Ability to travel throughout the city

General Understanding and Nature of the Position Description

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job classification.  These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

Send a resumé to: info@CLOCC.net and indicate “School Systems & Early Childhood Intern” in the subject line. 

CLOCC Internship (Unpaid) – Early Childhood Obesity Prevention

Business/Organization:

Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children
Early Childhood
225 East Chicago Ave., Box 157, Chicago, IL

Job description:

The Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children (CLOCC)  is currently seeking a part time, unpaid intern to support CLOCC’s early childhood work. The intern will support the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative work and provide technical assistance to hospitals in the City of Chicago. Additionally, the intern will work with the Hospital Breastfeeding Council of Metro Chicago.      CLOCC Logo Redesign_08.12.09

Essential Job Functions:
The intern will be responsible for working directly with Chicago hospitals Mother/Baby and Labor & Delivery Units. The intern will spend the majority of their time at hospitals throughout the City speaking with hospital staff about their practices relating to breastfeeding and infant care. Some background information on breastfeeding is helpful but not required.  

Area Specific Job Accountabilities:

  1. Provide support for the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative
  2. Use audit tools to speak with hospital staff and patients
  3. Assist with planning logistics for Hospital Breastfeeding Council of Metro Chicago
  4. Assist in the development of staff training tools
  5. Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Bachelor’s degree required, work towards a MPH preferred.
  2. Experience with interviewing
  3. Attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and problem solving skills.
  4. Ability to travel throughout city.

General Understanding and Nature of the Position Description

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job classification.  These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

Send a resumé to: info@CLOCC.net and indicate “Early Childhood Intern” in the subject line.