Imagine you just won $10,000 to boost your organization's mission. Now stop imagining and start working with volunteers.
Would you like more information in Spanish? To help us serve our community better, we are conducting a survey to understand how you like to receive community health worker training materials.
February is Children's Dental Health Month, and it's a good time to stress how important the mouth is. It's important to train health educators and lay health workers in key oral health skills so they can tell clients and patients how oral health can indicate—or even cause—serious issues.
Hashtags have changed the way we communicate online. They are extremely useful for spreading news about important initiatives, calling attention to amazing people and stories and forging new relationships. (Wondering what a hashtag is?)
At their root, hashtags are about education. They keep a wide, largely unknown audience informed. Many health educators have realized it's a useful way to expand health promotion efforts.
This seems obvious, but I'll say it anyway: not everyone who works at your organization speaks English natively. They might not even speak English at all.
It's a point that's worth noting, because we as English speakers tend to forget that. We're spoiled that so many people speak English, and it's easy to overlook the unique needs of people who weren't born sharing our language.