The Los Angeles California based Diabetes Prevention Source (DPS) (www.DPSHealth.com) is looking for a skilled and committed individual with the passion to help reverse the epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes in young people. This person will work part-time to help us expand the type 2 diabetes components of the highly acclaimed Children with Diabetes (CWD) website.
CWD is a very successful website for children and youth with Type 1 (childhood) diabetes and their families. DPS is working with CWD to expand their website to meet the needs of (a) children and youth with type 2 diabetes (adult onset) and (b) children and youth with Type 1 diabetes at risk for becoming obese and getting type 2 diabetes later in life.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Personal and/or professional experience with obesity and type 2 diabetes, preferably in youth
- Experience with internet-based education and support approaches
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Excellent writing abilities
- Ability to relate to youth and parents
- Spanish speaking fluency
As part of your application please briefly describe (less than 1 page) why you think CWD is such a successful website and how it might be modified to create an effective type 2 diabetes presence.
Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s experiences.
If you are interested, please submit your resume AND the one page report about CWD to HR@diabetespreventionsource.com.
Posted February 4, 2006
Last Updated: Saturday February 04, 2006 16:49:00
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