150 153rd Ave,
Madeira Beach, FL 33708
Defeat Diabetes Foundation Community Speaker
Why this position is important
Nearly one third of the 24 million Americans who have diabetes don’t know it. An additional 57 million are pre-diabetic and at risk of developing the disease. Over one third of all children born after the year 2000 will get diabetes in their lifetime. Yet, Type 2 diabetes can be prevented as much as 95% of the time.
How it will impact your community
You will be providing valuable, potentially lifesaving information, to members of your community and reducing their risk of developing the disease.
The Community Speaker will be responsible for conducting speaking engagements about diabetes in your local area at civic organizations, including: Kiwanis, Rotary and Lions Clubs, trade and business groups, senior organizations, boy and girl scouts, clubs, schools, places of worship, etc.
Provide life saving information about diabetes, the dangers and its prevention
3 - 6 speaking engagements in your community annually
Familiarize yourself with diabetes curriculum provided by DDF
Become familiar with three power point presentations and their content. Presentations are 15, 30 and 45 minutes in length.
Present the material in power point presentations to community based organizations and groups.
Conduct presentations as assigned by DDF.
Utilize prepared materials from DDF to offer your speaking services to community organizations.
Represent Defeat Diabetes Foundation in a professional manner (be prepared, be on time, be clean and neat, etc.)
Report back to DDF on results of presentation
Be comfortable speaking in public and have the ability to speak clearly.
Have reliable transportation
Have a computer and internet access
In order to participate as a community speaker you MUST REGISTER for the program.
Description of “event” for organization newsletter
Defeat Diabetes® Screening Test brochure request form
Speaker evaluation form
Thank you letter
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