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Print Materials Design

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Fernanda N.

Volunteer Manager

Posted Date
Jun 11, 2019
Virtual volunteer opportunity
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Print Materials Design
Impact statement
This project will save us $3,002 , allowing us to We didn't budget for this, so it is an improvement we could not do otherwise. A visually appealing guide will encourage parents to read about available resources that support behavior change.

Project Details

What We Need
  • Designs for a pre-determined number of marketing or communications materials (examples: one-pager/fact sheets, case studies, fundraising collateral, event invitations, annual reports, and pamphlets)
  • Templates with accurate, print-ready specifications
  • Note: This project does not include printing
Additional Details

* Design of a visually appealing, modifiable, template created in Word
* Template will be populated with a list of community resources that support
healthy living; modifiable to be adapted for use in multiple communities,
and as resources change over time in each community
* Template will serve as resource guide for families, with list of resources
recommended by doctors
* Print-ready and can be uploaded for easy online readability

What We Have In Place
  • * Examples of past resource guides used for similar programs
    * An outline of content to be included in the template (i.e. category
    headers to be built into the template and content that will be changed by
    each program site)
    * Program logo
How This Will Help

This program helps doctors provide the best weight management care for 2-12 year olds. We are updating the computer-based medical record to alert doctors if a child's weight is higher than is healthy and prompt them to counsel families in making healthy changes. Doctors can offer families community-specific resource guides of places that support healthy living, like parks, YMCAs, farmers markets and online resources to support sleep and stress management.

Project Plan

Prep: Distribution of Prep Materials
  • Volunteer Manager provides the Professional with a budget for print materials, finalized copy, high-resolution logo and any visual branding guidelines to be utilized
  • Volunteer Manager also provides images for desired deliverables (if applicable), examples of existing marketing materials and links to online presence (website and social media)
  • Volunteer Manager shares brand messaging guidelines (if applicable)
Milestone 1: Preliminary Concepts
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager discuss how print materials will be utilized, target audience, and style preferences
  • Professional develops preliminary sketches, and garners feedback from Volunteer Manager
Milestone 2: Graphic Creation
  • Professional drafts print materials, and incorporates any feedback into final product
Milestone 3: Final Draft
  • Professional delivers final versions in desired electronic format
  • Professional provides guidance on printing specifications (colors, size, etc.)
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About The Org

Our Mission

The Division of General Academic Pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children is a research division dedicated to improving the health of children and adolescents. The division seeks to reduce and prevent chronic diseases and health disparities among children and improve the health of populations across the lifecourse through community advocacy, patient care, education, and innovations in research.

What We Do

Our division conducts research programs that support the needs of populations from low-income communities, while looking to further understand obesity risk factors in the early stages of life. Below is a brief overview of two ongoing research projects we are conducting, and a description of our partnership with the Kraft Center for Community Health:

The First 1,000 Days Program aims to prevent the development of childhood obesity among mother-infant pairs in three community health centers. The program follows mother-infant pairs from early pregnancy until the child's second birthday and supports mothers in caring for their babies and themselves.

Rise & SHINE (Sleep Health in Infancy and Early Childhood) examines the inter-relationship of sleep, feeding and growth in infants and toddlers, while also looking at father involvement, co-parenting and parent-child sleep synchrony.

The Kraft Center for Community Health at MGH was established in 2011 to expand access to high-quality, cost-effective healthcare for medically underserved patients and communities. The Kraft Center leads several initiatives to improve health care and reduce disparities in the areas of addiction services, cancer care equity, and childhood obesity. Administratively housed at MGH, the Kraft Center is able to leverage an extensive network of internal and external partnerships to develop, deliver, and disseminate innovative programming to address today's most pressing public health challenges.

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