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Health Promotion Council TCAP - Chronic Disease Management
 
 
 
The VISTA will develop a comprehensive and integrated network of program recruitment, delivery, referral partners, and implement best practices for engaging low-income residents in vulnerable sections of Philadelphia. Targeted subpopulations will include African-Americans and other minorities with specific program goals around chronic disease self-management education, program enrollment and retention for the prevention and management of chronic disease, arthritis, and chronic pain. The VISTA will expand partnerships to reach more diverse populations in effort to identify better approaches to assist individuals in achieving optimal health outcomes.
 
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Member Duties : 1. Track and report the outcomes of implementing best practice locations and impact upon participant enrollment and retention to share at meetings, conferences and with sustainability partners. 2. Establish an effective communication system between health care providers, patients/attendees and program delivery team to efficiently allow Health Promotion Council (HPC) to offer programming at health centers and other community-based partner sites. 3. Establish a timeline for conducting outreach and recruiting community participants for programs to ensure maximum enrollment and retention for completion of the prevention and/or management program. 4. Research best practices and successes from guided peer-based problem solving for a wide array of issues to develop manual on communities to improve their health or ability to manage their health. 5. Develop database of community members previously trained in the program to deliver self-management education programs to their peer group.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Elder Care ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
College graduate preferred ,  Education ,  Counseling ,  Public Health ,  Communications ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Health Promotion Council TCAP - Chronic Disease Management

Program Start/End Date
07/06/2021  -   07/07/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  05/21/2021  To  06/25/2021 

Contact Christine Simon
1500 Market St
Philadelphia   PA   19102
0000000000
csimon@phmc.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 100102


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