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OHA Planning and Evaluation VISTA
We will accept applications, conduct interviews, and select applicants on a rolling basis. All selections will be finalized by May 7th, 2021. This position joins the Oregon Health Authority’s statewide VISTA team. In addition to activities at your individual site, each member receives additional orientation, training throughout the year, team retreats and meetings, and the support of the team leaders and project director based at the state public health agency. For more information about the Oregon Health Authority VISTA Partnership Program, please visit: The Oregon Health Authority is at the forefront of lowering and containing costs, improving quality and increasing access to health care in order to improve the lifelong health of Oregonians. The Oregon Public Health Division works to protect and promote the health of all Oregonians and the places we live, work, play, learn and age. The Oregon public health system includes federal, tribal, state, and local agencies, private organizations and other diverse partners working together to put healthy options and health-promoting services within reach for everyone in Oregon. Oregon needs a robust public health system to achieve better health and better care at lower costs. This VISTA position is with the Health Security, Preparedness and Response Program. The mission of the HSPR Program is to develop public health systems to prepare for and respond to major and acute threats and emergencies that impact the health of people in Oregon. We collaborate with Oregon Emergency Management (OEM) and our local, regional and national Emergency Management partners. This position is in Portland, home to Oregon’s largest cultural hub. The exceptional public transit system makes it easy explore and appreciate everything the city has to offer. With the innovative public health work happening in Oregon, Portland is a wonderful place to explore a future in public health.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : This VISTA position is a part of a health equity and COVID-19 response initiative that aims to include the voices of low-income and vulnerable populations in statewide public health planning and response efforts for COVID-19. The AmeriCorps member will: • Evaluate the state public health incident management team’s ability to address the needs of low-income communities during the COVID-19 response • Revise statewide public health hazard vulnerability analyses with a COVID-19 lens • Integrate nonprofit organizations serving low-income communities into the statewide Cascadia Rising 2022 earthquake exercise
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  TriMet Pass ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Disaster Relief ,  Health . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Disaster Services ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Health ,  Social Services . 
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OHA Planning and Evaluation VISTA

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OREGON  


Accepting Applications
From  03/12/2021  To  05/07/2021 

Contact Danielle Brown
800 NE Oregon St.
Portland   OR   97232
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 102160