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‘21 VIP - Program & Engagement VISTA - AccessHealth
This position is part of the VISTAs in the Piedmont (VIP) program sponsored by United Way of the Piedmont. As a VISTA at AccessHealth Spartanburg, you will help to identify gaps in care as well as potential community and assets available for uninsured families and individuals in rural counties. You will research, conduct, and analyze data for focus groups for clients and community partners. Additionally, you will help identify ways for AHS management to measure Care Navigator return on investment & productivity. You will also research and create a program/best practice to capture clients who are lost to services, as well as secure additional funding for the organization. The VIP program offers a unique approach to VISTA service, as you will spend 10% of your time each week working collaboratively with 19 other VISTA members placed in the community to research and implement community-wide solutions focusing on either increasing access to behavioral healthcare or increasing financial stability. Benefits include: monthly housing stipend, doubled food stamps at the farmer's market, housing referrals, household & personal care supplies provided through the Gifts in Kind Center, ongoing professional development, reimbursement for service-related travel, discounted gym membership, professional mentoring, and more!
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps VISTA member will expand current communication efforts by using available resources to identify clients who are lost to services and developing a contact system for follow up. The VISTA will increase efficiency of the client enrollment process by shadowing AccessHealth Spartanburg (AHS) Care Navigators, and will help to identify gaps in care and available community assets and resources, and secure additional funding for AHS.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Housing stipend, gym discount, prof dev ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Veterans ,  Community Outreach ,  Homelessness ,  Children/Youth ,  Health ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Elder Care ,  Technology ,  Entrepreneur/Business . 
Skills :
Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Law ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Education ,  Computers/Technology ,  Social Services ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Communications ,  Veterans ,  Public Speaking ,  Counseling ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Leadership ,  Medicine ,  Team Work ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Public Health ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Recruitment . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

‘21 VIP - Program & Engagement VISTA - AccessHealth

Program Start/End Date
08/02/2021  -   08/01/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations SOUTH CAROLINA  


Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2021  To  07/01/2021 

Contact Heather Witt
203 E Main St
Spartanburg   SC   29319
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 102928