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Colorado Immunity Corps
 
 
 
Immunize Colorado is a statewide 501(c)3 nonprofit which works to protect Colorado families, schools and communities from vaccine-preventable diseases. As Immunize Colorado's AmeriCorps VISTA program, the Colorado Immunity Corps (CO-mmunity Corps) aims to advance and promote vaccine delivery and education in communities across the state. Eight full-time AmeriCorps VISTA members will complete their year of national service at local public health agencies and community-based organizations across Colorado. For the 2021-2022 program year, positions will be available at: - Gunnison County Health Department in Gunnison, CO - Chaffee County Public Health in Salida, CO - Tri-County Health Department in Aurora, CO - Jefferson County Public Health in Lakewood, CO - Denver Public Health in Denver, CO - Garfield County Public Health in Glenwood Springs, CO The AmeriCorps VISTA Immunization Outreach and Education Coordinator positions will work closely with community partners to promote access to primary care and improve vaccination rates through community-based clinics and education and outreach events. With support from staff members at host sites and Immunize Colorado, each VISTA member will be responsible for the organization, promotion, implementation and evaluation of these interventions. Applicants to this position should have strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to act independently as well as on a team. This position is a great opportunity to make a true impact on the health of Colorado communities and gain experience in public health.
 
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Member Duties : The Immunization Outreach and Education Coordinator will: - Develop relationships and partnerships with key community partners such as healthcare providers, pharmacies, school health personnel, community-based organizations and local public health professionals; - Recruit medical professionals, volunteers and subject matter experts to support immunization outreach and education events; - Create and promote marketing materials to event-specific audiences; - Coordinate clinic and education event logistics including supplies and data collection and evaluation tools; - Collect, aggregate, analyze and report clinic and/or educational event data; - Attend required training, including the in-person orientation, in-person mid-service training and monthly webinars; - Conduct follow-up activities for clinic and educational events; - Develop a community-specific framework for immunization stakeholder engagement; - Support immunization data activities for local public health agencies.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Uniforms provided and required ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Health . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Medicine ,  Public Health ,  Communications ,  Social Services ,  Public Speaking ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Leadership ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Colorado Immunity Corps

Program Start/End Date
08/16/2021  -   08/15/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations COLORADO  

Accepting Applications
From  04/27/2021  To  10/05/2021 

Contact Kayla Knock
13100 E. Colfax Ave.
Aurora   CO   80011
720-777-4136
kayla.knock@childrenscolorado.org
www.immunizecolorado.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 103572


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