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Eco3.21 Tribal Health VISTA
 
 
 
The Center for American Indian Health works in partnership with tribal communities to design public health programs that raise the health status, self-sufficiency,and health leadership of Native people to the highest possible level. This VISTA position will be with the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Center for American Indian Health, Great Lakes Hub, in Duluth, MN. Based in the Department of International Health of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Center for American Indian Health supports public health interventions designed for and by Native peoples. The Center has offices in tribal communities across Arizona and New Mexico as well as a Great Lakes Hub serving tribes in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and along the shared border with Canada. With nearly 40 years of collaboration with Native American tribes, the Center supports public health interventions in more than 140 tribal communities in over 20 states. These partnerships have achieved landmark public health breakthroughs credited with saving millions of children’s lives worldwide. The VISTA will work with a team of interdisciplinary social scientists on community-based participatory research (CBPR) through authentic teamwork. Respect and reliability are core values of this research team. The VISTA member will be part of the Ecolibrium3 AmeriCorps VISTA cohort serving in northeastern Minnesota. Although each member is serving in a unique position, all cohort members will participate in VISTA specific activities such as regular cohort meetings, collaborative projects, professional development opportunities, and trainings. Additionally, cohort members will jointly complete one community service project of their cooperative design.
 
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Member Duties : 1) Gain awareness of community-based participatory research through literature, meeting attendance, and ethics trainings; 2) coordinate and/or assist with community outreach, tribally-based trainings and events, and program administration; 3) enhance the impact of the Great Lakes Hub by assisting with data collection, data dissemination, and grant preparation activities, and 4) build capacity of the Great Lakes Hub administrative team by building new structures to support and recruit team members and streamline administrative tasks.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Tribal . 
 
Skills :
Public Health ,  Community Organization ,  Medicine ,  Social Services ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Eco3.21 Tribal Health VISTA

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  05/05/2021  To  08/01/2021 

Contact Lucas Giese
2014 W Superior St
Duluth   MN   55806
12183361038
lucas@ecolibrium3.org
www.ecolibrium3.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 103814


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