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Opportunity Council-Lifeline Connection Res. Treatment VISTA
 
 
 
Lifeline Connections is a community-based behavioral health organization with locations through NW Washington that specializes in providing confidential and compassionate care to individuals who experience a substance use and/or mental health condition. The primary goal of the Men’s Low Intensity Residential Treatment Program is to provide a therapeutic treatment environment to facilitate sustained, self-directed change for the individual in active recovery. We believe in supporting recovery, health, and well-being by taking a holistic approach to services. We focus on enhancing the quality of life of the persons served. We strive to support the reduction of symptoms experienced by the individuals to help build resilience. Restoring and improving function in an individual’s daily life is a priority. Our program supports the individuals in transitioning back into their community and to their families. This VISTA will build capacity for the new Men's Low Intensity Residential Treatment program and recovery services for low income adults with behavioral health disorders in Whatcom County. This will be accomplished by researching and identifying activities and events, strengthening volunteer systems and relationships with community partners, and identifying community partners that would be a referral source to Men’s Low Intensity residential to increase capacity. Sustained recovery from behavioral health disorders leads to economic improvement, financial self-sufficiency, and improved quality of life.
 
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Member Duties : Build capacity at the Men's Low Intensity Residential Treatment Program by researching and identifying activities that will support treatment and recovery for low-income individuals with behavioral health disorders. This will include researching evidence-based approaches of activities that support residents’ mental and physical well-being. Determine and help secure resources to support resident’s successful reintegration back into the community. Provide program enrichment by strengthening volunteer systems and maintaining strong relationships with community partners. Expand and sustain volunteer systems, conduct outreach, and expand partnerships to support well-rounded experiences for residents. Identify community partners that would be a referral source and expand community awareness of program. Attend various community coalitions to keep up to date on current information and increase community knowledge regarding access to care.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Leadership ,  Social Services ,  Education ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Recruitment ,  Public Health . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Opportunity Council-Lifeline Connection Res. Treatment VISTA

Program Start/End Date
12/06/2021  -   12/05/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON  

Accepting Applications
From  09/15/2021  To  11/05/2021 

Contact Naomi Siegel
1111 Cornwall Ave
Bellingham   WA   98225
3607345121
naomi_siegel@oppco.org
www.oppco.org

Listing ID 107059


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