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Harm Reduction and Community Engagement Specialist
 
 
 
The Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County is responsible for the planning, funding and monitoring of public mental health and substance use disorder treatment and recovery support services delivered to the residents of Cuyahoga County. The ADAMHS Board is a quasi-independent part of county government, governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Board contracts with provider agencies to deliver services that assist clients on the road to recovery. The Board also provides training, prevention education, and information about mental health and substance use disorder treatment and recovery support services available in Cuyahoga County; works with other local, state and federal organizations to increase awareness, educate the community and advocate for policies that support mental health and addiction recovery; and, funds the local crisis hotline: 216-623-6888 and crisis chat. The ADAMHS Board VISTA member program is designed to help address mental health and substance use disorders as well as the evolving opioid crisis in Cuyahoga County through community outreach and engagement. Our VISTA member will be able to participate in multiple, no-cost, training opportunities throughout the service year.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : The VISTA member will: plan and coordinate the distribution of harm reduction educational materials and resources to address overdose and fentanyl poisoning in Cuyahoga County by leveraging data and existing community partnerships while fostering new ones through involvement in task forces, resource events and other collaborative efforts.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Social Services ,  Public Health ,  Team Work ,  Education ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Harm Reduction and Community Engagement Specialist

Program Start/End Date
08/29/2022  -   08/28/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO   Cleveland/ Akron  

Accepting Applications
From  05/25/2022  To  08/12/2022 

Contact Beth Zietlow-DeJesus
2012 W. 25th St
Cleveland   OH   44113
2162413400
ehenrich@oacbha.org
adamhscc.org

Listing ID 112497


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