Skip Navigation and Go Directly to Page ContentAmeriCorps Website Home Page

FONT SIZE:  Default  |  Large


Community that Cares VISTA
The Mental Health, Addiction and Recovery Services (MHARS) Board of Lorain County plans, funds and monitors public behavioral health services. The MHARS Board is at the intersection of major health initiatives for the well-being of people in our county, including the Mental Health and Substance Use Priorities of the Community Health Improvement Plan, Behavioral Health Disparities Community Readiness Assessment, the Suicide Prevention Coalition, and the Opiate Action Team. Our VISTA worker will work alongside community health leaders in these efforts, in an education, engagement, and support role that will engage his/her/their creativity and project management skills.
Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Please note:
This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The Community that Cares VISTA will work with the Lorain County MHARS Board to strengthen county and community efforts to prevent opioid overdose deaths, suicides, gambling and other related issues. The VISTA Member will engage community members and volunteers to assist in the planning the initiatives and coordination of activities of Communities that Cares with a special emphasis on addressing the social determinants of health.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training . 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Health ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Education ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Social Services ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications . 
Refine Search
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Community that Cares VISTA

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 Tonya Birney
1173 N Ridge Rd E
Lorain   OH   44055

Listing ID 112503