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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 will serve 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.
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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 : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Education ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Education ,  Social Services ,  Public Speaking ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Community that Cares VISTA

Program Start/End Date
03/13/2023  -   03/12/2024

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  03/01/2023 

Contact Tonya Birney
1173 N Ridge Rd E
Lorain   OH   44055

Listing ID 112503


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