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Access and Community Engagement VISTA (McMinnville)
 
 
 
This position joins the Oregon Health Authority’s statewide AmeriCorps VISTA team. In addition to activities at your individual site, each member receives additional orientation, training throughout the year, team retreats and meetings, and the support of the team leaders and project director based at the state public health agency. For more information about the OHA AmeriCorps Project, please visit: http://healthoregon.org/vista. Selections are made on a rolling basis and early applications are strongly encouraged. The last day to submit an application is April 12, 2023. Yamhill Community Care (YCCO) is one of 16 coordinated care organizations (CCO) in Oregon that manage care and provide resources for members on the Oregon Health Plan (OHP), the state's Medicaid system, which serves those experiencing poverty in Oregon. OHP is a unique Medicaid model which assigns Medicaid members to a CCO, giving them access to a designated primary care provider, services to manage their health, and other flexible benefits designed to address the whole person, including social needs, location, and identities. YCCO’s governing committee, the Community Advisory Council, is composed of YCCO members and family of members. YCCO is advised by other committees made up of local stakeholders to inform its decisions. YCCO has its own Early Learning Hub, which focuses on strengthening families, coordinating and aligning services, and improving school readiness. The Member will work with YCCO, its various committees, as well as community-based organizations and county services to help coordinate the best care possible for all members, as well as create and monitor programs that address poverty and its effects on health outcomes. YCCO offices are in McMinnville, Oregon. A smaller town in the heart of wine country, home to Linfield College, McMinnville is an hour from Portland, an hour from the coast, three hours from Mt. Hood, and surrounded by gorgeous hiking and sightseeing opportunities.
 
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Member Duties : 3 areas of focus: Social Determinants of Health: 1) Support convening community members and orgs to understand needs. 2) Develop multilingual presentations and educational materials to share with community. 3) Evaluate engagement efforts and build improvement plans. Community Improvement Plan: 1) Evaluate current health improvement plans and projects. 2) Convene community groups using the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships Process to inform health improvement strategy development. 3) Create a 3-year Community Health Improvement plan for the region. Language Access: 1) Collaborate with language service providers and local clinics to map workflows for providing language services. 2) Coordinate culturally responsive care training for community agencies. 3) Review data to identify improvement needs and create a plan to support individuals with accessibility needs. Bilingual and individuals with experience in multicultural settings strongly encouraged to apply.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Stipend ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Gas voucher or bus pass ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Public Health AmeriCorps ,  Hunger ,  Public Safety ,  Education ,  Homelessness ,  Housing ,  Environment ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Tribal ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Public Health ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Access and Community Engagement VISTA (McMinnville)

Program Start/End Date
05/08/2023  -   05/07/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OREGON  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  02/10/2023  To  04/12/2023 

Contact Caroline Tydings
800 NE Oregon St
Portland   OR   97232
(503) 432-7574
Caroline.d.tydings@oha.oregon.gov
www.healthoregon.org/vista

Listing ID 116706


       

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