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PathWays PA Healthcare Financial Educator
PathWays PA began in 1978 as the Women's Association for Women's Alternatives, one of Pennsylvania's first residential programs to keep low-income, vulnerable women together with their children. It has grown to become one of the Greater Philadelphia region's foremost providers of residential and community-based services for women and their children. Each year PathWays PA serves more than 6000 women, children and families who reside in Philadelphia, Delaware, and Chester counties through a full complement of social services, job training and employment assistance, outreach and residential programs. With offices throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania and advocacy initiatives on behalf of low-wage workers statewide, PathWays PA provides programs committed to the development of client self-sufficiency which leads to the fulfillment of our mission: To help women, teens, children and families achieve economic independence and family well-being. The VISTA member's main responsibilities will be to maintain and expand current programs while creating new programs. These responsibilities include: -Expanding PathWays PA Programs in Healthcare and Related Fields, including outreach to youth when programs are available -Expanding the resources available to workers in the healthcare field, including the many workers who serve seniors -Reaching other underserved populations -Training for and overseeing Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites, including participating in internal and external meetings regarding VITA, undergoing IRS training as site supervisors, and managing tax site problems, aiding outreach and education about the availability of VITA and Earned Income Tax Credits. -Providing outreach regarding PathWays PA's year-round asset development opportunities, including VITA, credit counseling, financial literacy courses, public benefits screenings, and the IDA program - Developing resources and publications
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Member Duties : The VISTA member will play an essential role in our work within the healthcare industry. He or she will be directly contributing to the overall success of the program by working to disseminate information to our partners, preparing workshops, and encouraging healthcare workers in their financial education. The VISTA member will also help to identify and coordinate fundraising opportunities to support the Health Careers Scholarship Fund and work to create an alumni network and alumni e-newsletter for former healthcare students.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Education ,  Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Youth Development ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Education ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Public Health . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

PathWays PA Healthcare Financial Educator

Program Start/End Date
08/27/2013  -   08/26/2014

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  

Accepting Applications
From  05/23/2013  To  11/01/2013 

Contact Maria Duncan-Prince
310 Amosland Rd
Holmes   PA   19043
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 36559