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Sound Youth VISTA- Hepatitis Education Project
Continue ongoing education on Hepatitis. Develop curriculum consisting of 5 lesson plans that teach hepatitis basics to youth and can be facilitated by existing teachers and outreach site staff. Maintain relationships with existing outreach sites by visiting, scheduling classes and facilitating when necessary. Identify 5-10 teachers and outreach site staff who will facilitate one or more lesson plan and enroll them in the program. Train facilitators to implement one or more of the lesson plans in the newly developed curriculum. Provide ongoing implementation support and program evaluation. Develop updated educational materials for youth related to liver health, safer drug and sex habits, and viral hepatitis to be used by HEP’s direct service staff in conducting outreach either with or without the VISTA member’s new youth curriculum
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : HEP's AmeriCorps VISTA member will focus on reaching youth in the Greater Seattle area with medically accurate and appropriate information about hepatitis. The VISTA member will engage partner organizations and local high schools to schedule health education sessions and train session facilitators. The member will develop an updated youth curriculum to be used for these sessions. Additionally, the member will produce updated educational materials and additional online and other media outreach tools to be used by HEP staff and partners in conducting youth outreach. The member will develop a simple curriculum to be used by educators including teachers at schools and counselors at transitional living centers to teach youth about liver health and the risks of hepatitis. The member will use HEP’s existing relationships with these educators to recruit and train an initial group who will facilitate the curriculum in their existing classes.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Education ,  Youth Development ,  Communications ,  Medicine ,  Writing/Editing . 
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Sound Youth VISTA- Hepatitis Education Project

Program Start/End Date
01/26/2013  -   01/25/2014

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON   Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton  

Accepting Applications
From  11/23/2012  To  12/15/2012 

Contact Rich Feffer
911 Western Ave
Seattle   WA   98104
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 38760