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Free Clinics (SUMMER)- Hartville Migrant Center (1)
The Hartville Migrant Ministry Medical Clinic is the oldest standing free clinic in Ohio. The need for health services to migrant and seasonal farm workers was the basis for developing the ministry. The Migrant Medical Clinic operates as a multi-service walk-in free clinic where volunteer medical professionals provide high-quality medical service to migrant and seasonal farm workers in Hartville, Ohio. Every spring, the Hartville Medical Center opens its doors to over 350 migrant and seasonal farm workers and their families. The lifestyle of migrant farm workers makes it difficult for them to access healthcare when they need it. Many migrants have limited financial resources and do not speak English, do not have a telephone or automobile, and are not aware of how to access healthcare while here in Ohio. Long working hours and tight living conditions in the farm camps also contribute to health problems for the farm workers. Hartville Migrant Center is a VISTA sub-site of the Ohio Association of Free Clinics VISTA project.
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Member Duties : Hartville Migrant Center (HMC) seeks a VISTA Summer Associates with a passion for history and research to work in building capacity at the center. Member will work to compile the complete history of HMC in an effort to align the center within the context of the community’s history. Through this work HMC will be able to secure greater funding, grants, volunteers, and outreach. The member will collect historical evidence of HMC through partnership with local churches, museums, and libraries. As documents are collected the member will be charged with compiling, organizing, and securing the documents in electronic formats. Once the research has been completed the member will prepare a presentation that can be archived to provide a narrative of the historical significance of HMC.
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education . 
Skills :
Education ,  Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills . 
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Free Clinics (SUMMER)- Hartville Migrant Center (1)

Program Start/End Date
06/06/2016  -   08/14/2016

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  03/08/2016  To  05/13/2016 

Contact Maureen Ringlein
3980 Swamp St NE
Hartville   OH   44632
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 65438