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19 - Health and Wellness Coordinator (MTCC)
 
 
 
This position is part of the VISTAs in the Piedmont (VIP) program sponsored by United Way of the Piedmont. Middle Tyger Community Center, located in Duncan, SC, provides free and low cost health, education, and family support services that enrich lives and build community. You will advance the partnership efforts between Middle Tyger Community Center, St. Luke's Free Medical Clinic, and EMERGE Family Therapy and Teaching Clinic to provide free and low-cost physical and mental health services to area residents. You will work collaboratively with all three organizations, identifying and implementing ways to increase capacity and improve the client experience. The VIP program offers a unique approach to VISTA service, as you will spend 10% of your time each week working collaboratively with 19 other VISTA members placed in the community to research and implement community-wide solutions focusing on either increasing access to behavioral healthcare or increasing financial stability. Benefits include: housing referral, household & personal care supplies provided through the Gifts in Kind Center, ongoing professional development, reimbursement for service-related travel, discounted gym membership, & professional mentoring.
 
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Member Duties : Enhance patient intake and referral process. Increase community awareness of programs and services offered. Increase community awareness of challenges faced by uninsured population. Increase successful recruitment of medical professional volunteers to support services. Conduct capacity-building work specifically related to population-level healthcare planning for our local community’s homeless population.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Professional development ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Elder Care . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  Coalition building ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
19 - Health and Wellness Coordinator (MTCC)

Program Start/End Date
08/19/2019  -   08/17/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations SOUTH CAROLINA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  06/01/2019  To  07/18/2019 

Contact Heather Lother
203 E Main St
Spartanburg   SC   29306
864-582-7556
hlother@uwpiedmont.org
vistasinthepiedmont.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 72577


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