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*MTCC - Health Promotion Disease Prevention- Education
This VISTA project will move low-income K-12 students out of poverty by providing them with needed educational enrichment to help them graduate high school, seek out post-secondary education, and secure jobs. The mission of the HPDP Wellness Program is to restore the traditional values of the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes, and to help our communities return to a healthier lifestyle. The graduation rate on the Fort Peck reservation is around 60%, well below the state average. This project will encourage and prepare students to seek degrees in healthcare to advance their careers and also the Fort Peck reservation: more Native American health care professionals can provide culturally appropriate healthcare to the community in great need of these services. The VISTA will create and implement a college readiness and health careers curriculum in the Fort Peck reservation schools.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The VISTA will create and implement a year-long calendar of college application process events for juniors and seniors at all four schools on the reservation using resources assembled by the previous VISTA; Conduct interest surveys among low income high school students at all four reservation schools to collect information about interest in health care careers; Organize and implement a health care careers information group in each high school on the reservation; Develop health care careers curriculum for low income, tribal elementary and middle school aged students to help develop interest in health care careers early on.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Tribal . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  Youth Development ,  Education ,  Community Organization . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

*MTCC - Health Promotion Disease Prevention- Education

Program Start/End Date
08/20/2018  -   08/19/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MONTANA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/28/2018  To  08/06/2018 

Contact Callye Foster
Davidson Honors College
Missoula   MT   59812
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 73636