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Health Outreach VISTA Member
Better Choices, Better Heath® SD offers the evidenced-based Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) programs, originally developed by Stanford University, that focus on increasing self-efficacy in managing one’s health. Among the evidence-based programs, BCBH offers the in-person and online Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) and Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP). Programming will expand to include Workplace Chronic Disease Self-Management (wCDSMP)-specifically designed for worktime with employer support; and Chronic Pain Self-Management (CPSMP)–to address opioid abuse and misuse The Better Choices, Better Health (BCBH) VISTA Extension Associate will be instrumental in developing and organizing a volunteer management program. This will include the recruitment, screening, training, supervision, evaluation, and recognition of volunteers. Outreach, event planning, as well as measure and develop storytelling skills around the impact of volunteer service and engagement. Build relationships with Lay Leaders and mentors and sustain these BCBH volunteers. Continue to develop social media sites and increase utilization and awareness of BCBH through these channels. Use available resources and infrastructure to build partnerships with host organizations to increase visibility of and support for the BCBH. Develop targeted marketing materials, assist with the activation of the BCBH Communications and Marketing Plan. A wonderful opportunity for those entering the healthcare field, administration, or considering graduate school.
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Member Duties : Build partnerships; develop targeted marketing materials; assist with the activation of the Better Choices-Better Health Communications and Marketing Plan; mentor and sustain a diverse group of Better Choices - Better Health volunteers; assist the Sustainability Subcommittee in increasing sustainability of the BCBH program.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Tribal ,  Community Outreach ,  Veterans ,  Health . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Health Outreach VISTA Member

Program Start/End Date
08/13/2018  -   08/15/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations SOUTH DAKOTA  


Accepting Applications
From  06/05/2018  To  08/02/2018 

Contact Aimee Ladonski
2001 E 8th St
Sioux Falls   SD   57103
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 74160