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Stewards VISTA: Graduate Medical Education Consortium
 
 
 
The VISTA will create capacity for coalitions to work together, creating partnerships and leveraging resources for addiction prevent in high school and relapse prevention in the community of pain-prescription addicted miners seeking work in other fields. The VISTA worker will assist residents in understanding the unique features and culture of Coalfields healthcare delivery, and create opportunities for local residents to become medical residents or other healthcare workers in the regions they know and love.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA serving with GMEC will focus on community outreach, educating the public on healthcare access issues and on what legal requirements local hospitals and clinics must follow. The VISTA would be the community outreach arm, taking information to the public and gathering information on the understanding, perception, and use of existing or proposed resident and clinical outreaches. The VISTA would also work with legislative and community organizations to support the project. This opportunity will provide the VISTA will a breadth of knowledge and in-direct experience including counseling services, medical law, medicine, and social services. Applicant with basic sign language experience a plus, but not required. **All applicants welcome, with preference to Pre-Med student or recent graduate**
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  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 :
Elder Care ,  Environment ,  Health ,  Education ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Medicine ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Team Work ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  First Aid ,  Communications ,  Public Health ,  Education ,  Research, Problem Solving . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Stewards VISTA: Graduate Medical Education Consortium

Program Start/End Date
04/15/2019  -   04/14/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VIRGINIA  

Languages
Spanish
English

Accepting Applications
From  02/01/2019  To  05/10/2019 

Contact Ryan Tant
115 S Kanawha St
Beckley   WV   25801
3048605073
rtant@conservationlegacy.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 75935


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