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Service to Improve Community Health (STICH)
The Community Health Center Association of Connecticut, Inc. (CHCACT) will have 18 AmeriCorps members who will serve through its Service to Improve Community Health (STICH) program to expand access to primary care and preventative health care for communities through serving at Community Health Centers across the state of Connecticut. AmeriCorps members will be responsible for increasing the understanding of health insurance literacy and changing the attitude of individuals to feel better equipped to navigate the health care system through health education.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : STICH AmeriCorps Members will be placed within federally qualified health centers across Connecticut, in addition to CHCACT. The STICH AmeriCorps Members will implement standardized health insurance literacy training at the health centers and in other locations like community centers, local libraries and colleges/universities. STICH AmeriCorps Members will organize and provide community-specific health education initiatives which address prevalent, chronic conditions currently outside the scope of traditional clinical interventions. Health education initiatives may be offered in numerous languages depending on the need of that specific community. STICH AmeriCorps Members will assist with removing obstacles to patient access, both with adults and children, by focused care coordination and navigation of the health care system. STICH AmeriCorps Members will be expected to attend community events and health fairs to raise awareness of these services throughout their term.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Health . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills ,  Public Health . 
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Service to Improve Community Health (STICH)

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2022  -   07/01/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CONNECTICUT  

Spanish preferred

Accepting Applications
From  05/10/2022  To  11/15/2022 

Contact Maya Severson
1484 Highland Ave
Cheshire   CT   06410

Listing ID 76457


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