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United Against Opioid Abuse
IUW’s United Against Opioid Abuse AmeriCorps program places members at local United Ways across Indiana to serve directly in their local communities, listening to community members and local stakeholders, as well as gathering research on the opioid issue. United Ways in Indiana are new to the issue of the opioid epidemic, but are known for engaging communities and mobilizing resources to fight for basic human needs. The United Against Opioid Abuse AmeriCorps program utilizes AmeriCorps members to assist United Ways and other community organizations in: a. conducting a landscape scan about how their community is experiencing the opioid problem; b. developing an asset map to help leaders look at community resources systemically; c. engaging the community as part of the solution. This work supports existing coalitions currently working on prevention and response to problematic opioid use. Our policy is to provide equal opportunity for all. We do not discriminate in any aspect of service because of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, mental or physical disability (including HIV/AIDS), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, military service or any other improper criterion.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Conduct a landscape scan and asset map to help local coalitions understand the existing "system" to address opioid abuse and/or prevention. Launch volunteer efforts to engage the community in solutions.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Health . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Youth Development ,  Public Health ,  Team Work ,  Social Services ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

United Against Opioid Abuse

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2018  -   12/31/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations INDIANA  

Accepting Applications
From  09/05/2017  To  12/31/2018 

Contact Erin Klaus
2955 N Meridian St
Indianapolis   IN   46208

Listing ID 76642