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College Health Corps Community-Based Positions 2018-19
Low-income community members face an array of barriers to affordable, quality, and culturally-responsive health care, mental health supports, dental services, wellness programs, health insurance, emergency food, nutritional services, and health education programs. College Health Corps VISTA members serving at clinics and nonprofits promote health equity and address the social determinants of health. VISTAs work on capacity-building projects such as outreach, health and wellness messaging, grant writing, partnership development, and piloting new programs. These projects are in partnership with university- and college-based programs. This program provides an excellent gap year experience for those interested in fields such as public health, medical studies, social justice, and many more. The College Health Corps VISTA program is supported by Minnesota Campus Compact which supports civic engagement and democratic renewal through its diverse network of colleges and universities. *** Specific sites and positions will be announced on March 7, 2018 at Submit an application now for an early screening interview and priority referral to positions come March 7. ***
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Member Duties : Each VISTA position will have distinct responsibilities. Here are some common projects: *Collaborate with higher education institutions and community partners. *Develop outreach and community engagement strategies and materials. *Establish and maintain partnerships. *Create culturally responsive health and wellness curriculum. *Increase organization capacity by creating volunteer service systems. *Conduct needs assessment and program evaluation. *Write grants and develop resources. *Create a communication plan. *Develop tracking systems, assess referrals, services used, etc. *Identify ways to leverage campus assets to increase healthcare access. *Develop and pilot health prevention and intervention programs. *Build and improve systems to build organizational infrastructure
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* . 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Hunger ,  Education ,  Housing ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Health . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Health ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking . 
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College Health Corps Community-Based Positions 2018-19

Program Start/End Date
07/30/2018  -   08/05/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  


Accepting Applications
From  12/18/2017  To  05/04/2018 

Contact Sinda Nichols
2211 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis   MN   55454
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 77946