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MediCorps - Health and Wellness Coordinator
Using the 8 dimensions of wellness, the VISTA member will review and evaluate current lifestyle and wellness curriculum and select the best option to provide chronic disease management patient information, lifestyle change education, and basic wellness information that is engaging, easy to understand, and cost effective for both OPEN M and our clients. They will be working closely with clinic staff Dietitian and Nurse Administrator, finding the best teaching tools to engage and inform the clients. The VISTA member will build partnerships with other organizations to find the instructors (i.e. American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, Summit County Health District, etc.). The curriculum will be available for all clinic patients and the other programs in the organization (CWC, and YEA). The VISTA member will organize and train the volunteers that will be available during clinics to work with patients as they wait for service.
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Member Duties : The OPEN M Medical Clinic is seeking an outgoing, self-directed VISTA member for the launch of our Health and Wellness Education program. The OPEN M Medical Clinic is launching a Health and Wellness Education program to provide it's clients with the education necessary for self-care, stress-reduction, coping skills, and health information so that they are better equipped to take accountability for their health and to improve the overall quality and management of their daily lives. The VISTA member will participate in curriculum design, volunteer recruitment and training, and scheduling of volunteer hours within the OPEN M Medical Clinic. The VISTA member will be a fully integrated member of the OPEN M team, and will have the opportunity to work with our clinic staff and leadership, as well as our organizational leadership.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Education . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Law ,  Public Health ,  Education ,  Counseling . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

MediCorps - Health and Wellness Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
06/21/2018  -   06/20/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  02/13/2018  To  05/05/2018 

Contact Patrick Creedon
941 Princeton St
Akron   OH   44311
6149146458 x4
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 78519