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College Health Corps, University of Minnesota CHIP Program
The University of Minnesota’s Center for Health Interprofessional Programs (CHIP) is partnering with the Community-University Health Care Center (CUHCC) to build capacity to serve historically underserved populations while supporting student learning and engagement. CHIP supports students in health professional programs (e.g. Medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health) through advising and engagement for student leaders, support for student-parents, and developing and implementing co-curricular interprofessional education experiences. CUHCC is a federally qualified health center, whose mission is “Transforming Care and Education to Advance Health Equity.” They offer medical, dental, and mental health services to patients from over 12 different racial and ethnic groups that span five continents. This project has three key goals: 1) Build capacity at CUHCC so the organization can support a larger volunteer base to support program growth, such as wellness programs and outreach, 2) Establish a structure at CHIP to create a pathway for health professional students to engage as volunteers at CUHCC and other non-profit organizations, and 3) Create frameworks and structures within CHIP to better serve and support low-income students and students from backgrounds which are underrepresented in the healthcare fields. ---This project is part of the College Health Corps (CHC) VISTA Program, operated by Minnesota Campus Compact. The CHC increases low-income individuals’ access to health care, health education, food, and basic needs through capacity building projects, including partnerships between higher education and community based organizations. Professional development focuses on health equity, the social determinants of health, and effective partnership development. --- ***Please also send cover letter and resume to supervisor . Interviews will occur on a rolling basis. Preference given to candidates who apply early.***
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Member Duties : This AmeriCorps member will be a key leader in creating new structures, programming and partnerships. Examples of core components of this position are: *Assessing current structures and programs to determine needs *Researching existing program models for volunteer management and student support/engagement *Developing volunteer recruitment, training and management systems and resources for volunteers, students and staff *Creating and piloting evaluation plans to assess volunteer impact, efficacy of partnerships, patient and student learning, and student engagement *Create curriculum for new programming including events, training and reflection activities
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Transportation/parking and food support ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Education . 
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Health ,  Community Organization ,  Social Services ,  Education ,  Team Work . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

College Health Corps, University of Minnesota CHIP Program

Program Start/End Date
07/09/2018  -   07/08/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Somali preferred

Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2018  To  05/04/2018 

Contact Laura Dammer Hess
515 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis   MN   55455
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 78835