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Community Relations and Engagement Specialist
The Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County is responsible for the planning, funding and monitoring of public mental health and addiction treatment and recovery services delivered to the residents of Cuyahoga County. The ADAMHS Board is a quasi-independent part of county government, governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Board contracts with provider agencies to deliver services that assist clients on the road to recovery. The Board also provides education, prevention, treatment and recovery services (mental health and substance use) information throughout the County; works with other local, state and federal organizations to increase awareness, education and advocate for policies that support mental health and addiction recovery; and, funds the local crisis hotline: 216-623-6888 and crisis text line 741741. The ADAMHS Board VISTA member program is designed to strengthen community efforts to combat the opioid epidemic in Cuyahoga County through development and sharing of research, prevention and educational materials and activities. Our VISTA member will be able to participate in multiple, no-cost, training opportunities throughout the service year.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The VISTA member will: research promising prevention, treatment and recovery support approaches; create educational materials about addiction, services and recovery; Research and plan educational opportunities for local service providers; develop digital and social media content and an editorial calendar for web and social media platforms; assist in the development of a county-wide opioid awareness campaign; write position/white papers on issues and treatments related to the opioid epidemic; and, identify Grant Opportunities and/or corporate partnerships.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  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 . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Social Services ,  Education ,  Public Health ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Community Relations and Engagement Specialist

Program Start/End Date
07/19/2018  -   07/18/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO   Cleveland/ Akron  

Accepting Applications
From  03/30/2018  To  06/08/2018 

Contact Beth Zietlow-DeJesus
2012 W 25th St
Cleveland   OH   44113
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79389