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Mahoning County Community Planning and Education VISTA
The Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board is charged with planning, evaluating and promoting financial support for mental health and addiction services within the county. The goal of this project is to strengthen county and community efforts to combat the opioid epidemic in Mahoning County, Ohio. This project will encompass work on the County Hub, including organization, recruiting, conducting research, searching and applying for grant opportunities. This will require working with the Coalition for a Drug Free Mahoning County as well as other treatment and prevention agencies within the county.
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Member Duties : The Community Planning and Education VISTA for Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board will be responsible for assisting with organizing and implementing the County Hub to Combat Opioid Addiction; finding and recruiting members; and researching and writing educational materials and papers related to opioid addiction. Activities will also include researching and writing grants to support the County Hub and their efforts; developing, scheduling, and coordinating outreach opportunities for the County Hub; developing and implementing a Peer Recovery Supporter plan to recruit, engage and provide ongoing training; attending meetings with community partners working to address the opioid issue; and assisting the Executive Director and Associate Director with community planning activities for mental health and addiction services in Mahoning County, Ohio.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Education ,  Recruitment ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Public Health ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Computers/Technology ,  Social Services . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Mahoning County Community Planning and Education VISTA

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

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

Contact Duane Piccirilli
222 W Federal St
Youngstown   OH   44503
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79398