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Addressing Ohio's Opiate Epidemic - Public Info Liaison
 
 
 
The Mental Health and Recovery Board of Erie and Ottawa Counties is an 18-member board responsible for the oversight and delivery of mental health and recovery services. The board is currently undergoing a strategic planning process that should be completed in June of 2018. In addition, Sequential Intercept Mapping will be completed for Ottawa County by the end of April. Assisted Outpatient Treatment has been introduced to Erie and Ottawa County stakeholders with follow-up meetings for launching AOT to be scheduled in next couple of weeks. The timing is perfect for a VISTA member to join our team as we identify goals and objectives for capacity building. Action items for confronting opioid addiction, establishing goals for treatment and identifying funding opportunities will be part of the plan. Erie and Ottawa Counties are on Lake Erie with many opportunities for one to lead a healthy lifestyle such as boating, fishing, water parks, Cedar Point Amusement Park, etc.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : The Public Information Liaison (PIL) will work with the Erie and Ottawa communities to understand current efforts in combating Opioid addiction. In addition, the PIL will gather pertinent data and create a comprehensive database for the counties. This will result in the most up to date information inputted into one database which will reduce fragmentation and multiple interpretations of the impact on the communities. Armed with this data, the PIL will begin public information and education efforts informing the community about the impact. State and national models for addressing the epidemic will be provided. Identification and coordination of relevant training for members of the community will be completed. The member will participate in community efforts for combating addiction such as the opioid task force, Sequential Intercept Mapping activities and grass roots efforts. The member will work with a team of five Mental Health and Recovery Board staff.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Addressing Ohio's Opiate Epidemic - Public Info Liaison

Program Start/End Date
08/24/2018  -   08/23/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  05/30/2018  To  06/29/2018 

Contact Diane Taylor
416 Columbus Ave
Sandusky   OH   44870
419-627-1908
deputy@mhrbeo.com
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79433


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