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First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery Outreach VISTA
The Outreach Coordinator VISTA member will build the capacity of First Call by developing and implementing outreach strategies to increase awareness of the impact of substance use disorder, including opioid use disorder, on individuals, families and the community in the greater Kansas City metro area. This VISTA position will impact poverty by increasing capacity of First Call and the agency’s ability to serve more clients; 52% of First Call clients are uninsured and 65% of clients are considered low-income. As a result of the VISTA member’s service, First Call will look for growth in partners in the faith-based and educational communities, as well as new tools for program staff and partners to measure impact.
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Member Duties : A) Assess the current state of prevention, recovery and outreach services implemented by First Call and create or revise outreach efforts to improve effectiveness and sustainability. B) Develop and implement outreach activities targeted to underserved. Research local community organizations, educational institutions, and businesses to identify community partners, with a particular focus on faith-based institutions and primary/secondary educational institutions. Distribute marketing materials, including informational posters. Develop coalition tool kit for implementation of prevention strategic planning in support of future replication. C) Develop and implement ongoing stakeholder feedback tools for community partners, donors and clients. Develop satisfaction surveys for coalitions, clients and other stakeholders. Coordinate donor appreciation activity to share key agency accomplishments and areas of growth.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Education ,  Communications . 
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First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery Outreach VISTA

Program Start/End Date
12/01/2018  -   11/30/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSOURI  

Accepting Applications
From  11/01/2018  To  10/31/2019 

Contact Margaux Guignon
9091 State Line Rd
Kansas City   MO   64114
(816) 361-5900
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 81212