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Genesee County Opioid Abuse Prevention VISTA Program
United Way of Genesee County's mission is to build financial resources that enable investments in education, financial stability, health and basic needs addressing Genesee County and surrounding areas's most pressing challenges while building community-wide vitality. Because of the United Way's position and wide community reach through partnerships, the United Way is ideally suited to spearhead the county's national service response to the opioid epidemic, aligning with local and national priorities. The VISTA project will seek to build capacity for local organizations to address the opioid epidemic. VISTA members will be placed at local organizations that are on the front lines of combating the epidemic, including law enforcement agencies, health care providers, nonprofits and educational institutions. 5 VISTA members will contribute to the goals of the project by performing activities such as material development, training, community engagement, data and research, and partnership development over the course of a service year.
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Member Duties : Member activities will fall into five capacity building objectives: resource development, developing and implementing trainings, community awareness and engagement, partnership building and maintenance, and data and research. Specific tasks will vary depending on the placement of the member and the clientele of the host site, as the needs of agencies vary. However, all members will build systems and increase the ability of the host organization to provide services around education, prevention and recovery, whether with youth, ex-offenders, community groups, or other affected groups.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Public Safety ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Ex-Offender Reentry . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Education ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Team Work ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Recruitment ,  Public Health ,  Medicine ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Leadership ,  Counseling ,  Youth Development ,  Community Organization ,  Social Services . 
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Genesee County Opioid Abuse Prevention VISTA Program

Program Start/End Date
06/08/2020  -   06/07/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MICHIGAN   Detroit/Ann Arbor/Flint  

Accepting Applications
From  04/21/2020  To  05/11/2020 

Contact Jennifer McArdle
111 E Court St
Flint   MI   48502
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 82240