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Serve New York VISTA 2019: Independent Health Foundation
 
 
 
Serve New York mobilizes AmeriCorps VISTA members to serve organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions focused on expanding educational opportunities, ensuring economic opportunity for all, and creating healthy futures for the residents of NY. The goal of Serve New York is to strengthen communities across the state and to allow organizations within them to better provide services to impoverished individuals and families. The Serve New York program has partner organizations in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Bath, Ithaca, Geneva, and White Plains. While serving, members receive support from the VISTA team at The Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc. The support includes monthly training, a social network of fellow members, and daily support from VISTA leaders.
 
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Member Duties : The Independent Health Foundation (IHF) was founded in 1992 by the Independent Health Association as a nonprofit organization to create community programs that engage residents in healthy lifestyle behaviors. Areas of focus include under served and at-risk populations whose access to health care and social services are limited. In 2017, IHF reached over 400,000 Western New York residents through its signature programs, community initiatives, and events. The AmeriCorps VISTA member will be responsible for creating a framework in the Good for The Neighborhood Turnkey program to effectively establish partnerships and implement sustainable programs in under served areas. The ultimate goal of the VISTA will be to establish sustainability and build capacity within the Turnkey program, as well as assist impoverished and at-risk residents in Western New York with obtaining the health and wellness services they need to overcome the social and economic barriers they currently face.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Serve New York VISTA 2019: Independent Health Foundation

Program Start/End Date
07/08/2019  -   07/07/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  

Accepting Applications
From  04/12/2019  To  07/26/2019 

Contact Matt Chavez
173 ELM ST
BUFFALO   NY   14203
7164188500
mchavez@tscwny.org
tscwny.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 85450


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