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APIA Elder Engagement VISTA
 
 
 
The VISTA member will be directly involved in development for the Elder program including; organizing and re-organizing current programming and program policy development for programs covering 10 communities within the region. The VISTA will work closely with Unangan communities in the region and individuals from the region who have relocated to the urban areas. APIA staff will help provide support and the link for the VISTA member to the communities and tribes as each community program and policy may differ. When necessary and with funding permitting, the VISTA member may travel and facilitate program development in the communities. The VISTA member will be coordinating and developing programming side by side with community members to fit the community needs and capabilities. One established resource that will be used to connect the VISTA member with each community will be through the Elder Discussion Committee. The Elder Discussion Committee is comprised of members from each community in the region that have interest in Elder care and Elder services and meets telephonically on a monthly basis.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : Our intentions are to align the VISTA members’ project with our Elder program and health department teams. The VISTA will enhance the capacity of the organization by developing Elder Program initiatives including; Development of Elder congregate and delivered meal programs, Elder transportation programs and a variety of health promotion and disease prevention efforts to improve the delivery of health care services and health care education to the Elders and stakeholders in the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands communities we serve. This VISTA member will use current partnerships established with tribes and local entities to coordinate and develop additional services for Elders within each communities.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Elder Care ,  Education ,  Tribal . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Education ,  Communications ,  Non-Profit Management . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
APIA Elder Engagement VISTA

Program Start/End Date
03/18/2019  -   03/17/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ALASKA  

Accepting Applications
From  12/19/2018  To  02/28/2019 

Contact Neil Gallagher
731 E 8th Ave
Anchorage   AK   99501
9078657275
ngallagher@ruralcap.com
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 85457


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