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Adams, Lawrence, Scioto Counties Opiate Hub Project
 
 
 
The Adams, Lawrence, Scioto Co. Alcohol, Drug, Addiction and Mental Health Service Board is a government agency located in Portsmouth Ohio within the beautiful Southern Ohio area that provides the local planning and authority for individuals who are addicted or have a mental health issue. We help to provide funding for clients that do not have any type of payor source for their behavioral health issues. We have been assigned a new duty by the Ohio legislature to be the Opiate HUB for our area and need to establish this in our communities. We wish to strengthen county and community efforts to combat the Opioid epidemic that has plagued our area. We will need someone to help coordinate and educate youth and adults about the danger of Opioid addiction and the negative effects it has on society, build a relationship with others in our community who are trying to seek a solution to this horrific issue. This program will start July 2019 and last until July 2020.
 
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Member Duties : You will attend community meetings to help learn about the Opiate issue and what other local opiate task forces are doing to help and collaborate with them to pull in data from all they are doing. In addition, you will assist the Board in maintaining County Opiate HUB Program data collection; determine educational needs of the community related to the opiate epidemic; help develop an anti-stigma campaign; and help with our Social Media education on Opiate addiction. The VISTA Member will directly report to the Executive Director. You will receive a living allowance, health coverage, relocation allowance, training and choice of education award or stipend upon successful completion of service. Our Board will pay mileage reimbursement at the current IRS rate and help find suitable living arrangements in our area. This is a full-time position and a one-year commitment. You will need to submit a writing sample and 2 references, including the address and phone number of each reference.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Education ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Social Services ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Adams, Lawrence, Scioto Counties Opiate Hub Project

Program Start/End Date
07/08/2019  -   07/06/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2019  To  06/07/2019 

Contact Susan Shultz
919 7th St
Portsmouth   OH   45662
740-354-5648
dconklin@oacbha.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 86513


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