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ADAMHS Board Cuyahoga County Community Relations Specialist
The Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County is responsible for the planning, funding and monitoring of public mental health and addiction treatment and recovery services delivered to the residents of Cuyahoga County. The ADAMHS Board is a quasi-independent part of county government, governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Board contracts with provider agencies to deliver services that assist clients on the road to recovery. The Board also provides education, prevention, treatment and recovery services (mental health and substance use) information throughout the County; works with other local, state and federal organizations to increase awareness, education and advocate for policies that support mental health and addiction recovery; and, funds the local crisis hotline: 216-623-6888 and crisis text line 741741. The ADAMHS Board VISTA member program is designed to help address substance use disorders and the evolving opioid in Cuyahoga County through community outreach and engagement. Our VISTA member will be able to participate in multiple, no-cost, training opportunities throughout the service year.
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Member Duties : The VISTA member will: promote promising prevention, treatment and recovery support approaches; create educational materials about addiction, services and recovery; plan educational opportunities for local service providers; develop digital and social media content and an editorial calendar for web and social media platforms; assist with county-wide task forces; write position/white papers on issues and treatments related to the opioid epidemic; and, search for additional funding sources related to public relations (grant opportunities and corporate or community sponsorships).
Program Benefits : Housing ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Public Health ,  Public Speaking ,  Youth Development ,  Education ,  General Skills ,  Social Services ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

ADAMHS Board Cuyahoga County Community Relations Specialist

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO   Cleveland/ Akron  


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

Contact Beth Zietlow-DeJesus
2012 W 25th St
Cleveland   OH   44113
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 86520