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College Health Corps, VISTA Leader 2019-20
The College Health Corps (CHC) VISTA program works to advance health and educational equity for the people of Minnesota by connecting higher education institutions with the community to create greater access to healthcare, culturally specific health and wellness resources, food and nutrition, and basic needs for underserved populations on college campuses and in communities. The CHC addresses both individual and social determinants of health through our array of sites, from clinics to community gardens, and community colleges to nonprofits. The VISTA Leader will have the opportunity to support projects focused on community gardens and food security, youth mental health access, American Indian health disparities, immigrant and refugee healthcare access, and partnerships to support underrepresented college students. This position supports a range of projects. Current sites include American Indian Cancer Foundation, Anoka-Ramsey Community College, St. Thomas Brightside Produce Distribution, Minneapolis Health Department, North Hennepin Community College, Northfield Union of Youth, Open Door Health Center, Rochester Community Schools, Normandale Community College, South Central College, Southwest Minnesota State University, University of Minnesota CHIP, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, and Wellshare International. The VISTA Leader supports VISTA members by providing coaching, organizing trainings, collecting data and stories about project outcomes, performing site visits, recruiting new VISTAs, and representing the program on the InterCorps Council and at other meetings. The CHC is an initiative of Minnesota Campus Compact, a nonprofit association of 37 2-year, 4-year, public and private, college and university presidents committed to civic and community engagement in higher education.
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Member Duties : The VISTA Leader supports the work of 19 VISTAs addressing health and educational equity issues through clinic, college, and community based programs. Duties include: provide resources and coaching to VISTAs; develop in-service trainings for VISTAs; manage program communications including monthly blog posts featuring stories of impact, monthly e-newsletter, and program website; hone program evaluation systems; and perform recruitment and outreach. The VISTA Leader participates in regular site visits around the state. Compensation: $1,226/mo, $400/mo housing stipend, $6,095 education award or $3,000 end of service stipend. Benefits include a professional development fund and free gym access. MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE ONE FULL-TIME AMERICORPS SERVICE TERM (VISTA or other AmeriCorps) TO APPLY. RETURNED PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS ARE ALSO ELIGIBLE. Seeking VISTA leader to start July 2019. Open until filled. Email a resume and cover letter.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  $400/mo housing stipend, gym ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Hunger ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Housing . 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Public Health ,  Computers/Technology ,  Recruitment ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Communications . 
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College Health Corps, VISTA Leader 2019-20

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/26/2019  To  06/01/2019 

Contact Jaquelyn Chagnon
2211 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis   MN   55454
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 87374