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Columbia Health Services Equity and Access Specialist VISTA
This position joins the Oregon Health Authority’s statewide VISTA team. In addition to activities at your individual site, each member receives additional orientation, training throughout the year, team retreats and meetings, and the support of the team leaders and project director based at the state public health agency. For more information about the Oregon Health Authority VISTA Partnership Program, please visit: Columbia Health Services, approximately 40 minutes from the Portland metropolitan area in St. Helens, offers direct health care services for population-based issues as well as community health education and planning activities. Our vision is “Healthy People, Healthy Community.” This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to build community connections, professional experiences, and make a difference in Columbia County health. Applicants should have proficient written and oral communication skills. Knowledge of community engagement and health promotion strongly preferred. With the innovative public health work happening in Oregon, Saint Helens is a wonderful place to explore a future in public health.
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Member Duties : Columbia Health Services is seeking an ambitious, community-minded VISTA member to assist with reaching underserved populations through targeted media presence, expansion of social media platforms, and creation of print materials. The project will focus on increasing access to care with culturally appropriate materials and information. Activities will include creating a plan to test various methods of communication and assess how well the method reaches community member living in poverty; developing social media presences relevant to target populations and creating messages for youth and adults accessing care; and advocating for resources to create materials in a variety of languages.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  General Skills ,  Public Health ,  Community Organization ,  Social Services ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Columbia Health Services Equity and Access Specialist VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/19/2019  -   08/17/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OREGON  

Accepting Applications
From  05/24/2019  To  07/26/2019 

Contact Danielle Brown
800 NE Oregon St
Portland   OR   97232
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 89631