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Yamhill County Public Health
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: Yamhill County Public Health’s Emergency Preparedness Program seeks to build sustainable partnerships across both the county, the region, and the state to support the needs of all populations before, during, and after a disaster within the county, especially special population whom are at serious risk of permanent health and economic impacts from an emergency or disaster. Yamhill County Public Health is situated in the heart of wine country, in historic McMinnville, Oregon, voted one of the best main streets in the U.S. To learn more, please visit With the innovative public health work happening in Oregon, McMinnville is a wonderful place to explore a future in public health.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The VISTA member will help define and support special populations in Yamhill County that are at serious risk of permanent health and economic impacts from an emergency or disaster due to language barriers, functional or access needs, and financial resource limitations. The VISTA member will expand Yamhill County Public Health Emergency Preparedness outreach and community education programs to ensure equal access by low income and special populations. Additionally, the VISTA member will help develop trainings and exercises that help ensure that public health staff are better ready to respond to economically disadvantaged community members during disasters and public health emergencies.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Disaster Relief ,  Health . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Public Health ,  Social Services ,  Leadership ,  Disaster Services . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Yamhill County Public Health

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 89641