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20-21 Substance Misuse Prevention VISTA - WV
Be a part of the solution in preventing substance misuse - join the Afterschool Alliance and the West Virginia Statewide Afterschool Network as a Substance Misuse Prevention VISTA. This position is based in Charleston, WV and will support the West Virginia Statewide Afterschool Network in elevating the benefits of afterschool programs as part of the solution to the substance misuse crisis. Afterschool programs provide protective factors such as mentorship, caring adults, and the opportunity for children to develop a sense of agency that can prevent them from engaging in risky behaviors, including substance misuse.
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Member Duties : The VISTA in this position will: - Conduct asset mapping to assess the landscape of afterschool in WV and identify gaps and needs of programs to support youth in the substance misuse crisis –Connect afterschool programs with local and statewide efforts addressing social and emotional learning (SEL) and substance misuse –Support statewide communication and outreach by writing content, briefs, and newsletters and disseminating resources, best practices, and trainings to programs
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Education . 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications . 
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20-21 Substance Misuse Prevention VISTA - WV

Program Start/End Date
03/01/2021  -   03/01/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WEST VIRGINIA  

Accepting Applications
From  02/01/2021  To  08/01/2021 

Contact Alexis Steines Rao
1101 14th St NW
Washington   DC   20005
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 92113