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*PRC – LCPH Suicide Prevention
 
 
 
The goal of this VISTA project is to increase access to mental health resources to low income individuals by implementing efforts to reduce access to lethal means and promoting universal mental health screenings. This will require developing partnerships; developing outreach materials; pursuing funding through grants; Developing a database; and reporting to program stakeholders to ensure the sustainability of the project. This VISTA project will move low income at-risk populations out of poverty by increasing access to healthcare, improving mental health outcomes and decreasing access to lethal means across the state. Located in beautiful Helena, Montana.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA will conduct outreach and partnership building with firearm and pharmaceutical providers to provide education on suicide prevention and the relationship to firearms. The VISTA will research and pursue grants that support the goals and objectives of the lethal means project and find sustainable funding for the project. The VISTA will engage a workgroup of partners to build a public awareness campaign on lethal means and promote a universal screening and lethal means counseling with medical, behavioral and human services providers. To ensure sustainability the VISTA will collect data and feedback from partners and develop a sustainability plan for the future of the project.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Veterans ,  Health ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Recruitment ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
*PRC – LCPH Suicide Prevention

Program Start/End Date
07/20/2020  -   07/19/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MONTANA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/24/2020  To  06/26/2020 

Contact John Schlepp
PO Box 4210
Helena   MT   59604
406-444-9654
john.schlepp@mt.gov
prevention.mt.gov
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 94944


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