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'20 Program & Engagement VISTA - AHS - VIP
 
 
 
This position is part of the VISTAs in the Piedmont (VIP) program sponsored by United Way of the Piedmont. As a VISTA at AccessHealth Spartanburg, you will help to identify gaps in care for the uninsured and available resources in rural counties. You will research, conduct, and analyze data for focus groups for clients and community partners. You will research and create a program/best practice to capture clients who are lost to services. You will help identify ways for AHS management to measure Care Navigator return on investment & productivity. The VIP program offers a unique approach to VISTA service, as you will spend 10% of your time each week working collaboratively with 19 other VISTA members placed in the community to research and implement community-wide solutions focusing on either increasing access to behavioral healthcare or increasing financial stability. Benefits include: access to food co-op, doubled food stamps at the farmer's market, housing referral, household & personal care supplies provided through the Gifts in Kind Center, ongoing professional development, reimbursement for service-related travel, discounted gym membership, & professional mentoring.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA will expand current communication efforts, by using available resources to identify clients who are lost to services and developing a contact system for follow up. The VISTA will increase efficiency of the client enrollment process by shadowing AccessHealth Spartanburg (AHS) Care Navigators, and will standardized data entry by developing a manual for client record software (CareScope). The VISTA will help to identify gaps in care and available community assets and resources, and secure additional funding for AHS.
 
Program Benefits : Housing referral, service-related travel ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
Public Health ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
'20 Program & Engagement VISTA - AHS - VIP

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 SOUTH CAROLINA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  03/10/2020  To  07/10/2020 

Contact Heather Lother
203 E Main St
Spartanburg   SC   29306
8647072748
hlother@uwpiedmont.org
www.vistasinthepiedmont.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 95191


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