Skip Navigation and Go Directly to Page ContentCNCS Website Home Page AmeriCorps AmeriCorps

FONT SIZE:  Default  |  Large


Oregon Public Health Partnership AmeriCorps VISTA Leader
This partnership project is managed by the Oregon Health Authority in Portland. The Leader will interact directly with the Project Director and fellow VISTA Leaders to collaborate on various projects that support members in a variety of ways. The Leader will help lead a team of 30 VISTA members who serve at sites throughout Oregon in an effort to fight poverty and increase access to affordable healthcare resources. The team meets regularly, attending various public health and leadership trainings, and participating in national service day projects. The VISTA team members support public health programs such as Behavioral Health, Health Equity, and Vulnerable Population initiatives. The VISTA Leader will serve at our state office in Portland. Portland is Oregon’s cultural center, dense with independent movie theaters and art galleries. The exceptional public transit system makes it easy to get around the city without a car, whether you’re visiting a food cart pod or a public park. For more information about the Oregon Health Authority VISTA Partnership Program, please visit: Qualified candidates will possess the following traits: • Strong organization • Excellent writing and analytical skills • Strong interpersonal communication skills • Conflict management • Willingness to learn • Open to feedback • Ability to coach, mentor with an empathetic lens With the innovative public health work happening in Oregon, Portland is a wonderful place to explore a future in public health. This position includes monthly transportation in the form of a Trimet pass.
Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Please note:
This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : We are recruiting for two VISTA Leaders who will be responsible for leading the fall team consisting of approximately 20 VISTA team members and supporting the full team of approximately 30 members in partnership with the spring VISTA Leader. The Leader serves as an ambassador, facilitator, educator, liaison, mentor, recruiter, and resource generator for the team. Responsibilities include planning training and events for VISTA members, coordinating travel, resolving conflict, solving problems, managing social media content, public speaking, and engaging in professional development. VISTA members across the state serve to fight poverty, and the Leader position plays a critical role in assisting with these efforts. The VISTA Leader position is open to former VISTAs, AmeriCorps members, or Peace Corps volunteers who demonstrated exemplary skills and leadership in community service and will have completed their service by the end of July 2020.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Trimet pass ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* . 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Health . 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Public Health ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing . 
Refine Search
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders

Oregon Public Health Partnership AmeriCorps VISTA Leader

Program Start/End Date
08/17/2020  -   08/16/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OREGON  


Accepting Applications
From  05/22/2020  To  07/24/2020 

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

Listing ID 96456