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NNCC AmeriCorps Contact Tracing
AmeriCorps Contact Tracers will support PDPH Community Health Nurses and Contact Tracing Staff by notifying exposed individuals (contacts are people who have come in close proximity of those who have been diagnosed with SARS-COV-2) of their potential exposure as rapidly and sensitively as possible, helping them quarantine, and facilitate follow-up communications. AmeriCorps members may also help to manage volunteer groups, facilitating regional and local partnership convenings, and liaising with local communities around contact tracing activities.
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Member Duties : • Call contacts of newly diagnosed patients. • Communicate with contacts in a professional and empathetic manner. • Collect and record information about signs and symptoms into the PDPH disease surveillance system. • Provide contacts with approved information about Philadelphia and Pennsylvania quarantine procedures, and if appropriate, refer them to testing according to protocol and/or social service resources. • Contact tracers will follow the script to inform contacts about the importance of quarantine and what to do if symptoms develop. They are not permitted to deviate from the script or provide information that is not included in the script. • Maintain daily contact with supervisor.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Living Allowance . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Health ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Conflict Resolution ,  Communications ,  Counseling ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Social Services ,  Public Health . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

NNCC AmeriCorps Contact Tracing

Program Start/End Date
06/15/2020  -   08/19/2020

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  


Accepting Applications
From  06/04/2020  To  08/19/2020 

Contact Christine Simon
1500 Market St
Philadelphia   PA   19102

Listing ID 96709