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Tri-County Health Network- Communication Specialist
 
 
 
Tri-County Health Network (TCHNetwork) is seeking a passionate VISTA to join our team as a Communication Specialist to help improve the overall health of the low-income, underserved residents of our rural mountain communities in southwest Colorado. ***TCHNetwork currently operates 20 highly successful Community Outreach Programs that work to fill the void of access to healthcare for our underserved population.*** Programs include, but are not limited to: school-based cavity prevention, Latinx advocacy and leadership training, chronic care education and outreach, preventive care screening throughout our local communities, Cooking Matters classes, health equity advocacy, non-emergent medical shuttle, Liberty Mobility Now ride sharing program, teletherapy at schools, and integrated behavioral health services. ***TCHNetwork is a non-profit organization headquartered in beautiful Telluride, Colorado-- a former mining town where Butch Cassidy robbed his first bank and Nikola Tesla set up the downtown lights. Today, the town is a world-class ski resort in the winter and bustling festival town in the summer.
 
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Member Duties : Acting as the Communications Specialist, the Vista will help promote TCHNetwork’s mission & its community programs through management of the public relations/community engagement campaign. ***The Specialist will maintain and enhance a public relations campaign that includes use of social media, managing website content, writing press releases, blogs & letters to the editor, writing the monthly TCHNetwork newsletter and conducting radio interviews. PR and media campaigns are conducted and/or produced in both English and Spanish. ***Responsibilities also include capacity building activities that involve preparing & writing grants, community engagement, and coordinating TCHNetwork’s energy assistance program.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Mileage, Holiday/Vacation pay . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Elder Care ,  Health ,  Hunger ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Social Media, Graphic Design ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Tri-County Health Network- Communication Specialist

Program Start/End Date
03/20/2018  -   03/19/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  None

Program Locations COLORADO  

Languages
Spanish

Accepting Applications
From  12/20/2017  To  03/31/2018 

Contact Lynn Borup
PO Box 4178
Telluride   CO   81435
7194803822
info@tchnetwork.org
www.tchnetwork.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 48365


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