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Michigan State University - State Opioid VISTA project

Company: Americorps
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:

Michigan State University - State Opioid VISTA project

A core part of Michigan State University's mission is advancing outreach, engagement, and economic development activities that are innovative, research-driven, and lead to a better quality of life for individuals and communities, at home and around the world. The Opioid Prevention Education Network of Michigan State University (OPEN-MSU) is an AmeriCorps VISTA program within the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), which aligns with both MSU's mission and the Healthy Futures focus area of CNCS's VISTA programs. The goal of OPEN-MSU is to build the capacity of local efforts to create or expand opioid prevention, intervention, and treatment opportunities for low-income communities. OPEN-MSU will support 20 VISTA members and 2 VISTA Leaders as they serve with sites on projects that support local efforts in Michigan communities to identify service gaps; improve communication within local collaboratives and organizations; and, build the capacity of these entities to address the opioid abuse crisis in partnership with a network of MSU research and policy experts. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : The Opioid Prevention Education Network of Michigan State University (OPEN-MSU) seeks to recruit a VISTA Leader who will work alongside the Program Manager to build and support a network of 20 VISTA's across Michigan. OPEN-MSU VISTA Leaders will work to support the professional development of host site supervisors and VISTA members, and complete project management tasks such as developing and coordinating supervisor and member trainings, assisting with member recruitment, and supporting project sustainability.

Program Benefits : Training , Childcare assistance if eligible , Health Coverage* , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Living Allowance , Relocation Allowance .

Terms :

Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours .

Service Areas :

Tribal , Elder Care , Community Outreach , Health , Children/Youth .

Skills :

Public Speaking , Education , Communications , Leadership , Computers/Technology , Team Work , Conflict Resolution , Writing/Editing , Public Health , General Skills , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Recruitment .

Keywords: Americorps, East Lansing , Michigan State University - State Opioid VISTA project, Other , East Lansing, Michigan

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