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MSU-State Opioid Project, Owosso

Company: Americorps
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

MSU-State Opioid Project, Owosso

The goal of the Opioid Prevention Education Network through Michigan State University (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 supports 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 over the course of 3 years. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : The mission of the Alliance For A Drug Free Shiawassee (AFDFS) is 'Mobilizing the whole community to create a safe and drug-free environment for our youth.' The AmeriCorps VISTA member will serve to establish the YMCA as a community hub for recovery services; to strengthen the capacity of the AFDFS; and to complete a community needs assessment on resources in the area.

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

Terms :

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

Service Areas :

Community Outreach , Health .

Skills :

Recruitment , Communications , Public Speaking , Community Organization , Team Work , Public Health , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Conflict Resolution , General Skills .

Keywords: Americorps, East Lansing , MSU-State Opioid Project, Owosso, Other , East Lansing, Michigan

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