Genesee County Opioid Abuse Prevention AmeriCorps VISTA Program
The Genesee County Opioid Abuse Prevention VISTA Program builds capacity for local organizations to address the opioid epidemic. VISTA members are placed at local organizations that are on the front lines of combating the epidemic, including law enforcement agencies, health care providers, nonprofits and educational institutions. 5 VISTA members contribute to the goals of the project by performing activities such as material development, training, community engagement, data and research, and partnership development over the course of a service year.
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2018-2019 Host Sites
Genesee County Prevention Coalition
Families Against Narcotics
Genesee Intermediate School District
Genesee Health System
Serenity House of Flint
Qualified candidates will:
Have an interest in helping communities/neighborhoods/residents
Commitment to 1 year of service (12 months)
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Must be able to pass a background check
Flint-based candidates are highly encouraged to apply
$12,311 living stipend
$6,315 education award for successful completion (may be used to pay off student loans or to pay for future education for member or a close relative) OR $1,800 end-of-service stipend
Training and professional development
Childcare assistance if eligible
Chance to make a difference in community and positively impact the lives of residents in Genesee County!
Contact Corey Archambault, United Way Civic Engagement Manager at email@example.com for more information. APPLY TODAY to serve and make a difference!