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Substance Misuse Prevention VISTA

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Afterschool Alliance
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Charleston, WV

Afterschool Alliance


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Published 6 days ago

Be a part of the solution in preventing substance misuse - join the Afterschool Alliance and the West Virginia Statewide Afterschool Network as a Substance Misuse Prevention VISTA. This position is based in Charleston, WV and will support the West Virginia Statewide Afterschool Network in elevating the benefits of afterschool programs as part of the solution to the substance misuse crisis. Afterschool programs provide protective factors such as mentorship, caring adults, and the opportunity for children to develop a sense of agency that can prevent them from engaging in risky behaviors, including substance misuse.

The Substance Misuse Prevention VISTA will support this mission through:

  • Conducting asset mapping to assess the landscape of afterschool in WV and identify gaps and needs of programs to support youth in the substance misuse crisis
  • Connecting afterschool programs with local and statewide efforts addressing social and emotional learning (SEL) and substance misuse
  • Supporting statewide communication and outreach by writing content, briefs, and newsletters and disseminating resources, best practices, and trainings to programs

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals seeking to gain skills in organizational development, community outreach, and partnership building within a professional setting. Click the application link at the end of this listing for a full position description. 

To learn more about the Afterschool Alliance’s nationwide AmeriCorps VISTA program, click here.

Be a part of the solution in preventing substance misuse - join the Afterschool Alliance and the West Virginia Statewide Afterschool Network as a Substance Misuse Prevention VISTA. This position is based in Charleston, WV and will support…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

  • Living Allowance
  • Choice of Segal AmeriCorps Education Award to pay back student loans or to use towards graduate school ($6,000) or end-of-service cash stipend ($1,800)
  • Non-competitive eligibility to help with federal hiring process
  • Access to professional development opportunities
  • Living Allowance
  • Choice of Segal AmeriCorps Education Award to pay back student loans or to use towards graduate school ($6,000) or end-of-service cash stipend ($1,800…

Location

On-site
Charleston, WV

How to Apply

Please apply through the MyAmeriCorps Portal, provided through the above link. Any questions about the position itself can be forwarded to Alexis Steines Rao at asteines@afterschoolalliance.org

Please apply through the MyAmeriCorps Portal, provided through the above link. Any questions about the position itself can be forwarded to Alexis Steines Rao at asteines…

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