Volunteer Opportunity

NNCC AmeriCorps Opioid Outreach and Education

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National Nurse-Led Care Consortium | Philadelphia, PA
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National Nurse-Led Care Consortium


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Start Date

September 3, 2019

End Date

July 3, 2020

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


The National Nurse-Led Care Consortium AmeriCorps members will be placed at community health centers in Pennsylvania to provide outreach and education around opioid misuse to patients and their family members with the overall goal of decreasing opioid misuse in designated counties in Pennsylvania. NNC AmeriCorps members will provide outreach and education to community members and patients with opioid use disorder and connect them to services. The program will work with vulnerable populations that are disproportionally impacted by the opioid crisis. The AmeriCorps members will help maximize coordination of health center resources, coordinate with community organizations to engage individuals impacted by the opioid crisis, and strengthen existing health center programs to expand resources to include opioid prevention. AmeriCorps members will conduct street and venue outreach, recruit, advocate, identify and address barriers to sustained adherence through education, screening, behavioral health service, and linkage to opioid use disorder treatment.

The National Nurse-Led Care Consortium AmeriCorps members will be placed at community health centers in Pennsylvania to provide outreach and education around opioid misuse to patients and their family members with the overall goal of…

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  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided

How To Apply

To submit an application, please use the link provided for myAmeriCorps.

To submit an application, please use the link provided for myAmeriCorps.

Location

Philadelphia, PA
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