Alternatives to Managing Pain VISTA

Published

11/08/2018

Start Date

01/01/2019

End Date

01/01/2020

Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Flagstaff
Arizona
United States

Description

The Civic Service Institute at Northern Arizona University (CSI@NAU), serving as an intermediary to local nonprofit and health organizations in the rural Arizona Counties of Coconino, Mohave, Navajo, and Yavapai and to the underserved and rural areas within Maricopa County, has five VISTA slots available to assist with the opioid epidemic we face in Arizona through Alternatives to Managing Pain. The VISTA Member will work with local nonprofits and health organizations to research, design, and implement comprehensive programs based on the counties needs with the goal of effectively educating volunteers, community members, and clients, so that they can reduce the effect of the opioid epidemic while utilizing non-medical alternatives to pain management in order to promote community health and safety. In addition to engaging existing educational resources, such as RxMatters, the VISTA Member will develop AMP-specific training and resources for the host site.


Member Duties : •Provide marketing and outreach for your project/organization •Write grants/raise funds •Conduct program evaluation •Develop or amend curriculum •Recruit, train, manage, and recognize volunteers


Terms :

Car recommended, Permits attendance at school during off hours, Permits working at another job during off hours, Must be 18 years of age, Be able to work in the United States, Be able to pass a background check


Program Benefits: Stipend, Relocation Allowance, Living Allowance, Education award upon successful completion of service, Training, Health Coverage*, Childcare assistance if eligible, 100$ in food gift cards and bus passes, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Affiliation with Northern Arizona University.





Benefits

  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

How To Apply

ramsay.shannon@nau.edu
https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=84443&fromSearch=true

Apply through the My.AmeriCorps website following the link provided below:


https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=84443&fromSearch=true


For questions on applying or further information about the program please contact:

Ramsay Shannon

(928) 523-1571

Ramsay.Shannon@nau.edu


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