AmeriCorps/ Rural Health Service Corps Position with Mobility Management of South Central New York (Vestal, NY):
Connection to Care Advocate with Mobility Management of South Central NY
This is a unique opportunity to serve your community, develop skills, and build your teamwork and leadership potential. Join AmeriCorps and put your energy and skills to work making a difference for others!
The Connection to Care Advocate will serve with a team of transportation professionals and AmeriCorps members to improve access to health care and other essential services for people who face barriers to care, including the elderly and people with disabilities. Mobility Management of South Central New York (MMSCNY), located at United Way of Broome County, operates the GetThere Call Center, which serves as a one-stop transportation assistance center, providing case management, information and referral services, trip planning, travel training, and transportation education services. The Connection to Care Advocate will provide one-on-one assistance to participants, and will work collaboratively with the health and human services community to formulate solutions to participants’ transportation needs. In addition, the member will outline strategies to improve awareness and utilization of MMSCNY services through community outreach, marketing/ communications, publication development and media relations. Opportunity to practice analytical and problem-solving skills, gain experience in the health and human services sector, and play an integral role in the success of a dynamic community initiative.
Personal vehicle recommended.
This position provides the opportunity to practice analytical and problem-solving skills, gain experience in the health and human services sector, and play an integral role in the success of a dynamic community initiative.
- Complete 900 or 1700 service hours between November/December 2016 - October 2017 (a full and part-time position is available)
- 35-40 hours weekly (full-time) or ~20 hours weekly (part-time)
- Living Allowance of $12,530 (full-time) or $6,050 (part-time)
- Segal Education Award of $5,775 (full-time) or $2,822 (part-time)
- College loan forbearance available
- No-cost health insurance available for full-time member
For more information and to apply, please visit www.ruralhealthnetwork.org/americorps
For more information on the AmeriCorps national service program, please visit http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps
- Customer Service
- Problem Solving
- Critical Thinking
- People Skills
- Case Work / Management
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 17
- Orientation or Training
- 900 OR 1700 hours in 11-12 months