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AmeriCorps: Finger Lakes Living Healthy HEALTH EDUCATION

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Wayne County Action Program, Inc.

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 5 people are interested
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Finger Lakes Living Healthy AmeriCorps matches motivated volunteer 'members' with Host Sites throughout Wayne, Ontario, Seneca and Yates counties.

Members enroll to complete a 300, 450, 675 or 900 hour commitment ending on December 4, 2022.

All Members serving 675 hour terms or greater will be trained to become Peer Leaders in the empowering Chronic Disease Self-Management Program. CDSMP teaches participants healthy and effective ways to manage symptoms associated with chronic illness. These workshops will be delivered virtually via an online platform, to benefit the health and well being of members in the community and the people they are caretakers for.

Members will also have other varied opportunities to learn and grow new skills during their 900, 675, 450 or 300 hour terms.

While serving Members receive a modest Living Allowance, and upon conclusion will receive an Education Award of $3,172.

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About Wayne County Action Program, Inc.

Location:

159 Montezuma Street, Lyons, NY 14489, US

Mission Statement

"Coordinating resources to empower and inspire people in need to reach their full potential."

Description

Wayne County Action Program, Inc. is a community action agency established in 1966. We offer a variety of services for individuals and families.

We also provide volunteer opportunities and services through the Corporation for National and Community Service, including the AmeriCorps Senior: 'Foster Grandparent Program' and 'Retired/Senior Volunteer Program'. We also administer the Finger Lakes Living Healthy AmeriCorps program.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Wayne, Ontario, Seneca and Yates counties, NYLyons, NY 14489

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Public Speaking
  • Healthcare
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • Advocacy

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • November 2021 through December 2022. ~20 hpw
  • Must be US Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident

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