Diabetes Program Development VISTA


Cause Areas


Mon Jul 23, 2018 - Fri Jul 26, 2019


5301 Knickerbocker RdSan Angelo, TX 76904



The Program Development VISTA (PDV) will work with the San Angelo Diabetes Coalition (SADC) to develop new, collaborative, community-wide services for management and prevention of diabetes. New services developed and implemented by the PDV and the coalition team will improve collaboration and effectiveness of diabetes self-management education services provided through local community clinics and two regional hospitals. The new services developed by the PDV will increase access and participation in effective, evidence-based, diabetes self management education services for low-income and uninsured individuals who have diabetes or high risk of diabetes onset. The partnership with SADC is through the Angelo State University, Center for Community Wellness, Engagement & Development.

Member Duties : Member activities include: 1) Support the SADC diabetes self-management education (DSME) team in implementing community-wide services. 2) Support the SADC in building a vital, on-going diabetes support group Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Training , Health Coverage* , Relocation Allowance , Childcare assistance if eligible , Living Allowance . *For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare Terms :
Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours . Service Areas :
Community Outreach , Elder Care , Hunger , Public Safety , Children/Youth , Education , Health . Skills :
Team Work , Urban Planning , General Skills , Social Services , Communications , Recruitment , Non-Profit Management , Medicine , Conflict Resolution , Teaching/Tutoring , Writing/Editing , Public Health , Community Organization , Leadership , Public Speaking , Fund raising/Grant Writing .


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Full Time Paid Internship 35-40 hours a week

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