Arizona Serve- Maternal Child Health Outreach Specialist - Living Allowance Provided - Public Health

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Recruiting Organization: Arizona Serve

PUBLIC HEALTH CORPS AMERICORPS OPPORTUNITY

Included: Living Allowance, Education Award, Student Loan Forbearance, On-the-job training, Healthcare Coverage (full-time only), Certificate in Civic Leadership from Prescott College


Yavapai County Community Health Services

Maternal Child Health Outreach Specialist

Full-Time (40 hours/week; 1700 hours total) or Part-Time (20-25 hours/week; 900 hours total)

Service Location: Prescott, AZ

apply@arizonaserve.org

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I. Organizational Purpose and Background

Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) is the health department in Yavapai County. The mission of YCCHS states: "Yavapai County Community Health Services will provide leadership, information, and services that contribute to improving the health and well-being of Yavapai County residents." The AmeriCorps member will work with the Maternal and Child Health/WIC and Health Start programs, focusing on outreach and community engagement activities to support the health and well-being of pregnant and postpartum people, and children under the age of five.


II. Project Focus Areas and Activities

A. Build Relationships with Community Partners

The AmeriCorps member will develop and maintain relationships with community partners, including OB/GYN clinics, pediatricians, libraries, childcare settings, and other relevant organizations to enhance access to maternal and child health services.

B. Outreach and Marketing

The AmeriCorps member will design and produce outreach materials to share with community partners and distribute at community events, ensuring the outreach material effectively communicates the services and benefits of the Yavapai County Maternal and Child Health/WIC and Health Start programs. The member will post regularly to social media for the WIC and Health Start programs.

C. Attend Community Events

The AmeriCorps member will represent Yavapai County Maternal and Child Health programs at community events such as Farmer's markets, Health Fairs, and Back to School events. They will distribute outreach materials and provide information about available services to attendees to promote the programs and build awareness.


III. Requirements and Benefits

A. Education, Skills, and Abilities

● High school diploma or equivalent.

● 18 years or older, no upper age limit. All ages are welcome and encouraged to apply

● Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Internet-based communications

● Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team setting in a consistent, energetic, positive manner

● Strong organizational and time management skills

● Group facilitation and public speaking skills

● Strong skills in utilizing social media

● Self-motivated; ability to work with minimal supervision

● Effective problem-solving skills

● Ability and desire to work with a variety of individuals

● Ability to understand the "big picture"; while completing detail-oriented tasks

● Friendly and effective interpersonal skills

● Consistent and reliable access to a vehicle required

B. AmeriCorps Public Health Corps Member Benefits (full-time)

● Living Allowance - $20,000 for a year of service

● Healthcare Coverage through Cigna

● Segal Education Award - $6,895 (upon successful completion of service hours)

● Certificate in Civic Leadership and Service through Prescott College

● Team support and coaching

● Did you know you could earn in-state tuition for serving as an AmeriCorps member?


Arizona Serve is committed to implementing inclusive practices in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, ethnic background, sex, disability, size, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Those who have marginalized identities, whether or not those identities provide protected status, are encouraged to apply.


Prescott College is a proud participant in the Employers of National Service initiative. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged.

Stipend Provided

Training Provided

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

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Fee Amount: None

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CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

Sun Sep 17, 2023 - Sat Aug 31, 2024
05:00 PM - 04:59 PM

WHERE

Prescott, AZ 86301

(34.5755,-112.448)
 

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FULL_TIME

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