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AmeriCorps Community Opioid Response Program Member

Actively Recruiting

Openings

12 currently recruiting

Service Dates

February 19, 2019 - July 31, 2019

Application Window

April 2, 2018 - February 1, 2019

Locations

  • Alamosa, CO
  • Boulder, CO
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Denver, CO
  • Grand Junction, CO
  • Greeley, CO
  • Holyoke, CO
  • Montrose, CO
  • Pueblo, CO
  • Ridgway, CO
  • Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Colorado, US

Contact Information

Lin Browning
Cori@centralcoahec.org

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Description

This member supports provider education events around safe prescribing practices, plans and executes community educational events on administration of Naloxone, and coordinates and delivers youth-focused opioid-related educational programming and resources. This member may also plan and execute community education on safe disposal, disseminate opioid-related messaging campaigns; and initiate, support, and enhance community-based collaborations. Amount of time spent in focused service areas will vary depending on community need.

Essential Functions:
• Support planning and execution of provider education events lasting a minimum
of two hours each per year
• Plan and execute community events on administration of Naloxone
• Coordinate and deliver youth-focused opioid related educational programming
• Initiate, support and enhance community-based collaborations/coalitions with
lead local partners
• Collect, document and report quantitative and qualitative impact data for quarterly
progress reports and monthly impact statements
• Accurately and professionally discuss with community partners and volunteers the
objectives of the AmeriCorps program, positive youth development, and site-
specific objectives
• Recruit and train community volunteers to assist with programs
• Manage relationships with partner sites
• Commit to complete your term of service
• Complete contract service hours (1700 hours, 1200 hours, or 900 hours) during
service term, and site-specific responsibilities.
• Participate in on-going trainings and events as required and requested by
AmeriCorps and/or CO AHEC Regions.
• Assist in developing and delivering program training content
• Participate in National Days of Service
• Follow Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) prohibited
activities guidelines

Secondary Functions:
• Accurately complete and submit enrollment paperwork and reports
• Have dependable transportation to and from host site, program/partner site, and
programming activities
• Wear official AmeriCorps identity items such as name tag, T-shirts, and lapel pins
during all AmeriCorps service
• Participate in performance reviews with the Site Supervisor and Program Managers
• Meet regularly with site supervisor to discuss programming topics and issues
• Represent AmeriCorps, COAHEC Regions, host site, and program/partner sites in
a professional manner

This member supports provider education events around safe prescribing practices, plans and executes community educational events on administration of Naloxone, and coordinates and delivers youth-focused opioid-related educational programming and resources. This member may also plan and execute community education on safe disposal, disseminate opioid-related messaging campaigns; and initiate, support, and enhance community-based collaborations. Amount of time spent in focused service areas will vary depending on community need.

Essential Functions:
• Support planning and execution of provider education events lasting a minimum
of two hours each per year
• Plan and execute community events on administration of Naloxone
• Coordinate and deliver youth-focused opioid related educational programming
• Initiate, support and enhance community-based collaborations/coalitions with
lead local partners
• Collect, document and report quantitative and qualitative impact data for quarterly
progress reports and monthly impact statements
• Accurately and professionally discuss with community partners and volunteers the
objectives of the AmeriCorps program, positive youth development, and site-
specific objectives
• Recruit and train community volunteers to assist with programs
• Manage relationships with partner sites
• Commit to complete your term of service
• Complete contract service hours (1700 hours, 1200 hours, or 900 hours) during
service term, and site-specific responsibilities.
• Participate in on-going trainings and events as required and requested by
AmeriCorps and/or CO AHEC Regions.
• Assist in developing and delivering program training content
• Participate in National Days of Service
• Follow Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) prohibited
activities guidelines

Secondary Functions:
• Accurately complete and submit enrollment paperwork and reports
• Have dependable transportation to and from host site, program/partner site, and
programming activities
• Wear official AmeriCorps identity items such as name tag, T-shirts, and lapel pins
during all AmeriCorps service
• Participate in performance reviews with the Site Supervisor and Program Managers
• Meet regularly with site supervisor to discuss programming topics and issues
• Represent AmeriCorps, COAHEC Regions, host site, and program/partner sites in
a professional manner
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Living Allowance

$1144 - $1144 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Program development, delivery, and evaluation Classroom/group facilitation and management Partnership development and maintenance Volunteer recruitment and management Community engagement, event planning, and marketing

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Qualifications:
• Be willing to provide direct services and strengthen the community or organization
as described in this position description
• Demonstrated ability to complete commitments, particularly in volunteer and
service areas
• Demonstrated experience with self-direction and self-advocacy
• College coursework, college degree, or equivalent work experience or
background;, dedication to community service
• Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and complete multiple tasks with minimal
supervision
• Be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national or a lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S.
• Have a high school diploma or GED and be at least 18 years old
• Have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
• Pass required criminal background checks, including a National Sex Offender
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• Be willing and able to complete the required hours of service by end of service
term

Desired Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
• Complete awareness of AmeriCorps lifestyle (service as a priority over income)
• Knowledge of statewide efforts addressing the Colorado opioid epidemic
• Desire to have a positive impact on the Colorado opioid epidemic
• Hands-on experience in the areas of event planning and coordination, educational
programming, and collaborative community initiatives
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability and willingness to serve in a team setting, promote collaboration, and
develop innovative and creative approaches to assigned responsibilities
• Ability and willingness to serve in a position with flexible hours, including evenings
and weekends
• Ability to use a computer for e-mail communication, online reporting (monthly
time reports, quarterly impact data), and preparing monthly impact statements or
reflections
• Outgoing and personable nature, adaptable, practical, energetic, and intrinsically
motivated
• Professional, respectful, and brings a positive attitude
• Personal and professional commitment to diversity

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth, Health & Nutrition, Public Safety

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural, Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit

Activity Types

Office Activities

Contact Information

Lin Browning
Cori@centralcoahec.org

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