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AmeriCorps Behavioral Health Services Program

Actively Recruiting

Openings

24 currently recruiting

Service Dates

January 9, 2023 - September 29, 2023

Application Window

October 26, 2022 - December 12, 2022

Location

  • Philadelphia, PA

Listing Details

Description

For more information or to send a resume, please contact Angelina Seeney at aseeney@phmc.org

*JOB OVERVIEW
AmeriCorps Behavioral Health Services members will serve in the community to learn how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the utilization of behavioral health services and establish a list of local resources currently available. The AmeriCorps members will expand the capacity for organizations to refer individuals for substance use disorder and mental health treatment and determine critical services needed in response to the ongoing pandemic.

This program will prepare public health and social work professionals and community leaders to respond to underserved community needs as it relates to substance use disorder and mental health issues during the ongoing pandemic. This will expand infrastructure in Philadelphia, so organizations can respond effectively to vulnerable Philadelphia residents during crises.

For more information or to send a resume, please contact Angelina Seeney, aseeney@phmc.org

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Fill out the AmeriCorps Application. This application allows you to apply directly to the AmeriCorps program and be registered in the AmeriCorps system. Before submitting this application, please double check that your first name and last name are spelled correctly and that your social security number and birthdate are correct. Exact spelling is required for citizenship and social security verification.

1) After submitting your application, you will receive an email from AmeriCorps that contains a link to create a username and password for your personalized My AmeriCorps account. Once you have created a username and password, you must log into your account within 72 hours to complete the registration process.
2) Click on the link provided in the email and verify your information and choose your security questions.
3) On the left-hand side of your homepage, you will see a navigation box that will link you to an area to submit your references. You must select two references before submitting your application. Keep in mind that during this step, you will need to provide two references (name, email address, and phone number).
4) You aren’t done yet! The next step is very important! You must submit your AmeriCorps application to the program you are applying for.
Navigate to “Search Listings” on the left side of the screen and search for “AmeriCorps Behavioral Health Services Program” If you are having trouble finding your program, we can send you an invitation via email to apply for this program.
5) Once you find the program you want to apply for, follow the prompts and submit your application.

*SKILLS*
Medicine, Public Health, Computers/Technology, Education, Communications, Public Speaking, Community Organization, Teamwork, Social Service, First Aid, Conflict Resolution.

*EXPERIENCE:
Community outreach and working with underserved populations.
Working with people with substance use disorders.
Working in a fast-paced environment.

*EDUCATION REQUIREMENT
High School Diploma/GED

*COMMITMENT/DURATION:
Part-time and full-time opportunities available.

*SALARY:
Living Stipend Based on Completion of Program.

For more information or to send a resume, please contact Angelina Seeney at aseeney@phmc.org

*JOB OVERVIEW
AmeriCorps Behavioral Health Services members will serve in the community to learn how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the utilization of behavioral health services and establish a list of local resources currently available. The AmeriCorps members will expand the capacity for organizations to refer individuals for substance use disorder and mental health treatment and determine critical services needed in response to the ongoing pandemic.

This program will prepare public health and social work professionals and community leaders to respond to underserved community needs as it relates to substance use disorder and mental health issues during the ongoing pandemic. This will expand infrastructure in Philadelphia, so organizations can respond effectively to vulnerable Philadelphia residents during crises.

For more information or to send a resume, please contact Angelina Seeney, aseeney@phmc.org

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Fill out the AmeriCorps Application. This application allows you to apply directly to the AmeriCorps program and be registered in the AmeriCorps system. Before submitting this application, please double check that your first name and last name are spelled correctly and that your social security number and birthdate are correct. Exact spelling is required for citizenship and social security verification.

1) After submitting your application, you will receive an email from AmeriCorps that contains a link to create a username and password for your personalized My AmeriCorps account. Once you have created a username and password, you must log into your account within 72 hours to complete the registration process.
2) Click on the link provided in the email and verify your information and choose your security questions.
3) On the left-hand side of your homepage, you will see a navigation box that will link you to an area to submit your references. You must select two references before submitting your application. Keep in mind that during this step, you will need to provide two references (name, email address, and phone number).
4) You aren’t done yet! The next step is very important! You must submit your AmeriCorps application to the program you are applying for.
Navigate to “Search Listings” on the left side of the screen and search for “AmeriCorps Behavioral Health Services Program” If you are having trouble finding your program, we can send you an invitation via email to apply for this program.
5) Once you find the program you want to apply for, follow the prompts and submit your application.

*SKILLS*
Medicine, Public Health, Computers/Technology, Education, Communications, Public Speaking, Community Organization, Teamwork, Social Service, First Aid, Conflict Resolution.

*EXPERIENCE:
Community outreach and working with underserved populations.
Working with people with substance use disorders.
Working in a fast-paced environment.

*EDUCATION REQUIREMENT
High School Diploma/GED

*COMMITMENT/DURATION:
Part-time and full-time opportunities available.

*SALARY:
Living Stipend Based on Completion of Program.
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Living Allowance

$500 - $1500 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

Monthly Professional Development

Education Benefits

College Degree, GED/High School Diploma

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Health & Nutrition, Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

24

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, National Nonprofit/Affiliate

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities