Youth Services VISTA Program Coordinator

Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association

About the organization

The Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, Inc. is a federally recognized tribal organization of the Unangan (Aleut) people in Alaska whose mission is to provide self-sufficiency an independence of the communities served by advocacy, training, technical assistance and economic enhancement.

Duties

The AmeriCorps VISTA member will increase capacity of the organization by the meeting the following objectives: (1) Coordinating regional high school activities designed to introduce students to a wide variety of health and behavioral health careers; (2) Coordinating and supporting behavioral health and health care related trainings throughout the region (i.e. Youth Mental Health First Aid, teenMHFA, Adult Mental Health First Aid, QPR Suicide Prevention, Basic Life Support, Overdose Recognition and Prevention, etc.) (3) Increase presence and maintain regional partnership with school districts, health care facilities, university faculty and staff, Alaska Native organizations, etc. (4) Expand the placing of AHEC Scholars (Alaskan enrolled in Alaskan health-care programs) in rural placements.

Qualifications

The applicant must have a college degree and posses the ability to work as part of a diverse team.

Salary

$1.226.96 a month, eligibility for a Segal Education Award, relocation reimbursement, and a $100 stipend towards rent.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

All applications must come through the My AmeriCorps federal website.

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