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Apply for this job by 07/26/2019
Employer: AmeriCorps VISTA
Located in: Oregon
Degree Required: Bachelors
|This position joins the Oregon Health Authority’s statewide VISTA team. In addition to activities at your individual site, each member receives additional orientation, training throughout the year, team retreats and meetings, and the support of the team leaders and project director based at the state public health agency. For more information about the Oregon Health Authority VISTA Partnership Program, please visit: http://healthoregon.org/vista. This position is placed with another VISTA in Coos County Health and Wellness, a vibrant, forward-thinking organization. Our mission is to lead Coos County in disease prevention, promote healthy behaviors and healthy families, and create a community that supports healthier lives. The county population of approximately 63,043 lives in urban, rural and frontier communities, with seven cities and several smaller communities. Over the past 20 years, the health status and quality of life have declined due to economic conditions. Unemployment and poverty are among the highest in the state. These great challenges bring great opportunities to make a difference in the lives of the people of Coos County. This position is located in Coos Bay, on Oregon’s beautiful southern coast. The area features the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, featuring 500-foot dunes, and with the ocean just a few miles away, the adjacent bay, and abundant coastal rivers and forests, you can enjoy outdoor activities, local arts and crafts scene, and the relaxing pace of Oregon coastal life. With the innovative public health work happening in Oregon, Coos Bay is a wonderful place to explore a future in public health.|
Posted on 06/10/2019
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