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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://go.usa.gov/cnayh. If you like the outdoors, you’ll love Lane County. There is a variety of beautiful lakes, camping, snow sports in the mountains, and rafting and fishing in the beautiful Willamette and McKenzie Rivers. The ocean is an hour’s drive from Eugene you can watch the sunset or stroll on the beach. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=112&v=e1jKTCgE_uA Lane County has a diverse and vibrant history and many smaller cities that offer opportunities to learn and grow. We are unique, hosting events like the Oregon Country Fair and many national and international track and field events. Modern history founded this area in pioneer times and we have a robust forest industry that started in the 1800’s. Today, we are also proud to be home of the Juliana v. United States Youth Climate Lawsuit and to many native American original peoples that have called this region their home for millennia. Our health department serves Lane County, which extends from the Cascade Mountains to the Pacific Ocean and covers 4,722 square miles. Lane County Public Health is a division within the Health and Human Services Department. Being prepared for disasters is a priority for Lane County Public Health. We collaborate with emergency preparedness leaders at the local, state and federal levels and we develop plans collaboratively that seek to improve our response natural and human-made disasters. With the innovative public health work happening in Oregon, Eugene is a wonderful place to explore a future in public health!|
Posted on 06/10/2019
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