Community Planning and Education VISTA
The mission of West Central Alabama Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is to enhance access to quality health care, particularly primary and preventive care, by improving the supply and distribution of healthcare professionals in underserved Alabama communities through community/academic educational partnerships. The VISTA will help to strengthen county and community efforts to address public health challenges that affect the Blackbelt community. We will be onboarding members on August 1st & 15th Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.
Member Duties : The VISTA will provide culturally and linguistically appropriate education to improve family members, caregivers, and the public's understanding of evidence-based treatments and prevention strategies for Substance Use Disorder/Opioid Use Disorders and to eliminate the stigma associated with the disease. They will implement a comprehensive plan to recruit, engage, and train individuals in recovery to become Certified Peer Recovery Supporters and community health workers.
They will also assist with various programs associated with the organization. We will be onboarding members on August 1st & 15th
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible , Relocation Allowance , Living Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Training , Health Coverage* .
Car recommended .
Service Areas :
Health , Community Outreach .
Leadership , Communications , Computers/Technology , Recruitment , Public Health , Team Work , Writing/Editing , Conflict Resolution , Public Speaking , General Skills , Community Organization .