Communication Specialist VISTA
|Service dates||05/10/2021 - 05/09/2022|
|Applications||03/15/2021 To 07/30/2021|
Communication specialist will be responsible to ensure successful implementation of the communication plan, which will include relevant public health campaigns including but not limited to NARCAN, alcohol and drug prevention and relevant laws that are related. The Communication Specialist will need to be able to work with diverse stakeholders, oversee contracts and follow the process for CDC approved message development. The Communication Specialist will work to coordinate and engage prevention specific programs, including mobilizing of volunteers to support these local programs. The VISTAs efforts will work on decreasing substance misuse in an effort to decrease impoverished individuals suffering with addiction and lead them in a direction of self sufficiency.
|Benefits||Living Allowance , Relocation Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Health Coverage* , Training.*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare|
|Education requirements||High school diploma/GED|
|Desired skills, certifications or qualifications|
Public Health , Communications , Education , Community Organization , Writing/Editing.
Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours.
|Weekly Hours||Full Time|
The VISTA will focus on the development of systems of community engagement through volunteer training and communication systems development. The member will be working with PACT Coalition in an effort to increase infrastructure around substance misuse and community development via engagement. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, computer skills, social media and online design tools, and the ability to work independently and as a team member.
|Our mission||The PACT Coalition seeks to empower Southern Nevada with the resources to prevent substance misuse for all ages and promote recovery through culturally competent advocacy, education, stigma reduction, support, and outreach.|