Communication Specialist VISTA
PACT Coalition

1210 S Valley View Blvd #114, Las Vegas, NV 89102
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Communication Specialist VISTA

StatusActively recruiting
OpeningsContact Us
Service dates05/10/2021 - 05/09/2022
Applications03/15/2021 To 07/30/2021
Description

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.

Locations

Nevada

BenefitsLiving 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 requirementsHigh school diploma/GED
Desired skills, certifications or qualifications

Public Health ,  Communications ,  Education ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing.

Other conditions

Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours.

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Weekly HoursFull Time
Activity types

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 missionThe 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.
Causes
Health