Substance Misuse Specialist VISTA
PACT Coalition

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

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

PACT Coalition seeks to empower Southern Nevada with the resources to prevent substance abuse for all ages and promote recovery through culturally competent advocacy, education, stigma reduction, support, and outreach. A diverse cross-section of community leadership is represented by the PACT Coalition that will work together to ensure a sustainable future and a healthier community We are eager to meet enthusiastic, motivated, and community-minded people to join our team! While we will provide plenty of guidance and support, we also value innovation and creativity. The Substance Misuse Specialist will develop a sustainable volunteer program that will enrich the lives of community members and participants.

Locations

Las Vegas, Nevada

BenefitsRelocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible.*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
Education requirementsHigh school diploma/GED
Desired skills, certifications or qualifications

Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Public Health ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization.

Desired LanguagesEnglish
Other conditions

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

Weekly HoursFull Time
Activity types

Come to Las Vegas, Nevada and work with public health professionals and law enforcement in a collaborative effort to address substance misuse in a proven, scientific way that is driven by our local data. These multi-disciplinary professionals join together to address concerns around access to substances, community norms and attitude, policy and prevention of overdoses. Help to meet people where they are at and prevent the misuse and abuse of substances. Through service, you will work with diverse service providers and stakeholders and help to bring their efforts together in a concerted way to address common goals.

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