OPEN-MSU

The Opioid Prevention Education Network through Michigan State University (OPEN-MSU) supports a team of AmeriCorps VISTA members as they serve with sites on projects that assist local efforts in Michigan communities to identify service gaps; improve communication within collaboratives and organizations; and, build the capacity of local efforts to create or expand opioid prevention, intervention, and treatment opportunities for communities to address the opioid abuse crisis.

OPEN-MSU AmeriCorps VISTA Program is hiring for the following positions:

1. Service Site: MPHI-Detroit Services, Southfield, MI

Service Term: June 6, 2022-June 5, 2023

Title: SEMAAC Project Coordinator

Position Description: The AmeriCorps VISTA member serving with the MPHI-Detroit Services will be assisting with the coordination of the Southeast Michigan Alliance for Addiction-Free Communities (SEMAAC) by assisting with the creation of an employer substance use disorder toolkit; launch a Stigma Reduction Media Guide and assist with outreach, marketing, and trainings; create outreach and marketing materials for a referral guide to be placed on the website; assist with the creation and management of the SEMAAC website and monthly newsletter updating partner/community organizations on coalition activities; and, general assistance and coordination and projects as needed.

Member Living Allowance: $15,002

 

2. Service Site: OPEN-MSU, East Lansing, MI

Service Term: June 6, 2022-June 5, 2023

Title: OPEN-MSU AmeriCorps VISTA Leader

Position Description: The AmeriCorps VISTA Leader will assist in building the capacity of local efforts to create or expand opioid prevention, intervention, and treatment opportunities for low-income communities.  The VISTA Leader will work with program staff to build and support the host-sites, supervisors, and members serving in the OPEN-MSU Program. 

VISTA Leader Living Allowance: $17,403

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About AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program, administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), through which members serve with nonprofit, faith-based, and public agencies for one full year on projects designed to lessen and alleviate poverty.