2020 IAFCC Access to Quality Care-DuPage-Communication in Carol Stream, IL, US

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2020 IAFCC Access to Quality Care-DuPage-Communication

This VISTA will increase the capacity of the DuPage Health Clinic and its health care programs focused on social media, communications, outreach and fundraising activities. The VISTA will work closely with program leadership to build and launch a marketing and development plan to increase awareness about the impact that Access DuPage, Silver Access, the DuPage Dispensary of Hope and other programs offered by the DuPage Health Coalition have on the health of the community. This position will develop a robust social media plan to include Facebook, Twitter, and other potential media sources. Improved website platform utilization and other electronic forms of communication will also be opportunities for improvement All of these responsibilities will build capacity of the DuPage Health Coalition to improve services to the medically underserved population of DuPage County Illinois. DuPage County is a suburban county of 1 million residents located immediately west of Chicago, Illinois. The DuPage Health Coalition has provided health care to more than 50,000 community residents in its 17 years of operation, and partners with seven hospitals and thousands of volunteer health providers to coordinate comprehensive healthcare for its members. More information about the DuPage Health Coalition can also be found on its website www.accessdupage.org.

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Member Duties : The Vista Communications and Outreach Coordinator will develop and launch communication tools that will inform both the public at large and more specifically the target population we serve. Working to increase program enrollment and engage community members to support a more diversified funding stream for DHC, the Vista Coordinator will develop and expand capacity previously unavailable at DHC. The Vista Coordinator’s efforts will yield communication campaigns and targeted outreach to vulnerable populations needing health access as well as potential funders for these services.

Program Benefits : Training , Health Coverage* , Education award upon successful completion of service , Relocation Allowance , Childcare assistance if eligible , Living Allowance , Stipend , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend .
For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

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

Service Areas

Health .


Fund raising/Grant Writing , Public Speaking , Counseling , Public Health , Communications .

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Program Type:

AmeriCorps VISTA


2020 IAFCC Access to Quality Care-DuPage-Communication

Program Start/End Date

05/05/2020 – 05/04/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level

College graduate

Age Requirement

Minimum: 18 Maximum: None

Program Locations ILLINOIS

Accepting Applications

From 02/05/2020 To 09/01/2020

Contact Jameelah Harrison

511 Thornhill Dr

Carol Stream IL 60188


[email protected]


Listing ID 80855