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AmeriCorps - Bridge to Basics Outreach & Enrollment Specialist - WithinReach

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Location: Seattle, WA
Full-time position
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
Job #11630
Posted: July 21, 2017
Description:

Full-time National Service position at WithinReach:

Your chance to get involved with health care reform and food security

Dedicate a year of national service to increasing food security and health care coverage in King and Snohomish counties. Through education, referrals and application assistance you can make a positive impact on the lives of individuals who live in at-risk and economically disadvantaged communities.

Responsibilities

  • Engage community members about health care and food access at WithinReach partner sites like food banks, libraries and job training centers
  • Provide education, referrals and application assistance for these individuals and families
  • Collect and input related data
  • Support clients with follow-up communication and advocacy to ensure their successful enrollment/participation in food and health programs

 

Qualifications

  • Available to work full-time from September 1st , 2017-July 15th, 2018
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a variety of contexts with diverse groups of people
  • High level of energy for off-site work and the ability to carry equipment up to 25 pounds

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Reliable, with good time management and organizational skills
  • Access to a car for daytime travel
  • AA Degree or two years of equivalent educational background/experience
  • Fluency in Spanish, Vietnamese, Cantonese or Mandarin, Russian, Somali, Amharic or Tagalog

To Apply

  1. Deadline: 8/15/2017
  2. Create an AmeriCorps Profile: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/recruit/registration.do
  3. Find the Bridge to Basics position listing and apply: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=74261&fromSearch=true
  4. Complete a short supplemental application: http://www.withinreachwa.org/americorps

Questions?

Contact Kari Geiger

AmeriCorps Program Lead

206-830-7640

karig@withinreachwa.org

 

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