Are you interested in behavioral health research? Helping curb the opioid crisis? Working in the mental health field?
The Greenville County Behavioral Health AmeriCorps VISTA Program is currently hiring for full-time, one-year positions beginning July 20, 2020. More information about the program, the current positions, and host agency sites available, and the link to apply can be found HERE.
The GCBH VISTA Program is designed to increase access to behavioral health services for Greenville County’s low-income residents in measurable and sustainable ways. All positions are located in Greenville County, South Carolina.
GCBH VISTA is a fantastic opportunity for emerging professionals to gain the experience and skills needed to launch or revitalize their careers while applying their college degree. Each GCBH VISTA position 1) increases the capacity of the non-profit or government host site, 2) is critically important in expanding access to services related to mental health and/or opioid use disorder, and 3) is focuses on one or more of the following activities:
- Social Media/Marketing Management
- Fund Development/Grant Writing
- Modifying/Documenting Programs to Increase Access to Care
- Data Analysis/Research
- Outreach/Partnership Building
- Improving Volunteer Recruitment or Management Systems
- Program or Community Assessment
Although GCBH VISTAs do not earn a traditional salary and instead receive a modest living stipend that places them at the poverty line, they are eligible for several benefits. You can learn more about these benefits HERE.