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Job Title: Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Allies AmeriCorps Member
Job Number:
Organization: Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Allies
Posted: 9/18/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry:
Number of Openings: 12
Location: Chicago,  IL   
Compensation: $13,732 living stipend for the 11-month service term
Position Description: Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Allies is seeking 12 full-time AmeriCorps members to support prevention, treatment, and recovery agencies throughout Chicago and suburban Cook County. Full-time members will serve 1,700 hours each over an 11-month period called a ‘term of service’. The term of service begins in late October with member orientation. SUD Allies will address locally identified needs through direct service to the community, including case management, health insurance enrollment assistance, prevention education, and anti- stigma education. Members are placed at Host Sites that are organizations providing SUD prevention, treatment, and recovery services in Chicago and suburban Cook County. The majority of the member’s time is spent in service for the Host Site and fulfilling other SUD Allies AmeriCorps program requirements. The remaining hours may be dedicated to training and professional development opportunities. Members attend SUD Allies AmeriCorps and Serve Illinois Commission sponsored trainings and activities, participate in National Days of Service, attend monthly team trainings, and have the opportunity to participate in optional development and service activities.

Qualifications: • 18 years of age or older by term of service start date • U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or lawful permanent resident • Valid forms of documentation to prove date of birth and citizenship/naturalization/resident alien status; valid government issued photo identification • Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent, or commit to earning one prior to receiving an education award • Complete Federal and State criminal background checks and Sex Offender Registry check (all provided and coordinated by AmeriCorps program staff)

Organization Description: SUD Allies AmeriCorps members engage clients, youth, and providers through a variety of comprehensive services. Administered by Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago (PHIMC), SUD Allies increases resources to combat substance use disorder for individuals, families, and communities. PHIMC provides the members with the training and professional development necessary to successfully enter the public health workforce.

Closing Date: 12/18/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Clare Healy,  Project Coordinator
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Contact Email: sudallies@phimc.org
Web Address: https://www.phimc.org/initiatives/sud-allies/
How to Apply: To apply to become a SUD Allies AmeriCorps Member please submit a resume to SUDAllies@phimc.org and complete the online application found on our website.

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Web Site Delete Date: 12/18/2018