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Job Title: Oasis Intergenerational Health Program VISTA

Full-Time (40 hours/week)

The Oasis Institute is a national nonprofit organization founded in St. Louis in 1982. Oasis promotes healthy aging through lifelong learning, active lifestyles, and volunteer engagement. St. Louis Oasis serves older adults with an average age of 73, with 19% living in poverty area zip codes. For 37 years, Oasis has developed and scaled programs, many evidence-based, starting in St. Louis and then replicating them across the country. Oasis helps thousands of adults discover how aging can be less about limitations and more about possibilities. Our list of 700+ partners includes health providers, corporations, senior centers, community organizations, schools, libraries, universities and colleges, senior living organizations, faith-based organizations, and more.

Job Responsibilities:

Americorps-VISTA-logoThe goal of this project is to expand Oasis’ health programs into low income communities across the St. Louis region, with a strong focus on reducing social isolation for older adults. The VISTA member will develop new partnerships in the St. Louis community, as well as train and develop strong health program instructors and volunteers for Oasis health programs. Additionally, the VISTA member will conduct focus groups to obtain feedback about types of health programs, program content, quality, and lessons learned to get a better understanding for which services program participants in low income communities are seeking to attend. Finally, the VISTA member will enhance the social isolation reduction program Oasis currently offers.

Program Benefits:
Relocation Allowance , Living Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Health Coverage* , Training , Childcare assistance if eligible .

*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

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

Service Areas:
Health , Elder Care .

Skills:
Teaching/Tutoring , Public Speaking , Writing/Editing , Recruitment.

To Apply:
Please visit https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=93024 to apply.