2019 – 2020 Positions
- Health insurance and child care assistance is available for full-time (1700 hour) members
- Serve full- or part-time for 10-12 months, or increased hours in a shorter time period
- College Loan Forbearance available
|Term of Service||Living Allowance Stipend||Education Award|
1200 Hour Positions
April 2020 – November 2020, ~40 hours/week
Office of the Steuben County Public Defender - (Bath, NY)
Intake Advocate – (Criminal Division)
The Intake Advocate is the first point of contact for individuals and current clients/individuals coming to the office or calling. Meets with new or current clients, performs basic intake investigation, compiles
data and communicates information to appropriate division to determine the next course of action for clients or prospective clients.
A bachelor’s degree in behavioral science, data management, or similar field is preferred, but not required.
Cortland Area Communities That Care Coalition - (Cortland, NY)
Prevention Outreach Coordinator
The Prevention Outreach Coordinator will work with Prevention staff to provide evidence-based programming for youth including: Teen Intervene, Too Good for Drugs and Too Good for Violence, and other programming in local school districts and after school programs for youth and their families. The member will also assist in the development of material used in the marketing of all prevention services and conduct assessments evaluations as needed to determine the effectiveness of programming.
Family Counseling Services - (Cortland, NY)
AmeriCorps Prevention Specialist
The AmeriCorps Prevention Specialist works closely with other Prevention Staff and the community to develop, coordinate, and provide evidence-based prevention programming for community youth and their families via after-school programs. The member will raise public awareness about heroin and opiate addiction to help mitigate the multiple barriers to recovery that exist.
Southern Tier AIDS Program (STAP) - (Johnson City, NY)
STAP Prevention Assistant
Duties of the STAP Prevention Assistant include: outreach (Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Tioga, and Tompkins County), attending BOAC and STAP relevant meetings, participating in STAP Prevention Services (Syringe Exchange services and Harm Reduction education at the Johnson City site and also in the community during scheduled appointments), running community and individual overdose prevention/Naloxone trainings, attending community tabling events, attending heroin/opiate awareness events, assisting in program promotion and client recruitment for the Outreach Linkage and Referral program.
900 Hour Positions
April 2020 – November 2020, ~30 hours/week
CASA-Trinity - (Elmira, NY)
CASA-Trinity is a private, nonprofit organization, that is licensed by the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) to provide addiction recovery and prevention services. The AmeriCorps member will serve at CASA-Trinity’s youth clubhouse, which provides a community-based, non-clinical setting for promoting long-term recovery through skill building, recreation, education, wellness, evidence-based prevention programs and other social activities. Services offered at TC Commons will include mentoring, life-skills training, job readiness and musical instruction. Clubhouse participants will also work with and support each other to achieve personal and recovery-specific goals. The TC Commons Youth Clubhouse is located at 650 Baldwin Street in Elmira. It will be open Monday through Friday from 3-9 M-F and 3rd Saturday of the month 3-9.
SUNY Upstate Medical Clinical Campus - (Binghamton, NY)
Patient Outreach Coordinator / Community Liaison
The SUNY Upstate Patient Outreach Coordinator will create a resource guide for OUD (Opioid Use Disorders) services in the area, market the Dr. Garabed A. Fattal Community Free Clinic (distribute brochures, table at events, advertise on the radio and televisions, research billboard options, manage social media, etc.), and prepare free clinic direct relief personal care products for patients.
This position requires a personal vehicle.
United Way Healthy Lifestyles Coalition - (Binghamton, NY)
Healthy Lifestyles Assistant
A prime role of the Healthy Lifestyles Assistant will be to assist the United Way and the Healthy Lifestyles Coalition in engaging residents in the development and implementation of initiatives that promote healthy lifestyles among residents living in the North and East sides of Binghamton. The Assistant will help develop the project work plan and community engagement plan that aims to support the social, emotional, and mental health of community residents. The Assistant will conduct public outreach to involve residents in the process of selecting priority programs and projects. He/she will also recruit and coordinate volunteers to develop educational programming and other activities that promote healthy eating, active living, improved food access, substance abuse prevention, and general well-being. While the Assistant will provide support to volunteers and partner agencies in carrying out these activities, it is essential that a sustainable structure be adopted to support ongoing volunteer-led programming beyond his/her service.
- An interest in, and commitment to, health and/or rural communities and people
- Evidence of current and/or past volunteer service activities
- Communication skills, including writing and verbal communication with clarity and accuracy
Self direction: Members must be self-directed and show evidence of their ability to work independently and efficiently
- Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents, and they must have their high school diploma or GED