New York State COVID-19 Health Equity VISTA

at AmeriCorps
Published September 23, 2022
Location New York, NY
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


2022-23 New York State COVID-19 Health Equity VISTA

The COVID-19 Health Equity VISTA assignment is hosted by the New York State Department of Health (DOH) Division of Family Health and part of the New York State COVID-19 Response VISTA Project. The COVID-19 Health Equity VISTA member will ensure that high risk, underserved communities in New York are better protected from the spread of COVID-19 by building the capacity of the DOH COVID Health Disparities Program to promote training opportunities to Community Based Organizations (CBOs) awarded funding through the COVID-19 Health Disparities grant and assess their feedback. Training and development opportunities through the COVID-19 Health Equity VISTA Project will build the public health knowledge of CBOs to reduce inequities in communities underserved, marginalized, and rural, enhance consumer engagement, and support program sustainability. The project sponsor will provide the VISTA member placed at DOH Division of Family Health a bus pass to travel to and from the project site.

Member Duties : • Design marketing materials to promote (mandatory) training and development opportunities to Small Wellness Mini Bid Awardees w/ subcontractors. • Track organizational participation by developing a workflow for subcontractors to submit actual participation records following all training opportunities. • Design and promote survey for participant feedback to inform program improvements. • Analyze survey results following each training event. • Share trends and results with Health Disparities Program Management to support reporting on the overall project to the CDC and NYS DOH and procurement development.

Program Benefits : Bus Pass , Living Allowance , Childcare assistance if eligible , Training , Health Coverage* , Education award upon successful completion of service , Relocation Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend .

*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit

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

Service Areas :
Community Outreach , Health , Public Health AmeriCorps .

Skills :
Team Work , Outreach , Data Analysis , Communications , Computers/Technology , Public Health .

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