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AmeriCorps Member

Marshfield Clinic AmeriCorps
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

 

AmeriCorps Member – Volunteer Wisconsin Community Connections Team 

AmeriCorps, often referred to as a domestic Peace Corps, places individuals within communities to commit a year to serving others. AmeriCorps is a real-life education and work experience wrapped into one. As a member, you will learn teamwork, leadership, responsibility and other essential skills that will benefit you while gaining personal satisfaction of knowing you are making a difference in your community.

Help those in need! The Community Connections Team (CCT) focuses on health and wellness of patients beyond the clinic setting. CCT screens patients for 12 social determinants of health needs to identify challenges individuals/families are experiencing. These include (but not limited to) food, utilities, clothing and transportation. Volunteers then help to connect these patients to local organizations to alleviate those needs. AmeriCorps Members will support with patient follow ups, help to manage and recruit volunteers, serve on committees, prepare agendas and minutes, and assist with tasks as needed. This is your opportunity to be a part of an innovative program that takes a holistic and comprehensive approach to healthcare!

Term of Service: 9/9/19 - 8/31/20

Benefits for full-time positions (1,700 hours - 35-40 hours per week):

  • Health, vision and dental insurance for member -premium paid in full
  • Childcare assistance (if qualified), up to 100% of costs
  • $6,015 education award upon successful completion of service year
  • Forbearance on qualified student loans and interest accrual payments while serving
  • Professional training and service gear 

Education: Applicants must be 19 years of age by September 9, 2019 to start and possess a high school diploma or GED/HSED or works towards it.

What does it mean to serve?

Applicants must be willing to serve for the duration of the term and service (1,700 hours minimum), averaging approximately 35-40 hours a week. Members must also be able to handle the financial commitment made by accepting the position.

Questions may be directed to: Kimberly Wojcik, Human Resources, wojcik.kimberly@marshfieldclinic.org

 

Apply directly through:

https://marshfieldclinichealthsystems.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Eau-Claire-WI/AmeriCorps-Member-Volunteer-Wisconsin---Community-Connections-Team_R-0000803

 

Apply online at https://www.marshfieldclinic.org/careers

Search by position number R-0000803

Marshfield Clinic Health System, 1000 North Oak Avenue, Marshfield, WI 54449

Marshfield Clinic Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Posted: 2019-08-22 Expires: 2019-09-21

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