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VISTA Positions

VISTA service:  One year full-time commitment:  VISTA members needed in Binghamton and Elmira! 

Please attach resume, writing sample, and letter of interest (optional)
For questions, please contact: jpitts@rhnscny.org and/or rhsc-staff@rhnscny.org

The over-arching goal of these individual VISTA projects is to improve the health status of low income, uninsured, and predominantly rural residents in South Central New York State. Additionally, each RHSC VISTA project will include strategies to better serve low income military families and veterans in all activities planned, developed and implemented.
  • One year full-time service commitment 
  • VISTA Pre-Service Orientation: prior to service
  • VISTA term runs ONE FULL YEAR 
  • Living Allowance of $12,312  provided during service
  • Education Award of $5730 OR $1500 end of service stipend
  • Health coverage
  • Child care subsidy available for qualified members
  • College loan forbearance 
  • Relocation funds (up to $550) and mileage reimbursement available 
  • College degree preferred

Marketing and Communications VISTA
January 2019 - January 2020 
(VISTA terms always run for one full year, but we can be flexible on the start date)
This VISTA member will increase capacity by creating and implementing a communications strategy for the Rural Health Network of SCNY. The VISTA member will promote agency programs through media relations efforts; manage website content and social media; contribute to monthly newsletters; create content for grant proposals, resource development materials, and other marketing collateral; and assist in implementing new brand guidelines. The member will have the opportunity to assist with events and presentations delivered to community stakeholders. Strong writing skills and a familiarity with or willingness to learn about graphic design are a plus. 
(Personal vehicle recommended.)