WV Immunization Network

The WV Immunization Network (WIN) is a statewide immunization coalition of over 300 members from the public and private sectors who are focused on improving immunization rates and protecting West Virginians from vaccine-preventable diseases. The Center for Rural Health Development serves as the lead agency for WIN.

 

For more information, please contact: 

The Center for Rural Health Development Phone: (304) 397-4071 Email Website

Teacher Counselor Wanted Clarksburg WV

Teacher Counselor

Position Summary

The Teacher/Counselor assists in the developing, implementing, and monitoring of individual and group treatment plans and procedures during program hours that result in improved adaptive social/interpersonal functioning and high rates of successful program completing among youngsters in assigned group. The Teacher/Counselor resides with assigned youth according to a variable pattern, required by program’s schedule.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Building Positive Relationships with Youth
  2. Safety & Well-being
  3. Group/Milieu Management
  4. Treatment Planning & Implementation
  5. Therapeutic and Educational Activities
  6. Professional Development and Training
  7. Documentation and Record keeping

 

Essential Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field
  2. Valid driver’s license and auto insurance
  3. Experience: No experience required
  4. Clearances: State Police/FBI per state regulations; Child Protection

 

Location: Laurel Park- Clarksburg, WV

Contact: Ally Taylor, Recruiter

To apply, visit: https://www.pressleyridge.org/careers.html

BEHAVIOR SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL, Elkins WV

BEHAVIOR SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

A Full-time BSP is needed for our Elkins office . A Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Service Field is required and one or more years of experience in I/DD Field. Duties include offering quality based services to adults and children with disabilities. We offer a benefit package that includes paid mileage, health/life/long-term disability insurance, and a liberal Paid Time Off benefit. Interested parties please mail your resume to: CCIL, Attn. Jerome DiBacco, 501 Wilson Lane, Suite3 Elkins, WV 26241

 

 

2018 TBI Conference

2018 TBI Conference: Connecting the Dots After TBI on May 10-12, 2018 at the Days Inn Conference Center in Flatwoods, WV. 

 

IF YOU HAVE NOT REGISTERED, DO SO NOW! 

Registration closes May 3rd

 

REGISTER HERE: http://tbi.cedwvu.org/

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West Virginians for Affordable Health Care (WVAHC) Story Collection Coordinator

West Virginians for Affordable Health Care (WVAHC)

Story Collection Coordinator

Job Description

  1. Title

Story Collection Coordinator

  1. Overall Responsibility

The Story Collection Coordinator is a full-time (40 hours a week), temporary grant-funded position working to collect, develop, and share Medicaid success stories as part of our West Virginians Together for Medicaid Campaign (WVTFM). The position with begin on May 1, 2018 and end April 30, 2019. The Coordinator is responsible for identifying individuals in the communities across West Virginia impacted by healthcare policy and assisting in dissemination of these experiences at events, in the media, to the public, and to our policy makers. WVACH is a consumer directed nonprofit health care advocacy organization located in Charleston, West Virginia.

The Story Collection Coordinator does not need to be based in Charleston.  The successful applicant will need to travel frequently across the state.

  1. Accountability

The Story Collection Coordinator shall be directly accountable to and receives direction from the West Virginians Together for Medicaid Director and indirectly the WVAHC Executive Director.

  1. Responsibilities
  2. Community Outreach and Story Collection
  • Collect, develop and deploy consumer stories in a story sharing campaign focused on Medicaid
  • In cooperation with the WVTFM Director develop a detailed one-year workplan for the project
  • Develop a Storybanking kit and training by adapting materials available from the national funding partner
  • Build relationships with statewide and local organizations who can contribute to the campaign’s story-collection efforts
  • Identify and interview West Virginians impacted by Medicaid and document their stories respectfully and with ethical considerations while guarding confidentiality as appropriate.
  • Draft interview notes, personal stories, testimonials and letters. Record video as necessary.
  • Document all necessary permissions and waivers and maintain in an organized system. All documents are the property of WVAHC.
  • Work with West Virginians Together for Medicaid Director to share Medicaid stories with federal and state policymakers.
  • Work with the West Virginians Together for Medicaid Director to prepare and share Medicaid stories with the media in the form of press releases, Op-eds, press conferences, media events, and radio and television interviews.
  • Share Medicaid stories in social media and on WVAHC and WVTFM websites.
  • Incorporate story consumers into existing advocacy events such as community meetings, meetings with policymakers, and health care education events.
  • Organize and successfully run public events.
  1. Administrative
  • Maintains administrative reports and statistical information on activities as assigned.
  • Ensure that policies and procedures are being followed.
  • Oversees grant projects and prepares required grant reports.
  • Attend committees and coalitions as assigned.
  1. Financial
  • Contribute to grant writing efforts as requested.
  • Ensure that grant project is adherent to budget.
  • Prepare invoices and expense reports in relation to grant expenses.
  • Prepare a monthly contractor invoice and submit to Executive Director for reimbursement on a monthly basis..      Organizational
  • Develops and maintains storybank for WVAHC and WVTFM.
  • Maintains communication with, and provide assistance to, coalitions, project volunteers, and grantees as assigned.
  1. Education and Outreach
  • Assists with public education, trainings, and information efforts related to Storybanking project to include talking to media outlets, public speaking, social media, and contributing to newsletter.
  • Work with communications contractor as necessary in regards to communication and design needs for Storybanking project.
  1. Skills and Knowledge Required
  • Excellent communicator with interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport and trust.
  • Strong writing and editing skills, as well as the ability to adopt the style, tone, and voice accordingly when documenting personal stories.
  • Well organized and detail oriented with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with many different stakeholders and constituencies.
  • Knowledge of issues and initiatives that affect low-income people.
  • Past experience producing content for the web. Knowledge of how to use Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

Education

Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Compensation

This is a one-year contract position. The contractor will be paid $36,000 or $3,000 a month May 1, 2018-April 30, 2019. At this time there are no fringe benefits available for the position .

To Apply:

Application deadline is April 27, 2018.

Submit a letter of intent, a resume, two writing samples, and contact information for three references to:

Chantal Fields, Executive Director

West Virginians for Affordable Care