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Health and Welfare Council of Long Island - Summer

Company: Americorps
Location: huntington station
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Health and Welfare Council of Long Island - Summer

The Health and Welfare Council of Long Island, based on Long Island, NY, is a nonprofit umbrella agency that convenes the nonprofit sector on Long Island, leads various coalitions, provides direct services work to Long Islanders, and works on policy and advocacy matters impacted Long Islanders in need. HWCLI convenes a disaster planning and response coalition (called the Long Island Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster - LIVOAD), which has activated in response to COVID-19. This coalition is comprised of over 100 health and human service partners across the region, committed to working collaboratively to address the myriad needs that emerge related to disasters. In response to the needs identified from this work, HWCLI is working to address the various needs of clients across Long Island by providing navigation services and also nutritional security in the form of a meal delivery program. Summer Associate VISTAs will gain tremendous experience in a fast-paced nonprofit organization committed to improving the lives of Long Islanders impacted by COVID-19 and the economic impact of the pandemic. Applicants should be self-starters, eager to serve, critical and creative thinkers, and have excellent communication skills with the ability and comfort to interact with a wide variety of populations. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : Summer Associates will work on our COVID-19 work by developing educational materials, helping promote and educate various populations on HWCLI programs to ensure these programs are accessed by those who can benefit from them, provide preliminary education and referral services, and help with a meal delivery program.

Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service , Living Allowance , Training .

Terms :

Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Car recommended .

Service Areas :

Community and Economic Development , Hunger , Disaster Relief , Community Outreach .

Skills :

Communications , Writing/Editing , Team Work , Social Services , General Skills .

Keywords: Americorps, New Haven , Health and Welfare Council of Long Island - Summer, Other , huntington station, Connecticut

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