Regional Community Health VISTA Coordinator Volunteer
Location: Shreveport, Louisiana
Internal Number: 13073201-2
POSITION SUMMARY In partnership with AmeriCorps VISTA, CHRISTUS Health seeks to support the growth/capacity of the Community Health department infrastructure to result in greater alignment to community needs, improvement of community health outcomes, and increased health equity.
The Regional Community Health VISTA Coordinator will mobilize key individuals and organizations to create coalitions committed to improving community health; develop interventions that address community needs among under-resourced communities; and monitor/evaluate community programs.
* Partner with the System Community Health VISTA Leader to coordinate volunteer partnerships within the community.
* Coordinate the evaluation and improvement of community health resources and programs by creating an evaluation framework.
* Develop new partnerships and strengthen existing partnerships by connecting with local community organizations.
* Improve communication procedures between CHRISTUS Health and communities.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.