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Substance Misuse Prevention VISTA - CA
Be a part of the solution in preventing substance misuse – join the Afterschool Alliance and the California Afterschool Network as a Substance Misuse Prevention VISTA!
This position is based in Sacramento, CA and will support the Calfornia Afterschool Network in elevating the benefits of afterschool programs as part of the solution to the substance misuse crisis. Afterschool programs provide protective factors such as mentorship, caring adults, and the opportunity for children to develop a sense of agency that can prevent them from engaging in risky behaviors, including substance misuse. This VISTA will also support the creation of a plan to partner with public housing agencies to recruit public housing residents to operate out-of-school time programs and connect families to services available in the community.