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VISTA positions by region for the August 2018 team. Check back later for positions by region for the March 2019 team.

Portland Metro Area

If you can dream it, you can probably find it in Portland. The Portland metro area has a rich culture of food and fun. Every neighborhood has its own heartbeat and its own flavor. Learn more about Portland on Travel Oregon.

Positions in this region:

  • Coalition of Community Health Clinics - Access to Care and Health Equity (Portland) position filled
  • Multnomah County Health Department - Opioid Safety (Portland) position filled
  • Oregon Health Authority Adolescent & School Health - Statewide Youth Communications Specialist (Portland) position filled
  • Oregon Health Authority - Opioid Prevention Data Collection and Public Education (Portland) position filled
  • Oregon Health Authority - Opioid Prevention Risk Reduction and Public Education (Portland) position filled
  • Oregon Health Authority Women, Infants & Children (WIC) - Community Engagement (Portland) position filled
  • Public Health Foundation of Columbia County - Suicide Prevention and Mental Health (St. Helens) position filled
  • Washington County Public Health - Emergency Preparedness (Hillsboro) position filled
  • Washington County Public Health - Women, Infants & Children (Hillsboro) postiion filled

willamette valley and foothillsThe Willamette Valley and foothills

Filled with deep forests, cascading waterfalls and natural hot springs, the Willamette Valley is a welcoming and lovely place. It balances the beauty of nature with the accessibility to cities and towns. To learn more about the charm of Willamette Valley, visit Travel Oregon.

Positions in this region:

  • SNACK Program - Physical Activity & Nutrition for Kids (McMinnville) position filled 
  • Oregon Health Authority Health Systems Division - Statewide Behavioral Health Family Engagement (Salem) position filled
  • Yamhill County Public Health - Communications and Opioid Prevention  (McMinnville) position filled

The Coast

Oregon's coast is filled with picturesque forests, sand dunes, and islands ready to be explored! Scenic beach towns and state parks are scattered along the edges, and all coast lands are public land. Find out more about the untamed coast on Travel Oregon. Find out more about the untamed coast on Travel Oregon.

Positions in this region:

  • Coos Health & Wellness - Preparedness and Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) (Coos Bay) position filled
  • Coos Health & Wellness - Maternal & Child Health Promotion (Coos Bay) position filled
  • Lincoln County Public Health - Health Equity & Oral Health (Newport) position filled
  • Waterfall Community Health Center - Social Determinants of Health (North Bend) position filled

Central Oregon

Ancient volcanic peaks welcome you to sunny Central Oregon which boasts at least 300 sunny days a year. The mountains strewn through the area provide skiing in the winter and hiking in the summer offering the best outdoor recreation in any season. Learn more about the extensive beauty of central Oregon on Travel Oregon.

Positions in this region:

  • Crook County Public Health - Built Environment (Prineville) position filled
  • Crook County Public Health - Reaccreditation and Outreach (Prineville) position filled
  • Deschutes County Public Health - Youth Advisory/Health Navigator (Bend) position filled
  • Jefferson County Public Health - Accreditation and Health Equity (Madras) position filled

Fort Rock photo by Flickr user Jon David Nelson

Eastern Oregon

Geographically diverse and expansive, Eastern Oregon is home to mountains, rivers, deserts. Whether you're hiking in through the Wallowas mountain range, learning about the prehistoric past of Oregon at the John Day Fossil Beds, or exploring the John Day River, discovering the many wonders of this region will keep you busy. Learn more about Eastern Oregon on Travel Oregon.

Positions in this region: 

  • No open positions in this region.

Fort Rock photo by Flickr user Jon David Nelson

Southern Oregon

Southern Oregon offers a wide range of activities and culture. You'll never be far from adventure with plenty of opportunities for skiing, water sports, mountain biking, rafting, and hiking in the nearby mountains and Rogue River Valley. Explore Crater Lake National Park, home to the deepest lake in the United States. In addition to incredible outdoors activities, Southern Oregon boasts cultural opportunities as well, including the renowned and Tony-Award Winning annual Shakespeare festival and the Oregon Caves National Monument. Learn more about the beauties of Southern Oregon on Travel Oregon.

  • Lake County Health District - Opioid Abuse Prevention (Lakeview) position filled

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Information current as of October 4, 2018

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