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Join Our Team!
ACT is now seeking Overdose Rescue Trainers to provide education to community members on how to provide aid during an overdose emergency. This is a paid opportunity to develop real-world skills and experience through hands-on service. 

Fall 2024 Info Packet Download

Want to learn more? Contact stopoverdosedeaths@wayne.edu to set up an individual meeting with the Member Experience Coordinator. 

Member Role

As an Overdose Rescue Trainer you will:

  • Reach out to community members via emails, phone calls, social media, and in-person outreach efforts

  • Invite community members to participate in Overdose Rescue training

  • Schedule, organize, and deliver Overdose Rescue Training sessions for the public and private groups, businesses, and organizations

  • Distribute Overdose Rescue Kits containing easy-to-use Narcan overdose-reversing nasal spray

  • Raise awareness about opioid use disorder and harm reduction strategies

  • Track our impact in our service area

  • Work on specialized project team "squads" to create media products, use health data, and help ACT reach its goals

The Service Term

  • Commit to a part time, six-month term of service consisting of 20 hours per week (450 hours total)

  • Serve in a hybrid environment of virtual and in-person tasks

  • Receive a living stipend of $5,400 living stipend (distributed bi-weekly) 

  • Earn a Segal Education Award of $1,956.35 upon completion of your service term.

  • Receive training and an Overdose Rescue Kit containing overdose-reversing nasal spray (Narcan) 

  • Receive over 80 hours of extensive professional development and training

  • Gain valuable skills and real-world experience 

  • Contribute to positive change in your community with a diverse team

  • Connect to career opportunities with leading employers from the private, public and nonprofit sectors

  • Become part of the broader AmeriCorps national service network  

  • Gain access to Service Year Alliance: An online network of resources that provide job opportunities and continued professional development to AmeriCorps alumni

Fall 2024 Term
Final Application Deadline

July 10, 2024

Fall 2024 Term
Start Date


August 19, 2024

Fall 2024 Term
End Date

March 30, 2024

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