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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. 

Informational Video Coming Soon! 

Want to learn more? Contact 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

Want more information? Review the Information Packet which provides in-depth descriptions of the member role and benefits.  

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



Summer 2024:

  • Priority deadline: February 7, 2024

  • Final deadline: March 6, 2024

Fall 2024: 

  • Priority deadline: June 2024

  • Final deadline: July 2024

Start Dates

Summer 2024: April 29, 2024

Fall 2024: August 2024

Note: Dates listed are tentative and may be subject to change



Summer 2024: November 10, 2024

Fall 2024: March 2025

Note: Dates listed are tentative and may be subject to change

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