National Health Corps Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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National Health Corps Pittsburgh 2024 If you are interested in applying for the National Health Corps (NHC), you must complete a Member Application: Once your application is received, you will be contacted about the status of your application and next steps. NHC Pittsburgh is a program of the NHC AmeriCorps program and is administered by the Allegheny County Health Department, a sub-grantee of NHC's parent organization, the Health Federation of Philadelphia. NHC operates in 6 regions of the United States: Central California, Chicago, Florida, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and San Francisco. NHC members complete 1,700 hours of service over 42-46 weeks. Most member service activities take place at their host sites. Members' host site service activities include COVID-19 response, care coordination, case management, health education, outreach coordination, and patient navigation. NHC members will produce significant and unique contributions to host sites' existing efforts to improve health outcomes in underserved communities by engaging in activities that confront community health needs, but would not otherwise be possible due to the lack of adequate funding, staffing, and resources at their host sites. Members are assigned a host site mentor who provides mentorship, supervision, and access to professional development opportunities at the host site. Members also participate in ongoing professional development, team-building, and additional outside/group service and committee activities through their NHC program. NHC and its partners strive to ensure that members can contribute to the capacity and reach of their host sites and have a rewarding experience that exposes them to a variety of health-focused careers. To learn more about available positions with NHC, please visit To apply for the NHC, please visit Further help on this page can be found by clicking here. Member Duties : Members are placed in resource-limited organizations and provide health/public health education and access services. NHC objectives are: 1) decrease barriers for people who are Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and other identities who have been historically underrepresented in health leadership (women, LGBQITA+, people with disabilities, etc.) to become health/public health leaders in the future; 2) decrease health disparities through addressing social determinants of health, including underlying structural oppression in communities plagued by histories of racial and economic inequities; and 3) improve organizational efficiencies, community engagement and reach of services addressing social determinants of health. Unique position descriptions outline host site service duties for members. Professional development includes supervision, training, group and outside service, member committees, volunteer engagement, and a retreat. Program Benefits : Health Coverage , Childcare assistance if eligible , Living Allowance , Training , Education award upon successful completion of service . Terms : None Service Areas : Education , Community Outreach , Health . Skills : Team Work , Communications , Social Services , Leadership , Public Health .
Date Posted: 13 April 2024
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