COVID-19

Overview

Position Summary 
As we continue to experience the effects of the global pandemic, there’s never been a more important time to support the health and wellness of our communities. Take action and help meet urgent public health needs. By offering your time and talent as a Public Health Project Coordinator, you can help build site capacity to deliver critical services in your community. Public Health Corps provides you with valuable, hands-on experience in public health, plus career coaching and support from public health experts. You provide the skills, dedication and time that our communities need.
We are currently recruiting for the 2022-23 program year with opportunities beginning in August. Your commitment to Public Health Corps will be 40 hours per week. This is an AmeriCorps member position with Public Health Corps. Join an amazing cohort of Public Health Project Coordinators from all backgrounds and experiences.  Currently we are hiring Public Health Corps members in the following Minnesota counties: Hennepin, Ramsey, St. Louis, Stearns, Ramsey, Washington, Carver, Dakota, Anoka, Scott, Olmsted, Clay, and Beltrami.

How You’ll Take Action 
-Help facilitate data collection and survey administration.
-Engage community members in focus groups and public health conversations.
-Advance health and racial equity initiatives.
-Support contact tracing programs and implement COVID-19 education campaigns.
-Participate in ongoing training and professional development.
-Gain hands-on experience in public health while embedded in a local agency.
-Share your experience with the wider community as a Public Health Corps ambassador.

The Perks Package 
Public Health Project Coordinators receive a perks package at 40 hours a week that includes:
-A stipend of $1,100 paid every 2 weeks
-$25,300 total for 1,700 hours of service starting in August 2022
-Up to $6,495 for tuition or student loans*
-Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment
-Individual health insurance — Monthly premium 100% covered
-Child care assistance — Based on family size and income

*The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award can be used to pay tuition or repay qualified student loans. Individuals 55+ may gift their award to their child, grandchild, foster child or stepchild.

It Starts with a Passion 
Our Project Coordinators come from all walks of life. The most important qualification is a passion to take action for your community – and meet the following minimum qualifications. By the time they begin their service, our Project Coordinators are:
-Dependable and have a history of good attendance
-Able to manage projects
-Set a pace and maintain a service schedule of 40 hours per week
-Comfortable using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel); competent completing internet searches and navigating resources online; and have experience with using e-mail regularly.
-Fluent in English
-18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or equivalent
-A citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident of the United States*
-Able to successfully complete a background check

*Applicants who have received deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are not eligible to serve as AmeriCorps members at this time.

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About Our Organization 
Public Health Corps is powered by AmeriCorps members who are on a mission to meet urgent public health needs. The program launched in 2022 and is administered by Ampact as part of our healthy futures program offerings.  Ampact is a national organization that demonstrates the power of national service to solve complex social problems by creating innovative programs that focus on the key areas of education, environmental stewardship, and healthy futures for communities. These programs include Reading Corps, Math Corps, Early Learning Corps, Recovery Corps, Heading Home Corps and Climate Impact Corps.

Ampact will not discriminate for or against any AmeriCorps service member or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, familial status, military service, or any other category protected by law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.

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About Ampact

Public Health Corps is powered by AmeriCorps members who are on a mission to meet urgent public health needs. The program launched in 2022 and is administered by Ampact as part of our healthy futures program offerings.

Ampact is a national organization that demonstrates the power of national service to solve complex social problems by creating innovative programs that focus on the key areas of education, environmental stewardship, and healthy futures for communities. These programs include Reading Corps, Math Corps, Early Learning Corps, Recovery Corps, Heading Home Corps and Climate Impact Corps.

Ampact will not discriminate for or against any AmeriCorps service member or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, familial status, military service, or any other category protected by law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.
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