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Cherry Health AmeriCorps
Cherry Health AmeriCorps is a health-focused AmeriCorps program located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This long-standing program is a recipient of the new Public Health AmeriCorps funding, forming a partnership between AmeriCorps and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The focus of Cherry Health AmeriCorps is to decrease health disparities in underserved communities by providing evidence-based health education, Medicaid enrollment assistance, and supportive services such as interpretation to bridge gaps is health care. Cherry Health is the largest Federally Qualified Health Center in Michigan, with members serving in the greater Grand Rapids area. Cherry Health AmeriCorps provides a diverse and engaging team environment through monthly team meetings and service projects. All members receive Community Health Worker training as well as professional and personal development to prepare members for future educational and career goals. This training positions members to be part of the next generation of the healthcare workforce. Monthly service projects at local non-profits give members the opportunity to positively impact the community above and beyond their service assignments and expand networking opportunities. Members are encouraged to take on leadership roles within the team. Reasonable accommodations can be provided for interviews and for service assignments upon request. Cherry Health AmeriCorps prohibits discrimination based upon race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, political affiliation, marital status, parental status, or military service.
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Member Duties : Service Assignments with Cherry Health AmeriCorps include: Medicaid Outreach and Enrollment (Spanish required for some positions); Health education focusing on breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening; Health care interpretation - Spanish required; LGBTQ+ community health resource referrals; Diabetic health education and community resource referrals; Diabetic eye exam screening; Social Determinants of Health screening and community resource referral; Chronic disease health coaching; Primary care provider referrals; Outreach to mothers and infants with gaps in immunization coverage; Enrollment outreach for the Maternal Infant Health Program; Patient facing health communications; Patient food and clothing pantry coordination; COVID-19 response and recovery projects; Service Projects; Team Meetings
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Student Loan Forbearance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Public Health AmeriCorps . 
Skills :
Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Team Work . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Cherry Health AmeriCorps

Program Start/End Date
08/01/2022  -   07/31/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations MICHIGAN  


Accepting Applications
From  05/01/2022  To  05/31/2023 

Contact Kayla Doyle
201 Sheldon Ave SE
Grand Rapids   MI   49503

Listing ID 112470


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