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HEALTHForward is an AmeriCorps program that tackles health disparities and the impact of social determinants of health in underserved communities. AmeriCorps members serve full-time at one of the five centers that comprise the CT AHEC Network. AmeriCorps members engage high school, college, and health professions students from underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds in select service-learning programs, including the Youth Health Service Corps, Collegiate Health Service Corps, and Field Placements, with the goal of reducing health disparities. The five AHEC Regional Offices are located in Hartford, Farmington, Norwich, Shelton, and Waterbury. In addition to submitting an AmeriCorps application, please send resumes to Andrew Oravecz at
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Member Duties : •Engage with school/ university liaison to recruit high school, college and/ or health professions students to participate in the health profession pipeline programs •Conduct student volunteer trainings, including social determinants of health •Oversee the implementation of Service Learning Projects •Introduce various health/ public health careers •Coordinate health education sessions, trainings, field trips and speakers •Implement specific workshops and projects including Public Health Ambassadors Program •Support students as participants in National Service Days •Recruit and engage community partners, maintain contact with volunteer site coordinators, monitor service placements
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Stipend . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Hunger ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Homelessness ,  Education . 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  Education ,  First Aid ,  Medicine ,  Leadership ,  Counseling ,  Communications ,  Public Health ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Community Organization ,  Youth Development ,  Social Services . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National


Program Start/End Date
09/01/2023  -   07/11/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations CONNECTICUT  

Accepting Applications
From  04/15/2023  To  10/15/2023 

Contact Andrew Oravecz
83 Prospect St
Waterbury   CT   06702
(203) 788-2674

Listing ID 94375