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AmeriCorps positions at the Institute for Family Health

The Institute is partnering with the Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS) to offer Public Health AmeriCorps positions at the Institute for the 2022-23 program (CHCANYS AmeriCorps | Community Health Care Association of New York State).

AmeriCorps members at the Institute will address unmet health needs by serving as Diabetes Education and Prevention Coaches who link families to health and other services, and provide education to patients and community members related to diabetes prevention, wellness, and self-care skills. Positions are available for 10-month, full-time service terms.

The Education and Prevention Coach positions are available at Institute locations in the Bronx, upper Manhattan (Harlem) and in Ulster County in the Mid Hudson Valley (Kingston, New Paltz, and Ellenville). Members are expected to work Monday-Friday during business hours. Members are required to participate in team days, service projects and selected site specific trainings. CHCANYS Public Health AmeriCorps members receive a living allowance of $26,000, in addition to other benefits including transportation expenses and health insurance. Members also receive extensive public health training and professional development and an education award of $6,495 at the successful completion of their term.

Applications are being accepted until all positions are filled. To apply please email or at MyAmeriCorps.