Healing Action Network Public Health AmeriCorps Program

Address the public health needs of our nation by advancing more equitable health outcomes for underserved communities and gain onsite experience for future careers in public health.

Building healthy, strong, and resilient communities has never been more important. Healing Action Network Public Health is an AmeriCorps program that offers members the opportunity to make an impact on the public health system and launch their careers in public health.

HAN Public Health is made possible through a joint initiative of the CDC and AmeriCorps.


Become a Public Health AmeriCorps Host Site

Healing Action Network supports subsite organizations that are hosting Public Health AmeriCorps members by:  

  • Seeking and recruiting eligible candidates 
  • Monthly check-ins with supervisors, and separate check-ins with AmeriCorps members 
  • Organizing required bi-annual Days of Service 
  • Orientation training for hosting/supervising a member 

Serve as a Public Health AmeriCorps Member

With Healing Action Network, Public Health AmeriCorps members assist with: 

  • Case Management 
  • Crisis Intervention 
  • Counseling 
  • Referring to resources 
  • Drop-In Center staffing 
  • Intake Assessments 
  • Other direct service duties 

Make Your Mark

AmeriCorps and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have joined forces through Public Health AmeriCorps. Together, we are supporting the recruitment, training, and development of the next generation of public health leaders who will be ready to respond to the nation’s public health needs.

Public Health AmeriCorps has two main goals.
Address public health needs of local communities by providing support in state and local public health settings and advancing more equitable health outcomes for underserved communities.
Create pathways to good quality public health-related careers through onsite experience and training, with a focus on recruiting AmeriCorps members who reflect the communities in which they will serve.

Public Health AmeriCorps Hosts in Missouri


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