Healing Action Network Public Health AmeriCorps Service Opportunities

Immerse yourself in projects that respond to community needs. You will serve hand-in-hand with organizations improving the lives of people and creating change that lasts.

This program is designed to help agencies focused on anti-human trafficking measures across the state of Missouri to increase their capacity.

Public Health AmeriCorps Members can make a difference by assisting in one or more of the following areas: 

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

Public Health AmeriCorps Members do not provide direct services to participants, but rather address needs through capacity building, which may include direct interaction with communities.

What are the Benefits?

Make a difference

Leave your mark on
one or many
communities through
your service.

Financial benefits

Earn a modest living
allowance (benefits
vary by program).

Professional development

Gain valuable
professional
experience, receive
training and/or
certifications, and
grow your network.

Money for school

Receive a competitive
edge in your job search
with over 600 Employers
of National Service.
PHA can serve as a
steppingstone for
careers in public health

Jobs with leading employers

Receive a competitive
edge in your job search
with over 600 Employers
of National Service.
PHA can serve as a
steppingstone for
careers in public health

Current Public Health AmeriCorp Openings

Serving with Public Health AmeriCorps

Benefits

Whether you’re looking for a way to spend a gap year or gain post-graduate experience, you can help address the public health needs of local communities across the nation. Build your public health resume and gain valuable benefits to kickstart your career.

Benefits
  • Education award (applicable to higher education or student loan forgiveness)
  • Student loan deferment / forbearance
  • Living allowance
  • Hands-on experience
  • Training from experts
Project Focus Areas
  • Health equity and social determinants of health
  • COVID-19 recovery, testing, and vaccination support
  • Access to services and reducing barriers to care
  • Behavioral health (mental health and substance use disorder)
Activities
  • Health education and training
  • Community outreach and engagement
  • System navigation, referrals, and linkage to care
  • Research, data collection, analysis, and assessments

Healing Action Network Benefits

HAN Public Health AmeriCorps members receive many benefits including: 

  • On-site training on human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation awareness 
  • Networking opportunities with other AmeriCorps members and agencies 
  • Monthly check-ins with HAN AmeriCorps staff 
  • Bi-annual Days of Services events where many AmeriCorps members come together to do community service such as walking dogs for an animal rescue 
  • CPR and First Aid Training 
  • Mileage Reimbursement 
  • A bi-weekly stipend (TOTAL stipend amounts listed below) 
    • 300 hour commitment – $500 stipend 
    • 675 hour commitment- $1,000 stipend 
    • 1700 hour commitment- $17,600 stipend 
  • Education Award to be paid directly to a college or university, or to a student loan provider (Total education award amounts listed below) 
    • 300 hour commitment – $1,565.08 education award 
    • 675 hour commitment – $2,817.14 education award 
    • 1700 hour commitment – $7,395 education award 
  • Health Insurance (for full-time 1700 hour commitments only) 

Eligibility

To serve in Public Health AmeriCorps, you must:
  • be 17 years or older (no upper age limit)
  • be a U.S. citizen, U.S. National, or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien

Questions?

Contact Libby Trammell at [email protected]