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AmeriCorps Public Health Corps Project Coordinator

Posted: 10/19/2022

Job Summary

These positions are employees of AmeriCorps but will work on-site assisting the Sherburne County Public Health Unit.  Deadline to apply is December 14, 2022.

An image without descriptionAmeriCorps is currently recruiting for Public Health Corps Project Coordinators for the 2023 program year with opportunities beginning in January. Your commitment to Public Health Corps will be 25 or 40 hours per week. The Project Coordinator will help us provide services that support various areas, such as community engagement, data collection, project coordination, and sustained COVID-19 response and recovery. For more details and to apply please follow the link: Public Health Project Coordinator - Sherburne County Health & Human Services - Public Health Division in Elk River, Minnesota | Careers at Sherburne County Health & Human Services - Public Health Division (icims.com) 

Benefits for 25 hours/week:
* A stipend of $650 paid every 2 weeks
* Up to $3,247 for tuition or student loans
* Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment

Benefits for 40 hours/week:
* A stipend of $1,100 paid every 2 weeks
* Up to $6,495 for tuition or student loans
* Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment
* Individual health insurance — Monthly premium 100% covered
* Child care assistance — Based on family size and income

These positions are employees of AmeriCorps but will work on-site assisting the Sherburne County Public Health Unit.  Deadline to apply is December 14, 2022.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

What to Expect

  • Help facilitate data collection and survey administration. 
  • Engage community members in focus groups and public health conversations. 
  • Advance health and racial equity initiatives. 
  • Support contact tracing programs and implement COVID-19 education campaigns. 
  • Participate in ongoing training and professional development.  
  • Gain hands-on experience in public health while embedded in a local agency. 
  • Share your experience with the wider community as a Public Health Corps ambassador. 
Location Specific Activities

Project #1: “Building Equity through Dialogue” Action Work Groups, Healthcare Equity Action Group, “Granite Table” Community of Excellence – Lead the Healthcare Equity Action Group-Action Plan implementation. Be the point person/project manager for the events: Community, Health, Connection 

Project #2: Community Wellbeing & COVID Recovery Project Implementation, Data Analysis Infrastructure, Opioid Settlement, & Community Infrastructure – Assist in building Data Analysis Infrastructure for the Central Minnesota Alliance (CMA) members 

 


Minimum Qualifications

What it Takes

The most important qualification is a passion to take action for your community – and meet the following minimum qualifications. By the time they begin their service, our Project Coordinators are: 

  • Dependable and have a history of good attendance 
  • Able to manage projects Set a pace and maintain a service schedule of 40 hours per week 
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel); competent completing internet searches and navigating resources online; and have experience with using e-mail regularly. 
  • Fluent in English  18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or equivalent 
  • A citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident of the United States* 
  • Able to successfully complete a background check 

*Applicants who have received deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are not eligible to serve as AmeriCorps members at this time. 

 


Supplemental Information

About AmeriCorps 

Public Health Corps is powered by AmeriCorps members who are on a mission to meet urgent public health needs. The program launched in 2022 and is administered by Ampact as part of our healthy futures program offerings.  

 

Ampact is a national organization that demonstrates the power of national service to solve complex social problems by creating innovative programs that focus on the key areas of education, environmental stewardship, and healthy futures for communities. These programs include Reading Corps, Math Corps, Early Learning Corps, Recovery Corps, Heading Home Corps and Climate Impact Corps. 

 

Ampact will not discriminate for or against any AmeriCorps service member or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, familial status, military service, or any other category protected by law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.  

These positions are employees of AmeriCorps but will work on-site assisting the Sherburne County Public Health Unit.  Deadline to apply is December 14, 2022.

Applications are ONLY being accepted through the AmeriCorps sitePublic Health Project Coordinator - Sherburne County Health & Human Services - Public Health Division in Elk River, Minnesota | Careers at Sherburne County Health & Human Services - Public Health Division (icims.com) 
 

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