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AmeriCorps

Service at HRHCare

For over twenty years, HRHCare has hosted AmeriCorps Members who wish to serve their community by improving access to primary and preventive health services. AmeriCorps Members at HRHCare are trained in various topics and methods to provide tools for reaching medically underserved communities. Members serve the health centers and surrounding communities of our organization, especially in areas of interest to the member and their educational and career aspirations. Members are involved in numerous community health initiatives, including, but not limited to, family medicine, women’s health, dental health, chronic disease management, health education, mental health services including substance abuse management, housing assistance programs, youth programs, and outreach and services for vulnerable populations including the homeless or at risk of homelessness, racial and ethnic minorities, persons living with HIV/AIDS, and migrant farm workers.

When you join the HRHCare team by becoming an AmeriCorps member, you:

  • Commit to serving 1700 hours of service in 9-12 months (up to 10% can be earned through approved coursework)
  • Receive a living allowance of $12,530
  • Earn a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $5,815 upon successful completion of service (to be used toward student loans or future education programs)

 

Current Projects

  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Prenatal Education
  • Quality Improvement Efforts
  • Community Outreach and Education
  • Cultural Events
  • Youth Programming
  • Food Access and Nutrition Programs
  • Research

To learn more about AmeriCorps at HRHCare, contact Amanda Moody, AmeriCorps Program Manager, at amoody@hrhcare.org or (914) 734-9323.

To join AmeriCorps at HRHCare, visit bit.ly/HRHCareHFC or click here and search for Hudson River HealthCare.