National Health Corps (NHC) is an AmeriCorps National Service program that recruits, trains, and places paid volunteers in resource-limited organizations called "host sites." With support from a grant from AmeriCorps, NHC's members help build healthy communities by providing essential health education and access services to individuals throughout the United States. A key priority for the NHC program is to eliminate health disparities and the underlying structural oppression that perpetuates them.
-$18,000+ living stipend (gross); distributed in even, taxable payments twice a month
-$6,400+ education award upon successful completion of program
-Eligibility for health insurance coverage, childcare allowance (if applicable), and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits
-Enrollment in the AmeriCorps Member Assistance Program (MAP) for accessible, free mental health services
-Loan forbearance on qualified student loans
Each NHC Pittsburgh member is placed at a host site where they fulfill most of their service hours. Host sites include federally qualified health centers, community-based organizations, school-based health centers, and other non-profit organizations. Throughout their service term, members also plan and participate in group service projects and national service days in collaboration with other volunteer organizations.
Become a Member
We are seeking a full-time NHC Pittsburgh members to serve an average of 40 hours per week. NHC Pittsburgh members serve 1700 hours during a 46-week service term.
Members provide services including but not limited to:
-decreasing barriers for people who are Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and other identities who have been historically under-represented in health leadership (women, LGBQITA+ people, people with disabilities, etc.) to become healthcare and/or public health leaders in the future
-decreasing health disparities through addressing social determinants of health, including underlying structural oppression, in communities plagued by histories of racial and economic inequities
-improving organizational efficiencies, community engagement, and reach of services addressing social determinants of health.
To apply for NHC Pittsburgh, please complete an application at https://nationalhealthcorps.org/apply.
Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.
For any other information, please visit National Health Corps or contact NHC Pittsburgh at email@example.com.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
Member Assistance Program
Transportation reimbursement during the service day
Training and professional development opportunities
Subject to criminal background check