AmeriCorps members - Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis, Inc.
- 22-Mar-2021 to 15-Apr-2021
- - Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis, Inc.
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
- Full Time
The Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis, Inc. is currently accepting applications for our 2021-2022 AmeriCorps program to increase the capacity of public health workers in Indianapolis/Central Indiana, to address an Ending to the HIV Epidemic and other health related programming. Members will serve in a full-time capacity for a one-year term (1700 service hours), starting August 9, 2021, finishing June 30, 2022.
AmeriCorps members will be placed at a Service Site where they will be supporting local efforts to Respond and Prevent for people living with HIV and other related health conditions including Covid-19 Recovery and addressing racial inequities. A special emphasis will be placed on reducing health disparities in communities served.
Members will gain professional public health experience while helping fill an unmet need in Central Indiana.
Candidates may have an interest in Medicine, Public Health, Social Work, Sociology, Gender Studies, Harm Reduction, etc. Minimum High School Diploma and/or equivalent is required to apply.
People with lived experience including HIV, Hepatitis C, previous substance use, and/or belonging to an underserved community (LGBTQ+, Black/African-American, and LatinX) are encouraged to apply.
To support their service, each member receives a modest living stipend for the year (about $15,100), health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, childcare benefits, and forbearance of student loans. Members completing a full-term of service are also eligible for the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award. During the 2020-2021 the award amount was $6,345.00.
Those eligible to participate in The Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis, Inc. AmeriCorps Program will meet the following criteria: they must be at least 17 years of age at the beginning of the program year; they must be a United States citizen or a permanent legal resident; they must have a high school diploma or GED; they must be available to begin service in August 2021; and they must complete the requisite application materials as defined below. Please note that the selection committee for THFGI is committed to providing equal opportunity for all applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, HIV status, nation origin, veteran status, disability, creed, age, gender identity or expression, or other protected by law.
PLEASE NOTE: Service Positions are always contingent on AmeriCorps grant funding.
Click the APPLY button to complete an online application and submit no later than April 15.