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Position Hours: Serve 900 hours (approx. 40 hours/week for 6-7 months)

Benefits:

·        A Living Allowance of $7,272

·        An Educational Award of $2,960 upon completion

·        Professional Development & Career Experience

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Health Education/Promotion - West Town

Erie Family Health Center: West Town

The AmeriCorps member in this position will focus on health education at the Erie Family Health Center: West Town through activities such as providing support to programs within the department, participating in and complete necessary trainings, evaluating department programming efforts, assisting with Breast Cancer Support Groups, the Buckle-Up Car Seat Program, Health Center Outreach Health Insurance Enrollment, Nutrition Education, Patient Outreach, and coordinating the Top Box Foods program. See link below for full position description.

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Health Education/Promotion - Kendall County

Kendall County Health Department

The AmeriCorps member in this position will focus on health education at the Kendall County Health Department through activities such as providing support to programs within the department, participating in and completing necessary trainings, coordinating the creation of a presentation intended to provide community partners and stakeholders with a mid-cycle update on efforts to implement 5-year Community Health Improvement Plan and participating in the completion of an annual report required for professional accreditor, Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB).  See link below for full position description.

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Health Education/Promotion - HealthReach Waukegan

Erie Family Health Center: HealthReach Waukegan

The AmeriCorps member in this position will focus on health education at the Erie Family Health Center: HealthReach Waukegan through activities such as nutrition counseling to students and patients ranging from pediatrics to adults, hosting workshops on various health topics to build awareness, coordinating and facilitating Patient Support Group Meetings and Cooking Matters workshops, creating newsletters and health education bulletin displays, providing leadership onsite for Reach out and Read program, assisting with appointment adherence and patient reminders, assisting patients with enrollment in health insurance and prescription assistance programs, assisting in community events promoting agency service, assisting with agency volunteer coordination and training, participating in health fairs, awareness, and community partnership or coalition meetings. See link below for full position description.

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Health Education/Promotion - Evanston/Skokie

Erie Family Health Center: Evanston/Skokie

The AmeriCorps member in this position will focus on health education at the Erie Family Health Center: Evanston/Skokie through activities such nutrition counseling to students and patients ranging from pediatrics to adults, hosting workshops on various health topics to build awareness, coordinating and facilitating Patient Support Group Meetings and Cooking Matters workshops, providing leadership onsite for the Reach Out and Read program, assisting patients with enrollment in health insurance and prescription assistance programs, assisting in community events promoting agency services and assisting with agency volunteer coordination and training. See link below for full position description.

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Health Education/Promotion - Behavioral Health

Crawford County Health Department

The AmeriCorps member in this position will focus on behavioral health at the Crawford County Health Department through activities such as development and organization of policies for the establishment of a Behavioral Health Clinic, facilitation of planning and recruitment for staffing needs, coordination of site planning and much more.  See link below for full position description.

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Health Education/Promotion - Community Outreach

Douglas County Health Department

The AmeriCorps member in this position will focus on health education and community outreach at the Douglas County Health Department through activities such as development and implementation of strategic program goals, assisting with Summer Food Program sites, coordination of community events, educational outreach at schools, fairs, etc., and much more.  See link below for full position description.

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Health Education/Promotion - Environmental Health

St. Clair County Health Department

The AmeriCorps member in this position will focus on environmental health at the St. Clair County Health Department through activities such as community health education, outreach and promotion for the Smoke Free Illinois project, assistance with Food Programs, Private Sewage Disposal, Private Water Supplies, and much more.  See link below for full position description.

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Health Education/Promotion - Suicide Prevention

Winnebago County Health Department

The AmeriCorps member in this position will focus on addressing suicide prevention through activities at the Winnebago County Health Department that will include conducting behavioral health assessments, development of resource tools, coordinating community-wide public information campaigns, and much more.  See link below for full position description.

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Health Education/Promotion - IPLAN 2025

Winnebago County Health Department

The AmeriCorps member in this position will focus on the development of each of the phases of the Illinois Project for Local Assessment of Needs (IPLAN) 2025 through activities at the Winnebago County Health Department including facilitating the completion of four Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) assessments, identifying strategic actions for health priorities, engaging community partners, and much more.  See link below for full position description.

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