Service to Improve Community Health AmeriCorps Member

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $13,732
Maximum: $13,732
Details: Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $5,920 granted upon completion of program




United States


2018-19 Community Health Center Association of Connecticut (CHCACT) STICH AmeriCorps Program


What is the CHCACT Service to Improve Community Health (STICH) AmeriCorps Program?

-  Health-focused AmeriCorps program

-  Members are placed at Federally Qualified Health Centers throughout Connecticut and CHCACT

-  October 2018 Program Start Date

-  10 months, 40+ hours/week

What will CHCACT AmeriCorps Members do?

-  Implement health insurance literacy trainings, health education lessons, and mobilize volunteers

-  Patient navigation & enrollment services

-  Care Coordination

-  Program research & development

-  Community service projects

-  Training and group development


What’s in it for me?

-  $13,732 Living Allowance  

-  $5,920 education award

-  Student loan forbearance

-  Training opportunities & career advancement

What do I need to qualify?

-  18+ years of age

-  High school diploma or GED, or in the process of getting GED

-  U.S. Resident, National, or Lawful Permanent Resident

-  Reliable transportation

-  Pluses: Spanish-speaking, experience in health care


Where will I be placed?

You will be placed in one of the following locations: New Haven, Greenwich, Hartford, East Hartford, Bridgeport, Norwalk, Waterbury, Torrington, Norwich, and Cheshire


I am interested in the program. Who do I contact?

Maya Severson, Workforce Development Program Manager, at ( or (860-282-4048).


How do I apply?

Submit a resume and cover letter to Maya Severson,


Student loan forbearance

Training opportunities

Professional development

National alumni network

Preferential employment (Employers of National Service)

Level of Language Proficiency

English, required (Advanced)

Spanish, desired (Intermediate)

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

High School