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Submitted by mbrodbeck on Wed, 12/08/2021 - 14:34
Public Health AmeriCorps is here!

CDC rolls out plan to boost public health workforce

Sarah Owermohle and Krista Mahr
Politico | April 6, 2022

CDC Director, Rochelle Walensky, announced a tranche of grants aimed at building up the U.S. public health workforce through an initiative called Public Health AmeriCorps. The partnership between the CDC and AmeriCorps will fund up to 5,000 positions over the next five years, bolstering an under-resourced workforce.

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AmeriCorps NCCC

Develop leadership skills while serving full-time, on a team, to make an impact in communities across the country.

Time Commitment/Length of Service: Full time; 1 year, 3 month summer positions available
Age: Members: 18-26; Team leaders: 18+

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AmeriCorps Seniors volunteering with students


AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparents

The Foster Grandparent program connects role models like you with young people with exceptional needs.

Time Commitment/Length of Service: Flexible
Age: Members: 55+

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Woman wearing an orange AmeriCorps T-shirt hugging a young girl


AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP

AmeriCorps Seniors who serve in our RSVP program choose how, where, and when they want to serve.

Time Commitment/Length of Service: Flexible
Age: Members: 55+

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AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer with fellow senior, laughing at senior's house


AmeriCorps Seniors Senior Companions

Serve as a friend and companion to older neighbors making sure they can live in their own homes for as long as possible.

Time Commitment/Length of Service: Flexible
Age: 55+

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AmeriCorps Seniors Senior Demonstration Program

Select from hundreds of organizations that see service as a solution to local, regional, and national challenges.

Time Commitment/Length of Service: Flexible
Age: 55+

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AmeriCorps State & National

Propels your personal development, opens diverse career paths, and promotes lifelong civic engagement.

Time Commitment/Length of Service: Part time/full time; flexible
Age: Members: 17+

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AmeriCorps VISTA

Develop professional skills while expanding the capacity of organizations who fight poverty.

Time Commitment/Length of Service: Full time
Age: 18+

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Volunteer


Volunteer in your community

Volunteers are essential to our nation’s economic and social well-being. Show up for your communities and neighbors, make service a goal, and make a difference.

Time Commitment/Length of Service: Flexible
Age: Any age

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Our purpose is to bring out the best of America. We do this by bringing Americans together to serve communities.

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