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Calling host sites!

We are also searching for mission-aligned organizations to host up to 4 trained, dedicated AmeriCorps Members to help build healthier communities and improve conditions where people live, learn, work, and play. For more information, check out our host site information page.

Now Hiring 20 Half-Time Members

Get paid to get your community moving and eating healthy!

Safe Routes to Health AmeriCorps Program (SR2H) is looking for 20 half-time members to serve at host sites statewide. The term of service runs from November 6, 2019 – September 18, 2020. Half-time members serve a minimum of 19 – 20 hours a week for a total of 900 hours.

What are the perks?

As a SR2H AmeriCorps member, you will receive these benefits:

    • Student loan deferment
    • Skills and training
    • Living allowance of $6,067 distributed bi-weekly
    • Education Award upon completion of service to help pay for college, graduate school, or vocational training, or to repay student loans
    • Career opportunities with leading employers from the private, public and nonprofit sectors

What will I be doing as a SR2H AmeriCorps member?

As a SR2H AmeriCorps member, you can expect a dynamic year of service! No day will look the same. Here are some of the ways you will serve your community:

    • Hold Health Through Literacy reading events at local libraries with messages on healthy eating and physical activity for kids and their caregivers
    • Facilitate conversations with seniors at area senior centers on healthy aging and independence
    • Teach food shopping skills at grocery stores on reading food labels, comparing unit prices, finding whole grains, and identifying 3 ways to purchase produce
    • Navigate the farmers markets for low-income shoppers to stretch their food dollars further
    • Demonstrate physical activity tastings that residents can incorporate into their daily lives
    • Connect community members to their local physical activity resources to make getting physically active a year round possibility
    • Recruit and train volunteers to create a sustainable program
    • Participate in program training and AmeriCorps Days of Service
    • Document service activities with time sheets and reflection pieces

For a complete member description, visit SR2H AmeriCorps Member Position Description.