National Health Corps: Public Health Leadership Corps
Posted by City of Philadelphia on March 14, 2023
The National Health Corps (NHC) is an AmeriCorps program with a long, proud history. Over the past 28 years, more than 2,500 NHC members have completed more than 2.6 million hours of service. The mission of the National Health Corps is to foster healthy communities by connecting those who need it most with health and wellness education, benefits, and services, while developing tomorrow’s compassionate health leaders. NHC envisions a nation where all people have the access to services and knowledge necessary to lead healthy, productive and fulfilling lives.
In 2022, NHC has grown to branch into two collaborative programs: NHC Public Health Leadership Corps and NHC Public Health Workforce Development Corps that include 11 operating sites in Central California (2), Chicago, Delaware, Florida, Northeastern Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (2), Pittsburgh and Southern California Inland Empire.
Member Benefits include:
- Living Stipend*
- $6,495 Education Award
- Loan Forbearance
- Public Health Trainings
- Childcare Reimbursement
- Mental Health Counseling
- Financial Counseling
- Life Counseling
- Leadership Development
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