Goodwill Public Health AmeriCorps

Position Summary

Position details

Start Date: 12/01/2023
End Date: 11/01/2024
Location: Across Maine and New Hampshire, ME
Focus Area: Age Friendly, Public Health
Manchester Excels

Goodwill Public Health AmeriCorps (PHA) is a State and National AmeriCorps program focused on connecting the needs of health-based non-profits to qualified AmeriCorps members who can meet those needs.

Members in this program are placed with public health agencies and nonprofits across Maine and New Hampshire to improve access to healthcare for the most underserved populations. Members will be responsible for implementing evidence-based public health interventions to increase the capacity of public health programs. Through their service, members will gain the experience and training needed to prepare them for entering the public health workforce.


Goodwill Public Health AmeriCorps

Across Maine and New Hampshire, ME

Public Health AmeriCorps

Goodwill NNE’s Public Health AmeriCorps program helps build the public health workforce in Maine and New Hampshire. We partner with health centers, substance misuse recovery centers, public schools and other types of agencies meeting public health needs to provide AmeriCorps members. Those members: engage youth in programs to prevent substance misuse; create food security programs, provide vaccination education, create community integration opportunities for people with disabilities, and research and implement public health interventions to meet the pressing public health needs of underserved communities. Members gain strong skills through their experiences and often get hired for professional public health positions immediately upon completion!