LifeLong Medical Care

AmeriCorps Health Fellow 2020 - 2021

Job Locations US-CA-Berkeley


LifeLong Medical Care AmeriCorps Health Fellows are committed to serving side-by-side with our health center teams. AmeriCorps Health Fellows will be trained and placed across 14 Community Health Centers and Programs to provide services to patients, clients, and community members over the course of 11 months. The mission of the LifeLong Medical Care AmeriCorps Health Fellows program is for AmeriCorps Members to increase the number of medically underserved individuals have access and utilize preventive and primary care services while getting the skills they need to pursue a health care profession. LifeLong Medical Care’s vision is to develop a national service health pipeline for careers in community health centers that improve access to healthcare for the medically underserved communities.


To apply: **In order to be considered for this position, you must complete our external application HERE and for more information about the program click HERE**


Program Benefits


Stipend, Health Coverage, Education award upon successful completion of service, Training, Childcare assistance if eligible, Professional Development, Student loan forbearance for qualifying loans


AmeriCorps Health Fellow Service Description


  • Health Coaching – Provide health coaching in one-on-one or group settings.


  • Care Coordination – Provide health screening and connecting patients to health care benefits and services.


  • Case Management/Patient Navigation – Assist individuals with navigating health related services/programs; provide eligibility assistance and enrollment in health insurance, coverage, and other health benefits programs.


  • Community Engagement & Outreach – Conduct outreach in the community (i.e. schools, community centers, events, and shelters); provide education about available health resources and related programs, and health care options.


  • Volunteer Recruitment/Management – Assist with recruitment, training, and retention of non-AmeriCorps volunteers; assist with the management of non-AmeriCorps volunteers.


  • Service Projects – Participate in various service projects; coordinate and engage fellows in planning and participating in community service projects.


  • Training – Attend trainings on various health topics and resources as needed for placement, plus professional development training as available.


  • Commit to 1700 hours of service; work full-time (40 hours/week); commit to an 11-month term of service
  • Must be 18 years of age, or at least 17 years old with the signature of a legal guardian.
  • Must have a high school diploma, GED or commitment to obtain during their service year.
  • U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or lawful permanent resident.
  • Successful completion of background check (upon hire)


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