Job Title: AmeriCorps

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Dallas County, IA

Are you interested in gaining experience in the areas of health and wellness? Do you have experience you want to share with a community in Iowa? The Iowa Community Health AmeriCorps Program is recruiting AmeriCorps members to begin in November. Members will work on projects ranging from:

  • Starting community gardens
  • Creating safe routes to schools and walking school bus programs
  • Researching smoke-free workplace policies
  • Working with schools and businesses to implement Smarter Lunchrooms
  • Administering assessments to communities, schools and businesses to implement new initiatives
  • And much more

Full-time AmeriCorps members will serve 1,700 hours over the course of 11 months.

Benefits include:

  • $12,530 stipend paid out monthly
  • $5,730 Education Award upon successful completion of the program to be used to pay back qualified student loans or toward tuition at a qualified institution of higher education
  • Housing benefit of $100/month
  • Student loan forbearance
  • Health care coverage
  • Great work experience, professional development opportunities, and networking

The minimum requirements for the AmeriCorps position include:

  • Some college (Bachelor’s degree preferred)
  • U.S. Citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien
  • Age 17 or older (no upper age limit)
  • Should have some experience or knowledge in the areas of health and wellness and the willingness and ability to collaborate with community members to develop programs and initiatives to improve the overall health of a community

To apply, visit For more information or with questions, contact Amanda Martin, 515-271-2767, Please share this with others you think may be interested.