HealthCorps Positions Available for 2011-2012 in Western Washington

Do you want to gain experience in the field of healthcare while doing a year of service in a local community in Western Washington?
Join the HealthCorps / AmeriCorps Program
at Sea Mar Community Health Centers!
Program Summary:
Nearly 20 AmeriCorps volunteers serve at Sea Mar Community Health Centers throughout Western Washington as well as serve in the International Community Health Services in Seattle.
Sea Mar Community Health Centers is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health and human services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos. Sea Mar offers medical, dental, behavioral health, substance abuse treatment, nursing home services, a child development center, and farm worker housing.
The Sea Mar program began in 1995 and is an original HealthCorps site. The HealthCorps program’s foci are service and supported learning. AmeriCorps members provide service while enhancing skills, vision, and professionalism in one or two departments. Personal growth is also fostered through a highly supportive, challenging, and educational team environment.
Sea Mar HealthCorps website link: http://www.seamar.org/static_pages/americorps_health.php
Members can: gain valuable experience related to the health field, explore future career options, and develop job skills.
Program dates: August 15 2011- July 15, 2012
Full time contract for 11 month period
Available Positions
Seattle – Health Education and Outreach (Bilingual Spanish/ English required)
Seattle – Doula (Bilingual Spanish / English required)
Tacoma (WA) Patient Navigator
Aberdeen (WA) Patient Navigator
Vancouver (WA) Patient Navigator (Bilingual Spanish/English required)
Benefits:
Valuable experience serving within a Community Health Center
Educational award of $5350
Living stipend of 800-850 a month
Health insurance
Members may also be eligible for: food stamps and childcare.
Preferred Bilingual in: Spanish. English only positions also available in Tacoma and Aberdeen.
Requirements: 18 years of age or older, U.S. citizen, fluent in English.
Application available online at www.americorps.gov .
Please answer our supplemental questions found on the Sea Mar AmeriCorps website ( http://www.seamar.org/static_pages/americorps_apply.php ).
Program contact info:
*If you have any questions we ask that you refer to the website listed above.
Once you have reviewed our website, all other questions can be directed to:
americoordinator
Thank you!

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