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Idaho State University

IHCF

Are you interested in gaining real-world experience in your chosen field, training opportunities, interest forgiveness, and making lifelong friendships all while earning an education award? The IHCF AmeriCorps program is the right place for you! We offer five different contracted positions that allow members to serve their community while earning an education award and a living allowance*. Contact us today to find out how you can help yourself by helping your community!

 

AmeriCorps member responsibilities

Our 76 AmeriCorps members are placed with non-profit organizations and will be responsible for conducting health education activities and health screenings to improve access to care throughout the state of Idaho. Health education activities include topics surrounding physical health, mental health, dental health, and environmental health. Health screenings include hearing, vision, blood pressure, and other basic health indicators.

 

Position Types

Benefits Per Position TypeFull Time
(1700 Hours)
Three Quarter Time
(1200 Hours)
Half Time
(900 Hours)
Reduced Half Time
(675 Hours)
Quarter Time
(450 Hours)
Living Allowance X X X    
Health Insurance X X* X*    
Childcare Assistance X X* X*    
Member Assistance Program
(mental healthcare benefits)
X X X X X
Training Opportunities X X X X X
Student Loan Forbearance X X X X X
Interest Forgiveness X X X X X
Education Award X X X X X

 

*if working in a full time capacity.

AmeriCorps members food stamp benefits and public housing benefits are not affected by the AmeriCorps living allowance. For information regarding other public assistance programs please contact IHCF staff.

AmeriCorps members are not entitled to unemployment benefits.

 

Contact Us

IHCF@isu.edu
208-282-4436

Kayla Fielder
Project Coordinator

Jana Bodily-Roan
Grant Administrator/ Project Director

Sidney Harris
MyService Log Specialist

Abi Zollinger
Member File Specialist

Kasey Kasper & Ashley Reno
Reimbursement Specialists

 

Contact Us

irh@isu.edu

 

Institute of Rural Health Pocatello Office

208-282-4436

Institute of Rural Health
Idaho State University
921 S. 8th Ave. Mail Stop 8174
Pocatello, ID 83209-8174

 

Institute of Rural Health Meridian Office

208-373-1769

Institute of Rural Health
Idaho State University Meridian Health Science Center
1311 E. Central Drive
Meridian, ID 83642