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Public Health Project Coordinator

  • Temporary
  • Minnesota
  • $7,800 - $25,300 USD / Year
  • Salary: $7,800 - $25,300

Website Ampact

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Position Summary

The public health system has gone above and beyond to support the health and safety of our communities over the past few years. As health needs continue to grow and evolve, there’s never been a more important time to support the health and wellness of our communities. Take action and help meet urgent public health needs while launching your career in public health.

By offering your time and talent as a Public Health Project Coordinator, you can help the public health system to deliver critical services in your community. Public Health Corps provides you with valuable, hands-on experience in public health, plus career coaching and support from public health experts. You provide the skills, dedication and time that our communities need.

We are currently recruiting for the 2023-24 program year with opportunities beginning in August, October or January. This is an AmeriCorps member position with Public Health Corps. Join an amazing cohort of Public Health Project Coordinators from all backgrounds and experiences.

What to Expect

  • Help facilitate research, data collection and survey administration.
  • Engage community members in focus groups and public health conversations.
  • Advance health and racial equity initiatives.
  • Support public health education campaigns.
  • Participate in ongoing training and professional development.
  • Gain hands-on experience in public health while embedded in a governmental public health agency.
  • Share your experience with the wider community as a Public Health Corps ambassador.

Perks Package

Serve as a Public Health Project Coordinator and receive a scalable perks package based on your time commitment of 40 or 25 hours per week.

40 hours/week perks:

  • A stipend of $1,100 paid every 2 weeks
  • Up to $6,895 for tuition or student loans*
  • Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment
  • Individual health insurance — Monthly premium 100% covered
  • Child care assistance — Based on family size and income


25 hours/week perks:

  • A stipend of $650 paid every 2 weeks
  • Up to $3,447 for tuition or student loans*
  • Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment


*The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award can be used to pay tuition or repay qualified student loans. Individuals 55+ at the start of their service term may gift their award to their child, grandchild, foster child or stepchild.

What it Takes

Our Project Coordinators come from all walks of life. The most important qualification is a passion to take action for your community – and meet the following minimum qualifications. By the time they begin their service, our

Project Coordinators are:

  • Dependable and have a history of good attendance
  • Able to manage projects
  • Able to set a pace and maintain a service schedule of 40 or 25 hours per week, depending on the agreed upon hours commitment
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel); competent completing internet searches and navigating resources online; and have experience with using e-mail regularly
  • Fluent in English
  • 18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or equivalent
  • A citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident of the United States*
  • Able to successfully complete a background check


*Applicants who have received deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are not eligible to serve as AmeriCorps members at this time.

Want to Learn More?

Watch this 2-minute video and get a glimpse of what it’s like to be a member! Or click here to view the position description.

About our Organization

Public Health Corps is powered by AmeriCorps members who are on a mission to meet urgent public health needs. The program launched in 2022 and is administered by Ampact as part of our healthy futures program offerings.

Ampact is a national organization that demonstrates the power of national service to solve complex social problems by creating innovative programs that focus on the key areas of education, environmental stewardship, and healthy futures for communities. These programs include Reading Corps, Math Corps, Early Learning Corps, Climate Impact Corps, Heading Home Corps, Language Corps, Public Health Corps, Recovery Corps and Resettlement Corps.

Ampact will not discriminate for or against any AmeriCorps service member or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, familial status, military service, or any other category protected by law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.

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