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Healthy Community Developer members serve throughout West Virginia as part of the West Virginia Community Health AmeriCorps Developer (WVCHAD)  Program. Each member is provided training and support in their efforts to make our communities a healthier place to live through outreach and implementation of health programs.

Be part of the solution in West Virginia by improving the health of our friends, neighbors and community. Promote healthy choices through education, weight loss, nutrition, and physical activity.

AmeriCorps benefits include: A monthly living stipend, an education award upon completion of service, the possibility of health benefits, and the possibility of child care help.  Qualifications include:  18 years of age or older; eligible to work in the United States; High School Diploma or GED; and willing to have background check performed.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Strong communication skills; motivated problem solver; time management; compassion and empathy.

AmeriCorps Member service positions available through Population Health. 

Apply online by clicking here or send to:

Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department
Attn: Sherry Ellem
211 Sixth Street
Parkersburg WV 26101

Fax: (304) 485-7494

Questions and confirmation of received application, contact Sherry Ellem at (304) 485-7374 ext. 151

Sites wishing to apply for an AmeriCorps member are encouraged to submit the SITE SPONSOR APPLICATION.