PHD and Americorps seek health advocate - Coeur d'Alene Press: Local News

PHD and Americorps seek health advocate

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Posted: Monday, July 2, 2012 10:34 am

HAYDEN – Panhandle Health District has teamed up with the AmeriCorps Program to offer a one-year position as a Health Advocate in the PHD Hayden office starting Sept. 1.

The health advocate will help organize, implement and deliver a program that targets childhood obesity to child care staff in the five northern counties. Job candidates will apply through AmeriCorps and must be at least 18 years old and a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident.

Benefits include a living stipend of up to $12,100 for a full year, flexibility with school schedules, interest paid on all or part of qualified student loans during the year of service, experience in a health-related field, the opportunity to complete required internship hours through school and much more.

For details, visit and click on Job Opportunities on the main menu. To apply for the position, contact Barb Cunningham ( or Shelley Aubrey ( at Idaho State University’s Institute of Rural Health at 208-282-4436.

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