The Idaho HealthCorps AmeriCorps program has two groups of members: Health Navigators and Benny’s HealthCorps.
Health Navigators are placed with non-profits across Idaho where they assist the non-profit through direct service including but not limited to recruiting and managing volunteers, working directly with community members to help make a change, or doing work involved in making a direct change. These members are required to collect and submit data on behalf of Idaho HealthCorps while still following the policies and guidelines of their site. These positions come in three different contract types: Full Time (1,700 hours), Reduced Full Time (1,200 hours), and Part Time (900 hours) and offer a living allowance and a Segal education award*. If the site and member decide that the member should serve in a full-time capacity, the member is also offered health insurance. Only Full Time (1,700 hours) positions offer childcare. Please contact Idaho HealthCorps staff for stipend and education award amounts as well as health insurance allowances. Health Navigator positions require cash and in-kind match. For information on cash and in-kind match requirements, please contact Idaho HealthCorps staff.
|Benefits Per Position Type||Full Time (1,700 hours)||Reduced Full Time (1,200 hours)||Part Time (900 hours)||Reduced Part Time (675 hours)||Quarter Time (450 hours)|
|Member Assistance Program or MAP
(mental health benefits)
|Student Loan Forbearance||X||X||X||X||X|
|Segal Education Award||X||X||X||X||X|
**Offered to Health Navigators serving in a full-time capacity (30+ hours per week).
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 Idaho HealthCorps staff.
AmeriCorps members are not entitled to unemployment benefits.