Serve Colorado partners with state agencies, AmeriCorps, and local nonprofit organizations to make healthcare more accessible and train the next generation of healthcare workers.
Public Health AmeriCorps
Public Health AmeriCorps, a partnership between AmeriCorps and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), support the recruitment, training, and development of the next generation of public health leaders.
Colorado Public Health Works
First of its kind in Colorado and second in the nation, Colorado's Public Health Works combines AmeriCorps with a US Department of Labor registered apprenticeship. A program of Trailhead Institute, in collaboration with Colorado Public Health Workforce Collaborative, AmeriCorps members provide technical assistance and capacity building support for local and state public health agencies and organizations across Colorado through the Community Health Worker registered apprenticeship.
Program Manager Contact Information: Lyndie Kenlon, firstname.lastname@example.org
Spark Health Corps
A program of Spark the Change Colorado, Spark Health Corps members provide mental wellness counseling and education to vulnerable K-12 students at public charter schools throughout Colorado.
Program Manager Contact Information: Barb Knapp, email@example.com
Enroll for Health Colorado
A program of the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) Division of Insurance, Enroll for Health AmeriCorps members assist with outreach across Colorado to individuals who are newly eligible for state-subsidized health insurance coverage through Colorado's Health Insurance Affordability Enterprise.
Program Manager Contact Information: Maddie Davis, firstname.lastname@example.org
Colorado Healthcare Corps
Colorado Healthcare Corps, a program of Community Resource Center, is providing critical support to the state’s healthcare system and is an opportunity for Coloradans interested in launching a career in health care. Members serve in-person at healthcare facilities including hospitals, residential care facilities, and clinics. Members gain a year of hands-on experience in the healthcare field paired with leadership training, professional development, and career coaching. Colorado Healthcare Corps is a partnership between the Polis-Primavera Administration, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Serve Colorado, and Community Resource Center.
Program Manager Contact Information: Katy Sawyer, email@example.com.
Ways to Get Involved
Apply for Funding: Grants are available for nonprofit organizations, federally recognized Tribes, institutions of higher education, and state/local agencies to plan or operate an AmeriCorps program. Learn more here.
Serve in a Program: Contact a program below to learn more and apply!
Partner to Increase Impact: Strategic partnerships strengthen AmeriCorps programs and their service impact in local communities. Interested in partnering? Contact Jackie Rader, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how you or your organization can get involved.