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, lkenlon@trailhead.institute

AmeriCorps Colorado and trailhead Institute's logos

Learn more about Trailhead Here!

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, bknapp@sparkthechangecolorado.org

SPARK Health Corps logo

Learn more about Spark Health Corps Here!


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, jackie.rader@state.co.us for more information on how you or your organization can get involved.