We are looking for individuals to serve as IPHA AmeriCorps Members for a half-time,

7 month term of service.


The term of service requires 40 hours/week. Term of service starts in January 2017

and ends in August 2017.


IPHA AmeriCorps Member Benefits include:

    • Living Allowance: $6,630 (paid in equal disbursements twice per

      month during term of service).

    • Education Award: $2,887. Must complete 900 hours of service to

      receive award. May be used to pay back qualified student loans or

      attend an institution of higher education.

    • Loan Deferment: Members do not have to pay back student loans

      while serving (this is not automatic-members must submit request

      through online portal).

Positions are available in various locations across Illinois. Position descriptions can

be found here: http://americorps.ipha.com/public/AvailablePositions.aspx


All interested applicants MUST apply online using the IPHA AmeriCorps Program

application: http://americorps.ipha.com/public/applications/begin.aspx?type=member


Application deadline is midnight, Sunday, December 11!



The Adams County Health Department has a position open for a Health Nurse.

Please submit current resume and three professional references to









2015 Community Assessment


Adams County Health Department was formed by a tax referendum in 1944. The mission of the department is Disease and Injury prevention, Health Protection and Health Promotion.


There are approximately fifty employees in these divisions: Clinical and Environmental Services, Family Health and Community Education, and Supportive Services.

Our department is governed by a Board of Health, a medical director and a public health administrator. Revenue comes from the local health tax levy, fees for services and program grants.

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