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

11 month term of service.


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

2017 and ends in August 2018.


IPHA AmeriCorps Member Benefits include:

    • Living Allowance: $13,530 (paid in equal disbursements twice per

      month during term of service).

    • Education Award: $5,815. Must complete 1700 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).

    • Child Care Subsidy: Available to income-eligible, full-time members.

    • Health Insurance: Available to full-time members who are not otherwise

      covered during their term of service.

Positions are available in various locations across Illinois. Position locations and

descriptions can be found here.


All interested applicants MUST apply online using the IPHA AmeriCorps Program

application by clicking here.


Application deadline is midnight, Tuesday, July 4, 2017!



The Adams County Health Department has a position open for a

Full Time Public Health Nurse (LPN or RN).

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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