May 14, 2020 at 7:40 am

Career Corner | Apply Now for COMCorps Positions in Athens County

COMCorps, an AmeriCorps program housed in OHIO’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, has opportunities for seniors who want to stay close to Athens and give back to the community after graduation.

COMCorps participants will make a 10.5- or 11.5-month commitment to deliver health services in Athens County. The program starts Aug. 6 with a virtual orientation.

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COMCorps members create and support social and physical environments that promote good health and wellness for all. Major focuses of the program include food insecurity, nutrition education, and emotional support for individuals living with chronic stress. COMCorps service members are active in schools and agencies as they deliver health-related programs and implement health-related projects. Many COMCorps participants go on to pursue careers in medicine, public health, and social services.

COMCorps is supported by ServeOhio, the state’s commission on service and volunteerism, and local community partners.

AmeriCorps is a network of local, state, and national service programs that put into service more than 70,000 Americans each year in an effort to address critical needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment. AmeriCorps is often referred to as a “domestic Peace Corps.” AmeriCorps members serve with more than 3,000 non-profit organizations, public agencies, and faith-based and community organizations across the nation.


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