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AmeriCorps - Hawai‘i Public Health Institute

AmeriCorps VISTA – an Early Career Path into Public Health

AmeriCorps is a national community service program for those who want to serve communities across the U.S. HIPHI is a sponsor site for AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteer in service to America). The VISTA program aims to eliminate and alleviate poverty in the U.S. and build healthy communities. 

HIPHI works with partner organizations to host AmeriCorps VISTA members. We have multiple positions open for a July/August 2024 start. VISTA members serve 1-full year on a full-time basis (40 hours per week). Members receive monthly living allowance and other benefits, such as paid holidays, end-of-service scholarship award, and non-competitive status while applying for federal jobs.

Become an AmeriCorps VISTA

Learn more about AmeriCorps VISTA, visit their website at  americorps.gov/serve/americorps/americorps-vista.

Learn more about the benefits of joining AmeriCorps VISTA, visit americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.

View open positions, visit my.americorps.gov.

  • Family Promise of Hawai‘i – waiting for AmeriCorps approval
  • Hawai‘i Children’s Action Network – waiting for AmeriCorps approval
  • Hawai‘i Children’s Action Network – waiting for AmeriCorps  approval 

Become a Host Site

Are you a public health, health, or other non-profit organization interested in becoming a host site? Contact Rie Kuhaulua (rie@hiphi.org) to learn more about the benefits of becoming a host site and responsibilities of a supervisor.

Past VISTA Projects 

VISTA at Aloha Harvest

Aloha Harvest Program Data Evaluation Specialist AmeriCorps VISTA member, 2023-2024.

Program Data Evaluation Specialist, Victoria DelaCruz.

Presentation

VISTA at HIPHI 

Hawai‘i Public Health Institute

Special Projects Coordinators, Kiara Bacasen (Kūpuna Collective) and Gerrit DeWeese (COVID-19 Response).

Kūpuna Collective Presentation   COVID-19 Response Presentation

Rie Kuhaulua, PsyD, MPH

Rie Kuhaulua, PsyD, MPH

Public Health Workforce Development Program Manager
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