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Apply now for open position as Services and Engagement Coordinator at Pittsburgh Mercy Health System - Operation Safety Net

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"Pittsburgh has been named the “most livable city” six times since 2000 by The Economist, Forbes and Places Rated Almanac. It also has landed on more than 200 “best” lists including “40 Prettiest Cities in the World”.


 Our 2015-2016 members are settling into Pittsburgh!

Learn about all the amazing things they are already doing! 

Member Service Day

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

Members spent their first service day helping to combat hunger at our partner site by packing food for area food banks. 

9/11 National Day of Service

Pittsburgh Cares

Members served with fellow AmeriCorps members, Senior Corps, Veteran Volunteers and children from Aresenal Elementary school to assist with a school and park revitilzations projects. 

October Service Day

Members garden with Grow Pittsburgh!

Members help prepare for the cold weather at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Garden in Uptown! 

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Pittsburgh Health Corps Blog

Claire Scheffer is serving as the Volunteer Coordinator with the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force. She has learned a great deal about the outcomes of being infected with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and the positive impact World AIDS Day can have on a community.
Date of Publication: 11/23/2015
Author: Communications
Amy Xie is currently serving as the Diabetes Quality Improvement Coordinator at UPMC Shadyside Family Health Center. Thus far, she has learned about the complexity of managing chronic diseases and has had exciting opportunities to positively impact community members managing diabetes.
Date of Publication: 11/20/2015
Author: Communications
This year, a few of our National Health Corps members participated in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Challenge. The purpose is to simulate shopping for food on $30/week budget while encountering the barriers of maintaining adequate nutrition. See what two members have to say about the experience!
Date of Publication: 11/17/2015
Author: Communications
Stephanie DeLong is a Nutrition Educator at the Squirrel Hill Food Pantry.Over the last two months, she has learned about pantry operations, food policies, and creating nutrition education material. However, the most valuable experience she has gained from her site has been seeing the effects of food insecurity.
Date of Publication: 11/13/2015
Author: Communications
Emily Kilbourn-Shear is serving as the Maternal Child Health Coordinator at UPMC Shadyside Family Health Center. During her first two months here, she has developed her own personal toolkit on how to approach her position, which she will be able to utilize throughout her career.
Date of Publication: 11/12/2015
Author: Communications

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