Philadelphia

Philadelphia

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Why Serve Philadelphia?

Philadelphia is home to some of the top healthcare facilities in the country, yet many disparities exist in access to care and quality of healthcare for some communities and populations. To address this problem, the NHC Philadelphia places members in community-based organizations and healthcare settings that work to improve access to care and to help individuals and communities become healthier. Philadelphia has a strong commitment to national service!

While members are not actively serving, there are endless options when it comes to fun in Philadelphia. The history will inspire you! Philadelphia is home to many historic places, the Declaration of Independence was signed here, and it is home to the very first university and zoo. The food scene is great, there are plenty of parks to explore, the city is incredibly walkable, and the museums are world-class.  If you’re worried about using your living allowance, have no fear! Many of the museums offer pay-what-you-wish days and discounts for ACCESS card holders. Best of all, Philadelphians are passionate and proud, and really exemplify why it is “The City of Brotherly Love.”

Meet Our Members

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‘‘At pre-service orientation, when I first heard about the First Generation Initiative, a group dedicated to strengthening the first generation community I was happy to see that there was an integral support system for my community embedded within the program. ’’

Aliza Haider, 22-23

Our Host Sites

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DVCH: Maria de los Santos
401 W Allegheny Ave.
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DVCH- Girard Medical Center
801 W. Girard Avenue
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Education Plus Health
100 W. Oxford Street
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Family Practice & Counseling Network: Health Annex
6120-B Woodland Ave
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Family Practice & Counseling Network 11th Street
850 N 11th Street
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Nationalities Service Center
1216 Arch Street
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Philadelphia Department of Public Health: Health Center #10
2230 Cottman Avenue
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Philadelphia Department of Public Health: Health Center #2
1930 S Broad Street
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Philadelphia Department of Public Health: Health Center #3
555 S 43rd Street
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Philadelphia Department of Public Health: Health Center #4
4400 Haverford Avenue
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Philadelphia Department of Public Health: Health Center #5
1920 N 20th Street
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Philadelphia Department of Public Health: Health Center #6
321 W. Girard Avenue
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Philadelphia Department of Public Health: Health Center #9
131 E. Chelten Avenue
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Philadelphia Department of Public Health: Strawberry Mansion Health Center
2840 W Dauphin Street
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Philadelphia Legal Assistance
718 Arch Street
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Project HOME: Stephen Klein Wellness Center
2144 Cecil B Moore Ave
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Frazier Family Coalition
1300 w Lehigh Ave
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Family Practice & Counseling Network: Abbottsford Falls
4700 Whissahickon Ave.
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University of Pennsylvania Health System

Member Positions

Member Position Host Site Status Sort ascending
Refugee Health Clinic Liaison (20481/20583) Nationalities Service Center Open
Health Access Liaison (20480) Nationalities Service Center Open
Participant Navigator (20893) Frazier Family Coalition Open
General Health Access Liaison (2723) *START DATE ASAP* Nationalities Service Center Open
Integrative Services and Senior Patient Navigator (20580) Family Practice & Counseling Network 11th Street Open