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Volunteer/Internship Opportunities

The Rural Health Network of South Central New York, Inc. (RHNSCNY) greatly appreciates the value added by community volunteers and student interns. We offer a variety of opportunities to suit the needs of the prospective participant. Please visit the Rural Health Service Corps website to learn about our AmeriCorps service opportunities and to view our current openings.

Volunteer Opportunities

Board of Directors: Board Members are responsible for governance and have fiduciary responsibility. Additional responsibilities/activities include strategic planning, policy development and review, and promotion of the organization’s mission. 3-Year Term. Recruitment is conducted each year.  
Click here to download a Board of Directors/Committee Member application. 
Contact: Jack Salo, Executive Director

Food & Health Network Advisory Committee: Members have a key role in monitoring and guiding the growth of an 8-county membership organization focused on developing the regional food system by cultivating knowledge, building networks, and catalyzing collaboration. 

Contact: Erin Summerlee, Director of Food and Health Network

Food Security: As part of a New York State Volunteer Generation Fund initiative, we assist in recruiting volunteers for a variety of roles with food security initiatives in several counties. Volunteer opportunities could include community gardens, summer meal programs, and food delivery programs.

Contact: Christian DiRado-Owens, Program Coordinator

AmeriCorps: All positions for the 2017-2018 term will be related to opioid abuse prevention, education, treatment, and recovery. National service members receive a living allowance and qualify for an education award upon successful completion of service. 

Contact: Haley Desilet, Assistant Director of Rural health Service Corps

Living Healthy CDSMP Peer Leaders: Seeking volunteers to co-facilitate Chronic Disease Self-Management Program sessions. Initial commitment is a 4-day training over 2 weeks followed by an annual class (6 weekly 2.5 hour sessions). Open to community members, adults with a health condition, or adults providing care for anyone of any age.

Contact: Pamela Guth, Director of Community Health Services