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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: A listing of all current positions can be found on the Rural Health Service Corps website. Full-time positions with AmeriCorps State and National will begin in the fall. Smaller, part-time positions are available throughout the year, including summer positions. Areas of focus include: the opioid epidemic, food security, health access, and poverty alleviation. 

For more information, please contact Haley Desilet