Project Horseshoe Farm Community Health Fellowship

Project Horseshoe Farm is a non-profit organization whose mission is to work with and build local communities to improve the health and quality of life for vulnerable members of various communities and prepare citizen service leaders for tomorrow’s communities. They are offering an educational grant for a supported gap year (13 months) for graduating students, or recent graduates who are interested in learning about community health leadership, and participating in innovative approaches to improving local health and education systems.

The deadline to apply is February 21, 2021 at 11:59pm

The Fellowship has locations in Alabama (Greensboro and Marion sites) and in Pomona, California, and accepted Fellows will receive free housing, an education grant of $700-$1,000 per month (site dependent), and valuable experience.  The opportunities offered include:

  • Participation in Horseshoe Farm’s innovative approaches to improving health, education, and community health systems
  • Work supporting health providers, teachers, and other community leaders
  • Direct work with seniors, adults living with mental illness, and children
  • Close work and collaboration with a team of other talented Fellows
  • First-hand exposure to health systems, to health policy, and to community health in action
  • Direct experience impacting social determinants of health and learning about the biopsychosocial model
  • Experience with operations in a community based non-profit organization
  • Community Engagement work in support of other civic, business, non-profit, and governmental organizations throughout the community and other opportunities to get to know their local community
  • Ongoing mentorship and teaching and weekly readings and discussions


  • A strong academic career in any major
  • They are looking for someone with a positive attitude, sense of gratitude, maturity, empathy, integrity, flexibility, teamwork skills, and strong work ethic
  • Have a drivers license and automobile
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or have a valid right to work in the United States

For more information and to apply, click here.

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