IMPORTANT: our YHSC program now uses Track It Forward to track our members.Track It Forward is an easy to use volunteer management solution which also includes an app for smartphones. NEW ADMINISTRATORS:If you're currently subscribed to our database you'll need to contact our office to schedule a training as soon as possible.
Youth Health Service Corps (YHSC)
YHSC is an award winning health career recruitment program that engages middle and high school students in quality service learning projects that address pressing community health issues.
Through service, YHSC members explore health careers while acquiring real life experience working with under-served populations in community health care settings.
Successful YHSC members complete the following YHSC Program Components
• 5 Module Curriculum
• CPR Certification
• Service Learning Project
YHSC Program Standards
The YHSC Program is based on the following standards:
Biannual Program Coordinator Webinar
AHEC-NATION Database Training
Ongoing technical support
Combining the powerful YHSC Curriculum and Service Learning Guides and ongoing training and technical assistance gives you everything needed to start a local YHSC Program.
Annual YHSC Subscription Flat Fee only $599!
(new regions require a one-time setup fee of $300)
YHSC Program components
YHSC Volunteer Training prepares students for volunteer service.
Each of the training modules has a corresponding PowerPoint presentation for
facilitator use and hands-on activities with handouts. The YHSC Curriculum Guide is aligned with the National Health Care Skill Standards and guides facilitators in instructional methods to assure quality outcomes for students.
Module 1. Leadership and Service Learning
Module 2. Vulnerable Populations & Cultural Competency
Module 3. Legal and Ethical Issues
Module 4. Health Career Exploration
Module 5. Health Care Skills
SERVICE LEARNING PROJECT GUIDE
YHSC members commit to completing a service project addressing a press community health need. The Service Learning Project Guide is aligned with the K-12 Service Learning Standards for Quality Practice and guides facilitators in the service learning process to assure quality outcomes for students.