Community Health Leaders

Horseshoe Farm offers an intensive paid gap year (13 month) Community Health Leaders Fellowship.  It is geared to top recent college graduates from around the nation interested in community health and education, non-profit and organizational management, social entrepreneurship, and community service leadership.  

The competitive Fellowship is a unique opportunity for high levels of responsibility and mentored hands on learning in a rapidly growing community based non-profit organization.  It is also an opportunity to help shape community health locally and contribute to a model for communities across the country. Its ultimate aim is to prepare citizen service leaders needed for tomorrow's communities. 

Fellows receive an educational grant of $600/month, free housing, and valuable experience through:

  • Front line service in and leadership of Horseshoe Farm's innovative community based programs for children and adults.

  • Administrative, management, and operations responsibilities in a grassroots non-profit organization or community hospital.

  • Working closely with a team of talented Fellows.

  • "Community Engagement" work with other civic, business, non-profit, and governmental organizations throughout our community.

  • Weekly readings and discussions designed to promote contextual understanding and reflection on experiences.

Fellows consistently go on to some of the top medical, nursing, public health, health management, and education programs in the nation and several have received the most prestigious scholarships and awards at their respective institutions.

To apply for the fellowship, please press the "Apply Now" button below to download a copy of the application.  Completed applications can be emailed to

Deadline: February 10,2019

Applicants may choose either of the following options:

  • to be considered for our Greensboro site only.

  • to be considered for either our Greensboro site OR our new satellite initiative in Marion, Alabama

    (for more information about the Marion initiative click here)