Julie Engle

"I've always enjoyed helping people in one shape or another, and community service allows me to spend my energy and time where it is needed. My first experience doing community service was working at the food bank with my church's junior youth group."

Hometown:
Egg Harbor Twp, NJ

Educational Background:
Bachelor's of Science- Public Health


Host Site:
11th Street Family Practice & Counseling Network

Why did you join NHC?
I want to learn about our health care system at the level where it is needed most, and to aid in helping people access the services that they need to achieve wellness.

What are your plans after AmeriCorps service?
Hopefully to find work in the public health field.

Tell us about an employment, service, or research experience that was important to you.
My term in AmeriCorps NCCC opened my eyes and perspective about our country and introduced me to the non-profit world and the idea of a career in non-profit.

What first sparked your interest in community service?
I've always enjoyed helping people in one shape or another, and community service allows me to spend my energy and time where it is needed. My first experience doing community service was working at the food bank with my church's junior youth group.

What about Philadelphia excites you the most?
Culture, music, food, diversity, opportunity.

What’s your favorite food?
Seafood