Community Health Worker

The Ideal Opportunity for Those with a Heart for Helping Others

This entry-level course into our Public Health AmeriCorps program helps interested applicants create promising career paths and more resilient communities. After successfully completing this specialized training, participate in an on-site, full-time practicum with one of 10 OCHIN member health centers in six states (Oregon, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Ohio, North Carolina, and Massachusetts).

  • Play a pivotal role in advancing health equity and strengthening the circle of community care. 
  • Learn to advocate on behalf of patients and their families—facilitating timely access to key community resources including information, insurance, food, housing, and more. 
  • Special emphasis on working in community-based settings—including communication barriers; health model characteristics; and impact of culture and socioeconomic status on health. 
  • Course format combines self-learning exercises with instructor-led, on-demand virtual modules. 

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for anyone committed to helping patients and their families gain timely, individualized access to the quality health care and specialized community support services they deserve. It’s designed for students of any background, even those newer to health care.  

Designed to advance your objectives

Our affordable OCHIN+ curriculums are accessible to anyone with desire and aptitude; and our portfolio of training courses continues expanding to reflect the skills and roles in greatest demand. Students of any background can learn from OCHIN’s 22 years of practice-based insight, our community care and health equity focus, and our robust technology training capabilities. We look beyond traditional educational models to identify and equip tomorrow’s industry professionals today.    

OCHIN+ is the training and workforce development arm of OCHIN. Our courses will continue evolving over time to encompass recruitment, learning, mentoring, training, and job placement. Check back often for the latest updates. 

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Course opens Fall 2022

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