AmeriCorps + OCHIN 2022

Public Health AmeriCorps 2022

OCHIN and our OCHIN+ training and workforce development program are now partnering with Public Health AmeriCorps — AmeriCorps’ and CDC’s historic new national service partnership, funded by the American Rescue Plan Act. We’re looking for 25 individuals interested in helping underrepresented communities nationwide become healthier, stronger, and more resilient.

Our $2.1M grant funding helps selected applicants train to become skilled Community Health Workers or Data and Clinical Quality Analysts.

You can apply for either program track

Community Health Workers - OCHIN+

Community Health Workers

Community health workers play a pivotal health equity role by advocating on behalf of patients and their families—enabling timely access to key community resources including information, insurance, food, housing, and more.

Data and Clinical Quality Analysts - OCHIN+

Data and Clinical Quality Analysts

Data and Clinical Quality Analysts apply specialized health care and database management insights—helping health centers analyze important clinical data, identify trends, and create targeted reports that facilitate high-quality care for all patients.

Program Highlights

Receive a basic living allowance, internet stipend, and electronic equipment to support your learning journey.

Gain key insights that help you provide underserved communities with culturally and linguistically appropriate care.

Get the knowledge you need to take advantage of immediate openings for in-demand industry careers that offer advancement opportunities and good salaries.

Connect to continued professional development training through our extensive and growing OCHIN+ portfolio of health technology courses.

Real-World Experience

After successfully completing your virtual coursework, participate in an on-site, full-time practicum with select OCHIN member health centers in Oregon, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Ohio, North Carolina, and Massachusetts. 

All these health centers serve HRSA-designated health professional shortage areas—communities hardest hit by rural staffing limitations, the devastating pandemic toll, and resulting workforce shortages—so they need YOUR specialized skills and dedication!

Online Learning
Additional applicant requirements - OCHIN+

Additional applicant requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Passing of background check
  • Current/updated COVID-19 vaccination
  • Ability to sit/stand for long periods, use a computer, and interpret documents in English
  • Bilingual/Spanish preferred (not required)