Public Health AmeriCorps Program

Public Health AmeriCorps Program

OCHIN and our OCHIN+ training and workforce development program are partnering with Public Health AmeriCorps—AmeriCorps’ and CDC’s new national service partnership, funded by the American Rescue Plan Act. We’re looking for 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

Learn how to help patients and their families gain timely, individualized access to the quality health care and specialized community support services they deserve. Click here to read the course details.

Clinical Data and Quality Analysts

Clinical Data and Quality Analysts

Learn to support a comprehensive Electronic Medical Record system, provide technical insights, and create innovative solutions that help facilitate a higher standard of community care. Click here to read the course details.

This material is based upon work supported by AmeriCorps under Grant No 22NDIOR001. Opinions or points of view expressed in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of, or a position that is endorsed by, AmeriCorps.

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!

Learn at Your Own Pace
Online Learning

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)